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It’s 1990. The Berlin Wall just fell. The Soviet Union is on the verge of collapse. And the soundtrack to the revolution is one of the best selling songs of all time, the metal ballad “Wind of Change,” by the Scorpions.Decades later, journalist Patrick Radden Keefe heard a rumor: the song wasn’t written by the Scorpions. It was written by the CIA. This is his journey to find the truth.Wind of Change is an Original Series from Pineapple Street Studios, Crooked Media and Spotify.
 
Eric Tabach and his mom, Irine, have the weirdest, overly open mother-son relationship. Join Eric, a Zillennial ex-BuzzFeed producer, comedian and actor with an IMDb and Irine, a Soviet-born, ex-CFO turned real estate mogul, at their dinner table weekly, as they discuss all things sexy, relevant, and personal from extremely opposite perspectives. Son VS mom, progressive American VS conservative soviet Russian, jobless actor VS wealthy real estate agent. All of this and more every Wednesday!
 
The History of the Cold War Podcast will cover the Cold War from the period of roughly 1945 to 1991 and the fall of the Soviet Union in bi-monthly instalments on the first and fifteenth. This Podcast will examine the Cold War from a number of different perspectives including political, diplomatic, cultural, ideological etc. This series is intended to be a grand narrative of the conflict exploring it from its early origins to its final moments and its effects on the world today. Please join u ...
 
Welcome to On Cue Chris Costello. My Dad, Lou Costello, of the popular comedy team Abbott and Costello, was not only a comic, but a humanitarian who loved helping people. He was a sincere advocate when it came to helping others, and to be there for people who wanted to make a positive difference in our world. I guess you might say, his passion has been passed on to me. I invite you to come and listen, as I talk with people who are making an imprint in our world. People such as Elizabeth Beis ...
 
Silicon Valley has a solution for everything, but who do its ideas really serve? Every Thursday, Paris Marx is joined by a new guest to critically examine the tech industry, its thought leaders, and the worldview it spreads. They challenge the notion that tech alone can drive our world forward by showing that separating tech from politics has consequences for us all, especially the most vulnerable. But if tech won't save us, what will? This podcast isn't simply about tearing tech down; it al ...
 
November 9, 2019, is the 30th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down, freeing East Germany from communism, and marking the beginning of the end of the Soviet Union. But when did the Cold War start? Why does it matter 30 years later? Find out in this ten-part series, transport back in time, feel what it was like to live through the end of the Cold War, and understand why that struggle was a battle for civilization itself. Bill Whittle narrates this compelling series about t ...
 
"It is for LIBERTY that CHRIST has set us FREE." - Galatians 5:1 Join me, Slavic, your host from the former Soviet Union, as we reintroduce the concept of TRUE LIBERTY back to America, and the world. Because there are some fates that are worse than death. If you feel led to support this show and the mission to spread the good news of Jesus Christ and to free America and the rest of humanity from Satan's spiritual, mental, emotional, psychological and physical slavery of the New World Order, ...
 
In the early 70s, Debbie Gayle was one of Britain’s most promising young ballerinas. At the age of 17, she was chosen to go to the Soviet Union and become the first Westerner to train at Russia’s finest ballet academy. It was a dream come true for her, but just a few months later, things took a near deadly turn for her. She made it out of the country thanks to a young girl named Natasha who she never saw or heard from again. In Finding Natasha, Debbie’s son Jake Warren – a journalist and pod ...
 
Parklife is a podcast about the people that make the parks we visit what they are. The first series visits a busy suburban park in Hanoi, Vietnam. It has been used as a dump, outlived a name change to honour Vladimir Lenin and survived a major redevelopment scam. We follow the characters that tread its leafy paths. Dancers and young lovers, gamblers and prostitutes reveal their lives in an evolving one-party state.
 
In an alternate history of the Cold War, the Soviet Union wins the Space Race and American astronauts never land on the Moon. Told through radio news broadcasts in 1968 and 1969, The Soyuz Files takes you from the skyscrapers of Manhattan to the spires of the Kremlin. Join investigative journalist Jack Schechter as he gets swept up in the intrigue of two rocket scientists, a Soviet diplomat, and the lies that hold everything together. Presented by The West, an LA-based multimedia storytellin ...
 
"The best goddamn communist podcast, period." —Tom O'Brien, From Alpha to Omega This is Swampside Chats. The podcast where communists shoot the shit about current events, history, political economy, and theory. "You are free not only to invite us, but to go yourselves wherever you will, even into the Swamp. In fact, we think that the Swamp is your proper place, and we are prepared to render you every assistance to get there. Only let go of our hands, don’t clutch at us and don’t besmirch the ...
 
