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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.

Location:

New York, NY

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Westwood One

Description:

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

Holding the Communist Party of the PRC responsible for the damage done #in-the-time-of-the-virus? @JohnYoo @HooverInst

4/8/2020
Photo: Jiujiang Road, Shanghai, late 1920s Unknown author - en.wikipedia.org (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Shanghai1920s.jpg) Upload Tool Operator: Flominator (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Flominator) (Flominator (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Flominator) ) Image contributor(s): Nishishei (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Nishishei) 04:46, 10 February 2006 Nishishei (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Nishishei) 800x572 (104,044 bytes) (1920s Shanghai, Jiujiang Road....

Duration:00:10:22

NASA, Russia, Europe: the world in space and in lockdown. William Harwood @cbs_spacenews ; David Livingston @SpaceShow

4/8/2020
Image: One of the countless thrilling NASA photographs Hotel Mars, episode n. David Livingston, The Space Show, with Bill Harwood, CBS Space News, in re: NASA and how it deals with the virus. About 75% of the civil service staff is working at home. Some work must continue, incl ISS. Moscow. Hubble Space Telescope. Orion. Benu. Osiris Rex. ESU. Quarantines. Soyuz: Baikonur.

Duration:00:11:45

Edinburgh quiet but glorious in springtime of the virus. Simon Constable @RealConstable

4/8/2020
Image: A 19th-century view of the Palace of Holyroodhouse from Calton Hill (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calton_Hill) . Simon Constable, Forbes; in Edinburgh, in re: We have plenty of food; all the shops are closed and people keep a polite distance. Take-out doesn’t include Guinness since all the pubs are closed. The sun is returning and the birds are cheerful. The cost to the economy of keeping everyone out of work is enormous. Boris Johnson, once an ally to Scotland and then something of...

Duration:00:11:07

State of the City, State, Union: "Right now, we have an enemy we cannot see." @JCats2013 John Catsimatidis @CatsRoundtable @RedAppleTweets

4/8/2020
Photo: A nurse wears a cloth mask while treating a patient in Washington, DC Harris & Ewing photographers - Photo by Harris & Ewing via Library of Congress website at [1] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.14088) ; converted from TIFF to .jpg and border cropped before upload "Walter Reed Hospital Flu Ward". Photo of Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., during the great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 - 1919, also known as the "Spanish Flu". Patients are set up in rows of beds on an open gallery,...

Duration:00:10:36

The Unemployment Insurance that's better than employment. The PPP is well-intended and a little complicated. Veronique de Rugy: @veroderugy

4/8/2020
Image: Unemployment rate by county in March 2017 Public domain. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unemployment_benefits_in_the_United_States#/media/File:Unemployment_rate_map_of_the_united_states.gif Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus, in re: Small business is the driver of American business and progress. If they can't sustain employees, then the CARES Act is supposed to be designed to protect the in this crisis: 100% salary plus $600. This is generous is many ways, and flexible; considering that...

Duration:00:07:38

In the race to save jobs, the SBA is still a mess. Veronique de Rugy: @veroderugy

4/8/2020
Image: Black cotton farming family (c. 1890s). Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus, in re: The SBA for many years has been woefully inadequate in responding to any disaster. The PPP, payroll protection program, is not specifically a disaster act, but it’s become a nightmare for applicants. Even the 7A loan has always been ghastly to deal with: burdensome in its application, and the SBA is simply not responsive. The application has intrusive and offensive demands that in no way correspond to the...

Duration:00:13:46

#NewWorld: Venezuela refugees return on foot over the Andes to a failed state #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc

4/8/2020
Photo: The palace shortly after its construction, circa 1900. Detroit Publishing Co., publisher - https://www.loc.gov/item/det1994004950/PP/ Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela Permission details Public domain works must be out of copyright in both the United States and in the source country of the work in order to be hosted on the Commons. If the work is not a U.S. work, the file must have an additional copyright tag (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Copyright_tags) indicating...

Duration:00:10:20

#NewWorld: Ecuador gives out cardboard coffins and sees the dead abandoned in the street #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc

4/8/2020
Photo: Title: Ecuador : its ancient and modern history, topography and natural resources, industries and social development (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidecuadoritsancien00enoc) Year: 1914 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1914) (1910s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1910) ) Authors: Enock, C. Reginald (Charles Reginald), 1868-1970...

Duration:00:12:49

#Colloquy: Global trade after the virus will not look like global trade before the virus. @AlanTonelson RealityChek.com. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

4/8/2020
Photo: Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan skyline, Manhattan. No known copyright restrictions (https://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/) Digital ID: 482681. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. November 26, 1935 Notes: Code: I.D. Men walk on pier where sailing vessels are moored, skyline beyond. Source: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott. (more info (http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/?col_id=160) ) Repository: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D....

Duration:00:12:09

#Colloquy: Canada, the N-95 imbroglio, Trudeau succession, #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast with Charles Burton, senior fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeas

4/8/2020
Photo: Title: Anthology and bibliography of Niagara Falls (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookidanthologybibliog1921d) Year: 1921 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookyear1921) (1920s (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookdecade1920) ) Authors: Dow, Charles Mason, 1854-1920 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/bookauthorDow__Charles_Mason__1854_1920) Subjects: Plants...

