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January 14, 2015

Explaining deflation and why it is so dangerous on Prime Time last night. As always, these interviews are a bit short to get into the topic in detail, it’s as if the producers are scared to be serious for too long. Hope you enjoy! More

September 12, 2014

As it goes down to the wire, here’s my views of why an Independent Scotland could easily thrive economically in the face of scaremongering from the establishment. In fact, there’s never been a better time to go for it! More

September 8, 2014

Here is an interview I did with Miriam O’Callaghan on the crucial role of human nature, human psychology and our own frailties in explaining why we do things and how the economy operates. Also why group psychology impacts far more on the way we behave than anything most mainstream economists believe. More

June 15, 2014

Have a listen to my  interviews with Kirsty Wark, Malcolm Gladwell and Michael Lewis while filling in for Pat Kenny on Newstalk . For more from my time on the show you can find podcasts hereMore

May 19, 2014

Bloomberg Radio More

Here I am talking to Kathleen Hays on her Bloomberg Radio Show ‘The Hays Advantage’. More

December 9, 2013

Here I am on CNN this morning comparing George Bush’s infamous “Mission Accomplished” speech with the week’s backslapping about exiting the bailout in Ireland. More

November 4, 2013

Can you imagine being so severely burned that you are not able to speak to your nurses? You are a mute mummy, in horrible pain, wrapped in bandages with horrific burns all over your teenage body. When it comes to changing your bandages, the compassionate nurses intuitively believe that ripping the bandages off as quickly as they can will spare you some pain. More

October 28, 2013

Bill Bonner shrugs as he recounts how he tried to buy a Palladian mansion in Waterford. The seller was Nama and an Irish bank that had lent to a boom-time developer who had since gone bust. Bonner publishes the world’s most successful financial newsletter. His company, based in Waterford, has a turnover of $400 million and is growing exponentially; and yet, in 2011, when he bid for a property which was in danger of severe dilapidation, the Irish bank that in effect owned the property didn’t return his call. More

January 4, 2012

Alistair Darling has called his memoir Back From the Brink, but the former British chancellor is pretty clear – the brink is where the euro zone still resides. I interviewed him at the Mountains to Sea literary festival in Dún Laoghaire. More

September 29, 2011

David McWilliams interview with Alastair Campbell. More


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