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Our podcasts analyse concepts and theories from Political Science and International Relations using themes, trends and trivia in popular culture. Listen to two nerds discuss state reformation during a zombie apocalypse or how the Jedi Council would function in our international system. We aim to inform and entertain but welcome criticism, feedback and suggestions. Long live the Leviathan!

Lands of Leviathan Podcast Broc Rademan and Peter Sleeman

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Our podcasts analyse concepts and theories from Political Science and International Relations using themes, trends and trivia in popular culture. Listen to two nerds discuss state reformation during a zombie apocalypse or how the Jedi Council would function in our international system. We aim to inform and entertain but welcome criticism, feedback and suggestions. Long live the Leviathan!

    Episode 28 - Trump's Iron Throne vs Kim Jong Un's Ice Dragon

    Episode 28 - Trump's Iron Throne vs Kim Jong Un's Ice Dragon

    In this episode, we discuss the relationship between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un with reference to season 7 of Game of Thrones. In addition to comparing some states to the houses of Westeros, we discuss what it means to acquire weapons of mass destruction and why it is not necessarily the end of the world. As always, like and subscribe! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 56 min
    Episode 27: Socialism, Communism and the Needs of the Many

    Episode 27: Socialism, Communism and the Needs of the Many

    In this episode, Broc and Peter continue their discussion on political ideologies by discussing Communism and Socialism. We have a lively debate regarding what Marx would think about the current state of Marxism and have fun looking at Animal Farm and whether Spock makes a good communist. Like and follow us!
    This episode was edited for us by Andrew Pfannkuche!

    The theme for this episode is Game of Thrones Main Title Theme Ramin Djawadi. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 26 - The MAD Cold War of Ozymandias

    Episode 26 - The MAD Cold War of Ozymandias

    In this very special episode, Broc and Peter are joined by their good friend Kyle Tee who mentored these two in how to argue. They discuss the principle of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) through an Analysis of Ozymandias' plan in Watchmen. Enjoy this very special episode and remember to like and subscribe. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 25 - Why Inequality is Our Biggest Problem

    Episode 25 - Why Inequality is Our Biggest Problem

    In this long overdue episode Broc and Peter discuss one of the greatest challenges that the world faces today, global economic inequality! While the world is getting richer the wealth is spread out pretty poorly. We discuss this through Bioshock, Elysium and Gattica. Like and follow us!

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode 24 - Applying Ideologies to Affected Areas

    Episode 24 - Applying Ideologies to Affected Areas

    Happy New Years everyone! This episode was recorded before the end of 2016 but It is the first launch in 2017. In this episode, we discuss how the political ideologies of Conservatism and Liberalism are applied to a few issues in today's political climate. Included in the discussion are issues of climate change and immigration found in the films 'The Day after Tomorrow' and 'District 9'.

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    • 1 hr
    Episode 23 - Conservative zombies vs Liberal vampires

    Episode 23 - Conservative zombies vs Liberal vampires

    In this episode, we discuss the basic assumptions and history of the two primary ideologies in the world today; conservatism and liberalism. The discussion includes how the good guys in Lord of the Rings are conservative, while those in the Matrix are liberals. We await your comments and feedback! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 6 min

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