Catalan Independence
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On A Catalan Crisis

October 22, 2017

It’s been a few weeks since the tensions in Spain began to ramp up over the Catalan referendum. Catalonia attempted to hold a vote to determine its independence and was told in no uncertain terms […]

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On Charlottesville: Uniting the Nazis

August 14, 2017

It’s difficult to know where to begin when Nazis have just openly engaged in a rally in the country you call your adopted home. One of the many reasons I chose America as my second […]

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Trump and Putin Officially Meet for the First Time

July 7, 2017

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have now officially met for the first time, according to a spokesperson for the Kremlin. The two shared a handshake at the G-20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, where world leaders […]

Emmanuel Macron, President of France
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The Strange Macron Revolution

June 6, 2017

In a call back to something we talked about on this week’s show, I wanted to dip out of the American orbit for a second and take a jaunt back across to Europe. It’s been […]