Ep 265 Third Party Candidates Disrupt the Status Quo PANEL

Hosts: Joanne Leon, Kelley Lane. Guests: Shannon Bray, Matthew Hoh, Scott Horton, Angela McArdle

Panel discussion about the importance of third party candidates, especially anti-interventionist candidates who can act as a political insurgency to disrupt the establishment status quo. We also discuss the recent scandal with the North Carolina election board voting along partisan lines to prevent US Senate candidate Matthew Hoh from getting on the ballot, the recent takeover of the Libertarian party by the Mises Caucus and the need to find common ground among anti-interventionists across the political spectrum. 

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Ep 264 Ukraine War From a Baltic Perspective Swapcast Eastern Border

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This is a swapcast with Kristaps Andrejsons, host of the Eastern Border podcast. We talk about  life in Latvia, what it’s like to be a small former Soviet republic country with a big neighbor like Russia, and the Ukraine war from a Baltic perspective. In a bonus segment we discuss the increase in NATO troops in Europe and the Baltic countries. 

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Ep 264EXTRA NATO Troops in Baltic States Swapcast Eastern Border

Ep 264EXTRA NATO Troops in Baltic States Swapcast Eastern Border

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This is a swapcast with Kristaps Andrejsons, host of the Eastern Border podcast. We talk about  life in Latvia, what it’s like to be a small former Soviet republic country with a big neighbor like Russia, and the Ukraine war from a Baltic perspective. In a bonus segment we discuss the increase in NATO troops in Europe and the Baltic countries. 

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Ep 263 Financial War: Fed Declares Independence feat Tom Luongo

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Guest: Tom Luongo. We continue our conversations from previous episodes about the Federal Reserve and financial war underlying the conflicts and crises around the world right now. We discuss recent moves by the Fed and what it means, along with a lot of other political and philosophical commentary mixed in. In a bonus segment I ask Tom how the US and EU manage to be united in the Ukraine war while the Fed and ECB are waging epic battles.

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Ep 263EXTRA Fed vs ECB at War While US/EU United in NATO War feat Tom Luongo

Ep 263EXTRA Fed vs ECB at War While US/EU United in NATO War feat Tom Luongo

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Guest: Tom Luongo. We continue our conversations from previous episodes about the Federal Reserve and financial war underlying the conflicts and crises around the world right now. We discuss recent moves by the Fed and what it means, along with a lot of other political and philosophical commentary mixed in. In a bonus segment I ask Tom how the US and EU manage to be united in the Ukraine war while the Fed and ECB are waging epic battles.

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Ep 262 Yemen Ceasefire and Reasons Behind It feat Isa Blumi

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Guest: Isa Blumi. We talk about the ceasefire in Yemen, the circumstances and the reasons why it happened. We also talk about energy development, the Hodeidah blockade, the situation in Aden, the ousting of Hadi and creation of a new Presidential Council and we continue our discussion from previous episodes about the war within wars in Yemen and the Gulf states. In a bonus segment we talk about Sweden and Finland changing their neutral status and joining NATO. When we recorded this, Turkey was still holding up the approval but yesterday at the NATO summit that block was cleared and it was announced that they would be joining NATO. 

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Ep 262EXTRA Sweden and Finland: NATO and the End of Neutrality feat Isa Blumi

Ep 262EXTRA Sweden and Finland: NATO and the End of Neutrality feat Isa Blumi

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Guest: Isa Blumi. We talk about the ceasefire in Yemen, the circumstances and the reasons why it happened. We also talk about energy development, the Hodeidah blockade, the situation in Aden, the ousting of Hadi and creation of a new Presidential Council and we continue our discussion from previous episodes about the war within wars in Yemen and the Gulf states. In a bonus segment we talk about Sweden and Finland changing their neutral status and joining NATO. When we recorded this, Turkey was still holding up the approval but yesterday at the NATO summit that block was cleared and it was announced that they would be joining NATO. 

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Ep 261 War in Ukraine Panel Podcast

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Panel: Connor Freeman, Kelley Lane, Joanne Leon, Stephen Semler, Dan Wright. A wide ranging discussion about the war in Ukraine, the possible escalation to nuclear war and the billions of dollars being approved by Congress. 

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Ep 260 Intel Influence Operations and British Leadership feat Kit Klarenberg

Hosts: Joanne Leon and Dan Wright. We had a long and fascinating discussion with Kit Klarenberg about his recent report “Operation Surprise: leaked emails expose secret intelligence coup to install Boris Johnson”  and his latest report “Leaked emails expose UK Home Secretary Priti Patel’s connection to MI6-style ‘research and influence operation’”. We also talked about the parallels in American and global politics, Julian Assange and a variety of other subjects. 

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Ep 259 War Planning in the Pacific feat Peter Lee

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Guest:  Peter Lee. We discuss two of Peter’s recent China Threat Report episodes titled Death By Oil: US Warplanning in the Pacific and The Escalation Solution with a focus on Taiwan. In a bonus segment, we talk about the escalation in Ukraine, timely catastrophes and why Peter now considers himself a “catastrophist”. 

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Ep 259EXTRA The Catastrophist feat Peter Lee

Ep 259EXTRA The Catastrophist feat Peter Lee

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Guest:  Peter Lee. We discuss two of Peter’s recent China Threat Report episodes titled Death By Oil: US Warplanning in the Pacific and The Escalation Solution with a focus on Taiwan. In a bonus segment, we talk about the escalation in Ukraine, timely catastrophes and why Peter now considers himself a “catastrophist”. 

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Ep 258 The Sword and Cross at Albright’s Funeral feat Sam Husseini

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Hosts: Joanne Leon and Kelley Lane. Guest: Sam Husseini. We talk about his recent article, Albright’s Funeral — The Sword and the Cross Come Together and more. In a bonus question, we talk about the convergence of neoliberal and neoconservative actors in the foreign policy establishment and the Biden administration. 

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Ep 258EXTRA Albright’s Circle:  Neoliberal – Neoconservative Convergence feat Sam Husseini

Ep 258EXTRA Albright’s Circle:  Neoliberal - Neoconservative Convergence feat Sam Hussein

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Hosts: Joanne Leon and Kelley Lane. Guest: Sam Husseini. We talk about his recent article, Albright’s Funeral — The Sword and the Cross Come Together and more. In a bonus question, we talk about the convergence of neoliberal and neoconservative actors in the foreign policy establishment and the Biden administration. 

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Ep 257  Checkered Relations of US and Russia Through History feat Peter Kuznick

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Guest: Peter Kuznick. We talk about the checkered history of relations between the United States and Russia (and the USSR). We talk about the book “The Untold History of the United States” including a second edition with some new chapters on more recent history. In a bonus question we talk about possible Russian revanchism and whether the Baltic states and other former USSR states in the region are now in danger if Russia begins to feel threatened by NATO activity in those states and in the context of the current invasion of Ukraine.

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