A to Z of Historical Blunders: Episode 14

Welcome to the A to Z of Historical Blunders, the show that reminds us about the dangers of history repeating itself.

This week, our dial will oscillate Between the first half of the 19th Century and life as we know it today as we discuss the disgraceful laissez-faire practice of Non-intervention and its impact on The Great Irish Famine. Neo-liberalism the more modern permutation of laissez-faire is still alive and well, that is why are discussion this week will talk about Ireland and beyond.

Guests this week are Miriam Ryan and Alan O’Brien.

The article on which this episode is based can be read here.