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Holy horrific un-natural disasters! A Malaysian Airlines passenger plane with 295 people was just shot out of the air over eastern Ukraine today killing everyone onboard! The Professor pontificates on how this bizarre attack will be spun in the press, as well as why...

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In this second podcast on the rise of ISIS, the Professor points out a variety of repercussions (to the region and the world) from the declaration of an Islamic State by the radical group that has been destabilizing SYria and Iraq. Some of the ripples in the pond...

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Iraq is A-Wreck

A radical fringe Islamic group names ISIS is fighting to establish a extremist Islamic state in Iraq and Syria…and beyond. They control eastern Syria, western Iraq, just took control of Iraq’s 2nd biggest city of Mosul, and are advancing on the capital Bagdad! What...

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Holy historic spaces! Has it really been 70 years? Indeed! on June 6th 2014, we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France….a major turning point in World War 2, and even in world history, the repercussions of which we can still see...

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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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