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A podcast about the politics and the history of the eastern Europe - including, but not limited to the current state of Russia, politics of the EU, history of the USSR and the region in general. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theeasternborder. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Edited and produced sessions of Matryoshka, a cosmic horror investigation rpg set in the USSR during the Cold War. Each season is self-contained, but all of the Matryoshka seasons are in the same continuity/world. If you're new, start with season 1 episode 1! The season 0 Matryoshka episodes are non-canonical, and the episodes of The Pattern of Autumn were an unfinished fantasy campaign that has nothing to do with Matryoshka. Music from each episode is listed on https://redgametable.com For ...
 
Americans believed the Soviet Union was cut off from the West. Nothing went in. And very little came out. Yet, tens of thousands of Americans visited their Cold War rival annually. What did they find behind the Iron Curtain? Teddy Goes to the USSR, a new six-part podcast series follows one such American, Teddy Roe, to shine light on Soviet tourism, police surveillance, consumerism, race, and everyday life through his extraordinary three-month trip to the Soviet Union in 1968.
 
Season 1: In this series we follow a group of Emerald Magistrates, recently elevated and assigned to the troublesome jurisdiction of Hirosaka. We will accompany them as they make the city their home, pursue nefarious plots and enforce the law of the land and the Will of the Scion of Heaven. As seasons turn, rebuilding will give way to war, harvest and intrigue — offering them fresh opportunities to shape the River of Gold and the Empire. Season 2: In the year 197X, the two imperial powers of ...
 
Hello and welcome to andallthat.co.uk’s new podcast series: Meet the Historians. Over the course of this first series I will be talking to a number of historians who have written about the Soviet Union and finding out a bit more about their historical methods and approaches. I will also be exploring their interpretations of key topics such as: Stalin’s wartime leadership; the effectiveness of Khrushchev’s de-Stalinisation programme; and the reasons for the breakup of the USSR. The series wil ...
 
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My Dark Path

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My Dark Path

MF Thomas, Creator & Host

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My Dark Path explores the fringes of history, science, and the paranormal. In every episode, creator and host MF Thomas illuminates a topic taken from the dark corners of our world. Combining his personal, on-location research with insights from experts, researchers and historians, every episode will intrigue, excite, and perhaps, send a shiver down your spine. Visit www.mydarkpath.com for more information.
 
The latest in Marxist theory and analysis, brought to you by Socialist Revolution, the US section of the International Marxist Tendency. In the midst of capitalism's global meltdown, we provide class-struggle perspectives and revolutionary strategy for achieving socialism in our lifetime. More news updates and theoretical analysis available at socialistrevolution.org
 
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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

Paul Letters and Noreen Mir (RTHK Radio 3)

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Each month historian Paul Letters delves back into events from This Month in History. The focus is on modern history, with anaylsis of how historical events shape our modern world. For example, we talked to the US fighter pilot who stepped into the March 1969 conflict between China and the USSR which caused the "Madman" nuclear alert.
 
To many, Russia, and the wider Eurasia, is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. But it doesn’t have to be. The SRB Podcast dispels the stereotypes and myths about the region with lively and informative interviews on Eurasia’s complex past, present, and future. New episodes drop weekly with an eclectic mix of topics from punk rock to Putin, and everything in-between. Subscribe on your favorite podcasts app, grab your headphones, hit play, and tune in. Eurasia will never appear th ...
 
To commemorate 30 years since the Soviet Union’s disintegration, Forbes journalist Katya Soldak - director of the feature length documentary, The Long Breakup - hosts a series of conversations with entrepreneurs, cultural figures and business people who experienced life during the transition from socialism to capitalism in former Soviet bloc countries as the Cold War ended and the Iron Curtain lifted. What was it like during those wild years as these nations broke free of communist governmen ...
 
A series of episodes to help develop an awareness and understanding of major issues in History and Politics across the USA, UK, Europe and global politics and ideologies; everything for the A Level History, Politics, GCSE History and just those with a curiosity and interest.
 
Early victories by the USSR in a global nuclear war cause the United Nations government to retreat to the moon leaving behind troops and fierce autonomous robots called “Claws”, which reproduce and redesign themselves in unmanned subterranean factories. After six bloody years of conflict the Soviets call for an urgent conference and UN Major Joseph Hendricks sets out to meet them. Along the way he will discover what the Claws have been up to, and it isn’t good… - Second Variety was first pub ...
 
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UnTextbooked

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UnTextbooked

The History Co:Lab and Pod People

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A history podcast for the future. Brought to you by teen changemakers who are looking for answers to big questions. We interview famous historians who have some of the answers. These intergenerational conversations bring the full power of history to you with the depth and vividness that most textbooks lack. Real history, to help you find answers to your big questions. UnTextbooked makes history unboring forever.
 
