How Everyone Got Globalization WrongListen now (52 min) | There’s a maxim that says “No two countries that both have a McDonald’s have ever fought a war against each other.” This so-called Golden Arches theory enjoyed a brief moment of prominence in the 1990s, got shaky after 9/11, and has been out-right assaulted…
Sanctions As WarListen now (35 min) | Once upon a time, an enemy would pull up to your gates with his army and surround your city so that nothing could get in or out. …
A Eulogy for Reporting on WarListen now (46 min) | Do you know all the places American troops are currently deployed? How many active duty soldiers are fighting for, ostensibly, Am…
How Music Videos Explain the War Between Armenia and AzerbaijanListen now (40 min) | Armenia and Azerbaijan are at war. Why? It’s complicated. What’s the nature of the conflict? That’s also very complicated. It’s s…
The Care and Feeding of a Republic Listen now (32 min) | Nations rise and nations fall, as do their governments. Today, some people say the United States and its treasured republican vir…
Playing with Roman allusions while America debates "the issues" and the storm clouds gather.
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Why the Military Is Streaming Video Games to Recruit the Next GenerationListen now (57 min) | The Military needs gamers. Over the past few months, the U.S. Army and Navy have spent a considerable amount of time playing vide…
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Three different ways the U.S. could end: 2020 edition
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