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Wind of Change

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Wind of Change

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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.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
 
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I read Reddit stories with emotion and with funny voices. My most popular subreddits are r/Prorevenge, r/Entitledparents, and r/Choosingbeggars Subscribe to unlock bonus episodes: https://anchor.fm/rslash/subscribe
 
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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 ...
 
Monday, November 9, 2009, is the 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, an event that changed history. Many of our students were not even born when the Wall fell, and yet they have grown up in a world that was shaped by the political, social, geographic, and cultural significance of that event. To commemorate this important day in history, several members of the UW Oshkosh faculty have organized a series of presentations and exhibitions to explore the impact of the Wall and new wor ...
 
Break out the beach towels and reserve the best spot as we attempt to untangle the Anglos from the Saxons, the Boche from the Britishers and the Tommies from the Jerries. Historian Katja Hoyer is a German living in England. Journalist Oliver Moody is a Brit living in Berlin. Between them they plan to discuss the past and present of Anglo-German relations. Why have German chancellors and British Prime Ministers so rarely got along? Why are the Germans obsessed with British comedy? And what ha ...
 
Radio GDR. Life in the former East Germany holds an ongoing fascination for a lot of people. Join us as we learn more about the former East Germany. Radio German Democratic Republic is a podcast designed to educate and inform on the life and times of East Germany. Radio GDR is hosted by Anke Holst who grew up in the GDR and Shane Whaley, a Brit, who has had a lifelong fascination with East Germany.
 
Bestselling author Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the thrilling conclusion to his Century Trilogy, a saga of five intertwined families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — who loved, hated, fought and lived large through the 20th century and its social, political and economic turmoil. Ken Follett talks about the Trilogy and the dramatic events that bring it to a close, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the tension of the Cold War and the struggle for civil rights in ...
 
Bestselling author Ken Follett discusses Edge of Eternity, the thrilling conclusion to his Century Trilogy, a saga of five intertwined families — American, German, Russian, English and Welsh — who loved, hated, fought and lived large through the 20th century and its social, political and economic turmoil. Ken Follett talks about the Trilogy and the dramatic events that bring it to a close, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the tension of the Cold War and the struggle for civil rights in ...
 
Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institution—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
John Huff is trying – trying to see the silver linings, trying to be more conscious, trying to unlock his creative self. Join him for (mostly) positive and uplifting talk, with wild diversions into music, history, comedy, spirituality, road stories, and what happened yesterday. Hey, good things happen when you put yourself out there!
 
He’s from the Church. She’s from the garden...of Weeden. They’re from different worlds with the same goal. To engage & explore the cannabis culture...from both sides. Join medicinal user, model & advocate Marijane Baker and non-consumer, former youth pastor & current clean comedian Timmy Boyle for a unique, funny & educational look into the magical, controversial and, for some, forbidden world of weed. On this weekly podcast, Timmy & Mj (a real life “mixed” couple) bring their cannabis pillo ...
 
Thinking is hard, but necessary. Our goal is to have our listeners look a little deeper into their daily lives and surrounds. To not just accept things as "this is just the way things are" but rather to become curious of "how did 'things' become this way". Look Beyond Face Value is a podcast that dives beyond the surface, exploring the origins, motivations, and stories of historical and more recent events.Why do we celebrate St. Patrick's Day? What are "Hemingways Cats"? Who was Helen Keller ...
 
Welcome to The Past, The Promise, The Presidency, Season One: Race and the American Legacy! This season explores one of the most pressing issues in all of American history—the country’s troubled and difficult history of race relations. This podcast focuses on the history of the nation’s most powerful office, the President of the United States, and its complex relationship with race. Race and the American Legacy tell the full story of our country’s past, and its promise, and what the future m ...
 
