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Ebola: World War E?

Ebola! Yikes! Is it the most lethal virus the world has ever seen that might wipe out the human species, much like a Zombie moive? Not likely. But the Professor goes long form in this podcast to point out the geography, history, and true danger potential of this virus...

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Tiananmen, Take 2?

Holy Hong Kong Phooey! Pro-democracy protest have erupted in Hong Kong, shutting this world city down, and causing a direct face-off with the powerful Chinese government! The Professor explains the background of this flashpoint face-off, and the repercussions that will...

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Holy kilt-lifter! A historic Scottish vote goes down tomorrow, Sept 18, to determine the fate of a future state called Scotland! The Professor talks about why this is happening, as well as the much bigger repercussions it has for Europe and the world!

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So much sovereignty shenanigans happening across the planet right now that the Professor was compelled to crank out an update! Due to the actions of both Russia in Ukraine and ISIS in the Middle East, it appears that the modern definition of sovereignty (based on...

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Well, hundreds of you asked for it, and now you got it: Here is my take on the current domestic drivel. A self-inflicted wound, the US debt debacle is now a global problem that will affect the planet, and ultimately is a threat to the world economy, the US role in the...

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Interviews

World Leaders

Cristina Kirchner

President of Argentina

“Don’t cry for me Argentina!” was a song written in 1978 for the musical Evita based on the life of a famous female political figure in Argentine history, Eva Peron. However, Eva Peron is the old leading lady in the history of Argentina…the new star of this...

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Janet Yellen

15th Chair of the Federal Reserve of United States

Janet Yellen is the main woman of monetary policy in the US, the big Kahuna of the bucks, the head of the Fed! Technically the title is “The Chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System” which is the head of the central banking system of the...

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Yukiya Amano

Director General of IAEA

First off, what is the IAEA you ask?  The IAEA is an intergovernmental organization based in Vienna.  It was established as an autonomous organization on July 29, 1957.  Even though it was established independently of the United Nations, it still has to report to the...

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