It’s 1945. Hitler is defeated. America is looking to outsmart a new enemy, the Soviet Union. To advance in rocketry, aviation, and chemical weapons, America recruits scientists and engineers who fueled the war machine of another nation...Nazi Germany. Inspired by the true story behind the Emmy-eligible drama series "Hunters" from Amazon Studios, starring Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, PAPERCLIP explores how Operation Paperclip – the recruitment of Nazi Germany’s most brilliant and, in many case ...
 
Major areas of focus include regional security, domestic politics, economic development, trade and transit, defense technology, and energy, among others. CSIS also analyzes the political and economic relationships between the states of the former Soviet Union and other critical geopolitical actors, including the United States, the European Union, and the states of Northeast Asia, South Asia, and the Greater Middle East. This work is anchored by the Russia and Eurasia Program and supplemented ...
 
Your New Opinion is a highly inaccurate, factually twisted, and comically bent podcast. Join our hosts Nick, Ryan, and Ben as they take turns trying to persuade each other to opposing sides of hot-button issues. Topics range from discussions on pop culture, conspiracy theories, and even the deeply personal. Listen as our debaters try every trick to win in this funny, entertaining, and irreverent show! Now, a production of the Project Entertainment Network!
 
Hello and welcome to andallthat.co.uk’s new podcast series: Meet the Historians. Over the course of this first series I will be talking to a number of historians who have written about the Soviet Union and finding out a bit more about their historical methods and approaches. I will also be exploring their interpretations of key topics such as: Stalin’s wartime leadership; the effectiveness of Khrushchev’s de-Stalinisation programme; and the reasons for the breakup of the USSR. The series wil ...
 
The Tikvah Fund is a philanthropic foundation and ideas institution committed to supporting the intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish people and the Jewish State. Tikvah runs and invests in a wide range of initiatives in Israel, the United States, and around the world, including educational programs, publications, and fellowships. Our animating mission and guiding spirit is to advance Jewish excellence and Jewish flourishing in the modern age. Tikvah is politically Zio ...
 
The Industry is a podcast that takes a closer look at some of the lesser known (and perhaps intentionally) forgotten stories of movie history. Insane productions, scandalous lawsuits, victories from the jaws of defeat, and the occasional crime are the order of the day in this Industry. Each story is explored with experts who know or with the people who were there. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Flying Saucers are Real is a book that investigates numerous encounters between USAF fighters, personnel, and other aircraft, and UFOs between 1947 and 1950. Keyhoe contended that the Air Force was actively investigating these cases of close encounter, with a policy of concealing their existence from the public until 1949. He stated that this policy was then replaced by one of cautious, progressive revelation. Keyhoe further stated that Earth had been visited by extraterrestrials for two ...
 
Every week, The Van Maren Show will try to get a handle on what is really going on in our culture today. It can be difficult to find news sources and storytellers that accurately reflect a Christian, socially conservative, pro-life, pro-family worldview. Join me on Wednesdays as we head to the front lines of the culture war. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The new podcast from the curated streaming service MUBI, the best place to discover beautiful, hand-picked cinema. The first season of the MUBI Podcast spotlights movies that were massive cultural phenomena in their home countries, but nowhere else. Host Rico Gagliano explores why these films fascinated so many people in one place, at one time. With episodes spanning nearly every continent, tune in to discover unique film stories from around the globe and explore all sides of cinema culture. ...
 
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A touching moment: Dennis receives birthday messages from PragerFORCE and it triggers a reflection on his life and career. What’s his most important message? Why does he receive so much hatred and how does he deal with it? He has led a unique life, including a smuggling operation in the Soviet Union—and experiencing that true totalitarianism taught…
 
We looked at the similarities between empires collapsing of the past. Oddly enough we believe we found a pattern in the madness. Sean read a book about domestic Russian actors and asset stripping it's called Godfather of the Kremlin: The Decline of Russia in the Age of Gangster Capitalism by Paul Klebnikov. Many Russian accents, Drago impressions, …
 
In the 1970s, in an attempt to thaw the Cold War, the U.S. and USSR decided to co-produce a film: Cinematic detente! The United States would provide big Hollywood stars like Elizabeth Taylor, Jane Fonda and Cicely Tyson. They would be directed by the legendary George Cukor. The Soviet Union agreed to provide the crew, equipment, locations, and of c…
 
# On June 12, 1987, then President Ronald Reagan gave his famous address at the Berlin Wall which represented the divide between East and West Germany. Reagan urged Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the wall to unify Germany and create opportunity. What was your big takeaway from the address? Let Blaise know and subscribe wherever …
 