Half-Asked is a weekly podcast, listen in as we talk about Pittsburghese, Tics, the Mayans and pretty much anything else we think is informative or interesting, please note that while we like to think that we know what we are talking about, we clearly don’t. Nothing that we say or write should be taken as facts, we get our info from the internet. We do use adult humor and topics that are not suitable for children, anyone who acts like children or are easily offended. You have been warned. Su ...
 
Host, Christine Kozachuk, is a real-life Coal Miner’s daughter. She suffered a life of poverty, giving birth to her first child at age 13 and two more by the time she was 18 with an abusive husband. Christine courageously walked out with her 3 children, and transformed her life with a new husband and a 6-figure business. Her show, “Women Who Triumph” includes stories from extraordinary women like Christine, who survived unthinkable circumstances to become unstoppable.
 
Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: "where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?". Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel+Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.
 
World’s Greatest Love Stories is a podcast that celebrates the most compelling, inspiring, memorable real-life love stories from yesterday and today. Each episode embarks on the historical and romantic journey of one couple, unveiling the events and unique circumstances that bring them together and that create an unforgettable story. By combining intimate details with the most defining moments of each relationship, the series examines what it takes to cultivate meaningful love while giving u ...
 
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Death Techno /// Podcast Mix Series

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Death Techno is a bi-weekly mix show ran by Jack! Who? serving up Exclusive Techno sets from around the world from hand picked underground DJ talent to established artists. Please check out our site http://deathtechno.com for more info... We are premiere on soe.fm in Germany then available for streaming and download shortly after via SoundCloud that now has over 4,900 Followers. Some guests featured so far are... Alex Dolby, Erphun, Hefty, Heron, Joachim Spieth, L.A.W, Mike Wall, Miss Sunshi ...
 
Plus Eins recordings launched in february 2011 and quickly established itself as one of the brightest new stars within Berlin’s glittering galaxy of electronic music labels, producers and DJs. Founded and owned by Jens Fuchs and Tim Hrymon, the label boasts a sound that is simultaneously familiar and innovative. Rooted in the classic structures of techno and minimal, Plus Eins recordings has harnessed the triple threat approach: its records reference vintage dancefloor minimalism, engage wit ...
 
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Peter Noce & Harry Posner

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From Canada, with Peter Noce, a media producer and technology trainer/tutor and Harry Posner, a writer, author and Dufferin County’s first Poet Laureate; sharing our interests and passions with you, on 'The Sill'. The original concept of our podcast was to explore areas relating to Art and Technology, evolving into a virtually ‘no limits’ conversation. Neither of us are experts, nor profess to be. We are on the same level as the listener, offering up ideas and thoughts that come from our lif ...
 
So my friends... Its been four years since my first yeaarmix that started off the Love Locked Podcast in which I have tried to bring you The Best new releases of Electronic Dance music. each and every month. You can Download or listen to Love Locked with JD Love 48 Yearmix 2012 now at the links below. There are so many great tunes that get missed out of yearmixes by the bigger DJ's and it just becomes about promoting tunes on their label.. and then everyone just copies that and not actually ...
 
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r/Maliciouscompliance In today's episode, OP has a couple of obnoxious neighbors who try to pressure OP into paying for a brand new fence between their two properties. They refuse to contribute any money to the fence, so OP takes some creative liberties by constructing a massive concrete wall that would put the Berlin Wall to shame. Oh, and he made…
 
This week's crisis could have ended with the world in a giant blaze of nuclear flame, but it didn't. In fact, it's an example of how a crisis can be handled so effectively, that most people don't even remember it as a crisis. This week, we are talking about the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. It's November, 1989. Reagan famousl…
 
On behalf of The Heritage Foundation and the Reagan Alumni Association, please join us for a fascinating conversation about a pivotal moment in world history—the fall of the Berlin Wall. On November 9th, 1989, in a remarkable display of people power, the Berlin Wall collapsed. The collapse of the Berlin Wall was due in large part to President Ronal…
 
