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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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English


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Iran launches the Apocalypse against Saudi Arabia and the world doesn't end. @ProfBshaffer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

9/20/2019
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Photo: The Martyrdom of Saint John, from The Apocalypse, Latin Edition 1511 Copyright info Public Domain Dedication (CC0) (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran launches the Apocalypse against Saudi Arabia and the world doesn't end. @ProfBShaffer Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

Duration:00:12:33

Israel at the UN prepares for more trouble from predatory Iran. @DannyDanon Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

9/20/2019
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Photo: UN building, New York. 01 February, 1966 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Israel at the UN prepares for more trouble from predatory Iran. @DannyDanon Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Ambassador Danny Danon became Israel’s 17th Permanent Representative to the United Nations in October 2015. Danny Danon was a member of Knesset from February 2009 until August 2015 and served as Deputy Minister of Defense from March 2013...

Duration:00:08:17

Israeli Groundhog Day do-over elections produce a muddle. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

9/20/2019
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Photo: snow in Haifa, Israel. 1950 Date | January 1950 Source | PikiWiki - Israel free image collection project (http://www.pikiwiki.org.il/) Author | לויה אבימור Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Israeli Groundhog Day do-over elections produce a muddle. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

Duration:00:11:30

The Democrats offer no credible energy source to replace fossil fuels or nuclear energy. @DevinNunes

9/20/2019
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Photo: The Calder Hall nuclear power station (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calder_Hall_nuclear_power_station) in the United Kingdom was the world's first commercial nuclear power station. It was connected to the national power grid on 27 August 1956 and officially revealed in a ceremony by Queen Elizabeth II on 17 October 1956. In common with a number of other Generation I nuclear reactors (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_I_reactor) , the plant had the dual purpose of producing...

Duration:00:09:21

Abused Tibet gets a helping hand from the US Congress. Bunching Tsering

9/19/2019
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Image: Yak near Yamdrok lake, Tibet: a long-haired bovinae found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, the Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia and Russia. The Tibetan economy is dominated by subsistence agriculture. Due to limited arable land, the primary occupation of the Tibetan Plateau is raising livestock, such as sheep, cattle, goats, camels, yaks, dzo, and horses. The Tibetan yak is an integral part of Tibetan life. Permissions* below. . Bunching Tsering, vice...

Duration:00:10:09

Surprise: Hong Kong economy sagging from protests - but structurally holding up well. Andrew Collier

9/19/2019
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Image: Logo of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Exchanges_and_Clearing) , owner of SEHK. Public domain. . Hong Kong finance sees no end to the protests. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research. A “sprawling Russian-style disinformation [Twitter] offensive from China” – “Before this year, nearly all of its tweets were links to pornography” – the Chinese Communist Party strategy. Hong Kong economy is sagging: banks have had to pull IPOs. Eight hundred...

Duration:00:10:20

“Forgetting what you said two minutes ago?” --Bill Whalen on Biden and Harris

9/19/2019
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Image: Kamala Harris at Baldwin Hills, 2014. Office of Attorney General Kamala Harris; public domain. . Joe Biden learns how to take a punch, or, lowered expectations. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2019/09/15/democrats-learn-the-hard-way-not-all-biden-attacks-cut-the-same/#61e41768729b

Duration:00:10:22

Gas on the fire: instant cancellation of health care for GM workers; with Lou Ann Hammond

9/19/2019
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Image: Young striker off sentry duty sleeping on assembly line of auto seats. Farm Security Administration. Public domain: Office of War Information Photograph Collection. . GM uses a nuke against the striking UAW. Lou Ann Hammond Drivingthenation.com https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2019/09/18/expert-gm-health-care-shift-during-uaw-strike-poured-gasoline-fire/2367317001/

Duration:00:09:47

Iran's target weakness is the Iranian military in Syria, with Josh Rogin

9/19/2019
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Image: A Syrian soldier manning a checkpoint near Damascus. Public domain (VoA). . How Trump can punish Iran, without starting a war @JoshRogin “. . . there’s a way for the president to show American strength, restore deterrence, punish Iran and also advance his own strategy of rolling back Iranian regional aggression. Trump could hit back against Iran inside Syria.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/09/18/how-trump-can-punish-iran-without-starting-war/

Duration:00:09:50

Crackers and frackers could hold the keys to 2020, with Salena Zito in Pennsylvania

9/19/2019
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Image: Town center of West Chester. View looks northeast along Market Street from Darlington Street. [Added by Nyttend (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Nyttend) : This block is included in the West Chester Downtown Historic District (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Chester_Downtown_Historic_District) , which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places) .] Public domain. . Liz Warren ban Western...

Duration:00:10:23

#VanceryReport Modest Shopify.com provides opportunities for merchants to market directly without the large take by the giant sales platforms. @gunnargregory @vancery_

9/19/2019
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Photo: Store in Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1880 Date | 1880 Source | vintage postcard Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #VanceryReport (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23VanceryReport) Modest Shopify.com (https://t.co/q4iBzxUxYY) provides opportunities for merchants to market directly without the large take by the giant sales platforms. @gunnargregory (https://twitter.com/gunnargregory/) @vancery_...

