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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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Hotel Mars, episode n: Martian soil is, technically speaking, “weird.”— @MichaelDWall Space.com, David Livingston Spaceshow.com

11/21/2019
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Image: Screen grab from NASA video (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GMM-3_Mars_Gravity.webm) showing how three NASA orbiters mapped the gravity field of Mars . Hotel Mars, episode n. Michael Wall Space.com; and David Livingston, The Space Show, in re: The probe into Martian soil, which stopped at about a foot down apparently because it lost friction in the soil and can’t dig. It’s dusty and “weird,” like nothing we’ve seen on Earth. Digging is being done by a stationary lander, so it’ll...

Duration:00:10:27

A prosperous but infant democracy, Uzbekistan, hastens to its first elections. Fred Starr, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, & Silk Road Studies Program

11/21/2019
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Image: Bread sellers in Urgut (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urgut) , Uzbekistan. Public domain. . Fred Starr, founding chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, reports on the Dec 22 Uzbek election: the new president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, wants to bring in the public as voters and to control out-of-control local bureaucrats; this will require that the government modernize the process. At present are behind the eight ball; rushing. More urgently, the...

Duration:00:11:20

NASA gobbles your $300 mil; exciting SpaceX test*. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

11/21/2019
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Image: During a SpaceX engineering test, a tank exploded. Bill Harwood reported at https://www.cbsnews.com/news/spacex-explosion-today-starship-prototype-exploded-during-test-at-boca-chica-texas-launch-site-wednesday/ Photo: screen grab from Bill’s story. . SpaceX Starship test; hope to have flights in 2020. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com. Today, during engineering tests, a tank exploded – went 500 feet into the air. No other information. Boeing blasted NASA for how it negotiates its...

Duration:00:14:25

Neptune’s moons: Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. Bob Zimmerman, BehndtheBlack.com

11/21/2019
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Image: Fred Astaire (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_Astaire) and Ginger Rogers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger_Rogers) 's first movie together was Flying Down to Rio (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flying_Down_to_Rio) . Public domain. . Oxygen in Gale Crater fluctuates seasonally; Curiosity found it. First geological map of Saturn’s moon. Two of Neptune’s small moons are so close they literally dance with each other and never collide; one named Ginger Rogers and the other, Fred...

Duration:00:06:05

Will Canada's Minority Government and Trudeau surrender to the PRC and Huawei? Charles Burton Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute,

11/21/2019
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Photo: Barracks, Fort Vancouver, Washington, November, 1900 Description | English: Text from Kiehl log: Vancouver barracks. Right half. November 1900. Album 3.030Subjects (LCTGM): Barracks--Washington (State)--VancouverSubjects (LCSH): Vancouver Barracks (Wash.); United States. Army--Barracks and quarters; Military bases--Washington (State)--VancouverConcepts: War and the military Depicted place | English: United States--Washington (State)--Vancouver Barrracks Date | 1900...

Duration:00:08:49

Hong Kong's business as usual not as usual. Andrew Collier, Orient Capital Research. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/21/2019
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Photo: 中文: 香港 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%A6%99%E6%B8%AF) 尖沙咀 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%96%E6%B2%99%E5%92%80) 火車站 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%96%E6%B2%99%E5%92%80%E7%AB%99_(%E4%B9%9D%E5%BB%A3%E9%90%B5%E8%B7%AF)) 及鐘樓 (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%B0%96%E6%B2%99%E5%92%80%E9%90%98%E6%A8%93) 。English: Clock Tower (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clock_Tower,_Hong_Kong) and Kowloon Station (KCR) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Station) in Tsim Sha Tsui...

Duration:00:10:40

Hong Kong is the new Tiananmen Square. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Arthur Waldron University of Pennsylvania.

11/20/2019
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Photo: May 1968 slogan. Paris. "It is forbidden to forbid." Espencat (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Espencat) - Own work Situationist grafitti, Menton, France, 2006 (the 1968 slogan Il est interdit d’interdire ! (https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Il_est_interdit_d%27interdire_!) , “It is forbidden to forbid!”, with missing apostrophe). Permission details Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License...

Duration:00:11:22

Iran, North Korea and the PRC base sanctions-busting plans in the sovereign island-state of Dominica. Dr. Sam Christianson, United Worker's Party. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

11/20/2019
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Photo: Scotts Head (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotts_Head,_Dominica) peninsula, a tied island (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/tied_island) in Saint Mark Parish (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Mark_Parish,_Dominica) , Dominica (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominica) . Date | 10 December 2009 Source | Digital photo taken by User:Postdlf (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Postdlf) Author | Postdlf (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Postdlf) Postdlf...

Duration:00:10:27

PRC State Security aims to steal at will from foreign enterprise in China & What is to be done? @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/20/2019
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Photo: Boxer rebellion Torajiro Kasai - https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-entitled-the-allied-armies-launch-a-general-offensive-on-pekin-castle-104019882.html Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_race_to_take_Peking_first.jpg) File:The race to take Peking first.jpg Created: 27 February 1900 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC State Security aims to steal at will from foreign enterprise in China & What...