The Noobie & The Doobie celebrate World Freedom Day by looking back at the Berlin Wall, looking inward to our personal walls & discussing how we can all move mountains with Canadian rapper Choclair. Also, Mj rants about the death of cannabis retail and Timmy reviews the stoner classic, "Harold & Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay" AND much more... **…
 
In 1989, MTV broadcast the fall of the Berlin Wall. In 2021, Heather and Jameson talked about, and some other stuff. Tune in this week to hear about the Berlin wall (Check out this article: “MTV’s revolutionary hour on the Berlin Wall” https://tinyurl.com/78bt56va), how annoying Bono is (very), Jameson’s lack of appreciation for Hedwig and the Angr…
 
The Berlin Wall was an icon of the Cold War and a physical embodiment of the divide between East and West. Its rise and fall was a microcosm of the conflict and its fall marked the beginning of a new post-Cold War world. Today on the podcast Dan is joined by two eyewitnesses to the wall to hear first-hand its physical and psychological impact. Firs…
 
RUSH: Grab audio sound bite number three. The TNT network does television coverage of the NBA. Now, we all know what’s happened to late-night comedy. It doesn’t exist anymore. There isn’t any. Late-night comedy has become left-wing agenda-driven anger and hate. Rather than looking for laughs from their audiences, late-night comics and stand-up comi…
 
r/AmITheA**hole In today's episode, OP is a married woman trying to care for her child while her lazy husband sits around and watches Netflix all day. Money gets tight, so OP decides that paying for baby food is more important than paying for Hulu, Netflix, Amazon video, and other streaming services. Her husband gets pissed off at OP for taking awa…
 
In a special episode of the podcast, Dan and his team hit the road after receiving a call about the discovery of a hoard of rare Iron Age coins, at a secret location in the New Forest. At the St Barbe Museum in Lymington, Dan speaks to the detectorists who made the discovery of a lifetime and to Professor Emeritus Tony King about what these coins a…
 
The U.S. has held six rounds of indirect talks with Iran about reviving the flawed 2015 nuclear deal, which the Trump Administration withdrew from in 2018. Although the Biden Administration seeks to re-enter the agreement, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and then follow up with another agreement to “lengthen and stre…
 
RUSH: Ronald Brownstein (former Los Angeles Times and now with the National Journal; that’s the Hotline crew) with a long story entitled, ‘White Flight — President Obama’s path to a second term may rely on states shaped by the same social forces he embodies,’ and what this story does quite graphically is illustrate that our man-child president of c…
 
President Joe Biden’s first “Summit for Democracy” will meet on December 9-10, 2021. The summit is billed as an opportunity for political leaders, the private sector, and civil society to renew democracy at home and confront autocracies abroad. The idea of democratic cooperation is appealing. But the Administration’s catastrophic failure in Afghani…
 
This week on The Past, The Promise, The Presidency, we are exploring a tragic national crisis that hits very close to home in 2021. The crisis of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Having lived through two years of a new coronavirus pandemic, we all intimately understand just how confusing and terrifying it can be for patients, doctors, and yes, presidents to …
 
Please note that this episode contains the use of explicit language right from the very beginning. Ridley Scott, a prolific director and producer, is responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed films of all time. While "Alien" (1979) and "Blade Runner" (1982), are regarded as significantly influential sci-fi films, "Gladiator" (2000) and …
 
RUSH: The police chief in Chicago is furious. The police superintendent, Eddie Johnson, who announced these charges against Smollett in the first place. If you’re just turning on the radio, the Chicago DA, the state attorney, Kim Foxx, who had recused herself from this case, has announced that charges against Jussie Smollett have been dropped, and …
 
r/AmITheA**hole OP has an incredibly toxic mother-in-law who is always snooping around in OP's home and interfering with her private life. She even steals OP's engagement ring under the pretense that she's getting it cleaned. OP decides to turn the tables on her mother-in-law by telling her that the ring is cursed! OP's grandma performed an ancient…
 
