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Chatter #289 – Stephanie Savell on The Costs Of War: From Afghanistan To Ukraine

Costs of War Calculate that the post-9/11 wars cost more than $8 trillion, the lives of 929,000 people (including 387,000 civilians) and created 38 million refugees. Stephanie Savell is a public anthropologist who researches militarism, security, and civic engagement in relation to the United States post-9/11 wars and policing in Rio de Janeiro,…

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Chatter #260 – Steven Woolfe – Boris Gets Booed, War In Ukraine, and The Cost Of Immigration

Steven Woolfe is a former Member of the European Parliament and Director of the Centre for Migration & Economic Prosperity. Immigration can be a tricky topic to discuss, so bear with us, but Steven is making a solely economic argument against high levels of immigration to Britain. I had some contentions with his…

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Chatter #255 – Scott Horton – The US War Machine: From Iraq and Afghanistan to Ukraine

Scott Horton is director of The Libertarian Institute, editorial director of, host of Antiwar Radio for Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. HELP ME CROWDFUND MY GAMESTOP BOOK. Go to to join the…

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Chatter #210 – Prof John Turner and Dr William Quinn – Boom and Bust: A History of Financial Bubbles

Professor John Turner and Dr William Quinn of Queen’s University Belfast were my guests on today’s show. They are the authors of the recent book, Boom and Bust: A Global History of Financial Bubbles, which has been critically acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal, The Times Literary Supplement, and the Irish Times, and…

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