Duration:00:11:45

Our man in Hong Kong on the102d day of protests: Michael Yon @Michael_Yon

9/18/2019
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Image: Victoria, Hong Kong (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria,_Hong_Kong) , 1990s. Public domain. (Law Chun Lim, Image was from iBiblio. Public domain,) . Michael Yon, veteran war correspondent covering the Hong Kong protests: Updating 172 Days of protests in Hong Kong. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast. Sophisticated protestors change tactics weekly or more often; extremely swiftly. (In Afghanistan, for example, protestors were mostly farmers; they changed tactics more or less...

Duration:00:08:06

Trump and Modi rally in Houston while India rallies history in Kashmir. Swatick Mujumdar. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

9/18/2019
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Photo: Source: ebay, Oct. 2004 "Woodblock prints by British American printmaker Charles William Bartlett (1860-1940). Bartlett is a well documented artist who traveled extensively in India, China, Japan and other parts of Asia, influencing his art for the rest of his life. In Japan, he learned woodblock printmaking, one of a handful of Western artists who mastered the Japanese print during this period." Date | before 1940 Source |...

Duration:00:07:45

Red China aims to use social credits to cow US companies in the PRC. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast RealityChek.com

9/18/2019
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Photo: Deutsch: Eine Fabrik in China am Ufer des Jangtse.English: A Factory in China at Yangtze River.Euskara: Landare industrialen ondoriz, aire kutsakorra.Nederlands: Industrie langs de Yangtse rivier in China. Date | September 2008 Source | Own work Author | High Contrast (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:High_Contrast) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Red China aims to use social credits to cow US companies in the...

Duration:00:08:28

Pence cancels meeting with the PRC's Guadalcanal. @CleoPaskal @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

9/18/2019
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Image: Solomon Island warriors, armed with spears, on board an ornamented war canoe (1895). William Henry Jackson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:William_Henry_Jackson) - Library of Congress LC-W7- 807 (https://www.loc.gov/item/2004707894/) . Public domain. . Pence cancels meeting with the PRC's Guadalcanal. @CleoPaskal @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast The globally-relevant matter of the Solomon Islands, with Cleo Paskal, visiting Trudeau Fellow, University of Montreal, and associate Fellow,...

Duration:00:06:57

PRC aims cultural genocide against the Uyghurs of East Turkistan & What is to be done? Arthur Waldron, University of Pennsylvania. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

9/18/2019
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Photo: Uyghur (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Uyghur) Princes wearing Chinese-styled robes and headgear. Bezeklik (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bezeklik) , Cave 9, 9-12th century CE, wall painting, 62.4 x 59.5 cm. Located at the Museum für Indische Kunst, Berlin-Dahlem (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Museum_f%C3%BCr_Indische_Kunst,_Berlin-Dahlem&action=edit&redlink=1) .Museum of Asian Art (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Museum_of_Asian_Art) Date | May 2006 Source...

Duration:00:12:00

2/2 New new version of Tabby's Star.

9/18/2019
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Image: Artist's concept of an "uneven ring of dust (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_dust) " orbiting Tabby's Star. Public domain. . There's a New Explanation for Mysterious Tabby's Star: A Melting Ploonet, by Michelle Starr We're yet to make a conclusive detection of an exomoon. But if such moons are out there, orbiting planets outside the Solar System, one of them could be responsible for the peculiarities of KIC 8462852 - AKA Tabby's star. https://behindtheblack.com...

Duration:00:06:42

1/ 2 Unknown Unsolved Troubles with PRC Long March 45.

9/18/2019
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Image: The launch of Long March 3B Rocket in 1997, in Xichang Satellite Center, China. Public domain. Medium (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medium_range_ballistic_missile) and Intercontinental (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intercontinental_ballistic_missile) Range Ballistic Missiles (2007). Note: China currently is capable of targeting its nuclear forces throughout the region and most of the world, including the continental United States. Newer systems, such as the DF-31...

Duration:00:15:00

2/2 Roskosmos has big plans and limited funds. Hotel Mars, episode n; Anatoly Zak, RussianSpaceWeb.com, & David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

9/18/2019
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Image: Patch of the Russian Space Agency, 1991-2004. Roscosmos - Roscosmos.ru Public domain. . Hotel Mars, episode n; Anatoly Zak, RussianSpaceWeb.com, & David Livingston, SpaceShow.com http://www.russianspaceweb.com/2019.html Planned Russian orbital launch attempts September 25, 16:57 Moscow Time: A Soyuz-FG (http://www.russianspaceweb.com/soyuz2_lv.html) rocket to launch the Soyuz MS-15 (http://www.russianspaceweb.com/soyuz.html) transport spacecraft (Production No. 744/ISS mission 61S)...

Duration:00:07:58

1/2 Roskosmos has big plans and limited funds. Hotel Mars, episode n; Anatoly Zak, RussianSpaceWeb.com, & David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

9/18/2019
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Image: Roscosmos buildings - Moscow, Schepkina Street 42. Author: Александр Спиридонов (https://www.panoramio.com/user/611155?with_photo_id=120845664) Alexander Spirilonov Permissions*: see below. . Hotel Mars, episode n; Anatoly Zak, RussianSpaceWeb.com, & David Livingston, SpaceShow.com http://www.russianspaceweb.com/2019.html Planned Russian orbital launch attempts September 25, 16:57 Moscow Time: A Soyuz-FG (http://www.russianspaceweb.com/soyuz2_lv.html) rocket to launch the Soyuz MS-15...

Duration:00:12:38