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.
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.
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.
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?
This final episode in our podcast series on the religious right explores how the religious right ends in America. We go from the heights of power to 2016.
My podcast series on the History of Terrorism continues with the story of Irish Terrorism. This episode looks at the origins of the conflict between the Irish and the British and moves through the 19th century and all the way to Michael Collins and the Irish Free State.
Less than two weeks ago LynnDee Summers and I released this podcast that discussed an obscure story about the mystery illness in China. Since...