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Neoliberal History of Croatia with Katarina Peovic

5/16/2019
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Marxist professor and candidate for president joins us to talk about the history of Croatia after the war and the predatory capitalism and shock doctrine that they were exposed to! She also gives us a new framework to move forward in Croatia for the future.

Duration:00:37:15

Misinterpreting Huey Long with Moshik Temkin

5/1/2019
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Today, Harvard Professor Moshik Temkin joins us to talk about how pundits recently have misinterpreted history and also talk about Huey Long and his legacy.

Duration:00:45:28

Pentagon Papers with Sen. Mike Gravel

4/29/2019
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Most of the other episodes, we got people to talk about history. Today, we have a man who made history. Senator Mike Gravel who was Senator from Alaska from 1969-1981 joins us to talk about Daniel Elsberg, the Pentagon Papers and his role in making sure that the public got to read the real reasons for why they were in Vietnam. He also talks about the intelligence agencies and lack of civilian oversight. He also expresses his concern for the US foreign policy.

Duration:00:43:07

One Hundred Years of Corporate Crimes on Colombia with Dan Kovalik

4/14/2019
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While most of us think that class warfare is a figurative expression, but in Colombia organizing a union can be fatal. Labor-rights attorney Dan Kovalik joins us to talk about his famous case he filed under the Alien Torts Act. Coca Cola assassinated a union leader for daring to ask for better conditions. Later, Dan Kovalik talks about the new Banana Wars waged by Chiquita against unions in Colombia. We finally drill into the history of Corporate America’s war in Colombia and their most...

Duration:01:02:47

Dag Hammarskjöld and the Red, White and Blue Menace

3/31/2019
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Today, Andreas Rocksén, famed Swedish Journalist and Filmmaker joins us to talk about his new film: Cold Case Hammarskjöld. In the film, Mr. Rocksén helps uncover the mystery of how the very first UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld died. He takes us through a web of conspiracy that implicates mineral companies, South African Paramilitaries, M16, CIA and even Margaret Thatcher.

Duration:01:05:43

White Slavery Children: Abolitionists Weaponizing Identity w. Mary Mitchell

3/18/2019
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It is not a right wing conspiracy. In the collection of reconstruction photography, there is a picture of Rose, Edward, and Rebecca. They had been recently freed slave children who looked remarkably white. They were toured around as a fundraising effort for the Freedman Bureau's new schools. Today, Mary Mitchell from the University of New Orleans, to discuss this, and how the early schools for slave children fared and the challenges of education during the reconstruction era.

Duration:00:43:38

Worker Revolts: From Pyramid Shut-ins to Bombing Westminister

3/10/2019
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Civilization has always been a clash between the working class and the ruling class. Throughout history, the working class has frequently fought back against the ruling class and sometimes they won! On Today's episode, John from Working Class History talks about the History of Working Class Fighting Back for Better Rights! Patrons get bonus content with pictures and other video footage.

Duration:00:45:03

Ep 24: History of Neocons and their blueprints for Armageddon

3/3/2019
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The Elliott Abrams hearing and the Trump administration’s threats toward Venezuela have put neoconservatives back in the news. Robbie Martin (@FluorescentGrey) of Media Roots Radio breaks down the history of the neocons; who they are, where they came from, what they believe, and why we’ve been unable to get rid of them.

Duration:01:18:50

Ep 23-The History of the Invisible Afro-Venezuelans w Jeanette Charles

2/24/2019
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They are invisible to western Media. They are silent to the Western Audience, however, 60% of Venezuela identifies themselves as Afro-Venezuelan. Venezuela is one of the few majority black countries in the hemisphere. Today, Jeanette Charles from Venezuela Analysis joins us to trace the history of the Afro-Venezuelans from the 1700s. We learn about the shared culture and heritage with Haiti, we talk about 19 and 20th-century imperialism and finally their empowerment after the Bolivarian...

Duration:00:52:21

Ep 22: The True Story Behind the Magnitsky Act w Andrei Nekrasov

2/18/2019
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Since the 2016 presidential election, we’ve seen the rise of a new McCarthyism, fueled by former and current US government officials, and boosted by media outlets (Russia rigged the 2016 election! Russia hacked the power grid! Russia created Black Lives Matter and the NoDAPL protests!) However, the groundwork for this campaign was laid in 2012, by an oft-referenced but little understood bill called the Magnitsky Act. The true story of the Magnitsky Act is one of the financial crimes,...

Duration:01:17:03

Ep 21: Neoliberalism, A History of How the SuperRich Stole Democracy w Doug Henwood

2/10/2019
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Today, Doug Henwood, acclaimed editor of Left Business observer, and the host of Behind the News joins us to discuss the inception of Neoliberalism and how it was a reaction against Social Democracy. We start off discussing the difference between American Neoliberalism vs European Neoliberalism, followed by the notorious Montpelerin Conference. We finally look at how Neoliberalism infiltrated our institutions and eroded our Democracy. We close off with sharing stories about how both of us...

