The Shadow of Ideas - History, Politics, and Curre

The Shadow of Ideas - History, Politics, and Curre

Ep. 34 - Defending the Social Contract

This episode features an interview with writer and political pundit Forsetti's Justice. We discuss the need to defend...

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Ep. 33 - Blood at the Root

This episode features an interview with Patrick Phillips, author of Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America....

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Ep. 32 - The Stalin Problem

This episode explores the legacy of Stalin and Soviet policies of the 1930's.  Did Stalin's brutal approach to...

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Ep. 31 - History of Console Games

This episode explores the history of console games. Raymond is joined by guest co-host and video game expert Ken Eakins.

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Ep. 30 - History of Arcade Games

An in-depth look at the history of arcade games.  This episode features guest co-host Ken Eakins.  

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Ep. 29 - Trump and the Know-Nothings

Explore the connections between the Know-Nothings, a nativist political party from the 1850s, and the rise of Donald...

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Ep. 28 - Tales of the Pacific War

Raymond recounts little-known stories of the Pacific War, including his close encounter with a B-17 bomber, and the...

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Ep. 27 - Race to the South Pole

Three brief tales about the race to the South Pole, the last great prize in the Age of Exploration.  This episode...

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Ep. 26 - Election 2016

Raymond gives a preview and analysis of candidates and issues in the upcoming primaries and 2016 general election.

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Ep. 25 - Race to the North Pole

This episode explores tales of Arctic exploration, including Amundsen's discovery of the Northwest Passage, and the...

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Ep. 24 - Suburban Sprawl with David Cook

This episode covers the environmental consequences of suburban sprawl, and discusses the odd history of metro Atlanta.

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Ep. 23 - Environmental History with David Cook

This episode explores the environmental history of Georgia and the southeastern U.S., along with the long-term...

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Ep. 22 - World War II Clean-Up Crew

This episode explores how the world is still cleaning up 70 years after the greatest war in its history....

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Ep. 21 - Nazi Gun Control

In this episode, Raymond explores the history of gun control in Germany in the 1930's.  Was gun control responsible...

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Ep. 20 - Primary Politics - Part 2

The second of two episodes about the early phase of the 2016 presidential primaries. Part two covers the top...

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Ep. 19 - Primary Politics - Part 1

The first of two episodes about the early phase of the 2016 presidential primaries. Part one covers the top...

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Ep. 18 - The History of Middle Earth

To commemorate the recent release of the new J. R. R. Tolkien book, The Story of Kullervo, Raymond will take a brief...

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Ep. 17 - Southern Baptist Convention: The New Orthodoxy - Part 2

As Raymond continues his look at the Southern Baptist Convention, he is joined by Russell Miles a.k.a. Brother...

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Ep. 16 - Southern Baptist Convention: The New Orthodoxy

In this episode, Raymond explores the Southern Baptist Convention and the political, cultural, and demographic...

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Ep. 15 - Russian Foreign Policy and the Syria Conflict

In this episode, Raymond is joined again by John Dolan a.k.a. Gary Brecher a.k.a. The War Nerd to discuss modern...

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