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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

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New York, NY

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The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Language:

English


Episodes

162: Russia’s superior energy position. Germany and China are existentially dependent thereon. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

6/3/2020
Image: Major existing and planned natural oil and gas pipelines supplying Russian oil and gas to Europe. Public domain. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: The energy re-think in the balance of the Twenty-first Century. Russia in a superior position. Hard to see how, and it’s unlikely that, Russia will be displaced in oil, gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric. Sophisticated energy structure. Its gas will save PRC. Russia is now the most advanced in the world in selling nuclear....

Duration:00:09:38

161: Academics “on the junk pile” as foreign students no longer are as welcome. Mainland students at the center of today’s riots. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs

6/3/2020
Image: Brasenose College, Oxford, in the 1670s Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, in re: The whole world is changing its nature, has been for a while; we’ll see a massive diminution in revenues to many countries as universities and university towns depended for their great wealth on foreign students. A major re-think. Will throw a lot of academics on the junk pile. Also, declining populations. We’ll see that education will provide qualifications suited to different things; mfrg,...

Duration:00:12:17

155: #NewWorld: The long shadow of the exiled Evo Morales of Bolivia. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

6/2/2020
Photo: [Pavilion of Bolivia, Paris Exposition, 1889] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: The long shadow of the exiled Evo Morales of Bolivia. @jmhumire (https://twitter.com/jmhumire/) , @MariaFdaCabal (https://twitter.com/MariaFdaCabal/) . https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jun/01/bolivia-president-jeanine-anez-coronavirus-elections

Duration:00:13:48

155: #NewWorld: Narco-terror state Venezuela becomes a colony of Tehran and Moscow. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

6/2/2020
Photo: Venezuela circa 1900-1905. "American fleet at La Guaira." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company Date | 1900~1905 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: Narco-terror state Venezuela becomes a colony of Tehran and Moscow. @jmhumire (https://twitter.com/jmhumire/) , @MariaFdaCabal (https://twitter.com/MariaFdaCabal/) ....

Duration:00:07:59

160: Biden handles a teleprompter speech. @LizPeek

6/2/2020
Image: Joe Biden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Biden) flanked by two glass teleprompters. The two teleprompter monitors are embedded in the floor of the podium. Public domain. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: Biden handles a teleprompter speech.

Duration:00:06:50

159: Markets buoyant. Banks sturdy. Recovery under way. @LizPeek

6/2/2020
Image: American Recovery and Investment Act Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: Six to nine months from now we’ll be in a recovery. U-shaped? V-shaped? L-shaped? Had it not been for the riots, I would’ve said V; but now it’s impeded. Momentum lost. Americans sat on the first round of stimulus checks. A lot of workers are furloughed.

Duration:00:13:12

158: The Insurrection Act of 1807. Posse Comitatus, and federalized troops.* John Yoo @BerkeleyLaw.

6/2/2020
Image: A National Guardsman in 1917. John Yoo, Berkeley Law School, in re: Insurrection Act of 1807 (insurrection, conspiracies): governor may call in the Guard when needed. Washington, D.C., is different from the fifty states. Delicate balance between states and federal. The whole of DC is federal. Republican Form of Government Clause. Bush 2 tried to include natural disasters and such emergencies; Democrats withdrew the amendments. .. .. .. · The Insurrection Act of 1807 is a United States...

Duration:00:10:54

157: Rodeo Drive looters’s graffiti: Eat the rich. Bill Whalen: @Hooverwhalen

6/2/2020
Image: Demonstrations in Hollywood. Screen grab. Bill Whalen, Hoover Area 45 podcast, in re: Mayor Garcetti of Los Angeles asks for National Guard; Governor Newsom agrees. The riots following the Rodney King scandal. Today, looting is directed at rich areas, esp Rodeo Drive and Hollywood Hills. Graffiti left: Eat the rich. In 1992: riots were vicious; governor had to speak with George H W Bush to get troops. Marines arrived. Cuomo, who wants to send in the National Guard, thinks the NYPD is...

Duration:00:10:57

156: In the UK, guests may attend your barbecue but perhaps not enter your home in a moment of need. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

6/2/2020
Image: A walk in the park: a landscaped site proposed in South Yorkshire Joseph Sternberg, WSJ editorial board in London, in re: UK has just had the sunniest springtime since 1929. Emerging from lockdown, people are making up for lost time. People are lying on the grass in parks; are desperate to be sociable again. Government policies are evolving gradually and by seat of pants. Now you’re allowed to have a barbecue in your backyard, but maybe not to enter your home to use the loo. Busses...

Duration:00:06:50

155: The question-mark-shaped recovery. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

6/2/2020
Image: Arabic Question mark ؟ The Unicode Standard: All graphic representations of Unicode characters are in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_domain) . Joseph Sternberg, WSJ editorial board in London, in re: How England is adjusting to the time of the virus. The question-mark-shaped recovery. Never in history have we tried cryogenically to freeze an economy for three months and then restart it quickly.

