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Episode #220: Antony Loewenstein (Independent Journalist, “Disaster Capitalism)

Antony Loewenstein (Independent Journalist, “Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe”) joins the show. We discuss how disaster capitalism has spread across the globe completely unchecked, and threatens every citizen on the planet.   Show Notes You can purchase

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Episode #218: Matt Lewis (“Last Man Off”)

Matt Lewis (“Last Man Off:¬†A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas”) joins the show. We discuss how Matt landed his dream job straight out of college, but ended up fighting for his life to survive the

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Episode #217: James Shapiro (“The Year of Lear”, Columbia University)

James Shapiro (“The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606, Columbia University) joins the show. We discuss how William Shakespeare managed to write three iconic plays in a single year that were largely shaped by the current events of the day.

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Episode #189: Bart Elmore (“Citizen Coke”, Environmental Historian)

Bart Elmore (“Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism”,¬†Environmental historian at University of Alabama) joins the show. We discuss the rich, fascinating, complex, and controversial history of Coca-Cola…which remains one of the most powerful brands in the world.    

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Episode #166: Kieran Mulvaney

Kieran Mulvaney (HBO Boxing Reporter, freelance writer, “The Great White Bear: A Natural and Unnatural History of the Polar Bear”) joins the show. We discuss the upcoming slate of bouts happening on HBO and other boxing topics. Show Notes This

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