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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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English


Episodes

2/2 California Knifes the Gig Economy, Richard A. Epstein

9/21/2019
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Image: Cars and trucks stuck in traffic. Permissions*: see below. . California vs Uber and Lyft. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst California state legislators embarked last week on the single most important regulatory misadventure this country has seen in many decades, seeking to redefine the obscure but critical legal distinction between an employee and an independent contractor. . . . https://www.hoover.org/research/california-knifes-gig-economy . *Permissions: I, the copyright holder (author:...

Duration:00:07:10

https://www.wsj.com/articles/mr-horowitz-speaks-11568933134

9/20/2019
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Photo: Execution of Louis XVI (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XVI) in the then Place de la Révolution. The empty pedestal in front of him had supported a statue of his grandfather, Louis XV (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XV_of_France) , torn down during one of the many revolutionary riots. Isidore Stanislas Helman (https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3155327) - Bibliothèque nationale de France Journée du 21 janvier 1793 la mort de Louis Capet sur la place de la Révolution : présentée à...

Duration:00:10:29

Nadler knows better than to criminalize a counterintelligence operation & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

9/20/2019
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Photo: In the uttermost East, being an account of investigations among the natives and Russian convicts of the island of Sakhalin, with notes of travel in Korea, Siberia, and Manchuria (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidinuttermosteastb00hawe) Year: 1903 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1903) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Hawes, Charles Henry, 1867-1943...

Duration:00:11:44

Pacific Watch: Beto on the road with the Homeless of California. Jeff Bliss.

9/20/2019
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Photo: Hobo signs, California, c. 1870s Col. Albert S. Evans - Internet archives A La California (1873): Description and travel; Social life and customs written by Colonel Albert S. Evans. The number is the page number in the book. The words are the captions with each image. Follow the link to the full book. Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:71-THE_HANDWRITING_ON_THE_WALL.jpg) File:71-THE HANDWRITING ON THE WALL.jpg Created: 2014-09-01 10:25:38...

Duration:00:09:50

Successful takeover of the Democrats by the enthusiastic Progressives. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

9/20/2019
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Photo: The royal carriage of king Louis Philippe is burned in front of the Chateau d'eau during the French revolution of 1848, Paris 24th February 1848 Date | 12 October 2015, 15:15:35 Source | https://springfieldmuseums.org/collections/item/the-french-revolution-burning-the-royal-carriages-at-the-chateau-deu-feby-24th-1848-nathaniel-currier/ Author | Nathaniel Currier http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Successful takeover of...

Duration:00:10:24

#TheScalaReport: Why does Microsoft need a State Department? Is Big Tech the new Tyrell Corporation? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS @STRATACACHE

9/20/2019
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Image: Microsoft has its own foreign ministry? Painting: Charles James Fox, by Karl Anton Hickel. Fox served as Britain's first Foreign Secretary in the ministry of the Marquess of Rockingham in 1782. Public domain. . Chris Riegel, Scala.com: Clear lines of differentiation between private industry and government exists in some countries, not others. In 2013, Microsoft refused to hand over to the US data on drug dealers in Ireland; Microsoft maintains its own State Department with hordes of...

Duration:00:12:54

1/ 2 The Democrats 2019 follow George McGovern 1972 into the Wilderness, with Dr Sebastian Gorka

9/20/2019
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Image: Wilderness— Red Mountain Wilderness in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada, United States. Public domain (USFS - US Forest Service) . Dr Sebastian Gorka: The Democrats 2019 follow George McGovern 1972 into the Wilderness. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst http://www.srnonline.com/show/america-first-with-dr-sebastian-gorka

Duration:00:09:53

2/2 The Democrats 2019 follow George McGovern 1972 into the Wilderness. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

9/20/2019
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Image: Texas Barnett Shale (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnett_Shale) gas drilling (fracking (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydraulic_fracturing) ) rig near Alvarado, Texas (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvarado,_Texas) , just off of state highway 67. Permissions**: see below. . Dr Sebastian Gorka: Elizabeth Warren has promised to cut off fracking on her first day in office* and confiscate private property in the form of Wall Street corporations. “Hell yes, we’re coming after your guns.”...

Duration:00:10:41

Benny Gantz vs Bibi Netanyahu vs Bibi Netanyahu; & What is to be done?

9/20/2019
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Image: Entrance to the First Temple (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Temple) (20th-century painting). Public domain. . Israeli elections, with Gil Hoffman. Liberman wants to be defense minister and kingmaker; leave out religious parties. Will Blue and White go with the religious parties? Benny Gantz. @GilHoffman @JerusalemPost Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres . Gil Hoffman is the chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post. Well-connected to Israeli and Palestinian...

Duration:00:07:48

India looks to stabilize Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh. Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General Republic of India. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

9/20/2019
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Image: Nanga parbat, fairy meadow, Pakistan. Permissions: This work is free (https://freedomdefined.org/Definition) and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) , you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. Source http://www.sxc.hu/photo/341372 Author Atif Gulzar . Consul-General Sandeep Chakravorty, of the Republic of...

