331. Who Killed The Economy? Part I

The economy is not doing so hot. But the government has been avoiding talking about the real reasons it is suffering. In part one, we discuss the role economic sanctions have played in harming the economy.

316. Who Is Vladmir Putin?

Vladmir Putin is on everyone’s mind these days. But who is he and how did he rise to power in Russia?

There’s Nothing More Tribalistic than War

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues to unfold, the rhetoric surrounding the war seems to get stronger by the day. Just when you think the politicians have exhausted their supply of condemnations, they come back with more for our consumption. The remarks are, in many cases, deserved. Putin’s actions are deeply immoral, and they ought to […]

270. Are Economic Sanctions An Act of War?

When we think of war we often think of combat and shots being fired. But there are other actions governments use to aggressive against other countries. And even though they aren’t violent, they are still acts of war. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: We’ve had a lot of episodes about […]

268. What Should We Do About Russia?

The crisis between Russia and Ukraine has continued and a lot of people are wondering what the U.S. should do about it. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So, we talked about the Russia situation a few weeks ago and things have really only gotten worse. And you know, we record […]