Marion McKeone joins Jarlath to sift through the major events of 2021 and the implications for the future of America. From the January 6th riot in Washington to this week’s closing statements in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial, our US correspondent leaves no stone unturned as she assesses the damage and potential for healing in another year ravaged by the pandemic. Last Christmas the vaccine arrived and an end appeared to be in sight. This week the arrival of omicron, the realisation that it is less severe and the approval of anti-viral drugs by the FDA might be a proper new dawn. Finally we get the latest on the world’s most colossal gobshite Joe Manchin and how he truly is the biggest spanner in the works of Joe Biden’s big plan.
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