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The John Batchelor Show

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The John Batchelor Show is a hard news-analysis radio program on current events, world history, global politics and natural sciences. Based in New York City for two decades, the show has travelled widely to report, from the Middle East to the South Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula and East Asia.

The John Batchelor Show is a hard news-analysis radio program on current events, world history, global politics and natural sciences. Based in New York City for two decades, the show has travelled widely to report, from the Middle East to the South Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula and East Asia.

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New York, NY

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The John Batchelor Show is a hard news-analysis radio program on current events, world history, global politics and natural sciences. Based in New York City for two decades, the show has travelled widely to report, from the Middle East to the South Caucasus to the Arabian Peninsula and East Asia.

Language:

English


Episodes

1358: Suddenly uncertain, Gretchen Whitmer hesitates at another expert-recommended lockdown of Michigan; & What is to be done?

4/21/2021
Photo: Alabama Guardsmen and Romanian military medical professionals take photos and converse with Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson in Birmingham, Ala., May 29, 2020. Wilson provided valuable insight for measures concerning the return from lockdowns and quarantines to routine daily life. (U.S. Army Photo by SGT Samuel Hartley). The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Suddenly uncertain Gretchen Whitmer hesitates at another expert-recommended lockdown...

Duration:00:08:09

1358: Inflation: "Are we going to replay the 1970s?" John Cochrane @HooverInst

4/21/2021
Photo: Line at a gas station in Maryland, June 15, 1979. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Inflation: "Are we going to replay the 1970s?" John Cochrane @HooverInst https://johnhcochrane.blogspot.com/2021/04/inflation-levels.html?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=95d8be8570-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_09_05_04_36_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_21b1edff3c-95d8be8570-72839649

Duration:00:10:45

1358: The Pentagon shows growing confidence with AI. @FroseDC @WJLA.

4/20/2021
Photo: Silver didrachma from Crete depicting Talos, an ancient mythical automaton with artificial intelligence. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Pentagon shows growing confidence with AI. @FroseDC @WJLA. https://govmatters.tv/former-deputy-secretary-of-defense-says-artificial-intelligence-momentum-is-building/

Duration:00:09:57

1358: "Democracy" is the new tool for good old-fashioned autocracy. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

4/20/2021
Photo: Good bye Autocracy: words and music by Flora Leaverton Belford ; arranged by Minnie Webb Castle. For voice and piano.. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "Democracy" is the new tool for good old-fashioned autocracy. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs https://hir.harvard.edu/populism-and-peru-how-a-dangerous-ideology-caused-the-countrys-recent-instability/

Duration:00:09:41

1358: "I'm not a silly woman!" said Elizabeth to Philip during lockdown. "I'm the Queen!" Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

4/20/2021
Photo: Postage Stamp Depicting Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip 1953 . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "I'm not a silly woman!" said Elizabeth to Philip during lockdown. "I'm the Queen!" Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs https://inworldtrend.com/queen-and-prince-philip-bickered-sweetly-throughout-lockdown-report/

Duration:00:09:09

1358: Economical Putin uses the same team to poison expat enemies that he uses to blow up Czech arms manufacturers. @JosephSternberg

4/20/2021
Photo: Munition Works . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Economical Putin uses the same team to poison expat enemies that he uses to blow up Czech arms manufacturers. @JosephSternberg https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/salisbury-novichok-suspects-behind-fatal-blast-at-czech-weapons-depot-r7f7db7zw

Duration:00:14:19

1358: The EU fails even at vaccine nationalism. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

4/20/2021
Photo: Well-clad bureaucrats make unhelpful decisions. Here: OEEC Favors Continuation of European Payments Union The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The EU fails even at vaccine nationalism. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/troubled-covid-19-vaccine-rollout-in-europe-nears-possible-turning-point-11617957085 The European Union’s economy and vaccination effort have been mired for months, but its fortunes could change by...

Duration:00:05:24

1358: "Get out!" says the publican to the labor leader of London about the failure to challenge the year-long lockdowns. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

4/20/2021
Photo: The Publican's Coat of Arms Explain'd and Figure'd A mock coat-of-arms satirizing over-charging by tavern keepers. The shield is divided into three parts: the upper half contains a version of BM Satires 1918 with an excise man, holding a paper lettered "Gets by the Act 5000", sitting astride a barrel, lettered "3s p Barrel" and on its trolley, "6s raisd"; the barrel is drawn over a paper marked "Magna C-a" by a lion and accompanied by a soldier riding a unicorn; at lower left...

