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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik.

Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik.
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik.

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English


Episodes

Brexit means Brexit? And the US National Defense Strategy | REALPOLITIK

11/18/2018
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Does Brexit mean Brexit? And an analysis of the US National Defense Strategy.

Duration:00:52:20

Divided says America, United says Europe | REALPOLITIK

11/11/2018
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The US Midterms, the 100 year anniversary of the War to end all Wars, more strategic rebalancing, this time, with Pakistan, and Happy Veteran’s Day.

Duration:00:51:01

Who’s in First? America, China, or AI | REALPOLITIK

10/28/2018
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Who’s in First? America, China, or AI? And a week of tragedy, hate, and partisanship.

Duration:00:48:06

Does America Stand Alone? | REALPOLITIK

10/21/2018
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Does America stand alone? The Google, Amazon, Pentagon love triangle heats up. And global health indicators.

Duration:01:05:04

Step down and unify, or an eye for an eye | REALPOLITIK

10/7/2018
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The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, 50 year low in the US unemployment rate, and my take on Kavanaugh’s confirmation. I’m Evan Thomsen and this is Realpolitik news.

Duration:01:07:00

REALPOLITIK | US-Mexico Trade Agreement, Economics, and Trends of History

9/23/2018
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In this episode: US-Mexico Trade Agreement. Malcolm Muggeridge advice. The rise and fall of States. Understanding economic charts and unemployment numbers. How to be Civil. Senate appropriations vote (93-7). And some real good news...

Duration:01:02:54

REALPOLITIK | The last decade, US-India alignment, and the Kavanaugh hearings

9/16/2018
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A decade of disruption (the financial crisis to today). Reflections on political tumult over the past decade. Examination of US-India alignment. Iran-Saudi competition in Pakistan. US policy on Chinese containment. The Kavanaugh hearings.

Duration:00:49:11

REALPOLITIK | Identity politics, Facebook police, Universal healthcare, and the Cohen-Manafort saga

8/26/2018
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In this episode: Identity politics vs running on your record. Julia Salazar? John McCain. Facebook and US Government deleting accounts and silencing speech. Spirit of Free Speech. Healthcare costs in the US and around the world. Understanding the real costs of universal healthcare. Military vs Social Services budget. Trump, Cohen, and Manafort legal saga. Simone Biles wins 5th Championship.

Duration:01:05:07

REALPOLITIK | Beyond the headline & Understanding the Yemen Conflict

8/19/2018
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In this episode: Media clickbait, "We only read the headline," US strategy and activity in the Yemen Conflict, US relationship to Saudi Arabia in Yemen, Nature of the Yemen Conflict, Regional powers in the middle east, middle east conflict history, Understanding the Arab Spring, and some real good news

Duration:00:51:33

REALPOLITIK | What's in a name? Geostrategy, or narrative?

8/12/2018
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In this episode: Michael Avenatti speech, 2007 Iowa Congressional race between Loebsack and Leach, Persian vs Arabian Gulf, US middle eastern strategy, Canada-Saudi Arabia dispute, US-China trade and tariffs, and some real good news.

Duration:00:56:01

REALPOLITIK | Bridges, Walls, Gates, and a Great New Deal

8/5/2018
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In this episode: A new deal? Controversial NYT hiring Bridge vs Walls false dichotomy Opportunity for dialogue between Trump and the #Resistance Bi-partisan agreement on higher-ed issues And a new segment - real good news!

Duration:00:39:16

REALPOLITIK | Narrative, Reality, and Strategic Rebalancing

7/22/2018
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In this episode: - Narrative vs Reality - Trump impact on global democracy - Strategy rebalancing since 9/11 - NATO policy - EU-China engagement - EU-China trade - Climate Change - Renewable energy development Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical,...

Duration:00:41:57

REALPOLITIK | The NATO summit in context & one giant squirrel

7/15/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:00:58:51

REALPOLITIK | Democracy, Independence, Disunion, and Trade Skirmishes

7/8/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:01:01:53

REALPOLITIK | Civility is dead, LONG LIVE CIVILITY

7/1/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:01:02:54

REALPOLITIK | The G7, the Rorschach photo, and the Trump-Kim Summit

6/17/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:00:55:41

REALPOLITIK | Greece, Italy, Migration, and World Cup Predictions

6/10/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:01:35:17

REALPOLITIK | US TARIFFS EXPLAINED: Strategy, media ignorance, and real data

6/3/2018
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This week I explore the real data and strategic considerations behind the 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs the United States placed upon Canada, Mexico, and the EU, on May 31, 2018. Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment...

Duration:00:57:09

REALPOLITIK | Google drones, US-China trade deal, North Korea summit, and 14,000 cows in Qatar

5/27/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:01:18:52

REALPOLITIK | Venezuela crisis, US embassy to Jerusalem, Iran deal and Petrodollar, and what real dictators do

5/20/2018
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Realpolitik is an independent news and analysis source dedicated to sharing a perspective rarely discussed in the mainstream or other independent outlets. In short, it’s all in the name: realpolitik. The show is decidedly nonpartisan, but is situated firmly on the side of classical, liberal, enlightenment values and achievements. The elevation of the realpolitik framework is in the spirit of historian John Bew, who asked: “how can we achieve liberal enlightened goals in a world that does not...

Duration:01:12:37