The Soviet Union has won the Space Race and American astronauts never landed on the Moon. Told through radio news broadcasts in 1968 and 1969, The Soyuz Files takes you from the skyscrapers of Manhattan to the spires of the Kremlin. Join investigative journalist Jack Schechter as he gets swept up in the intrigue of two rocket scientists, a Soviet diplomat, and the lies that hold everything together. Presented by The West, an LA-based multimedia storytelling collective. See more of our work o ...
 
What are the differences between individual and minority rights? How did the League of Nations and United Nations attempt to address the topic of human rights? Right now, we define human rights as the rights to which all people are inherently entitled to as a result of being a human being. From the creation of the League of Nations in 1920 it’s been accepted that everyone should be protected under a set of natural or legal laws, but how has the definition of these rights changed since they w ...
 
My name is Allison Kugel, and over the past decade, I’ve interviewed hundreds of celebrities and public figures. My interviews are revealing, fun, and above all else, human. I’ve had a front row seat with some of the most accomplished people on this planet, and it’s truly been a gift; a gift I now want to share with you through this podcast. I’ll be interviewing some amazing artists and pop culture figures, and including some of my signature questions, like, “What did you come into this life ...
 
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A class on the counter-revolution in the USSR. Here we read from the text Socialism Betrayed and learn how the counter-revolution impacted the future of the world and our work today.Connect with PSMLS: linktr.ee/peoplesschoolSign up to join the PSMLS mailing list and get notified of new Zoom classes every Tuesday and Thursday: eepurl.com/h9YxPbLite…
 
Sopiko Japaridze and Bryan Gigantino from the podcast Reimagining Soviet Georgia join Breht to discuss the history of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic. Together they discuss Georgian-born communist Joseph Stalin, what socialist construction in Georgia was like, daily life for working class people in Soviet Georgia, the collapse of the USSR an…
 
The shadow of the iron curtain looms over Eastern Europe again. Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine is the latest move to put back together the Russian empire lost at the dissolution of the U.S.S.R. Canadian journalist Paule Robitaille lived in the former Soviet Union and witnessed its collapse; recently, she returned to Ukraine, Latvia and…
 
Go east! Kasia and Dan tackle a satirical boardgame about queuing in Cold War-era Poland and go deep into 'Ostalgie' -- how do people remember the Soviet era, especially people who don't actually remember the Soviet era? Pioneers, communist pickles and coffee made from acorns all feature, along with 'Good Bye, Lenin!' and an immersive theatrical ex…
 
Seeing cigarette smoking as a cultural phenomenon of Western modernity is perhaps easier when the test case is outside the US where the narrative is dominated by Big Bad Tobacco and litigation. Tricia Starks's two volume study does just that. Her second volume, Cigarettes and Soviets: Smoking in the USSR (Cornell University Press, 2022) traces the …
 
The Russian Revolution was the greatest event in history, with the working class and poor taking power into their own hands for the first time. In this talk, Keelan Kellegher will discuss the Stalinist degeneration of the USSR that led to its demise.📚 You can learn more about the Soviet Union in Ted Grant's book 'Russia: From Revolution to Counter-…
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1, Part 6 of Che Guevara's classic handbook on Guerrilla Warfare (1961). In this section, Che reviews strategies for suburban warfare.Connect with PSMLS: linktr.ee/peoplesschoolSign up to join the PSMLS mailing list and get notified of new Zoom classes every Tuesday and Thursday: eep…
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1, Part 5 of Che Guevara's classic handbook on Guerrilla Warfare (1961). In this section, Che reviews strategies for warfare on unfavorable ground.Connect with PSMLS: linktr.ee/peoplesschoolSign up to join the PSMLS mailing list and get notified of new Zoom classes every Tuesday and …
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1 of Irwin Silber's book "Kampuchea: The Revolution Rescued". Silber details the disastrous ultra-left policies of the Pol Pot regime, their origins and outcomes, and analyzes the changing reactions to those policies among North American radical groups. He argues convincingly in favo…
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1, Part 4 of Che Guevara's classic handbook on Guerrilla Warfare (1961). In this section, Che reviews strategies for warfare on favorable ground.Connect with PSMLS: linktr.ee/peoplesschoolSign up to join the PSMLS mailing list and get notified of new Zoom classes every Tuesday and Th…
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1 of Philip Bonosky's 1985 book "Washington's Secret War Against Afghanistan". Philip Bonosky was a member of the old CPUSA, wrote books on Afghanistan, Eastern Europe and more. He went to Afghanistan in the late 1970's and bared witness to events which led to the covert US intervent…
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1, Part 3 of Che Guevara's classic handbook on Guerrilla Warfare (1961). In this section, Che reviews guerrilla tactics.Connect with PSMLS: linktr.ee/peoplesschoolSign up to join the PSMLS mailing list and get notified of new Zoom classes every Tuesday and Thursday: eepurl.com/h9YxPb…
 
