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An affectionate meandering through the things that make England the way she is – from HP Sauce to the Allottment, Aethelstan to the politics of Queuing. With Luke Baxter, Roifield Brown, David Crowther and Fiona Powell trying to make some sense of it all, though rarely succeeding it might be said. And when you’ve listened, join us on Facebook, vote, and tell us what you think.
 
The small island of Jamaica has forged a new type of empire, an intangible realm of which there are no physical monuments. There is no official political or economic sphere of Jamaican influence but when it comes to popular culture its global reach is immense, far exceeding the reasonable expectation for a nation of just over 2.7 million people. For a nation that gained independence from the British only 50 years ago, Jamaicans have left their mark on music, sport, style and language around ...
 
John Heers takes you beyond rhetorical "rabbits" and the shallow approach that the media and most thinkers today take to examine contemporary cultural phenomena. Using theology, history, philosophy and years of travel in Mali, the Republic of Georgia, Haiti, and beyond, Heers offers a refreshing take to how we got to where we are now. WAWTAR is all about talking about those heavy things… lightly.
 
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We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting an "In Conversation with Roifield Brown", listen in for details and follow this link come Saturday March 27th: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83422123405?pwd=cWVOUGNaUmJwTTRTVTFRRTFsakRuZz09 This episode also contains details about the upcoming Intelligent Speech Conference. See acast.com/privacy for pr…
 
Today we are joined by Clint Loshe exCapitol Hill staffer, Doug Levy political pundit in Marin County and Paul Duddridge political right-winger in Los Angeles. Jane Junn is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California. She is the author of five books on political participation and public opinion in the United States. He…
 
This week WAWTAR is proud and honored to be hosting Eugene Vodolazkin. John and Eugene explore topics related to time and history, memory and of course, Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Mr. Vodolazkin is an internationally recognized author, having written Laurus and The Aviator (links below), and has submitted published articles to the First Things magazine. E…
 
In a week that has seen Sir Lewis Hamilton prove that its the man and not the car that matters in a thrilling Bahrain grand prix as ask is there a place for morality in politics? Joe Biden entered the White House with an expansive agenda that includes taming the coronavirus, economic recovery, climate policy and reducing the power of tech companies…
 
We speak to Rudyard Lynch of the popular YouTube channel WhatifAltHist. WhatifAltHist is a channel about how history could have been different. It explores how the past and present could have been different using examples from our present timeline, geography, culture and reasoning. The channel is dedicated to alternate histories (Example:What if th…
 
Hello and welcome (back!) to WAWTAR. After a week off we are back and talking about something on everyone's mind, wait, face. Of course we had to talk about masks at some point and we finally got around to it. What are they really? What are they in the "Old World?" And for us... what are they in the "New World?" Links: Behind the Mask: The History …
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, political pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco, Steve O'Neil the ex deputy head of policy fo…
 
Most of us live in one, but what is it really? A place to live? A place to work? What about a place to become human? Or discover your purpose? Yikes. Don't worry though, Heers keeps things light as we dip into the idea of a city. Links: The Line - A Linear City in Saudi Arabia The Republic - Plato Coomaraswamy, Ananda (Amazon Link) For a deep dive …
 
In the heady days after 1945, the authority of the United States was unrivalled and, with the founding of the UN, a new era of international co-operation seemed to have begun. But seventy-five years later, its influence has already diminished See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Clint Loshe ex Capitol Hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York, political pundit Doug Levy San Fransisco, Steve O'Neil the ex-deputy head of policy fo…
 
James Mohebali, Chinese medicine practitioner, joins John today to talk a little bit about Eastern and Western medicine and a lot about the heart. You see, it may not just be a pump moving blood around. James takes us away from a mechanistic viewpoint and (re)introduces ideas that have been around for a very long time. Links: Rudolph Steiner The No…
 
In a week that has seen the women in London organise a vigil to reclaim the streets after the disappearance of Sarah Everard in London will ask have Meghan and Harry have just not just put the boot into the royal family but also the monarchy? Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Drew Morisey the ideological Freeagent, pr…
 
What is Capitalism? Is it an economic model or something more? We take a look at Adam Smith and his contemporaries to better understand what capitalism actually is, which as John argues, is much more than a system of economics. Rather the extension of an idea called individualism. Links: How did the Enlightenment Influence Modern Economics Clark Ca…
 
We will be moving recordings to Clubhouse the new social media platform. If you are on there please follow @roifield to get notifications of when we are recording so you can ask a question to the panel live. The first recording is Thursday, March 4th, 7 pm London time, 2 pm Eastern and 11 am Pacific. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out in…
 
On todays episode of WAWTAR Heers talks with Roifield Brown. Roifield is known for his "10 American Presidents" podcast, but also produces six more and has published hundreds of episodes total. He is the founder of MyVillage.com, has radio shows, directed live TV and has contributed to the Huffington Post from time to time. He also happens to be an…
 