Make a donation to PragerU in honor of Dennis Prager's birthday!Make your gift at PragerU.com/dennisDennis is obviously very special to us here at PragerU; he is the founder of this great company, after all, but more importantly it’s his enduring wisdom and dedication to American values that drive what we do here on a daily basis. Help make his bir…
 
Is there an ideal portfolio of investment assets, one that perfectly balances risk and reward? In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (Princeton UP, 2021) examines this question by profiling and interviewing ten of the most prominent figures in the finance world—Jack Bogle, Charley Ellis, Gene Fama, Marty Leibowitz, Harry Markowitz, Bob Merton, Myron …
 
Weaving together personal story and broad analysis, Bagila Burkhabayeva’s The Vanishing Generation: Revolution, Religion, and Disappearance in Modern Uzbekistan (Indiana UP, 2019) deals with the question of Islam and its repression during the period of Islam Karimov’s rule in newly independent Uzbekistan. As witness to the infamous Zhaslyk prison a…
 
What does a dissenting judgement, from High Court in the 1930’s, tell us about a brilliant, but polarising, Australian. HV Evatt, better known as Doc, was an internationally recognised jurist, and a leading politician. Evatt was Australia's youngest ever High Court judge, but remains best known for taking Labor into the political wilderness during …
 
At the 1986 Cannes Film Festival, the impresarios of Cannon Films — best known for movies like Superman IV and Over the Top — showed up on the scene in matching tracksuits, with a grand vision. They announced their slate of movies for the next year or so. And while the majors were being lazy with their 15 or so movies a year, Cannon's announcement …
 
On November 18, 1965, U.S. Navy pilot Willie Sharp ejected from his F-8 fighter after being hit while positioned over a target in North Vietnam. With a cloud layer beneath him, he did not know if he was over land-where he would most certainly be captured or killed by the North Vietnamese or over the Gulf of Tonkin. As he ejected, both navy and air …
 
Eastern Europe is not a region characterized by “ancient hatred” as it’s often stated. But why has the region seen so much conflict? Historian John Connelly says it’s a place where people possess a disturbing knowledge: that in the course of history, nations come and go. Some disappear. Therefore, maintaining your culture and language has become a …
 
The boys play chicken with each other on this episode, answering a listener-suggested topic. It's Bone-in vs Boneless Wings! Ryan tries to buffalo his points through by arguing for bone-in wings. Meanwhile, Nick tries to give his spicy take on why boneless wings are better. It'll be up to our judge, Ben, to decide which side is better. Discussion p…
 
With anti-Semitism on the rise over the last few years, it is essential for institutions to be able to assess clearly whether an incident is anti-Semitic or not. For this purpose, over the last two decades many governments, companies, and international organizations have, as Joshua Muravchik discusses in this month's Mosaic essay, adopted the “work…
 
Do you worry about the teenagers in your life? If so, you’re in good company. Socrates, Aristotle and even Shakespeare wrote of the impulsiveness and peer influence of adolescents. Once, hormones were blamed. Now, MRIs tell us their brains haven’t finished developing - in key areas associated with much-maligned teenage behaviour. These include plan…
 
“A map is the greatest of all epic poems, its lines and colors show the realization of great dreams.” --Gilbert Grosvenor The Great Game raged through the wilds of Central Asia during the nineteenth century, as Imperial Russia and Great Britain jostled for power. Tsarist armies gobbled up large tracts of Turkestan, advancing inexorably towards thei…
 
Paris Marx is joined by Peter Labuza to discuss how streaming is reconfiguring Hollywood, what that means for the film and television we consume, and whether it’s time to consider antitrust action against the streaming giants. Peter Labuza is a lecturer at San Jose State University whose work focuses on the legal, financial, and political history o…
 
It's another Buttigieg supporter and this time it's the man who invented MySpace for careerist psychopaths: LinkedIn. We've endorsed his skills at making less money selling his property to Microsoft than the Minecraft guy and rehabilitating Jeffrey Epstein. He also made an Apples to Apples ripoff called "Trumped Up Cards", which you can buy at trum…
 
What does a brutal murder tell us about our attitudes to land ownership, farming, and the natural environment? There are laws in Australian limiting the clearing of native vegetation. These laws have long been controversial, and many farmers fiercely oppose them. But none have ever gone as far as farmer Ian Turnbull, who shot and killed environment…
 
In July 2021, nine summers after its then president saved the euro with three choice words (“whatever it takes”), the European Central Bank published the results of a thoroughgoing review of its strategy. A policy framework built for times when inflation posed a modest upside challenge had coped – but only just – with successive financial, sovereig…
 
This is the first of a multi part exploration of protest music in America during the late 1960s, beginning with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's Ohio, written to mourn the killing of four students by the National Guard at Kent State University in Ohio, in May 1970. By the late 1960s, the pressure of the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement had…
 
