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In Intelligence Matters, former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell, speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry leading knowledge to make connections that provide deep insight into co ...
 
Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all aspects of our society. From history to health, national security to science, Newt offers stories, conversations, and context to uncover new perspectives, knowledge and insight. This podcast isn’t about politics; it’s about exploring the past, present, and future to understand where we’ve been and w ...
 
NBC's "Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presidents and CEOs, about the stories behind their success. This podcast features the full, unedited versions of those conversations for an even deeper look at the names in the headlines. "Sunday TODA ...
 
“Mad Money” takes viewers inside the mind of one of Wall Street’s most respected and successful money managers for free. Cramer is listeners’ personal guide through the confusing jungle of Wall Street investing, navigating through opportunities and pitfalls with one goal in mind—to help you make money. “Mad Money” features the unmatched, fiery opinions of Jim Cramer and the popular Lightning Round, in which he gives his buy, sell and hold opinions on stocks to callers.
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
The Guardian Long Read - audio versions of our regular long reads published online and in the newspaper Monday through Friday. The long reads are long form articles on a wide variety of topics from global politics to the big cultural debates of our time. For the print version go to - http://www.theguardian.com/news/series/the-long-read
 
TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
Fearless music activists. Savvy tech entrepreneurs. Social disrupters. Into Africa shatters the narratives that dominate U.S. perceptions of Africa. Host Judd Devermont, Africa program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C., sits down with policymakers, journalists, academics and other trailblazers in African affairs to shine a spotlight on the faces spearheading cultural, political, and economic change on the continent.
 
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from polarized discussions, we bring together the smartest minds to debate and dissect issues in depth, restoring civility and bringing intelligence to the public square in the process.
 
Tomorrow is a podcast hosted by Joshua Topolsky and Ryan Houlihan about what's happening right now — and next — in the world of culture, technology and the internet, music, movies, politics, and more. Whether it's dissecting the news of the day or having an in-depth conversation with a creator, deep thinker, or artist, Tomorrow will be the best hour of funny, weird, and wonderful you'll get all week.
 
Technically Legal is a podcast about legal technology, legal innovation and the impact of tech on the law and legal industry. In each episode we interview an innovator in the legal industry. Guests discuss how they are implementing legal technology and innovation into their legal departments and law firms and how listeners can too. The podcast is hosted by Chad Main, an attorney and founder of Percipient, a tech-enabled legal services provider. Chad launched Percipient on the belief that whe ...
 
The China Africa Project is a multimedia resource dedicated to exploring every aspect of China’s growing engagement with Africa. Through a combination of original content and curation of third-party material from across the Internet, the CAP’s objective is purely informational. None of the blog’s authors or producers have any vested interest in any Chinese or African position.
 
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Sitrep focuses on future Defence priorities and funding with the Armed Forces Minister James Heappey, Labour's Shadow Defence Secretary John Healey, the former Chief of the Defence Staff, Lord Richards and Professor Michael Clarke from RUSI . Plus Hannah King reports on how 'gun bubbles' are helping troops train for a deployment to Estonia. Follow …
 
A couple of Manitobans make a show of the media lying. Keean Bexte uncovers a socialist incubator. And copaganda tries out podcasting. Winnipeg-based freelance multimedia journalist Shannon VanRaes cohosts. This episode is brought to you by Dispatch, Audible, Beer Canada, and HelloFresh. References: Shannon duly noted this Narwhal article about dou…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. In 1650, a Polish artillery expert, Kazimierz Siemienowicz, published a series of drawings for a staged rocket. These drawings were recreated by the artist Larry Toschik http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The one-year-old US Space …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1632. Gezicht op Fort Zeelandia op Taiwan, 1632 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Will the Biden Administration embrace Taiwan as did the Trump Administration? @ChristianWhiton Center for National Interest. https://nypost.com/2020/…
 
2/2 Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com Image: Firework nova. Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have studied one particular explosion that may provide clues to the dynamics of other, much larger stellar eruptions. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re: China launches a lunar sampler. Long March 5 (Chang I5) is critical to C…
 