Duration:00:12:54

How to maintain your conservative charity giving in 2019 and 2020. @LibertynKilts DonorsTrust.org

11/20/2019
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Photo: Ocean steamers passing Statue of Liberty, N.Y. 01/01/1902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How to maintain your conservative charity giving in 2019 and 2020. @LibertynKilts DonorsTrust.org http://www.donorstrust.org

Duration:00:11:13

South Korea returns refugees to North Korea for certain death. Tara O, Korean-American Institute @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/20/2019
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Photo: American and South Korean soldiers along the DMZ on 26 August 1967. United States Army - http://www.usarmy.mil (http://www.usarmy.mil/) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:American_and_South_Korean_Soldiers,_DMS_1967.jpg) File:American and South Korean Soldiers, DMS 1967.jpg Uploaded: 2014-05-21 06:58:07 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow South Korea returns refugees to North Korea for certain death....

Duration:00:09:35

The Siege of Hong Kong & What is to be done? @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

11/20/2019
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Photo: Hong Kong: panoramic view. Description | Hong Kong: panoramic view. Photograph by Felice Beato, 1860.Iconographic Collections Keywords: Felice Beato http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Siege of Hong Kong & What is to be done? @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

Duration:00:08:57

The Oceans of the Moons. Charles Pellegrino: Darwin's Universe, Origins and Crises in the History of Life, Second Edition Hardcover – 1986 by Charles R.; and Jesse A. Stoff Pellegrino

11/20/2019
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Photo: This image shows a view of the trailing hemisphere of Jupiter's ice-covered satellite, Europa, in approximate natural color. Long, dark lines are fractures in the crust, some of which are more than 3,000 kilometers (1,850 miles) long. The bright feature containing a central dark spot in the lower third of the image is a young impact crater some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in diameter. This crater has been provisionally named "Pwyll" for the Celtic god of the underworld. Europa is about...

Duration:00:12:22

California and New York vs Natural Gas. Bud Weinstein Maguire Energy Institute

11/20/2019
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Photo: An overview of lighting technology, circa 1900 Maurice Dessertenne (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Dessertenne) - "Eclairage", in Nouveau Larousse Illustré, tôme quatrième E-G Lighting through the ages. Antiquity: 1. Prehistory (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prehistory) . - 2-3. Egyptian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egypt) - 4-5. Assyrian (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assyria) . 6-13. Roman (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Rome) . - 14-15.Carthaginian...

Duration:00:08:49

Tehran's IRGC cannot solve the mass protests in Iran. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD

11/20/2019
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Photo: Caspian tiger killed in Northern Iran, early 1940’s. Date | 1940s Source | The Tiger Foundation (http://www.tigers.ca/Foundation%20overview/caspian2.htm) Author | Unknown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tehran's IRGC cannot solve the mass protests in Iran. Benham ben Taleblu @FDD https://apnews.com/748a8fcfdd9a48c79823142fbf97b5a6

Duration:00:10:12

What moves the price of oil after the Iran attack on the Saudi Arabian production fields? @ProfBShaffer @Georgetown

11/20/2019
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Photo: The U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt meets with King Ibn Saud (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn_Saud_of_Saudi_Arabia) , of Saudi Arabia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saudi_Arabia) , on board the U.S. Navy heavy cruiser USS Quincy (CA-71) in the Great Bitter Lake, Egypt, on 14 February 1945. The King is speaking to the interpreter, Colonel William A. Eddy, USMC (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Marine_Corps) . Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy...

Duration:00:10:45

Critical and unpredictable Uzbekistan elections December 22 & What is to be done? @SvanteCornell @CACI_SilkRoad

11/20/2019
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Photo: A veil (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hijab) -burning ceremony in Uzber SSR as part of Soviet Hujum policies (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hujum) Great Soviet Encyclopedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Soviet_Encyclopedia) - https://i.mycdn.me/image?id=863328099464&t=35&plc=WEB&tkn=*8ZC-d4dOaSb-1Ft9xHBV_SnZ0nU (shortly after it was taken in 1927 and repeatedly on the anniversary of the event in celebration of International Women's Day) Photograph of a veil-burning ceremony...

Duration:00:07:46

Azerbaijan enjoys the rewards of reform and transparency. @SvanteCornell Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center

11/20/2019
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Photo: Panorama of Baku by Engelbert Kaempfer. 1683. I.B.Homann (atlas)/Engelbert Kaempfer (picture) - from atlas of Johann Baptist Homann Gravure "Baccu. eine Stadt in Meden, an der Caspischen See" Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Baccu_1734.jpg) File:Baccu 1734.jpg Created: 31 December 1733 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Azerbaijan enjoys the rewards of reform and transparency. @SvanteCornell Central...

Duration:00:14:13

Eswatini (Swaziland) is at severe risk to an assassination plot. Gregory Copley Defense & Foreign Affairs.

11/20/2019
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Photo: Southern Africa in 1895. Internet Archive Book Images (https://www.flickr.com/people/126377022@N07) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/14584071758/ Source book page: https://archive.org/stream/europeinafricain01lati/europeinafricain01lati#page/n391/mode/1up Identifier: europeinafricain01lati (find matches (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3ASearch&profile=default&fulltext=Search&search=insource%3A%2Feuropeinafricain01lati%2F) ) Title:...

Duration:00:10:00

Joe Biden hangs in there. @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews

11/20/2019
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Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Joe Biden hangs in there. @LizPeek @TheHill @FoxNews https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/471296-poll-biden-leads-warren-by-8-points

Duration:00:07:00