125. The Russian Revolution

In this episode we discuss the Russian Revolution, beginning with the political context of the 19th century in Russia and moving through various crises that culminate in the overthrow of the Tsar and the successful coup by the Bolshevik party. Phil Downey returns as guest. This episode is part six in our extended series on fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! […]

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124. German Unification Revisited (Re-release)

In this episode, we revisit the unification of Germany with added commentary to update some content in preparation for our discussion on fascism. We follow the German states from the Napoleonic Wars through the revolutions of 1848 until Otto von Bismarck helms a culturally and politically exceptional campaign to create a new great power in Europe. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. This episode is part five in our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna […]

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123. Italian Unification

In this episode we discuss the Italian unification movement in the context of 19th century political theory and the wake of the French Revolution’s effects on both statehood and national identity. Colin Oliver returns as guest. This episode is part four in our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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122. Antisemitism

In this episode we discuss the historical sources of a number of antisemitic stereotypes and the ways in which they have resulted in prejudice and violence against the Jewish people. Paul McGeown returns as guest. This episode is part three of our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: […]

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121. Scientific Racism And Eugenics

In this episode we address two ideological fields that were exacerbated by the discovery of evolution: scientific racism, which is an attempt to justify racist stereotypes and power structures through the use of scientific aesthetics and tropes; and eugenics, which attempts to exploit evolutionary principles in order to enhance the human race via direct intervention in reproductive autonomy. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. This episode is part two of our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike […]

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120. Evolution

In this episode we explore ideas about evolution beginning with ancient thinkers and moving up to and beyond Darwin, as well as social and religious resistance. Kevin Miller returns as guest. This episode is part one of our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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119. Famous Animals

In this episode we talk about various famous animals from history, including pets of famous people, exotic pranks, and animal heroes. Becca Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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March 2020 Q&A

Instead of doing a standard episode, Dan McGinnis and Colin Oliver have joined me to answer some listener questions. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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118. The Red Scare

In this episode we focus mainly on the Second Red Scare of the early Cold War, discussing the influence of Hollywood, the tactics used by government hearings, and the overreach of the FBI. Colin Oliver returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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117. Disco

In this episode we discuss the cultural phenomenon of disco music from various perspectives. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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