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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012 where he helps believers understand how the world works and how our faith fits. He has degrees in International Relations, Middle East Studies and International Business. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net
VENEZUELA CRISIS podcast venezuela food crisis
This two part podcast series explains the how the current crisis in Venezuela developed. Part 1 looks at the history of Venezuela and demonstrates this South American nation's unique place in the global order. Venezuela in Crisis helps you understand the news that is unfolding today.
global crisis and oil prices
This post was originally published in the spring of 2017. The examples have shifted and worsened since that time and the reality remains the same. We cannot escape the relationship between global crisis and oil prices. In the last 3 Stories in 15 Minutes podcast episode I touched on the apparent...
Every respected poll currently shows Hillary Clinton will be the next President of the United States. The Washington Post ran a story Monday entitled “The Presidency is Clinton’s to Lose.” Donald Trump has no real political platform except to say whatever needs to be said at any given moment...
islamic extremism
By the 1980s nationalism and political philosophies had failed the former Islamic world of the Middle East. Into this vacuum stepped Islamic extremist ideologies pushed in different manners by the rulers of the Shia and Sunni branches of Islam. This is part 3 in JB Shreve and the End of...
islamic extremism
Before Islamic extremism took hold in the Middle East there was actually a decline in Islam’s influence there as nationalism and political philosophies took root. Behind the scenes however, radical thinkers began looking for another route to greatness by way of their misunderstood history. This is part 2 in the...
islamic extremism
This is part 1 of the three part podcast series that look at the history of Islamic Extremism. JB Shreve looks at the early history of Islam to separate fact from fiction, or in this case revisionist history. The extremist ideas of many of the religious terrorists today were not...
boko haram fact sheet
This Boko Haram Fact sheet is part of my wider in depth look at this terrorist group. You can learn more about Boko Haram with full fact sheets, timelines, backgrounders and history here. Boko Haram Fact Sheet Boko Haram is a violent Islamic fundamentalist group based in north eastern Nigeria. Their reign...
2015 Has been labeled the "Year of Identity" with the redefinition of fundamentals in human life and society that we once took for granted. JB Shreve looks at these issues that redefine individual human identity and whether this is a safe road or not in this latest podcast episode. (Parents, this episode is rated...

Some Truth About Welfare

We all know what welfare is and as a heated and polarized election season has kicked off we will no doubt hear much about this system and its needed reform – or from some candidates its needed abolishment. Welfare, as pundits like to point out, is where our hard...
Part 2 If you are my age you remember a time when MTV actually played music videos. Today the channel is much more active in running reality TV and award shows that feature the most provocative acts aimed to gain the most post award show attention. (At what point do...