Duration:00:13:30

154: Offer citizenship to the 3 million Hong Kongers threatened by the PRC. @EliLake @BV

6/2/2020
Photo: English: View of Hong Kong Harbour. Date | 1860–70 Source | http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/rise_fall_canton_04/gallery_places/pages/cwHK_1860-70_M10874_Hbr.htm Author | Marciano Antonio Baptista (1826–96) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Offer citizenship to the 3 million Hong Kongers threatened by the PRC. @EliLake @BV...

Duration:00:07:25

154: James Comey has personally persecuted Michael Flynn since 2016 & What is to be done? @EliLake @BV @Commentary

6/2/2020
Photo: Gustave Brion, ‘’Javert’’, 1862, reproduced in Victor Hugo, Les Misérables (London, G. Routledge and Sons), 1887. Rare Books Collection, State Library of Victoria. Gustave Brion (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Gustave_Brion) - Les Misérables de Victor Hugo : de la page à la scène (http://f20creativefrance.com/2014/05/19/les-miserables-de-victor-hugo-de-la-page-a-la-scene/) - F20 Creative France Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Javert.jpg) File:Javert.jpg...

Duration:00:13:22

153: December 29, 2016 telephone call between Flynn and Kislyak was routine and without predication for any law enforcement. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

6/2/2020
Photo: Title: The boy travellers in the Russian empire: adventures of two youths in a journey in European and Asiatic Russia, with accounts of a tour across Siberia.. (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidboytravellersinr00knox) Year: 1886 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1886) (1880s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1880) ) Authors: Knox, Thomas Wallace, 1835-1896...

Duration:00:06:34

153: The up-to-date Insurrection Act answers the disorder. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

6/2/2020
Photo: English: The Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789.Français : Prise de la Bastille le 14 juillet 1789 Date | circa 1793 Charles Thévenin (12 July 1764 – 28 February 1838) was a neoclassical (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoclassicism) French painter, known for heroic scenes from the time of the French Revolution (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution) and First French Empire (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_French_Empire) . public domain...

Duration:00:14:44

153: The December 2019 Pensacola Saudi shooter signaled his radicalization long before the attack. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

6/2/2020
Photo: Title: Pensacola harbor; beautiful views and pertinent facts regarding the "deep water city" of the Gulf of Mexico; Pensacola navy yards, Pensacola shipping and Pensacola fortifications (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidpensacolaharborb00blis) Year: 1904 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1904) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Bliss, Charles Henry,...

Duration:00:06:28

153: The Al Qaeda command openly in concert with the Taliban. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

6/2/2020
Photo: Title: Caubul, from a burying ground on the mountain ridge, north-east of the city Abstract/medium: 1 print : tinted lithograph ; sheet 36 x 53 cm. Date | 1842 Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2016647841Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/41500/41532v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2016647841/ Author | Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885, lithographer; Atkinson, James, 1780-1852, artist; Haghe, Charles, -1888, lithographer Permission...

Duration:00:13:19

152: Virus-liberated Italy opens for tourism June 3. Lorenzo Fiori.Ansaldo Foundation.

6/2/2020
Photo: Posillipo, Naples, Italy. Date | between 1890 and 1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Virus-liberated Italy opens for tourism June 3. Lorenzo Fiori.Ansaldo Foundation. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Congress) 's Prints and Photographs division (https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/) under the digital ID ppmsc.06566...

Duration:00:12:29

152: The dueling Tsarist and Ottoman empires in Libya, one hundred years later. @Kounalakism @HooverInst

6/2/2020
Photo: Ottoman troops attempting to halt the advancing Russians during the Siege of Ochakov (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Ochakov_(1788)) in 1788 January Suchodolski (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:January_Suchodolski) - http://john-petrov.livejournal.com/655857.html Victory of Ochakiv, 1788 December 17 (December 6 by Julian Calendar), by January Suchodolski Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:January_Suchodolski_-_Ochakiv_siege.jpg) File:January Suchodolski -...

Duration:00:09:48

151: Indiana Hoenlein and the Lost Canaanite clay of a slavemaster Malcolm Hoenlein: @conf_of_pres

6/2/2020
Image: Map of the Near East by Robert de Vaugondy (1762), indicating Canaan as limited to the Holy Land, to the exclusion of Lebanon and Syria Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re: Indiana Hoenlein and the Lost Canaanite clay of a slavemaster. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/six-year-old-boy-discovers-rare-canaanite-tablet-180974984/

Duration:00:06:34

150: Ayatollah not banned by Twitter for genocidal provocations. Malcolm Hoenlein: @conf_of_pres

6/2/2020
Image: Portrait of a Persian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_people) Manichaean Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re: Ayatollah not banned by Twitter for genocidal provocations. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-seeking-to-get-iranian-supreme-leader-kicked-off-twitter/

Duration:00:15:12