Welcome to episode 35 of WAWTAR. Today Heers looks at the life of General Curtis LeMay and his thoughts on air combat and how that relates (it does) to modern love and marriage. But more importantly we examine what it is we base our decisions on in life. Links: Bomber Mafia, Revisionist History Land Your Man podcast What is a Sutra (Wikipedia) For …
 
He's back. It's Uncle Seth again and we're discussing "cancel culture," New World commandments, and if it's possible to be friends with people on the other side of the political divide. You know it's going to get spicy when Uncle Seth shows up... --- For a deep dive into WAWTAR, register for our weekly "WAWTAR Podcourse" with John Heers. This semes…
 
The 1960 United States presidential election was the 44th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960. In a closely contested election, Democratic United States Senator John F. Kennedy defeated incumbent Vice President Richard Nixon, the Republican Party nominee. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informat…
 
We speak to Justine Currell of the anti-slavery charity Unseen and award-winning Journalist Amelia Gentleman who has written about the modern slavery storyline in the Guardian. Please go to our Just Giving page and donate to our campaign to help Modern Slavery in the UK and around the world.www.justgiving.com/fundraising/BlakeKenziesandJordan See a…
 
Welcome! This week Heers and Daniel discuss Old and New World types of protest and to do that we take a look at sports. Sandy Koufax and Kyrie Irving both "sat down," but is what they did truly the same? And Heers asks the Daniel a question about a body triangle that leaves us all feeling a little nervous. Links: Koufax's Yom Kippur Decision, 50 Ye…
 
This week’s Dumteedum is from Helen Rotherham - accompanied on percussion by Nahum and on this week’s episode, we hear views from Jane, Ambridge pony-club, Carolyn, Young-Keith, Audreyanne, Witherspoon and Cheryl. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Today we are joined by Writer and journo Emma Burnell in London, Actor Terry Molloy in East Anglia and Mic Wright Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich, Laura Babcock Tv pundit in Hamilton Canada, Clint Loshe, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast in New York and Jane Junn Professor of Political Scienc…
 
Reilly Dooris, former FTF Field Director in Guatemala joins Heers this episode to discuss time and timelines. How do we determine the starting point for calendars? Is there a point in time that carries more importance than others? A day "zero?" Join us for a most timely conversation! Links: Calendars through the ages Proposed New Calendar Would Mak…
 
Newly sworn-in presidents usually give a speech referred to as an inaugural address. As with many inaugural customs, this one was started by George Washington in 1789. After taking his oath of office on the balcony of Federal Hall, he proceeded to the Senate chamber where he read a speech before members of Congress and other dignitaries. Every pres…
 
Today we are joined by Steve O'Neil the ex-deputy head of policy for the Liberal Democrats in London, political pundit Mike Holden in Burnley, writerand journo Emma Burnell in London, Actor Terry Molloy in East Anglia and Mic Wright the Founder and Editor at Conquest of the Useless, the media criticism newsletter in Norwich. Gordon Brown said The U…
 
Jonathan Pageau, artist and founder of the Symbolic World podcast, joins John for an interview. The discussion ranges from symbolic thinking in the new world to Jonathan's past experiences with Mennonites in Africa. Links: The Symbolic World (Jonathan's podcast and work) The Language of Creation - Matthieu Pageau (Amzn) For a deep dive into WAWTAR,…
 
Today we are joined by Clint Lose ex capitol hill staffer in Washington, Eric Marcus of the Making Gay History podcast, TV pundit Laura Babcock in Hamilton Ontario, writer Doug Levy in San Francisco, Derek Perkinson of the National Action Network in New York, writer Emma Burnell in London and Jeanie Walsh AC transport director in Oakland. Biden Wan…
 
This week’s Dumteedum is from Cincinnati Steve's 60th birthday. On this week’s episode, we hear views from Drew, Matthew, Jane, Paul, Cheryl, Andrew Horn, Witherspoon and Glyn. Your chance to win a script of the 70th anniversary episode of The Archer signed by the cast and raise £ for Unseen. Donate to the Crowdfunder at bit.ly/38WeATM and your nam…
 
In episode 30 of WAWTAR Heers introduces the idea of the priest. Whos traditional role was rooted in sacrifice and who functioned as mediator between the seen and unseen worlds. The light and the dark. We take a look at how that role, which has slowly disappeared is now manifesting itself elsewhere in different forms. Links: Fr. Thomas Hopko Find o…
 
Fish and chips is a hot dish consisting of fried fish in batter, served with chips. The dish originated in England, where these two components had been introduced from Jewish immigrants and probably flemish migrants. Fish and chips is a common take-away food in England and numerous other countries, particularly in English-speaking nations. Fish and…
 
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