Episode 263: Light Footprint, Heavy Pay Load – US Wars Before and After Trump

Posted: April 8, 2021 in Uncategorized
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This episode features politics professor Jason Brownlee on his article ‘Shadow Wars and Corporate Welfare’, which is on what to expect from Biden’s foreign policy. We also discuss the Capitol Hill riots, whether or not the ‘fascist’ label is appropriate for Trump, Trump’s foreign policy record and what individuals can do to oppose US militarism and imperialism.

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Clips:

Asylum Street SpankersStick Magnetic Ribbons on Your SUV’, Bill Hicks ‘Polls’ – from the album ‘Salvation’, Jacobin ‘The Legacy of Orientalism and Edward Said w/ Vivek Chibber & Bashir Abu-Manneh’, Men at Work ‘It’s a Mistake’.

If you enjoy the music we play on our show, check out our Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’! Nick also gives daily music recommendations on Twitter @NicksSong and on the Spotify playlist ‘Song of the Day by NicksSong’.

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