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Chatter #228 – Otto English on Creeping Authoritarianism and Extreme Polarisation In UK Politics

There have been several disparate but converging forces operating within the UK over the past few years – a creeping authoritarianism, increasing polarisation and politicisation, and the pandemic and all it’s associated problems. The issue for me is that too often the first two are dismissed as irrelevant due to the pandemic, when…

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Chatter #184 – Otto English On Fake History, Debunking Myths, And Patriotism

Andrew Scott, better known as Otto English is a journalist, professional irritant, and author of the book, Fake History. We spoke about the ideas of the nation state, patriotism, history’s biggest lie, and much much more! Resources https://twitter.com/BylineTV/status/1422640471638171651 https://thepinprickcom.wordpress.com/2019/09/23/who-is-otto-english/ https://bylinetimes.com/author/ottoenglish/ HELP ME CROWDFUND MY GAMESTOP BOOK. Go to https://wen-moon.com to join the crowdfunding campaign…

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Chatter #140 – Giles Milton On Writing, The National Archives, and The Quirks Of History

Express VPN 12 Months 35% off!! Giles Milton, the esteemed historian and author of numerous books of narrative history was my guest on today’s show. Giles and I spoke about where he finds his ideas, operation unthinkable, the British plan to invade Russia, the age of exploration, Shogun, and much much more! If…

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