Dust off that acoustic guitar sitting in the corner and get ready to jam, softly, with Heather and Jameson this week as they explore MTV Unplugged, the musical program launched in 1989 featuring a bevy of musical artists playing, well, acoustic instruments. Jameson recounts the time he gifted Tori Amos a homemade necklace (um, thanks?) and continue…
 
A mother struggles with her son's choice to have a religious wedding, a high schooler with a funny name becomes a pole vaulter, a social scientist commutes to war torn countries for work, and a comedian confronts a heckler. Hosted by The Moth's Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of …
 
Actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger joins Dan in conversation on today's podcast about Winston Churchill, who was born on this day in 1874. They talk about Arnie's admiration for the former British Prime Minister as a leader and a thinker, how he modelled his own governorship on Churchill while in office from 2003-2011, an…
 
RUSH: Okay. The Jussie Smollett (or Smollett, however he pronounces it) case. When this whole thing happened, you’ll notice (if you are a regular, careful listener) that I didn’t go to there. To me, there was something that didn’t look right or smell right. And when I saw all of these Hollywood people immediately jump on this thing and start claimi…
 
Priti Patel was appointed Secretary of State for the United Kingdom Home Department on 24 July 2019. She was elected Conservative MP for Witham in May 2010. Patel was Secretary of State for International Development from July 2016 to November 2017. Patel served as Minister of State for Employment from May 2015 until July 2016. She was Exchequer Sec…
 
r/Maliciouscompliance In today's episode, OP is a sound technician at a recording studio. He has a rather interesting interaction with a expert producer who wants him to complete a rush order. The situation is a little fishy, but OP is a professional so he does his best to make his client happy. A few days later, the hotshot millionaire who was ban…
 
Today, author and journalist John Pomfret shares details about the true story of an interesting alliance involving Polish spies aiding the United States. After years of working against each other, ex-communist spies in Poland following a democratic election ended up working hand in hand with the country they'd been pinned against for most of the Co…
 
Winston Churchill was many things a writer, politician, journalist, painter but the defining aspect of his career was as a war leader. Warfare infused his life from its very beginning due to his relation to the Duke of Marlborough and a childhood re-enacting the Battle of Waterloo in the ground of Blenheim Palace. As a young man, he saw conflict at…
 
r/Choosingbeggars Ladies, have I got the perfect opportunity for you! This choosing beggar is looking for a free place to live. You'll have to feed them, clothe them, and basically provide for all of their needs -- completely for free! Oh, and one important thing: you'll also need to breastfeed this person and just in general act like you're their …
 
The result of his complicated legacy, the death of South Africa's last apartheid president, F W de Klerk, on November 11 2021 generated a flood of differing assessments. De Klerk wrote himself into the history of South Africa on February 2 1990, when he announced the unbanning of the African National Party (ANC) and other liberation movements, as w…
 
The three Mirabal sisters were leading figures in the Dominican Republic's opposition movement against the dictator General Rafael Trujillo. They were all killed on the 25th November 1960. We hear from the daughter of one of them, Minerva, who tells us about her family and from Professor Elizabeth Manley on the Mirabal sister's legacy in the Domini…
 
r/Entitledparents In today's post, OP is a young teen who has vitiligo. OP goes on vacation with her family and has a truly unfortunate encounter with a Karen at the beach. The Karen says that OP is traumatizing her child because of OP's skin condition. When OP plays at the beach, this Karen is dumb enough to think that OP is contaminating the enti…
 
On 17 July 1975 the first manned international space mission, carried out jointly by the United States and the Soviet Union. Millions of people around the world watched on television as a United States Apollo module docked with a Soviet Union Soyuz capsule. The project, and its memorable handshake in the heavens, was a symbol of détente between the…
 
