On December 30, the Democratic Republic of the Congo held elections that should have taken place more than two years ago. Last week the government announced the official winners of the elections. While much of the world celebrated the DRC’s first peaceful and democratic transition of power since independence in 1960 a select few voiced concerns. The official winners of the election did not match what the exit polls revealed on election day.
This inaugural episode of the End of History podcast is a context setter. I more or less layout the concept for what is (as...
Oxford Dictionaries has named “Post-Truth” as the 2016 word of the year. In this podcast episode we look at the ways we left the truth behind in 2016. This has been a long time coming though and JB Shreve looks back to the culture wars of the 1990s as well as the moral philosophies of absolutes and relativism that helped us to get here.
David Devadas, leading expert on the conflict and status in Kashmir visits with JB Shreve and the End of History. An important and insightful discussion about the recent terrorist attack in Kashmir.
The inevitability of war between the US and Iran is based upon the fact that all alternatives to war between the two nations are being removed.
From the Illuminati to 9/11 conspiracy theories, secret societies and the paranoia they inspire are key pieces to the history of terrorism.
The 1980s witnessed the emergence of fundamentalist Islam in the Middle East and American foreign policy had its part to play in this movement....
The origin of Christian involvement in American politics has a longer history than most people realize but it probably does not begin where you would imagine. Episode 1 of this series on the history of the religious right in America examines early 20th century Christian involvement in politics. Some of the most devoted and progressive Christians in American politics in the early 20th century would not even be allowed in the Republican party by today’s standards.
Identity politics, from the left or the right, do not fit into the standard called for by Christ. How do we carry a Good Samaritan perspective in a God Bless America world?
Ep. 2 in this series on the history of the religious right looks at the Christian nation of the 1950s. There is a reason why American conservatives...