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Mar 14, 2023

Today we are talking to historian and professor Dr. Francis J. Gavin about his article in the Texas National Security Review entitled "I Was Wrong. Now What?" In the interview we go and discuss the idea of intellectual humility, why it's so hard to find in academic/analytical circles and the larger society, and why in...

Mar 7, 2023

We get back into our series on Stalin with Labor Issues Chair Dr. Nick Partyka, discussing Stalin's rise in the Soviet government in the 1920s, discussing everything from economic policies to how Soviet government officials were even chosen.



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Mar 2, 2023

Today we chat with friend of the show Mark Provost about the situation in East Palestine, using it as a launching pad to discuss larger issues in the US and around the world, from the environment and climate change to economics, in both the short and long-term.



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Feb 10, 2023

Today we have a roundtable of several past interviewees Cyrarh Hawkins, Bryan Gordon, and our own Labor Issues Chair Dr. Nick Partyka, to discuss the topic of mass shootings in the US, everything from the issues of guns, to mental health, to the urban/rural divide on the question of the gun.

Jan 3, 2023

In our first episode of the new year, we interview Professor Emeritus Kenneth J. Surin about his two most recent articles in Counterpunch, discussing the economic and social problems in the UK, drawing parallels to what is going on in the US, and if there is any hope to be had in such a bleak situation.