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Explore the far reaches of the world’s horrors in the audio drama podcast The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below. This Fool and Scholar production is intended for mature audiences.
 
This Week in Microbiology is a podcast about unseen life on Earth hosted by Vincent Racaniello and friends. Following in the path of his successful shows 'This Week in Virology' (TWiV) and 'This Week in Parasitism' (TWiP), Racaniello and guests produce an informal yet informative conversation about microbes which is accessible to everyone, no matter what their science background.
 
The PPS is one of the most active and prominent student organisations in politics in London and exists to stimulate and nurture discussion and debate on all political, philosophical, social and cultural issues. To these aims, we have numerous meetings and events where we invite guest speakers to exchange a dialogue with us. We have a history of attracting prestigious speakers, from eminent journalists to leading academics and world leaders, all in an effort to engage students, develop ideas, ...
 
Recorded in an undisclosed starship hangar, these three pilots try to give back to the X-Wing community by providing interesting topics for veterans to rookies. Ships, local meta news, tournament dates and strategies are included in the discussion as Franch, Gordon and Mikhail remind everyone to have fun, fly casual but always remember to....Stay On Target!
 
A series of conversations (some not-so-mindless Chatter if you will) with thought leaders, politicians, YouTubers, academics, authors, and more. We discuss everything from politics and economics to society and culture. Chatter is podcast from www.thejist.co.uk, hosted by Josh Hamilton.
 
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On this edition of Empire Has No Clothes, Matt, Kelley, and Daniel speak to Harry Kazianis of the Center of the National Interest. He explains why America's policy on North Korea has gone awry and whether there's hope yet for the Trump/Kim bromance. We also talk about the new Bob Woodward book and its implications for Donald Trump's foreign policy.…
 
In this edition: A $3m-prizewinning mathematician, a new project into how children transmit COVID-19, and recipes with anti-cancer properties. News: Hints of life on Venus and fungal leather – We discuss the discovery of a molecule possibly linked with life in the clouds of Venus, and whether leather could be replaced by a more eco-friendly materia…
 
In this episode we cover September 7th to September 11th. We talk about Obamagate, Shadowgate, and Rebel News reporters being Arrestedgate. #WokeJet FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, WEAR A MASK! Watch me eat a reaper: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/734407351 Check out the music by Mason, who makes the transition beats. https://striatum.bandcamp.com/ Donate on Pa…
 
Thomas R. Metcalf’s Imperial Connections: India in the Indian Ocean Arena, 1860-1920 (University of California Press) is an innovative remapping of empire. Imperial Connections offers a broad-ranging view of the workings of the British Empire in the period when the India of the Raj stood at the center of a newly globalized system of trade, investme…
 
Episode 135 – Reflections on Heresy Howard comes on to discuss the new things going on in the Heresy and we address aspects of the Heresy that got people talking and how we can go about reacting to them. 00:00:00 – 00:59:38 – Intro and some news 00:59:38 – 02:06:41 – Heresy over the last year and 'that' article 02:06:41 – 02:12:23 – Closing the Sho…
 
In today's episode, the Charismatic Trio talk AI, and I'm not talking Amy Irving from Brian Palma's "Carrie", I'm talking Artificial Intelligence, and that means me...Karen, the brains. From Brigitte Helm's "Maria" in Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" to my Cousin, Hal 9000, we discuss some of our favorite robots and A.I.s in movies and TV. So put down tha…
 
My guest on the show today was the artist, musician, and dancer, Cuthbert Artura. We had a vast conversation covering the legacy of slavery, colonialism (both modern and historic), cultural homogenisation, BLM, and the protests that sprung up after the death of George Floyd. If you haven’t already and you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to t…
 
Sylvia Richardson host of Latin Waves speaks with Yves Engler about the Canadian government’s political aggression against Venezuela: attempted invasion in May, sanctions in the midst of the COVID pandemic taking place along sanctions from the USA, and backing of the coup in Bolivia, that installed a pro USA corporate government. The inherent racis…
 
We conclude our month-long study of Black August with a conversation about the contemporary movement for Black liberation. We break down reformist trends within the U.S. today and look at what radical alternatives younger generations could be engaging with. We are joined by Jacquie Luqman, co-host of By Any Means Necessary and co-editor in chief of…
 
Chhaya Goswami’s Globalization Before Its Time: The Gujarati Merchants from Kachchh (Penguin Random House India) asks: How did the Kachchhi traders build on the Gujarat Advantage? In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, during the dying days of the Mughal empire, merchants from Kachchh established a flourishing overseas trade. Building on…
 
My Lai, Wounded Knee, Sandy Hook: the place names evoke grief and horror, each the site of a massacre. Massacres-the mass slaughter of people-might seem as old as time, but the word itself is not. It worked its way into the English language in the late sixteenth century, and ultimately came to signify a specific type of death, one characterized by …
 
In this episode, Nico chats to Jason Mitchell, co-head of Responsible Investment at Man Group and presenter of A Sustainable Future Podcast. They discuss different approaches for integrating ESG factors in investment decisions, the challenges of attributing alpha, and Jason's work on the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing. They also review key trends…
 
