The Irish Times World View Podcast
About This Show
The Irish Times' unrivalled foreign affairs coverage, now brought to you in weekly podcast form. Hosted by Chris Dooley with regular contributors Patrick Smyth, Denis Staunton, Simon Carswell, Lara Marlowe, Suzanne Lynch, Derek Scally, Paddy Agnew, Tom Hennigan, Clifford Coonan and Ruadhan Mac Cormaic.
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An Ignored Crisis in East Africa / Spain's Nuclear Option
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Article 155 has been called “the biggest taboo in the constitution” of Spain. That's because it grants unspecified but potentially broad powers to the government and could be used to forestall a push for Catalonian independence. Guy Hedgecoe reports.
But first we hear from Ruadhan Mac Cormaic about how malnutrition or even starvation threatens a staggering 24 million people in east Africa following three successive seasons of drought. Only a third of the aid money needed to prevent this catastrophe has been pledged. Where is the international outcry?