33 episodes

A podcast about the American Empire.

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    • Society & Culture

A podcast about the American Empire.

    S2 Bonus 7 - "Sweet Dirty Tony's Baadasssss Song"

    S2 Bonus 7 - "Sweet Dirty Tony's Baadasssss Song"

    Guest Bill Corbett (Mystery Science Theater 3000, Rifftrax) and Brendan hang out and talk about some bad Cuba movies.

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    • 1 hr 27 min
    S2 Bonus 6 - “Neverland”

    S2 Bonus 6 - “Neverland”

    A discussion of Operation Peter Pan with Prof. Nelson Valdes, with a detour into Hungary, 1956. 

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    • 38 min
    S2 Bonus 5 - "Massive Retaliation"

    S2 Bonus 5 - "Massive Retaliation"

    A brief overview of how American nuclear weapons strategy ran parallel to the story in our main narrative.

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    • 30 min
    S2 Bonus 4 - "CIAin't Kiddin'"

    S2 Bonus 4 - "CIAin't Kiddin'"

    Guest Luna Olavarria-Gallegos explains how the US government infiltrated and co-opted the hip-hop scene in Cuba.

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    • 39 min
    S2 Bonus 3 - "Watch Out For That Boy"

    S2 Bonus 3 - "Watch Out For That Boy"

    We talk to activists and historians about Cuba, black radicalism, and how the Revolution attacked the problem of racism.

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    • 32 min
    S2 Bonus 2 - "Lo Distinto Se Parece"

    S2 Bonus 2 - "Lo Distinto Se Parece"

    Interviews with history professor Michelle Chase and Cuban scholar Marta Nuñez Sarmiento.

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    • 49 min

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