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The John Batchelor Show

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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

Blood libel #in the time of the virus. Marc Greendorfer

4/2/2020
Photo: English: Herzl Street in 1920עברית: רחוב הרצל ,Original Image Name: רחוב הרצל ,Notes: source: documentors - Vivienne Silver Brody ,Location: תל אביב Date | 1920 Source | The Israel Internet Association via the PikiWiki - Israel free image collection project (http://www.pikiwiki.org.il/?action=gallery&img_id=52616) Author | Avraham Soskin Permission (Reusing this file (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Reusing_content_outside_Wikimedia) ) | | This work has been released into...

Duration:00:10:51

Israel's planning and prevention #in the time of the virus. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

4/2/2020
Photo: English: Moshav Beit-Itzhak, Settlements in Israelעברית: בניית הבתים הראשונים במושב בית יצחק, Original Image Name:הבתים הראשונים, Location:בית יצחק Datum | cca 1940 Zdroj | Beit Itzhak Archive via the PikiWiki - Israel free image collection project (http://www.pikiwiki.org.il/) Autor | עברית: אין מידע Svolení (Užití tohoto souboru (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Pou%C5%BE%C3%ADv%C3%A1n%C3%AD_obsahu_mimo_projekty_Wikimedia) ) | | This work or image is now in the public...

Duration:00:12:27

Broken Iraq and the virus. @MichaelGRubin

4/2/2020
Image: The Lion of Babylon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_of_Babylon) from a portion of the Ishtar Gate (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtar_Gate) . The Lion of Babylon has remained a prominent symbol of Iraqi culture; a type of Iraqi battle tank was named after it (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion_of_Babylon_(tank)) . Michael Rubin, in re: The scale of the collapse of the medical system in Iran, inability of the regime to communicate commons sense; no idea of the number of deaths...

Duration:00:10:41

The virus may destabilize the Levant. @ItaiBrun

4/2/2020
Image: Ethnic groups in the Middle East shown in a pre-World War I British government map. The primary population of the region of Syria is described as "Arabs (settled)" and inland as "Arabs (nomadic)" Public domain. Itai Brun, Institute of National Security Studies in Israel; in re: COVID-19 in Israel and the region. The corona virus is making its way across the Middle East and may [be a harbinger] of certain kinds of collapse; we already have bad governance and wars. Rages of infection...

Duration:00:09:52

The sky isn’t falling: it’s a nonstandard, intentional recession. @MichaelDFarren

4/2/2020
Image: Title page of The Remarkable Story of Chicken Little. Public domain. Michael Farren, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, & TheHill; in re: Skyrocketing unemployment claims: 6.6 million this week. The national economy has seized. It’ll get worse before it gets better; it does mean that social distancing is working, diminishing the transmission of the disease. We’re trading off a short financial crisis—a recession—in favor of a recovery sooner. Won’t see needed relief till...

Duration:00:11:26

Tell the grim truth with merited optimism. FDR & Trump know the scale of risk. @ConradMBlack

4/2/2020
Image: FDR fireside chat, September 30, 1934. Public domain. Conrad Black, NRO and author, in re: Canada has a financial-stabilization package of sorts, but a very good low-infection rate internationally. The notion of Americans’s fleeing the US to Canada: it’s not easy to cross the border for no good reason, and Canada’s marginally-better infection rates make it not worth the effort. Mrs Pelosi’s blue-ribbon commission to investigate the virus, where she attributed “blood on his hands” to...

Duration:00:11:22

The "Map" Fireside chat 1942 and Trump vs the virus. @VDHanson @HooverInst

4/2/2020
Photo: English: President Roosevelt, in the Oval Room of the White House, refers to his own map as he emphasizes a point in his radio address to the people Roosevelt's fireside chat was presented February 23, 1942. In advance of the address Roosevelt asked citizens to have a world map in front of them as they listened to him speak. "I'm going to speak about strange places that many of them never heard of—places that are now the battleground for civilization," he told his speechwriters. "I...

Duration:00:12:45

California in the virus and questions to be answered about January and February. @VDHanson @HooverInst

4/2/2020
Photo: Panoramic view of the mining town of Randsburg, in the winter, ca.1900 Photograph of a panoramic view of the mining town of Randsburg, in the winter, ca.1900. Many of the structures are tents. The town and hills behind it are covered with snow. Several people are standing near an unhitched wagon behind a small wooden building in the foreground (lower left). Legible signs include: "Jameson's feed stable", ..."k Cafe", "Randsburg Drugstore", "Granger[?] stage office", ..."& coal yard",...

Duration:00:08:43

Gettysburg reflections on national alarms in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

4/2/2020
Photo: August 1863 – General Buford (seated) & staff Mathew Brady (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Mathew_Brady) - http://www.mcmahanphoto.com/lc2170--major-general-john-buford--aids-civil-war-photo-print.html General Buford (seated) and staff. From left to right: Myles Keogh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myles_Keogh) , John Buford (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Buford) , Peter Penn-Gaskell, Craig Wharton Wadsworth, and Albert Payson Morrow. Public Domain...

