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Wake Up Call Podcast: Foreign Relations, Economics, Political Theory, Current Events, History, Politics, Countries, War and P

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Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros interview experts on foreign relations, economics, political theory, current events, history, politics, countries, war and peace, and more. The show has a special focus on, but is not limited to, libertarian, non-interventionist, and Austrian economics topics and viewpoints. Visit wakeupcallpodcast.com for more information. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show, and thanks for listening.

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Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros interview experts on foreign relations, economics, political theory, current events, history, politics, countries, war and peace, and more. The show has a special focus on, but is not limited to, libertarian, non-interventionist, and Austrian economics topics and viewpoints. Visit wakeupcallpodcast.com for more information. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show, and thanks for listening.

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Wake Up Call Podcast: Foreign Relations, Economics, Political Theory, Current Events, History, Politics, Countries, War and P

Latest release on Nov 11, 2017

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Rank #1: 32. The Origins of ISIS and the Case Against Intervening in Iraq and Syria with Scott Horton

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Scott Horton, host of the Scott Horton Show, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the issues with US intervention in Iraq and Syria and the origins of ISIS. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/isis-syria-iraq

Apr 11 2016

42mins

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Rank #2: 85. The History of Modern Syria with Dr. Joshua Landis

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Dr. Joshua Landis, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss how the Ba'ath Party came to power in Syria, tensions between Israel and Syria, Syria's occupation of Lebanon, and the historical background of today's Syria. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/syria-history-2

Jul 04 2016

37mins

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Rank #3: 19. Minimum Wage, Gender Wage Gap, Income Inequality, and More with Dr. Walter Block

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Dr. Walter Block, Professor of Economics at Loyola University New Orleans and author of Defending the Undefendable, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the minimum wage, the gender wage gap, income inequality, and other topics. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/wages

Mar 23 2016

50mins

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Rank #4: 166. The North Korea Situation with John Feffer

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John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss North Korea's nuclear program, the tensions between the United States and North Korea, South Korea's military capabilities, past negotiations between the United States and North Korea, and what might be involved in future negotiations to ease the tensions. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/north-korea

Oct 05 2017

40mins

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Rank #5: 51. Problems with Keynesian Economics with Dr. G.P. Manish

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Dr. G.P. Manish, Assistant Professor of Economics in the Sorrell College of Business and member of the Manuel H. Johnson Center of Political Economy at Troy University, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss problems with Keynesian economics, Keynesian business cycle theory, and Keynesian policy prescriptions and solutions. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/keynes-cycle

May 06 2016

28mins

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Rank #6: 57. The Founding of Pakistan and the Partition of India with Dr. Ayesha Jalal

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Dr. Ayesha Jalal, Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University and author of "The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics," joins Adam Camac to discuss the founding of Pakistan and the partition of India. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/pakistan-history

May 16 2016

30mins

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Rank #7: 36. Fractional Reserve Banking and Its Problems with Dr. Walter Block

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Dr. Walter Block, Professor of Economics at Loyola University New Orleans and author of Defending the Undefendable, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss fractional reserve banking and problems associated with the concept. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/fractional-reserve

Apr 15 2016

44mins

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Rank #8: 68. The Military-Industrial Complex and the War State with Mike Swanson

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Mike Swanson, author of “The War State: The Cold War Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex and the Power Elite, 1945-1963,” joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the military-industrial complex, its origins, the power elite, and the size of the US military. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/complex

May 31 2016

37mins

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Rank #9: 117. What Caused the Great Depression and Why the New Deal Failed with Dr. Bob Murphy

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Dr. Bob Murphy, Professor at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University and author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal,” joins Adam Camac to discuss the Great Depression, what caused it, and why the New Deal was unsuccessful. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/great-depression

Sep 23 2016

55mins

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Rank #10: 80. The American Healthcare System Since World War II with Dr. Michel Accad

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Dr. Michel Accad, cardiologist and internist, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss how the establishment of Medicare and Medicaid altered the American healthcare system, the impact of Obamacare, problems with single payer systems, and potential solutions. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/healthcare-history-2

Jun 16 2016

27mins

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Rank #11: 7. Reviewing the History of ISIS and Its Founding

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Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros are joined by a guest to discuss the history of ISIS, precursors to ISIS, and the conditions that have led to the group's rise. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/isis-history/

Mar 07 2016

36mins

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Rank #12: 3. US Bases and Military Operations around the World with Dr. David Vine

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Dr. David Vine, Associate Professor of Anthropology at American University and author of Base Nation: How US Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss US bases and military operations around the world. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/bases

Mar 01 2016

33mins

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Rank #13: 77. The Origins and Founding of Syria with Dr. Joshua Landis

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Dr. Joshua Landis, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss trends in Syrian history, Syria under the Ottoman Empire, World War I and the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, the French Mandate, how World War II affected Syria, and Syria's role in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/syria-history

Jun 13 2016

36mins

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Rank #14: 71. How the Federal Reserve Operates with Paul-Martin Foss

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Paul-Martin Foss, Executive Director of the Carl Menger Center for the Study of Money and Banking, joins Adam Camac to discuss the Federal Reserve, how it operates, and the tools and policy options it attempts to use. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/federal-reserve

Jun 03 2016

48mins

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Rank #15: 88. The Hillary Clinton Email Scandal with Peter Van Buren

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Peter Van Buren, former State Department employee for 24 years and proprietor of wemeantwell.com, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the Hillary Clinton email scandal. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/emails

Jul 07 2016

41mins

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Rank #16: 124. What Everyone Should Know about the Federal Reserve with Chris Rossini

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Chris Rossini, author of "Set Money Free: What Every American Needs to Know About the Federal Reserve," joins Adam Camac to discuss the Federal Reserve, who is hurt by its policies, who benefits from them, and the Fed's connection to welfare and warfare. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/fed

Oct 13 2016

35mins

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Rank #17: 147. India, Pakistan, Kashmir, and Avoiding a Nuclear War with Conn Hallinan

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Conn Hallinan, columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus, joins Adam Camac to discuss his article, "A Global Nuclear Winter: Avoiding the Unthinkable in India and Pakistan," the background of the tensions between India and Pakistan, how horrific and devastating a nuclear war and the resulting nuclear winter would be, and potential solutions to avoid the unthinkable. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/india-pakistan

Jan 14 2017

50mins

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Rank #18: 114. Why Socialism Doesn’t Work with Dr. Tom DiLorenzo

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Dr. Tom DiLorenzo, professor of economics at Loyola University Maryland and author of "The Problem with Socialism," joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the problems with socialism and why socialism doesn't work. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/socialism

Sep 13 2016

44mins

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Rank #19: 95. Key Events in the Development of the Military-Industrial Complex with Mike Swanson

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Mike Swanson, author of “The War State: The Cold War Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex and the Power Elite, 1945-1963," joins Adam Camac to discuss the military-industrial complex, World War II, the end of European colonialism, the CIA, the arms race, the containment policy, NSC-68, and more. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/complex-2

Jul 22 2016

54mins

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Rank #20: 42. The Legacy of the Arab Spring with Patrick Cockburn

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Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for The Independent and author of "Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East," joins Adam Camac to discuss the legacy of the Arab Spring. The show notes page for this episode can be found at: http://www.wakeupcallpodcast.com/arab-spring

Apr 25 2016

33mins

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