Modern War Institute | 28 November 2018 | 0h 27m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Graham Allison about his book Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? Examines the critical factors that will determine whether war with a rising China will ultimately break out.
Not Just the Tudors | 16 May 2022 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jessie Childs about her book The Siege of Loyalty House: A new history of the English Civil War. Describes the characters involved in the two-year siege of Basing House, delivering fresh insights on the English Civil War.
The Meb Faber Show | 20 June 2022 | 1h 04m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Robin Goldstein and Daniel Sumner about their book Can Legal Weed Win?: The Blunt Realities of Cannabis Economics. Discusses the history of weed and what led to it becoming illegal in the US; competition between the legal and illegal markets; the impact of both good and bad regulations so far; the future of the cannabis industry from both the business and investment perspective; predictions for when weed will be legalized at the Federal level; and their worst-case scenario for when that happens.
Against the Rules with Michael Lewis | 17 May 2022 | 0h 33m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Michael Lewis with a primer on the extent and prevalence of mansplaining – the not-so-secret power of men to offer themselves up as experts, when they clearly are not.
Invest Like the Best | 31 May 2022 | 1h 55m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Aswath Damodaran discussing investment and finance. inflation, narratives, disruption, the evolution of alpha and edge. Includes a delicious takedown of ESG (investing only in companies who pass muster on environmental, social and governance measures).
History Extra | 25 May 2022 | 0h 41m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Antony Beevor about his book Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921. Delves into the two revolutions that overthrew Tsar Nicholas II and brought the Bolsheviks to power, and then examines the bloody civil war that ultimately consolidated communist control.
EconTalk | 6 June 2022 | 1h 09m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Matti Friedman about his book Who by Fire: Leonard Cohen in the Sinai. Explains how songwriter Lenny Cohen and Israel were transformed in the crucible of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
The Prospect Interview | 7 June 2022 | 0h 43m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with John Goetz about his article What happened in Guantánamo: a former prisoner and interrogator speak 17 years on. Describes the story of former Guantanamo prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi and the man who tortured him, Mr X; how Goetz and his colleague Bastian Berbner tracked down Mr X seventeen years later; and what it taught them about the war on terror.