Looking for a pick me up? Maybe this one isn’t for you, but if you dare to go on, then fair warning.
This week Tom Hennigan of the Irish Times joins us from Sao Paulo, to talk about Brazil on the brink as Jair Bolsonaro tries to lead his people off of a Covid cliff. From Ireland, Eddie Hobbs puts forward his worries about the bailout plans, as he believes small and medium businesses are being hung out to dry which will lead to long-lasting unemployment, lower tax revenue, less bailout money, and around and around we go in a terrible spiral. Meanwhile over in sport (remember sport?), sports writer Paolo Vezzoli and journalist Richard Fitzpatrick are with us from Bergamo and Barcelona as they recall game zero – the night it all seemed to go right for Atalanta against Valencia, when really football was helping along the death of so, so many.
And if that’s not enough, in this week’s monologue, Ewan ponders the stupidity of a species who think this pandemic will soon be solved and aren’t even aware of what’s coming right behind it.
Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
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