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The world according to the Plaid Avenger.

The world according to the Plaid Avenger.

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The world according to the Plaid Avenger.

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English


Episodes

Good News Friday 10-30-20

10/30/2020
From good things happening with the climate to a famed sandwich coming back…

Duration:01:09:04

Trash-Talkin’ Turkish Titan, Recep Erdogan

10/27/2020
Seriously! This dude has been body-slammin’ peeps all weekend long! Learn what ol’ Recep has been up to, and how it impacts the wider world. Related Plaidcasts: Everybody hates Turkey? Part 2 Turkey Ticks of the World Part 1

Duration:01:34:54

China: Power Projections Abroad (part 4)

10/26/2020
Final part 4 of the series on rise of modern China. Related Plaidcasts: China, Friend or Foe? (part 1) China, Friend or Foe? Part 2: Taiwan China: Friend or Foe: Territorial Titillations (part 3)

Duration:02:14:35

China: Friend or Foe: Territorial Titillations (part 3)

10/21/2020
This focus of the podcast is on the territorial disputes that China finds itself in (Taiwan, Tibet, Spratly Islands, etc), and what the consequences are for possible future conflict and chaos…some of which just might include the USA! And it might be coming right soon! Related Plaidcasts: China, Friend or Foe? (part 1) China, Friend or Foe? Part 2: Taiwan

Duration:01:55:02

China, Friend or Foe? Part 2: Taiwan

10/20/2020
Part 2 dealing with the US/China situation in regards to Taiwan. Related Plaidcasts: China, Friend or Foe? (part 1)

Duration:02:02:37

China, Friend or Foe? (part 1)

10/19/2020
Had tons of current students asking me questions about Taiwan being invaded, about Uighur Muslims, about the US/China trade war, about Hong Kong, and a whole lot more.

Duration:02:08:04

Turkey Ticks of the World Part 1

10/12/2020
Turkey is Ticking Off Everyone! What’s up with that?

Duration:01:11:37

Ta-Ta, TPP! No Longer The Place To Be!

2/22/2017
On January 23rd 2017, on his first day on the job, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order pulling the USA out of the TPP. That was the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation free trade block that former President Obama had worked to get passed for years. In this podcast, the Professor outlines the TPP-tanking process, who liked it and who hated it, the potential impacts to major world players, and ideological free-trade fallout due to this now-defunct deal. TPP party...

Duration:00:36:35

BREXIT: Britain Votes To No Longer Be “Great”

6/27/2016
Pip, pip, and Cheerio, Great Britain! And so long to the EU! Greetings Global Friends! The Plaid Avenger has been pulled out of summer slumber in order to rant and rage a bit about the BREXIT vote which has pulled the UK out of the European Union, and caused chaos across the continent! In this extended plaid filibuster, the Professor will cover what happened with this BREXIT deal, why it happened, the short term effects, the long term effects (like losing Scotland), and even some points on...

Duration:00:49:21

Dilma’s Democratic Dilemma in Brazil

3/17/2015
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilian peeps took to the streets to protest against the government of President Dilma Rousseff last weekend…some calling for her to resign, others calling for a military coup to overthrow her! What, what what is that all about? The Professor explains the situation, and why it is actually an awesome sign of democracy in action, in this bodacious Brazilian society! Keywords: Brazil, democracy, economy, corruption, car wash, PT, Workers Party, Petrobas, leftist,...

Duration:00:30:29