Beyond Good vs Bad: More Background on Ukraine and Russia

We’ve got another briefing on the larger contexts of the current  conflict between Ukraine and Russia.  Sure, Putin is a horrible and  brutal force in the world and the attack on Ukraine is indefensible, but  we ignore the larger contexts at our own peril.

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We talk about the impact of the breakup of the USSR, the privatization of the Russian economy, the sense of western/NATO encirclement felt by  Russia, and U.S-Russia-Ukraine economic and trade relations.

Buzzanco: Background to World War Two

The latest and greatest from Green and Red Podcast co-host, and University of Houston history professor, Bob Buzzanco discusses the background to World War Two.

He discusses “military Keynesianism” and end of depression that includes appeasement, Isolationism, and outbreak of war.