Duration:00:12:50

Eli Lake: Iran's predation, & what is to be done? @EliLake @Bloomberg View

9/20/2019
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Image: Ethnicities (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnicities) and religions in Iran. الأعراق والأديان في إيران From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Permissions*: see below. . Robert O’Brien’s promotion as national security advisor, & implications of the Saudi Aramco attack on future US-Iran policies, with Eli Lake. After the September 14 missile strike on Saudi Arabia: the world energy supply is much more resilient than it was a decade ago; however, it looks as though Iran has...

Duration:00:09:06

Iran launches the Apocalypse against Saudi Arabia and the world doesn't end. @ProfBshaffer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

9/20/2019
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Photo: The Martyrdom of Saint John, from The Apocalypse, Latin Edition 1511 Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran launches the Apocalypse against Saudi Arabia and the world doesn't end. @ProfBShaffer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

Duration:00:12:33

Israel at the UN prepares for more trouble from predatory Iran. @DannyDanon Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

9/20/2019
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Photo: UN building, New York. 01 February, 1966 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Israel at the UN prepares for more trouble from predatory Iran. @DannyDanon Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Ambassador Danny Danon became Israel’s 17th Permanent Representative to the United Nations in October 2015. Danny Danon was a member of Knesset from February 2009 until August 2015 and served as Deputy Minister of Defense from March 2013...

Duration:00:08:17

Israeli Groundhog Day do-over elections produce a muddle. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

9/20/2019
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Photo: snow in Haifa, Israel. 1950 Date | January 1950 Source | PikiWiki - Israel free image collection project (http://www.pikiwiki.org.il/) Author | לויה אבימור Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Israeli Groundhog Day do-over elections produce a muddle. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

Duration:00:11:30

The Democrats offer no credible energy source to replace fossil fuels or nuclear energy. @DevinNunes

9/20/2019
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Photo: The Calder Hall nuclear power station (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calder_Hall_nuclear_power_station) in the United Kingdom was the world's first commercial nuclear power station. It was connected to the national power grid on 27 August 1956 and officially revealed in a ceremony by Queen Elizabeth II on 17 October 1956. In common with a number of other Generation I nuclear reactors (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_I_reactor) , the plant had the dual purpose of producing...

Duration:00:09:21

Abused Tibet gets a helping hand from the US Congress. Bunching Tsering

9/19/2019
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Image: Yak near Yamdrok lake, Tibet: a long-haired bovinae found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. The Tibetan economy is dominated by subsistence agriculture. Due to limited arable land, the primary occupation of the Tibetan Plateau is raising livestock, such as sheep, cattle, goats, camels, yaks, dzo, and horses. The Tibetan yak is an integral part of Tibetan life. Permissions* below. . Bunching Tsering, vice...

Duration:00:10:09

Surprise: Hong Kong economy sagging from protests - but structurally holding up well. Andrew Collier

9/19/2019
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Image: Logo of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Exchanges_and_Clearing) , owner of SEHK. Public domain. . Hong Kong finance sees no end to the protests. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research. A “sprawling Russian-style disinformation [Twitter] offensive from China” – “Before this year, nearly all of its tweets were links to pornography” – the Chinese Communist Party strategy. Hong Kong economy is sagging: banks have had to pull IPOs. Eight hundred...

Duration:00:10:20

“Forgetting what you said two minutes ago?” --Bill Whalen on Biden and Harris

9/19/2019
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Image: Kamala Harris at Baldwin Hills, 2014. Office of Attorney General Kamala Harris; public domain. . Joe Biden learns how to take a punch, or, lowered expectations. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2019/09/15/democrats-learn-the-hard-way-not-all-biden-attacks-cut-the-same/#61e41768729b

Duration:00:10:22

Gas on the fire: instant cancellation of health care for GM workers; with Lou Ann Hammond

9/19/2019
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Image: Young striker off sentry duty sleeping on assembly line of auto seats. Farm Security Administration. Public domain: Office of War Information Photograph Collection. . GM uses a nuke against the striking UAW. Lou Ann Hammond Drivingthenation.com https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2019/09/18/expert-gm-health-care-shift-during-uaw-strike-poured-gasoline-fire/2367317001/

Duration:00:09:47

Iran's target weakness is the Iranian military in Syria, with Josh Rogin

9/19/2019
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Image: A Syrian soldier manning a checkpoint near Damascus. Public domain (VoA). . How Trump can punish Iran, without starting a war @JoshRogin “. . . there’s a way for the president to show American strength, restore deterrence, punish Iran and also advance his own strategy of rolling back Iranian regional aggression. Trump could hit back against Iran inside Syria.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/18/how-trump-can-punish-iran-without-starting-war/

Duration:00:09:50