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405: Valley of the Wind Authority, Side B

Kris and Ryan talk Green New Deal and Hayao Miyazaki's pro-ecology films. 

I split this into two parts since it's 2 hours.

Show notes + full text of GND

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404: Socialism Not Found

In America, socialists burn calories in food so they don't starve. In Venezuela, capitalists burn stocks of food so socialists do starve!

This is the Venezuela ep.

Corrections:

  • Executive Order 13808 was instituted by Trump; Obama's sanction is 13692.
  • I was off on comparative advantage, the idea is that a country that is more efficient at producing every good still benefits from trading with a less efficient country. In other words, it's good to trade with poor countries even though they're less efficient at making stuff because they're poor and can't charge as much money for the same goods as a richer country.

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Monthly Review Article

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401: Pigpen Creates the First Diabetes Plantation

We're back to start the new year with an episode we've been teasing for a while, about the history of the colonial sugar trade.

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"Boo" sound taken from Tim Kahn on Freesound

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308: The Secret to Immortality

In this professional business seminar you will learn all the insider secrets to achieve immortality from longtime immortal millionaires Ryan Salisbury and Kris Nivens!

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Topics: Types of businesses, dual power strategy, Berserk, the ethics of leftists doing M&A

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304: Doing Business Deals to Make Crystal Balls for Evil Wizards

Room 641A // Being a cool Guy Fawkes internet dork // Volkswagen gets labor activists arrested & tortured // A spy chip no bigger than Ben Shapiro

 

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303: Let’s Paint a Cheerful Phoenician Sky

We talk about the Phoenician civilization in part of our set on maritime trade (the others will be on the Dutch East India Company and Maersk)

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301: The Value of Gohan in the Son Goku Period of Japan

In this episode we answer crucial questions about the Son Goku period of Japan such as what the price of a Pikachu was in terms of Gohan (rice) and precisely what year Inu Yasha took place.

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236: McManorialism

This is going to be Pieter's last episode for a while. Neighbor Science will be back soon after this episode about MgRonald's

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232: 100% Marginal Income Tax

We're doing news about the most violent and unjust form of theft, taxation.

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