Words have the power to shape how we see the world and each other. In Telling Our Twisted Histories, host Kaniehti:io Horn guides listeners through over 70 conversations with people from 15 Indigenous communities sharing their truths about the impact of words on our perspectives, cultures, and lives. Together we will decolonize our histories – and …
 
In a world that purports to know more about the future than any before it, why do we still need speculation? Insubstantial speculations – from utopian thinking to high-risk stock gambles – often provoke backlash, even when they prove prophetic. Why does this hypothetical way of thinking generate such controversy? Gayle Rogers, author of Speculation…
 
The French Forces in Berlin were the units of the French Armed Forces stationed from 1945 until the end of the Cold War-era in West Berlin according to the agreements of the Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference. The troops were the French counterparts to the United States' Berlin Brigade and the United Kingdom's Berlin Infantry Brigade in the ci…
 
What drives you crazy more than that terrible place that you're forced to go to so you can drive? That's right, the boys are exploring different ways to fix the DMV! Ben and Nick face off against each other, each with 5 different ways to make the Department of Motor Vehicles better. Ben tries to steer his points towards a revamping aspect, while Ni…
 
It is one of the most important questions one can ask: What is the best thing Americans can do to make the country better? Dennis has an answer that you won’t expect.Column referenced: https://dennisprager.com/column/the-best-thing-most-americans-can-do-to-make-america-better/0:00 Welcome!1:02 Men And Women Are Different3:43 The Best Thing You Can …
 
Over 470 indigenous Australians have died since the royal commission thirty years ago. Indigenous people over-represented in our criminal justice system. They’re more likely to find themselves in police lock-ups and prisons. And more at risk of dying in custody. Indigenous law professor Larissa Behrendt looks at what’s behind those terrible statist…
 
Paris Marx takes a solo episode to discuss the billionaire space race. Specifically, how billionaires are selling grand futures of space travel as a PR scheme to get huge public contracts that will allow them to control the infrastructure of space. 🚨 T-shirts are now available! Tech Won’t Save Us offers a critical perspective on tech, its worldview…
 
Home to the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the city of Jerusalem has unparalleled spiritual significance for millions of people around the world. But in addition to all of its religious and philosophical importance, Jerusalem is also an actual city, with gas stations and grocery stores and office buildings…
 
Jonathon speaks with pro-life activist Bryan Kemper, founder of Rock for Life and Stand True Ministries, who is also the Director of Youth Outreach for Priests for Life. Kemper discusses his conversations with pro-abortion celebrities and what led him to combine his pro-life work with his passion for rock music, previewing his upcoming book memoir.…
 
Fear and solidarity defined both Austro Hungarian and Germany societies in August 1914. The pace of mobilisation meant that over three million soldiers in Germany alone were in uniform in just twelve days. Soldiers said emotional farewells to loved ones and took last minute photographs with sweethearts, and both German and Austro Hungarian economie…
 
This week we are taking a look at the Singh brothers. Malvinder Mohan Singh and Shivinder Mohan Singh the heirs to a generic pharmaceutical company that would be responsible for providing Africans with AIDS, junk drugs. A major source for this episode was A Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom by Katherine Eban. Sean is slowly …
 
This week the word is Variants. First they nerds discuss media with various variants of the same character: mirror universe versions, evil twins, clones, multiverse crossovers, etc. Moving on to real life stuff, Keith talks about the visit by his mom during the heat wave, and Andy talks about trying to think of something to do with 7 extra cards on…
 
The finance industry is turning away from investing in fossil fuels, consumers are forcing businesses to create more sustainable supply chains and preserving nature is being rewarded with cash incentives. Big Ideas explores how the nature of financial investment is changing to better reflect the ecosystem of the planet we live on, and how investing…
 
We've been encouraged for decades to learn an Asian language but many of us don't see the need to be bilingual. If we want deep engagement with our Asian neighbours then language learning should be a priority. In China, the government is pushing for the use of the national language Mandarin. While the benefits of a common language are understood mi…
 
Americans rely on credit to provide for their food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and other daily necessities and the 2008 financial crisis demonstrated how they relied on private financial institutions that encouraged risky lending practices. Yet federal policy makers did little to change their approach to curbing risky lending practices and …
 
Traditionalist Catholics are still reeling from the Pope's imposition of ferocious new rules limiting the celebration of the old Latin Mass. On Friday, he tore up Summorum Pontificum, Benedict XVI's document rehabilitating the pre-Vatican II ceremonies — and he did so while his predecessor was still alive. Francis's replacement, Traditionis Custode…
 
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