Image: Hands across the land / Keppler. Illustration shows two arms emerging from the clouds and reaching across the landscape in opposite directions, on the right is the hand of the arm that extends from the left, it is labeled "Politics" and is about to grab hold of a building labeled "The Banks", and on the left, is the hand of the arm that exte…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1884. Castle Garden--their first Thanksgiving dinner / Harper. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: Thanksgiving NYC prepares supplies for the second wave and Governor Cuomo defends POTUS from …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. The Arkansas traveller http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #TheScalaReport: Walmart cautions in the face of vaccine roll-outs and at the same time as China's aggressive promotion. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS https://www.nw…
 
Image: American Airlines flight attendants, 1933 Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org, Pacific Research Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], in re: 2/2 Many Americans are dubious about accepting the vaccine. Only France is equally doubtful. Expect private-sector mandates: schools, meat-packing plants, maybe even white-collar off…
 
Image: Inoculating eggs with yellow fever vaccine. USPHS (United States Public Health Service) Rocky Mountain Laboratory, Hamilton, Montana Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org, Pacific Research Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], in re: Three firms have vaccines said to be very efficacious. Who’s buying them and how will they …
 
As America prepares to mark Thanksgiving in the middle of a global pandemic, public health officials double down on warnings to stay home. Dr. Fauci voices his concern that with millions of Americans traveling, the pandemic could become "a humanitarian crisis." President-elect Joe Biden addresses the nation, predicting a "long-hard winter ahead." P…
 
Image: The QR Code for http://about.me/usnavy. Sean Lin, Ph.D. @XiaoxuSeanLin, former lab director of the viral disease branch of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and Executive director, Global Alliance Against Communist Propaganda and Disinformation, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: Xi Jinping proposed using a digita…
 
Image: Chile Exploration Co., Chuquicamata, Chile, S.A. Dr R. Evan Ellis, @REvanEllis, professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: The newly-elected president of Bolivia, Mr Arce, is a protégé of the disgraced Evo Morales, who’s said to be a narco…
 
Image:NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST Richard Epstein, @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re: In 1905, Jakobsen vs Massachusetts, where Jakobsen refused a vaccine. Supreme Court ruled against him; question of liberty. Jakobsen had a bad history, was afraid of dying; Court ruled that the general welfare of the public…
 
Image: The Yard, Harvard College 1/2 Richard Epstein, @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re: It's a threat to the culture to have this debt hanging over us and to have politicians move to decide what to do. Democrats are having a battle within the their party. Biden: a limited amount of release, up to $10,000, to be a…
 
The Kerala State government has backed down from amending its Police Act to include imprisonment for social media posts considered "offensive" or "defamatory". But different efforts to tackle disinformation across the country throughout 2020 indicate that we risk short-term responses without considering the long-term fall out. In this episode, Roha…
 
Image: German troops at the Soviet state border marker, 22 June 1941 Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich, by Omer Bartov As the Cold War followed on the heels of the Second World War, as the Nuremburg Trials faded in the shadow of the Iron Curtain, both the Germans and the West were quick to accept the idea that Hitler's army…
 
Image: Dust jacket of the book Mein Kampf, written by Adolf Hitler. Courtesy of the New York Public Library Digital Collection. Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich, by Omer Bartov As the Cold War followed on the heels of the Second World War, as the Nuremburg Trials faded in the shadow of the Iron Curtain, both the Germans an…
 
Image: Elements of the German 3rd Panzer Army on the road near Pruzhany, June 1941 Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich, by Omer Bartov As the Cold War followed on the heels of the Second World War, as the Nuremburg Trials faded in the shadow of the Iron Curtain, both the Germans and the West were quick to accept the idea that…
 
Image: Decal for German helmet (Heer), model 1942. Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich, by Omer Bartov As the Cold War followed on the heels of the Second World War, as the Nuremburg Trials faded in the shadow of the Iron Curtain, both the Germans and the West were quick to accept the idea that Hitler's army had been no SS, n…
 
It’s no secret that this year has been the pits. With the ongoing pandemic things have been bleak. It’s been especially bleak for all of the small businesses trying to hang on. Now that the holidays are quickly approaching I have whipped together a list of nearly 50 places to shop small in Metro Detroit for all of your gift giving needs. Throughout…
 
