Tag: podcast

Chatter #250 – Seb Whitehouse on Wrestling, Journalism, Masculinity, and Trauma

Seb Whitehouse may have one of the weirdest stories in terms of how he got to where he is today. He’s former professional wrestler of seven years turned journalist! His insights into the world of WWE can definitely be applied to our politics… We spoke about a whole range of things from the…

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Chatter #249 – Raffaello Pantucci – Sinostan: How China Are Gaining Control Of Central Asia

Raffaello Pantucci is the co-author of the book Sinostan, alongside Alexandros Petersen. China’s rise is changing the world. Much attention has been given to how China’s geo-economic vision is playing out in the global economy, or how its technology is reshaping the planet, yet it is over its western borders, in Central Asia,…

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Chatter #247 – Nicolás Z. Moran on Bitcoin Maximalism: The Path To a Post-Fiat World

Nicolás Z. Moran is the host of Simply Bitcoin TV and the founder of Bitvolt.com. He called in to the show direct from the Bitcoin conference to give me his take on Bitcoin Maximalism, how the banks are going to take the next wave of financial disruption, and the path we need to…

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Chatter #246 – Mark Steadman on Mentors, Podcasting and Building a Business

Mark Steadman was the founder of Podiant, an indie podcast host, and is now a prolific email composer and head of Origin.FM a new company offering podcast and audio consulting! I had a great chat with Mark about the podcast space, his work in mentoring (and taking a mentor) and how to build…

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Chatter #245 – Adam B. Coleman on Tribalism, Censorship and Critical Theory In Schools

Adam Coleman is an author and the founder of Wrong Speak Publishing. Adam was born in Detroit but raised in a variety of states throughout America. In this discussion, we talked about free speech, the problems of tribalism and censorship, as well as the difficult issue of critical theory in schools. He writes…

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Chatter #243 – Joanna Chiu: China Unbound – Hostage Diplomacy, Influence Operations, and Soft Power

Joanna Chiu has spent a decade tracking China’s propulsive rise, from the political aspects of its multi-billion-dollar “New Silk Road” global investment project to its growing sway over foreign countries and multilateral institutions through “United Front” efforts. For too long, Western societies have mishandled or simply ignored Beijing’s actions, out of narrow self-interest….

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