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The Dangerous History Podcast covers the history that the Establishment would rather you NOT know, helping you learn the past so you can understand the present and prepare for the future.

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    • 4.6, 278 Ratings

The Dangerous History Podcast covers the history that the Establishment would rather you NOT know, helping you learn the past so you can understand the present and prepare for the future.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
278 Ratings

278 Ratings

100dollarman ,

More people need to listen

Big fan of this podcast. I’m more partial to your lectures than to your interviews. But I’m sure those also take a ton more time to produce. Wish my history professors cared half as much as CJ does. And 5 stars definitely for always taking the time to try to show both sides of an argument or idea. Start with the civil war series if you have any doubts about the integrity of this show.

Jim Bob 1028 ,

Uniquely Engaging Perspective on History

The critics here say that CJ is presenting history from a libertarian anarchist perspective, and that is partially true. He consistently observes that state actors — even the heroes of your your public school history curriculum and right wing patriots — act in self-interest despite high-sounding rhetoric. His narratives frequently align with the same perspective of leftist historians such as Beard, Kolko, and even Zinn on many topics. He also aligns with an environmentalist’s sensibilities on economic development. However, he has a public choice perspective that distinguishes him from the left.
I don’t have to agree with every interpretation of the facts to find this podcast engaging. The ‘one star’ critics probably probably should look elsewhere for confirmation of their worldview.
My only criticism is that CJ tells a bit more about CJ and the production of his podcast than I’m interested in. But it’s his podcast and I can skip the stuff I’m not interested in.

Darkmagus64 ,

Good job

If you love, and, or care about history this is the podcast for you. The topics are thought provoking and well researched. This podcast is refreshing because it’s not peddling an ideology it’s giving you the facts.

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