Duration:00:13:14

#Colloquy: The US Air Force maintains readiness far #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast with Peter Huessy, director of Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast .

4/8/2020
Photo: U.S. Army Air Corps Curtiss P-36A Hawk fighters of the 36th Pursuit Group at Langley Field, Virginia (USA), in 1940. Date | 1940 Source | scan from Jeffrey Ethell: American Warplanes. WWII-Korea. Vol. II. Arms & Armour Press 1983, p. 10. ISBN 0853685770 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0853685770) . Cited as USAF picture. Author | USAF public domain http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #Colloquy: The...

Duration:00:13:02

#Colloquy: Lessons learned from the Benjamin Franklin, 1945, and the Theodore Roosevelt, 2020, #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Extended Podcast: James Holmes, Naval War College, The Naval Diplomat (https://navaldiplomat.com/). @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

4/8/2020
Photo: Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USS_Franklin_(CV-13)_afire_and_listing_after_a_Japanese_air_attack_on_19_March_1945_(80-G-273882).jpg) File:USS Franklin (CV-13) afire and listing after a Japanese air attack on 19 March 1945 (80-G-273882).jpg Created: 19 March 1945date QS:P571,+1945-03-19T00:00:00Z/11 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow #Colloquy: Lessons learned from the Benjamin Franklin, 1945, and...

Duration:00:14:55

The pandemic fractures Europe into the rich North and the needy South & What is to be done? Russell A. Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a co-chair of the Workin

4/8/2020
Photo: English: View of the Exposition universelle Paris 1900. Date | 1899 Source | Unknown source Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The pandemic fractures Europe into the rich North and the needy South & What is to be done? Russell A. Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a co-chair of the Working Group on...

Duration:00:12:10

The Laffer Curve meets the $2 Trillion stimulus package. @JohnTamny

4/8/2020
Photo: Entrance Drive, Miramir, Calif public domain. https://www.realclearmarkets.com/2020/03/30/lets_not_insult_stimulus_by_calling_this_stimulus_487799.html http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Laffer Curve meets the $2 Trillion stimulus package. @JohnTamny https://www.realclearmarkets.com/2020/03/30/lets_not_insult_stimulus_by_calling_this_stimulus_487799.html

Duration:00:09:12

PRC looks to find geopolitical advantages after the virus ebbs & What is to be done?

4/8/2020
Photo: Guangzhou (formerly Canton), Chinese Boats by Lai Afong caviarkirch (http://www.ebay.com/itm/371255916539) This work is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries%27_copyright_lengths) is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow PRC...

Duration:00:09:41

Italy debates re-opening the economy #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Lorenzo Fiori, Managing Director of Ansaldo Foundation based in Genoa.

4/8/2020
Photo: Arturo Ferrari. Piazza in Milano. File:Arturo ferrari, piazza vetra a milano, 1890-1900, 02.JPG talian: piazza vetra a milano Description | detail Date | between 1890 and 1900 Medium | painting Signature bottom left The Gallerie di Piazza Scala (or Gallerie d'Italia - Piazza Scala) is a modern and contemporary museum in Milan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milan) , Italy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy) . Located in Piazza della Scala...

Duration:00:12:04

The PRC pushes and the US Navy pushes back #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Captain Christopher Sharman, US Navy, @HooverInst

4/8/2020
Photo: Map of the South China Sea, with 9-dotted line highlighted in green http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The PRC pushes and the US Navy pushes back #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Captain Christopher Sharman, US Navy, @HooverInst https://www.realcleardefense.com/articles/2020/03/31/america__keep_your_eye_on_the_ball_115163.html

Duration:00:09:38

Biden follows the Geraldine Ferraro pathway to VPOTUS. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

4/8/2020
Photo: John Tyler http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Biden follows the Geraldine Ferraro pathway to VPOTUS. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2020/04/05/coming-soon-to-the-biden-campaign-binders-full-of-women/#116ab1563cc6

Duration:00:11:55

Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Stephen F. Cohen @NYUniversity @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

4/7/2020
Photo: The Millennium of Russia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Millennium_of_Russia) monument in Veliky Novgorod (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veliky_Novgorod) , featuring the statues and reliefs of the most celebrated people in the first 1000 years of Russian history (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_history) . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow...

Duration:00:21:50

Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: Putin and Sobyanin of Moscow #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Stephen F. Cohen @NYUniversity @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

4/7/2020
Photo: Crisis in Russia: Konstantin Makovsky (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Makovsky) 's Appeal of Minin (1896) depicts Kuzma Minin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuzma_Minin) appealing to the people of Nizhny Novgorod (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nizhny_Novgorod) to raise a volunteer army against the Polish (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polish%E2%80%93Lithuanian_Commonwealth) invaders and Sigismund III of Poland (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigismund_III_of_Poland) . Time of...

Duration:00:19:32