RUSH: Now, I mentioned at the beginning of the program that it’s normally at Christmastime that I get all sentimental and thankful about the wonderful things that have happened to me because of you and that have accrued to me and my family because of you. And I don’t know why Christmastime as opposed to Thanksgiving, but I thought I would switch it…
 
r/Tinder Are you looking for love? Well so are these folks, including some of the biggest red flags to ever hit the dating world. This one girl says that she's a nympho, but she also straight-up admits that she's a "master manipulator." How dumb would you have to be to date someone who proudly says that about themselves? It's like a giant red flag …
 
From Gladiator to Rome Total War to Star Wars, today the Praetorians are one of the most distinctive military units of Imperial Rome. It was their job to protect the Roman Emperor and his household, a task for which they hold a somewhat ‘chequered’ record (especially when we focus in on the Praetorian Prefects). But what do we know about this unit’…
 
So the real story of Thanksgiving. It is a tradition on this program. And this is the time of year, to me, the holiday season begins and I think to most people. This time of year I just become overwhelmed with so many emotions, memories. And the way I'm built, most of my memories are positive. I think, in my case, when I think of nostalgia or the p…
 
r/AmITheA**hole OP is stuck in a shitty situation, so to speak. For some reason, her husband hasn't figured out how to wipe himself, so all of his underwear is covered in disgusting stains. And despite this, her husband has the audacity to criticize OP about her feminine hygeine products. OP blasts her husband by saying, "I'll do a better job of di…
 
You know you didn’t ask for a bonus episode and likely didn’t realize you wanted a bonus episode, but here’s a very special episode for Thanksgiving! Heather is spending the day in Connecticut with family wearing softpants, Jameson is cooking a turkey boob for family and friends, both are avoiding the Beehive Bowl. And when you watch the parade tod…
 
Thomas Kendrick was at the very centre of British Intelligence operations throughout the first half of the twentieth century. He combined a public face of an English gentleman whilst privately masterminding MI6's spy networks throughout Europe. Perhaps his finest hour came in the run-up to the Second World War when stationed in Vienna as a British …
 
RUSH: Douglas Brinkley is a Frank Luntz kind of guy. He’s a pollster, he’s a presidential historian, he’s at Rice University, and he was on CNN Saturday as the Drive-By Media continues to discuss what Trump is going to do when he leaves the White House. For example, here’s a Politico headline: “Trump Threatens to Wreak Havoc on GOP From Beyond the …
 
r/TIFU In today's episode, OP does vet work. A friend approaches OP and asks if she can provide a remedy for a constipated horse. OP happily makes apple-crunch snacks laced with extra-strength horse laxatives. She sticks the snacks in the fridge... and later her roommate discovers the tasty treats. He eats about 3, and accidentally poisons himself …
 
The Doctor is in! On this episode, The Noobie and The Doobie celebrate Dr. Who Day & teach Timmy how to pop seeds. Also, Canadian rapper Choclair discusses collaborating across music genres. And Timmy & Mj break the news about Wile E Coyote catching Roadrunner; reveal the character played by the most actors; solve the Miley/Hannah mystery AND much …
 
Over a million Indian soldiers served during the First World War, but many of the records of the soldiers who fought valiantly for the Allied cause had been lost - hiding their stories from history. Until now. Discovered in a basement of a museum in Lahore, Pakistan, where they had been left unread for 97 years, these newly recovered documents have…
 
RUSH: The CDC, the Centers for Disease Control, urging everybody to do nothing, go nowhere, stay home during Thanksgiving. By all means, don’t do anything. Stay where you are. Stay hunkered down. That’s what Americans are known for. They hunker down in the corner. Find the cubbyhole where you live where the Navy SEALs have to be thrown in there to …
 
r/AmITheA**hole In today's episode, OP inherits a house from a deceased family member. OP's cousin, who's a single mom, shows up and expects OP to literally just hand over her house, completely free. Even OP's relatives are asking OP to sign over the house because single moms have such a struggle. Do you think OP is the butthole for refusing to han…
 
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