Duration:00:59:09

Ep 20: If You Like Socialism, Look at Venezuela

1/26/2019
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You've probably heard this being repeated over and over on Fox news:"If you like socialism, look at Venezuela." One thing we know is that none of these commentators ever looked at Venezuela. Today, Mike Prysner, from Empire Files, joins us to talk about the history of Venezuela under neoliberalism, the Bolivarian Revolution under Chavez, and the current situation in Venezuela. He manages to debunk most myths you've learned about Venezuela while giving us a nice glimpse of perhaps the...

Duration:01:19:32

Ep 19: Ukrainian Nazis and Their CIA Collaborators

1/23/2019
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Recently, the Ukrainian parliament proclaimed January 1 as Stephen Bandera day. Misinformation and confusion are staples of any discussion of Ukraine in the American Media. In this episode, Moss Robeson joins us to discuss: who is Stepan Bandera, his ties with the Nazi government, CIA's operation and funding of the group, private corporate donations to Bandera and finally we finish off with an analysis of the entire situation with current day Ukraine. You can find Moss Robeson on twitter...

Duration:00:53:16

The History Of Fascism with Andrew Mattis

1/16/2019
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The word “fascist” is oft1en used to describe Trump, Bolsonaro, and a wave of other right-wing politicians who came to power by appealing to racists and authoritarians. But what *is* fascism, exactly? And where does it come from? Andrew Mattis joins us to explain the history of fascism, how to identify it, and how it relates to our failing capitalist system and the rise of a global far right.

Duration:01:35:07

Ep 17: Democrats, DNA and The Cherokee Nation

1/7/2019
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This week, Elizabeth Warren has announced that she will run for President. She has yet to contact the Cherokee nation about the DNA debacle. Furthermore, many think pieces are being written without the input of anyone from the Cherokee nation. Today, Rebecca Nagle Joins us to explain what is tribal sovereignty, how did the Cherokee nation come to be, and what it means legally.

Duration:00:49:34

Ep 16: Guatemala's Silent Holocaust

12/20/2018
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From 1950s until the 1980s Guatemala was under the reign of terror of an American backed fascist government, like much of South America. The genocide of the country’s Mayan population is still routinely denied and has had lasting effects on Guatemala, as well as its neighbors. Over 20,000 people were murdered,and another 40,000 disappeared under the despots Lucas Garcia, General Benedicto Lucas and Ríos Montt. Today we are speaking with Rosanne Constantino about this Silent Holocaust.

Duration:00:57:39

Ep 16: Guatemala's Silent Holocaust

12/20/2018
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From 1950s until the 1980s Guatemala was under the reign of terror of an American backed fascist government, like much of South America. The genocide of the country’s Mayan population is still routinely denied and has had lasting effects on Guatemala, as well as its neighbors. Over 20,000 people were murdered,and another 40,000 disappeared under the despots Lucas Garcia, General Benedicto Lucas and Ríos Montt. Today we are speaking with Rosanne Constantino about this Silent Holocaust.

Duration:00:57:39

Ep 15: History of a Dangerous Idea with Prof. Mark Blyth

12/13/2018
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As an idea, austerity’s power lies in its simplicity; a balanced budget leads to economic growth. On an intuitive level it makes sense; unless you’re wealthy, you’ve undoubtedly worried about your household budget. There’s just one problem: austerity doesn’t work. In fact, it makes everything worse. In order to understand why, Professor Mark Blyth from Brown University joins us to explain the origins of austerity, the danger it represents, and why politicians across the globe continue to...

Duration:01:00:02

Ep 15: History of a Dangerous Idea with Prof. Mark Blyth

12/13/2018
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As an idea, austerity’s power lies in its simplicity; a balanced budget leads to economic growth. On an intuitive level it makes sense; unless you’re wealthy, you’ve undoubtedly worried about your household budget. There’s just one problem: austerity doesn’t work. In fact, it makes everything worse. In order to understand why, Professor Mark Blyth from Brown University joins us to explain the origins of austerity, the danger it represents, and why politicians across the globe continue to...

Duration:01:00:02

The Arsonist's Obligation with Ken Klippenstein

12/3/2018
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President Trump has routinely spread rumors and disinformation regarding the migrant caravan that reached the US/ Mexico border in late November of 2018. Many people have been given the false impression that the caravan is smuggling in Daesh or drugs. The fact of the matter is that the vast majority of the refugees are women and children from Honduras. The more important fact: The only reason they need to leave their homes is because the US. government has supported violent death squads,...

Duration:00:40:56