Duration:00:11:03

North Korea shows off missile launches and hides the virus. Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State University. @GordonGChang

4/2/2020
Photo: Map of the location of political prison camps (kwanliso (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Kwalliso) ) and ordinary prison camps (kyohwaso) in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea). Map issued in 2014 by the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Report_of_the_Commission_of_Inquiry_on_Human_Rights_in_the_Democratic_People%27s_Republic_of_Korea) , under the United Nations Human Rights Council...

Duration:00:09:42

Canada's governance, defenses and doubts in the time of the virus. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang

4/2/2020
Photo: Nurse and orderly transport child to operating room, Canada, c. 1915 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Canada's governance, defenses and doubts in the time of the virus. Charles Burton, Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang https://twitter.com/ezralevant/status/1244806063746056192...

Duration:00:10:05

Small business worries for stability of the supply chains and the factories. Jonathan Bass, CEO of PTM Images.

4/2/2020
Photo: Links of the Hudson River Chain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_River_Chain) from the American Revolutionary War (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolutionary_War) ; a memorial at West Point (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Point) . Public domain. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Small business worries for stability of the supply chains and the factories. Jonathan Bass,CEO of PTM Images. @GordonGChang

Duration:00:11:22

#HotelMars: Resheduling ExploreMars to august in the Summer of Mars launches. David Livingston SpaceShow.com Chris @Carberry2033

4/2/2020
Photo: Artistic depiction of MSL Curiosity rover (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curiosity_(rover)) being lowered from the Skycrane NASA/JPL-Caltech - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/multimedia/gallery/pia14839.html Curiosity's Sky Crane Maneuver, Artist's Concept This artist's concept shows the sky crane maneuver during the descent of NASA's Curiosity rover to the Martian surface. The entry, descent, and landing (EDL) phase of the Mars Science Laboratory mission begins when the...

Duration:00:10:25

Closing the Waffle Houses closes small town America in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

4/2/2020
Photo: Liège Waffles – a legendary creation by an 18th-century chef to the prince-bishop of Liège – were not a confirmed recipe until 1921. Public domain. . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Closing the Waffle Houses closes small town America in the time of the virus. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/columnists/coronavirus-even-closed-the-waffle-house

Duration:00:08:55

CARES Act: This time is not different. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

4/2/2020
Photo: The cover of A Guide to Keynes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Guide_To_Keynes) by Alvin Hansen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvin_Hansen) . Fair use. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow CARES Act: This time is not different. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets https://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2020/03/31/conservatives_and_libertarians_tricked_again_by_pork_and_deficits_487778.html

Duration:00:12:41

Taiwan remains vigilant in the time of the virus; Atlanta, Georgia, locked down. @YatesDCIA @GordonGChang

4/2/2020
Photo: Permissions: The copyright holder of this file allows anyone to use it for any purpose, provided that the copyright holder is properly attributed. Full attribution below.* http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Taiwan remains vigilant in the time of the virus: Atlanta, Georgia locked down. @YatesDCIA @GordonGChang https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-52088167 .. * 中文(繁體)‎: 國防部軍事新聞通訊社著作權聲明 (https://archive.is/Vgbif) ....

Duration:00:10:08

Careful Abiding in Brooklyn, New York and Adams Morgan, D.C. in the time of the virus. @Tunku Varadarajan @HooverInst

4/2/2020
Photo: Looking north across Adams Street at the Brooklyn approach to the w:Brooklyn Bridge (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn_Bridge) between 1900 and 1910, with w:Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn-Manhattan_Transit) and streetcar elevated tracks. From (Detroit Publishing Company). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Careful Abiding in Brooklyn, New York and Adams Morgan, D.C. in the time of...

Duration:00:09:15

The good news of prompt testing arriving for serology in the time of the virus. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

4/1/2020
Photo: Comparable design in Chinese export porcelain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_export_porcelain) , c. 1760 Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kinesisk_tallrik_fr%C3%A5n_1770_-_Hallwylska_museet_-_95758.tif) view terms File:Kinesisk tallrik från 1770 - Hallwylska museet - 95758.tif Created: 1770s date QS:P571,+1770-00-00T00:00:00Z/8 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The good news of prompt...

Duration:00:12:58

Can Joe Biden campaign as the national consoler? @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

4/1/2020
Photo: Title: Trees, plants and seeds Identifier: CAT31284104 Year: 1900 (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookyear1900) (1900s (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookdecade1900) ) Authors: Baker Bros. Nursery (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookauthorBaker_Bros_Nursery) ; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection (https://www.flickr.com/search/?tags=bookauthorHenry_G_Gilbert_Nursery_and_Seed_Trade_Catalog_Collection) Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Texas Fort...

Duration:00:10:51

State of the City, State, Union: Questions for Governor Cuomo on the release of prisoners and the infrequent subway service. @JCats2013 John Catsimatidis @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweets

4/1/2020
Photo: . 18th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) Date | circa 1900 Source | Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- subways. Digital ID: 836137 (http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?836137) Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, State, Union: Questions for Governor Cuomo on the release of prisoners and the infrequent subway service. @JCats2013 John Catsimatidis...

Duration:00:11:15