Twitter is revving the little blue checkmark engine back up, but it will work slightly differently than before. Stripe is either already impossibly big, or not nearly as big as it should be, depending on your point of view. Are you ready to speculate about the next generation of Apple Silicon chips? And, uniquely for this week, the week… end longre…
 
What was the first Thanksgiving really like for the pilgrims? What struggles did they endure to make the transatlantic journey from Europe to Plymouth, Massachusetts? And once they arrived, what happened to them? The first Thanksgiving is a window on the American past and was a very different experience than the holiday we celebrate today. Newt’s g…
 
We are raiding the Audio Long Reads archives and bringing you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week: For 25 years, invoking this vague and ever-shifting nemesis has been a favourite tactic of the right – and Donald Trump’s victory is its greatest triumph. By Moira Weigel. Help support our independen…
 
Megyn Kelly is joined by J.D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy" (now a Netflix movie), to talk about Trump and the 2020 election, his family and their portrayal in the movie adaptation, addiction in America, the blindspots of the Democratic party and much more. Follow The Megyn Kelly Show on all social platforms: Twitter: http://Twitter.com/MegynK…
 
In this episode of Stay Tuned, “Revisiting Patterns of Change,” Boston College History Professor Heather Cox Richardson joins Preet to discuss the evolution of the Republican Party, the danger of false political imagery, and the lasting legacy of American racism. This episode initially aired in June 2020. The re-aired episode includes new exclusive…
 
Every year, our Personal Tech team compiles a list of the best gadgets of the year, separating out the truly useful from the overhyped. This year, the list includes some very 2020-specific additions. Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern and Personal Tech Columnist Nicole Nguyen join host Amanda Lewellyn t…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1982. Artwork: "Anti-Aircraft Position in the Caucasus" Artist: Karl Sommer http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Memories of Nagorno-Karabakh before the troubles. @ProfBShaffer @FDD @ElinSuleymanov. https://www.washingtontimes.com/new…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1895. Family living in an arch under the Great Wall http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Confronting the PRC militarization of aerospace and technology trade. @edelabruyere http://horizonadvisory.org https://www.reuters.com/article/us…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1942. New York, New York. New York Times newspapers being loaded on trucks from mailroom http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The unacceptable falsehoods of the NYT Editorial "Anonymous." @LizPeek https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/liber…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920. [Littered floor of Stock Exchange after market session, New York City] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dow 30,000 points to a prosperous 2021 @LizPeek @GoxNews @TheHillBy John Batchelor
 
In this episode of Intelligence Matters: Declassified, Michael Morell speaks with David Tyson, a retired CIA officer who served in Afghanistan after 9/11. Tyson joins Michael on the anniversary of the death of fellow CIA officer, Mike Spann, the first American casualty in Afghanistan. Tyson recounts the story of Spann’s death, the battle that lead …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1944. Health in a U.S. city - a serum and vaccine farm. Children await inoculation http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dangers of an unself-aware leadership from CA to NY. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-heap-of-…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1905. NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Can the State mandate vaccinations? Joel M. Zinberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/we-dont-need-government-mandates-for-covid-vaccination-11605222…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1890. [Royal Exchange, London, England] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The UK lockdown dismantles to a Tier 2 mess with a Tory revolt. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/11/24/mps-threaten-reb…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908. Taft at polls voting http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Polling fails US and UK & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-polls-are-dead-long-live-politics-11605809242…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1911. MEXICO. BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF MEXICO CITY http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: Mexico looks to legalize marijuana & What is to be done? @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal. https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/bill-would-make-mexico-w…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. GUATEMALA. STREET SCENE, GUATEMALA CITY http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: Arson and disorder in protest of the Guatemala elite. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/22/guatemala-proteste…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1934. De Notre-Dame in Parijs, gezien vanaf de Quai de Montebello. Links de Seine die onder de Pont au Double stroomt. Rechts wandelende figuren op de Quai de Montebello. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Expectations of the Biden …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940. American military delegation calling on Haile Selassie. His Majesty, Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia, photographed during a radio broadcast. These pictures are the first to be taken for publication since His Majesty's return to become a fighting member of the United Nations http://JohnBatchelorS…
 
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