1 hr 21 min

A Ukrainian-American Immigrant Confronts Putin, Power & Patriotism | The McFuture w/Steve Faktor The McFuture with Steve Faktor

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As Putin and Russia attack Ukraine, I confront some uncomfortable truths about power, patriotism, and my own identity as a Ukrainian-American immigrant. A tour-de-force. Truly one of the best episodes of The McFuture - and on this subject. Not to be missed. You can watch it on YouTube with all the visuals and graphics.







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In This Episode:







* 00:14 Fresh From The USSR* 02:24 Bonding With Ukraine* 04:12 Isn’t Russia vs. Ukraine Basically A Domestic Dispute?* 09:48 WHY? What Does Putin Want?* 13:11 The Game Of NATO, Deterrence & Incitement * 17:33 Why NOW? * 25:01 How Russia Prepared, As Germany Self-Destructed * 27:58 The Worst Negotiators On Earth * 31:43 American Apathy * 32:51 What Do We Do? Strategies For Containing Putin * 37:11 The One Decent New Idea * 38:08 Why Financial Restrictions Are A Landmine * 40:01 …And Isolationism Is A Nuke * 45:58 The Real Solution Is… * 46:16 American Abandonment * 48:05 The Multipolar Bear Eats Values First * 53:23 POWER & Its Only Counterbalance * 58:12 Leverage * 59:24 Masculinity * 01:06:33 Patriotism * a href="https://www.youtube.

https://youtu.be/7C6Hcmcogvs

















As Putin and Russia attack Ukraine, I confront some uncomfortable truths about power, patriotism, and my own identity as a Ukrainian-American immigrant. A tour-de-force. Truly one of the best episodes of The McFuture - and on this subject. Not to be missed. You can watch it on YouTube with all the visuals and graphics.







If you enjoy this, please support the show on Patreon & get tons of member exclusives! Brand new member-only episode goes up shortly!







Also please give a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts. Really helps with visibility.







Share & subscribe on: YouTube, iTunes,  Spotify,  Google,  Stitcher,  TuneIn, RSS







In This Episode:







* 00:14 Fresh From The USSR* 02:24 Bonding With Ukraine* 04:12 Isn’t Russia vs. Ukraine Basically A Domestic Dispute?* 09:48 WHY? What Does Putin Want?* 13:11 The Game Of NATO, Deterrence & Incitement * 17:33 Why NOW? * 25:01 How Russia Prepared, As Germany Self-Destructed * 27:58 The Worst Negotiators On Earth * 31:43 American Apathy * 32:51 What Do We Do? Strategies For Containing Putin * 37:11 The One Decent New Idea * 38:08 Why Financial Restrictions Are A Landmine * 40:01 …And Isolationism Is A Nuke * 45:58 The Real Solution Is… * 46:16 American Abandonment * 48:05 The Multipolar Bear Eats Values First * 53:23 POWER & Its Only Counterbalance * 58:12 Leverage * 59:24 Masculinity * 01:06:33 Patriotism * a href="https://www.youtube.

1 hr 21 min