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To understand the present, we have to understand the past. On this show, Dan Arrows takes you through the big events as well as the political jungle of today and yesteryear.

To understand the present, we have to understand the past. On this show, Dan Arrows takes you through the big events as well as the political jungle of today and yesteryear.

Location:

Germany

Description:

To understand the present, we have to understand the past. On this show, Dan Arrows takes you through the big events as well as the political jungle of today and yesteryear.

Twitter:

@IronDicePod

Language:

English


Episodes

The Iron Dice | The Fight for the Republic #6

6/15/2022
The Fight for the Republic continues! In the wake of the failed Spartacist Uprising, the Far-Right smells blood in the water. While the leading figures of the Far-Left assure their supporters that the World Revolution is gonna win out, the federal government is determined to stomp out any resistance inside and outside the Capitol. ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/IronDicePod ► Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dan_Arrows ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dan.arrows/ Support the show

Duration:00:47:41

The Iron Dice | BONUS TEASER - French Election: Alien vs. Predator 2022

4/21/2022
New bonus show! With the far-right getting another shot at the presidency of Europe's second largest economy, we take a look at how the French electorate ended up with the choice between Far-Right and Center-Right yet again! Subscribe to the Patreon to get access to all our bonus shows! www.patreon.com/DanArrows Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:02:02

The Iron Dice | The Fight for the Republic #5

4/6/2022
The Fight for the Republic rages on! The leading figure among the revolutionaries, Karl Liebknecht, braces his followers for "the final confrontation between the workers and capital". Meanwhile, the Right organizes the infamous Freikorps units and armed to the teeth, they prepare for their "hour of reckoning". With the threat of a far-left uprising and a right-wing counter-revolution, the government is faced with a fatal choice; one that will haunt them for decades. ► Twitter:...

Duration:00:58:44

The Iron Dice | Russia Rolls The Iron Dice Part 2 feat. Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner

3/2/2022
War in Europe. As Russia marches into Ukraine, Dan is joined by Dani Bessner and Derek Davison of Foreign Exchanges and the American Prestige podcast to talk about the current state of the war, the future of NATO and the risk of this spiralling into an even bigger conflict. Check out Foreign Exchanges on https://fx.substack.com/ and the American Prestige Podcast on https://www.patreon.com/americanprestige Or follow Derek Davison and Daniel Bessner on...

Duration:00:51:52

The Iron Dice | Russia Rolls The Iron Dice

2/21/2022
Russia has announced it will deploy forces into the Ukrainian breakaway regions. This paves the way for Russia attempting to annex another park of Ukraine and cause war on Europe's doorstep. In this episode we go over what is happening, why it is happening and how do we move from here. Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:26:29

The Iron Dice | BONUS TEASER: Monsters of Weimar

12/22/2021
New bonus show! For this one we shift focus from the big halls of Berlin to its dark alleys. After the end of world war 1 Germany experienced a flood wave of serial killers and high profile murders. Dan takes you through some of the most hair raising cases including the most notorious unsolved crime in German history. Subscribe to the Patreon to get access to this one and the entire bonus episode backlog www.patreon.com/DanArrows Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:04:44

The Iron Dice | The Fight for the Republic #4

9/2/2021
In the wake of the collapse of the monarchy in 1918, fear of a far-left takeover of the German government reaches the point of hysteria. As right-wing death squads pop up all over the countryside, a national newspaper warns that the country is about to "drown in blood"... Follow us on Social Media: ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/IronDicePod ► Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dan_Arrows ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dan.arrows/ Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:44:33

The Iron Dice | Cutting Through the Noise on Israel-Palestine feat. Derek Davison

5/15/2021
As violence in Israel/Palestine escalates, Dan talks to Derek Davison of @fx_newsletter to cut through the noise on Biden's foreign policy so far, the outpour of violence in and around the Gaza strip and how we got here. You can follow Derek on Twitter (https://twitter.com/dwdavison) and check out the Foreign Exchanges newsletter under fx.substack.com To unlock our other bonus shows head to Patreon.com/DanArrows Follow us on Social Media: ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/IronDicePod ►...

Duration:01:01:10

The Iron Dice | BONUS TEASER: The Post-Merkel World

4/16/2021
New bonus show! As the most influential German politician in recent history is set to leave the stage, Dan takes a look at why Germany's parties suck so much and how the EU will accommodate with a US. Empire in decline... Subscribe to the Patreon to get access to all our bonus shows! www.patreon.com/DanArrows Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:01:45

The Iron Dice | The Fight for the Republic #3

2/25/2021
In this new episode, a German Empire on its knees tries to find a way out of the conflict. While mistrust among the Allies grows, the scene is set for a peace that merely puts a pause on the slaughter... Follow us on Social Media: ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/IronDicePod ► Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dan_Arrows ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dan.arrows/ Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:49:05

The Iron Dice | BONUS TEASER: What's in a Coup?

1/22/2021
In our first bonus episode, Dan takes a look at the recent riots at the US. Capitol and tries to put them into the historical context of the Beerhall Putsch and other Coup-attempts. Subscribe to the Patreon to get access to all our bonus shows! www.patreon.com/DanArrows Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:00:01:22

The Iron Dice | The Fight for the Republic #2

12/20/2020
In this new episode, the lights start to go out for the German monarchy as "the spark flies into the powder keg" of the revolution. Soldiers, sailors, and workers demand an end to the slaughter and the disempowerment of the old elites, who refuse to budge. Follow us on Social Media: ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/IronDicePod ► Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dan_Arrows ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dan.arrows/ Support the show (https://patreon.com/DanArrows)

Duration:01:13:08

The Iron Dice | The Fight for the Republic #1

10/24/2020
We kick off the Podcast with our first series called "The Fight for the Republic". Dan takes you to the center of power of the German Empire in its death rattle. While the revolution is brewing, old elites struggle to remain in control and ward off disaster. They will not be successful... Follow us on Social Media! ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/IronDicePod ► Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Dan_Arrows ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dan.arrows/ Support the show...

Duration:00:37:48