MacroVoices Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Alex Gurevich to the show to discuss if the bond bull market is finally coming to an end, if the U.S. dollar is heading to a secular decline and perspectives on gold, equity markets & more. Then Jim Bianco from Bianco Research joins in the postgame segment to talk about the upcoming US President…
 
Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton start off with an exclusive, bombshell intercepted recording we were leaked of Russian President Vladimir Putin's phone calls. Then we speak with journalist Bryan MacDonald, who lives in Russia, about the very suspicious alleged poisoning of opposition candidate Alexei Navalny, and what his real, xenophobic politics ar…
 
By now, it's largely taken for granted that country music is a racialized signifier, interchangeable with right-wing politics. And it’s not such an unreasonable generalization: the political currents of twanged and drawled patriotic paeans like Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA," Toby Keith's "Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue (The Angry Americ…
 
"East Coast Music is NOT a Genre" - Peter Rowan Angela Campbell talks to Peter Rowan, organizer of the Quality Block Party. They talk about East Coast Music, what that means, and everything Quality Block Party. SHOW INFO:QUALITY BLOCK PARTY: MOTHERHOOD | SADIE | LITTLE YOU LITTLE ME | WOLF CASTLE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020…
 
Pól Torbóid from Lasair Dhearg was our guest on today’s show. We talked about the founding of Lasair Dhearg, their desire to bring Ireland together in a 32 country socialist republic, the need for governments to admit that socialism works, and how their year of activism has been disrupted by covid-19. If you haven’t already and you enjoyed this epi…
 
The complicated situation which led to the American entry into the First World War in 1917 is often explained from the perspective of public opinion, US domestic politics, or financial and economic opportunity. In this new book, The United States' Entry into the First World War: The Role of British and German Diplomacy (Boydell Press, 2019), by Ass…
 
The complicated situation which led to the American entry into the First World War in 1917 is often explained from the perspective of public opinion, US domestic politics, or financial and economic opportunity. In this new book, The United States' Entry into the First World War: The Role of British and German Diplomacy (Boydell Press, 2019), by Ass…
 
This week, we go back in time, for a story that wouldn't even be possible, today. He was born in 1926, lived through the depression by learning to gamble, at a young age. He joined the Navy for WWII, but only because his choice was the military, or jail. He ended up in military jail, though, due to his constant violence & disappearing. His wild lif…
 
Witches Series, #3 of 4. In 1618, the Earl of Rutland and his wife accused three women of bewitching their family. They believed that bewitchment was the cause of death of their first son, and the long-term illness of their second. The women in question were former servants of their household at Belvoir (or Beaver) Castle near Bottesford, England: …
 
During the colonial period in India, European scholars, British officials, and elite Indian intellectuals—philologists, administrators, doctors, ethnologists, sociologists, and social critics—deployed ideas about sexuality to understand modern Indian society. In Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought (Princeton…
 
Debjani Bhattacharyya’s Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta (Cambridge University Press) asks: What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans…
 
Debjani Bhattacharyya’s Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta (Cambridge University Press) asks: What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta? This history of dramatic ecological changes in the Bengal Delta from 1760 to 1920 involves land, water and humans…
 
Clare and Mick conduct a post mortem on President Ursula von der Leyen's "State of the Union" address. Finally we're talking about a coordinated European COVID response, but is it too late? Why is the European Union legislating shipping emissions, but letting top polluters like the navy run rampant? Civil unrest in Belarus is being used to push for…
 
In Merchants of Medicine: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long Eighteenth Century (The University of Chicago Press), medicines embody the hopes of those who prepared, sold, and ingested them. By investigating the different contexts and practices associated with the British long-distance trade in patent medicines, Zachary Dorner unr…
 
We begin this episode by talking with Luke Amphlett, a teacher and union representative at Burbank High School in San Antonio, who faced retaliation for speaking up about unsafe working conditions in schools. Later, we are joined by Sarah Jalandoon, the co-coordinator for Malaya Movement Texas, about the continued state-sponsored violence in the Ph…
 
It seems that recently we have been in the mood for Sauvignon Blanc. Perhaps it is the fact that we live in a part of the country where the thermometer can still be found north of 95 degrees. Another possibility is that there are many delicious expressions of this grape to be found all over the world. Whatever the reason (and there doesn’t have to …
 
Omar H. Ali’s Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery across the Indian Ocean (Oxford University Press, 2016), provides insight into the life of slave soldier Malik Ambar. It offers a rare look at an individual who began in obscurity in the Horn of Africa and reached the highest levels of South Asian political and military affairs in the late sixteenth and …
 
In her new book Hitler’s Northern Utopia: Building the New Order in Occupied Norway (Princeton University Press, 2020), Despina Stratigakos investigates the Nazi occupation of Norway. Between 1940 and 1945, German occupiers transformed Norway into a vast construction zone. This remarkable building campaign, largely unknown today, was designed to ex…
 
This week, we learn about the ins and outs of two innovative solutions to finance climate change adaptation. Hear Angelique Pouponneau, the CEO of the Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust, discuss what debt-for-nature swaps and the first-ever sovereign blue bond have done for the Seychelles alongside some important lessons for other…
 
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