The People's School for Marxist-Leninist Studies presents Chapter 1, Part 2 of Che Guevara's classic handbook on Guerrilla Warfare (1961). In this section, Che begins to delve into the strategy which should be used by guerrilla fighters.Connect with PSMLS: linktr.ee/peoplesschoolSign up to join the PSMLS mailing list and get notified of new Zoom cl…
 
In October 2020, three prominent medical professors from Stanford, Harvard and Oxford universities, issued an open letter warning the world that COVID lockdowns caused more harm than good and should stop. They were dismissed, attacked and vilified, despite thousands more scientists signing onto their Great Barrington Declaration. Now, three years a…
 
What happens to the space-time continuum if you open an advent calendar in April? What are the healing properties of "different flavours of damp twig"? This week, Kasia and Dan are exploring the quasi-mystical powers of herbal tea, via an out-of-time advert calendar covered in a thick layer of dust. We talk about measuring the passage of time with …
 
Greetigns, Comrades! This episode is a personal catharsis for me, because now and then I just want to have interesting people on my show and have a chat about them – it’s how I relax from all the war stuff. So, as many of you (just like me) play Paradox Interactive grand strategy games, especially EU4, you’ll find this episode extremely interesting…
 
There’s a sign, mounted on a locked door, four decks down from the flight deck on the USS Ticonderoga, a giant aircraft carrier, a sign reads “RESTRICTED SECURITY AREA / KEEP OUT / AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY / IT IS UNLAWFUL TO ENTER THIS AREA WITHOUT WRITTEN PEMISSION OF THE COMMANDING OFFICER” No one, except the men assigned to work in that room, …
 
In Wild Music: Sound and Sovereignty in Ukraine (Wesleyan UP, 2019), Maria Sonevytsky tracks vernacular Ukrainian discourses of “wildness” as they manifested in popular music during a volatile decade of Ukrainian political history bracketed by two revolutions. From the Eurovision Song Contest to reality TV, from Indigenous radio to the revolution s…
 
In response to the coup in Peru against President Castillo, and the heavy repression of the mass movement by the Boluarte regime, the Marxist Student Federation held a joint meeting to discuss these turbulent events, and explain why only a revolutionary struggle against capitalism can secure the interests of the Peruvian workers and peasants. 🌐 Rea…
 
Habitual drug use in the United States is at least as old as the nation itself. Elizabeth Kelly Gray's book Habit Forming: Drug Addiction in America, 1776-1914 (Oxford UP, 2023) traces the history of unregulated drug use and dependency before 1914, when the Harrison Narcotic Tax Act limited sales of opiates and cocaine under US law. Many Americans …
 
After decades of proudly poclaiming the era of globalisation, today we see trade wars instead of free trade, and misery instead of prosperity. In this talk, Niklas Albin Svensson discusses the reasons behind the collapse of free trade, what it would mean for the world economy and what attitude we should take towards it.🔗 Read Niklas' article on thi…
 
For almost a year now, we have been absorbing news and information about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. There are a variety of different, or competing, narratives to explain and define what we understand about the origins of this conflict and the ongoing military successes and failures on the ground in Ukraine and in Russia. I had the chance to inte…
 
In 2020, the Supreme Court was on the verge of transformation. Seismic events like the death of former Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the appointment of conservative justice Amy Coney Barrett, and a polarizing presidential election laid the groundwork for major changes in decision-making seen today. On this episode of UnTextbooked, producer Kar…
 
I had to lower the audio quality on this one, because acast only allows 150 mb's of upload size, Don't get angry. Because oh boy, where do I even start. Probably with the fact that this episode is so huge that I can't even directly upload it on my homepage, because of the sheer size of it. Also, it's mega, extra, triple controversial in every possi…
 
Catch up with ALLISON INTERVIEWS Host, Allison Kugel: Follow on Instagram - @theallisonkugel Allison Interviews Blog - allisoninterviews.com Allison’s Memoir, Journaling Fame: A memoir of a life unhinged and on the record Roz Weston is a multi-platform entertainer and storyteller who hosts three shows a day and sleeps five hours a night. In 2013 He…
 
Frank Wolff's ground-breaking Yiddish Revolutionaries in Migration: The Transnational History of the Jewish Labour Bund (Haymarket Books, 2021) investigates how this social movement transformed itself from one of the most important revolutionary protagonists in early twentieth-century Russia to a socialist institution of secular Jewish life and yid…
 
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