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Podcast of the week: Amazon, Google, and Facebook as the new monopolies

Last Monday, EconTalk posted an interview about the ‘new monoplies’,  in which host Russ Robert spoke with Matt Stoller about the increasing danger of Google, Facebook, and Amazon.  Stoller is of the opinion that three companies are not only so … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: Butterfly Spanish

My podcast time in recent weeks has been largely devoted to listening to lessons on YouTube;  I’ve been trying to restore my high school Spanish for several months now, using an app called DuoLingo on a daily basis and studying … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: the British History Podcast

History is human. History is drama. History is our story, and it belongs to all of us. Since I’m celebrating English literature and history this month, I’d like to share the British History Podcast with readers who may be interested. … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: Science Fiction, Liberty, and Dystopia

“One of the great things of it, Tom, and this is where Orwell was such a genius —  in looking how language was being used as a form of manipulation. Orwell is always interested in propaganda and makes the point … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: Stephen Kinzer discusses TR, Mark Twain, and American Empire

On Tuesday, author Stephen Kinzer appeared on the Tom Woods show to discuss his new book, The True Flag.  This piece takes as its subject the fierce debate on then-nascent American imperialism — genuine debate in that Kinzer begins with … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: Conflicting Visions

On Monday, historian and author Tom Woods discussed the premise of Thomas Sowell’s book A Conflict of Visions.    According to their discussion, Sowell maintains that there are two main political convicions: an unrestrained vision of man and a restrained … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: Lewis, Tolkien, and the Great War

This week I’m highlighting #272 of the Art of Manliness podcast, an interview with the author of A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War.  This book examines C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien’s role in the Great War and delves … Continue reading

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Podcast of the Week: EconTalk discusses "Dreamland"

On Monday, Russ Roberts of EconTalk sat down to talk with Sam Quinones about his book, Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opium Epidemic.  That book has been on my radar for a couple of years (and was how I … Continue reading

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New features

The beginning of the New Year brings with it a good opportunity to try new things.  Since this blog’s creation in 2007, nonfiction has always dominated fiction, for my mission  in life is to learn all I can about this … Continue reading

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