Duration:00:13:29

1358: London parks fill with happy trash as the people return. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

4/20/2021
Photo: International symbol "Tidyman" used on packaging to remind people to dispose of it in a bin instead of littering. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow London Parks fill with happy trash as the people return. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2021/apr/20/european-super-league-backlash-builds-against-breakaway-plan-live?page=with:block-607f7c7f8f08505668d96320

Duration:00:06:19

1358: The Biden spending is for the unions. @LizPeek @FoxNews

4/20/2021
Photo: Local 32 B, original logo. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow The Biden spending is for the unions. @LizPeek @FoxNews https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/biden-weak-poll-numbers-americans-unhappy-liz-peek

Duration:00:06:45

1358: "People haven't spent their money in a year." @LizPeek @FoxNew @TheHill

4/20/2021
Photo: Buffalo Savings Bank, Buffalo, N.Y. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow "People haven't spent their money in a year." @LizPeek @FoxNew @TheHill https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/stocks-are-at-all-time-highs-and-the-us-economy-is-booming-so-why-is-everyone-so-freaked-out/ar-BB1fKJvx

Duration:00:12:06

1358: #NewWorld: Peru chooses between the radicals of Castillo and the unknowns of Fujimori. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal

4/20/2021
Photo: Traditional Peru. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorld: Peru chooses between the radicals of Castillo and the unknowns of Fujimori. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/11/world/americas/peru-election.html

Duration:00:10:36

1358: #NewWorld: Confident Chile suddenly doubts the Chinese vaccine. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal

4/20/2021
Photo: The Vaccine . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorld: Confident Chile suddenly doubts the Chinese vaccine. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal https://www.wsj.com/articles/first-dose-of-chinese-covid-19-vaccine-offers-little-protection-chile-learns-11618775502

Duration:00:10:07

1358: #NewWorld: Social welfare Costa Rica sags into unsustainable debt during the virus. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal

4/20/2021
Photo: Postcard written in 1898. It is one of the oldest postcards of San José, in Central America. Lithographically printed.. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorld: Social welfare Costa Rico sags into unsustainable debt during the virus. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/costa-rica-e2-80-99s-president-says-cutting-the-deficit-will-be-his-legacy/ar-BB1ftvd0

Duration:00:07:44

1358: #NewWorld: Under the volcanoes of St. Vincent and Venezuela and FARC. @JMHumire @MariaFdaCabal

4/20/2021
Photo: South lip, Crater, Soufriere, St Vincent. The steep crater walls are on the right-hand side. The tuff deposits dip outwards from the crater, and drape over its rim. They have been gullied by running water. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #NewWorld: Under the volcanoes of St. Vincent and Venezuela and FARC. @JMHumire...

Duration:00:11:05

1358: 2/2: The Obama Presidential Center is not a library; & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

4/20/2021
Photo: Sailors stationed aboard various tenant commands of Naval Station Great Lakes, assist in unloading artifacts from the Obama administration at the Obama Presidential Library in Schaumburg, Ill. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 2/2: The Obama Presidential Center is not a library & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein...

Duration:00:06:14

1358: 1/2: The Obama Presidential Center is not a library; & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

4/20/2021
Photo: The picnic area of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.. The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow 1/2: The Obama Presidential Center is not a library & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/obama-presidential-center-faces-new-lawsuit-the-same-day-as-pre-construction-work-in-jackson-park-begins/ar-BB1fED0l

Duration:00:14:24

1357: #PacificWatch: The Homeless in LA and the Undocumented in Long Beach, @JCBliss

4/19/2021
Photo: A large group of people claimed by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to be illegal aliens. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow #PacificWatch: The Homeless in LA and the Undocumented in Long Beach. @JCBliss https://www.latimes.com/homeless-housing/story/2021-04-19/los-angeles-will-increase-budget-for-addressing-homelessness?utm_id=27575&sfmc_id=1107451

Duration:00:14:50

1357: Beijing aims to silence Jimmy Lai's Apple Daily. Mark Simon. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill

4/19/2021
Photo: Chinese prisoners. . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Beijing aims to silence Jimmy Lai's Apple Daily. Mark Simon. @GordonGChang, Gatestone, Newsweek, The Hill Mark Simon, Jimmy Lai's long-time deputy, on the latest on Jimmy Lai. https://www.reuters.com/world/china/biden-welcome-japans-suga-first-guest-key-ally-china-strategy-2021-04-16/ https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hongkong-appledaily-04162021084518.html

Duration:00:10:09

1356: Does the Court-packing gambit intimidate the Chief Justice and Justice Kavanaugh?@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

4/19/2021
Photo: "A person is guilty of intimidating a judge if a person directs a threat to a judge because of a ruling or decision of the judge in any official proceeding, or if by use of a threat directed to a judge, a person attempts to influence a ruling or decision of the judge in any official proceeding." Here: Portraits of Supreme Court Justices throughout history . The New John Batchelor Show CBS Audio Network @Batchelorshow Does the Court-packing gambit intimidate the Chief Justice...

Duration:00:12:59