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We're joined by Robbie Martin of Media Roots Radio to discuss the 2001 Anthrax attacks in the United States and explore the case of Matt Dehart, an incarcerated hackactivist who claims to have received documents linking the bio-terrorism event to elements of the CIA. It's a story so bizarre that you might not believe it but listen to our overview o…
 
This week we look at Nelson Rockefeller and his time in U.S politics. We briefly cover the Rockefeller wealth and will take a longer look at that on a future episode. On this episode we dive into the policies of the republicans of this brief era and how some of them were more progressive than what democrats propose today. For this discussion we are…
 
Join us as we get into the weeds of Eurodollars, the Libor rigging scandal during the 2008-9 financial crisis, and the Libor replacement known as SOFR (the "secured overnight financing rate"). SOFR is supposed to be safe against manipulation that happened to Libor; but is it? We'll look at the mechanics of how Wall Street and London City bankers co…
 
We were thrilled to interview David Enrich, the Business Investigations Editor at the New York Times and the author of 'Dark Towers Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction'. On this episode we discuss the odd deaths plaguing the banking industry, he explains mirror trading and how it relates to money laundering, and he answers…
 
This week we return to our multi part profile of the infamous Deustche Bank. This episode looks at the 50 years after world war 2 and the beginning of this century. We continue to discuss the Nazi gold they stole from the teeth of people to fund the will of the Nazi’s, to the multiple connections to the CIA over the years and lastly the acquisition…
 
This week we tackle the richest man in Europe, and briefly this year, the richest man in the world, luxury megabillionaire Bernard Arnault. We investigate his privileged upbringing, the sketchy background of the company he built his wealth on, and speculate on his relationship with Alligator mississippiensis. Part 2 will be available later this wee…
 
For our triumphant return from summer vacation we profile the Fanjul brothers, two Florida billionaires who had to flee their native Cuba when Fidel Castro came to power. This may have had something to do with the fact that they trace their wealth to slave run sugar plantations and their former mansion is now a museum to the cruelty of the sugar in…
 
This week we're joined by Molly Lambert and Jonny Coleman of NOlympics LA to discuss California real estate billionaire Rick Caruso and the upcoming 2028 LA Olympics. We review the shady history of the games, the role of Epstein connected LA power broker Casey Wasserman in bringing them to the city, and the devastating impact of the 1984 Olympics o…
 
On this episode we cover the Italian stallion the lawyer with no law practice under his belt Gianni Agnelli. We cover how he was born with wealth from his grandfather, which included a 20 year long bender enjoying the exciting life of international playboy. This episode features such known guest stars as Winston Churchill, Mussolini, Gaddafi and He…
 
This week we talk about DIY asshole Bernie Marcus, the man who says he built his $6.6 billion Home Depot fortune from scratch. We discuss the weird lies behind his origin story, his abuse of his workers, his illegal union busting, and the fact that he's profited off of keeping Home Depot stores open during the covid-19 pandemic. Home Depot refuses …
 
Part 2 of our profile on Sanford I Weill and his role at Citigroup we will take a longer look at Citi group in our last part of this trilogy. This episode covers Sandy Weill’s children and their misdeeds into falling upward in a no consequence system. The tarnished relationship between sandy and his former protégé Jamie Dimon and we close out the e…
 
The first part of our 3 part series exploring the saga of Citigroup, the first American bank to become too big to fail. We follow the career of its billionaire CEO Sandy Weill: a rich kid from Brooklyn who had a dream to climb the corporate ladder by smashing up a million people's pensions, health benefits, salaries, and then to make a corporate mo…
 
In our 2 part series on one of the richest families to ever exist, the basis for the Orson Wells classic Citizen Kane and a man who was kicked out of Harvard for shenanigans involving mailing his poop we discuss the illustrious Hearst Family. Covering George Hearst, the father of the megalomaniac William Rutherford Hearst the man of the hour. We co…
 
Re release so people have better access to the episode. We use Google Hangouts to explain the rise of Eric Yuan and Zoom video conferencing -- all from the quarantine underground. Eric wants you to socially distance yourselves from his personal history and source of wealth, but we've got the details: burning down his neighbor's chicken coup, secret…
 
We freebased DayQuil and recorded a podcast episode about Vice billionaire Shane Smith. This one delves into Smith's murky backstory, Vice's humble beginnings as a media property pump and dump, Vice union busting, and Smith's racist friend Gavin McGinnes.About ten minutes before the episode ends there were some technical difficulties (somebody forg…
 
On this episode we discuss founder of the Unification Church, the Washington Times, North Korea’s Pyonghwa Motors, and Humanity’s Savior/first parent/successor of Christ Himself Sun Myung Moon. We delve into his teenage experience of being visited by Jesus, his time in a North Korean prison camp, building a fortune investing his followers’ candle s…
 
This week we are sad to end our run of billionaires endorsing Pete Buttigieg. We cover the billionaire Mimi Haas who married Peter E. Haas a heir to the Levi Strauss estate. Find out how your boomer relatives’ favorite garment is directly connected to 30 years of labor abuse, slavery and sex trafficking. We spend a few minutes up front discussing S…
 
This week we profile Mexican Jew Daniel Lubetzky who’s fathers experience in the holocaust informed his views on making money the “Kind” way. The kindest way to make the world a better place by profiting from the slave labor of chocolate, the palm oil farmers burning their trees to maintain their deadlines and the horrendous amount of water utilize…
 
This week we're joined by Adam Sokol to talk student loan billionaire, media mogul, and poker jackass Cary Katz. Adam talks about his experiences moderating for Katz's media property The Blaze and we find absolutely no connections between Katz and a different successful businessman, gun rights advocate, and poker enthusiast from Las Vegas.Follow Ad…
 
By popular demand we've unlocked our recent episode running down what just occurred in the Iowa Caucuses. After we recorded this episode DNC chair Tom Perez immediately followed the news that Bernie Sanders was victorious in Iowa by announcing that there would be a recount. As we've always said this is all just a big misunderstanding and there is n…
 
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