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There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives ...
 
Please note that because iTunes limits the number of episodes displayed to 300, to start at the beginning of my retelling of the story of England, you need to SUBSCRIBE. You'll then find a regular, chronological podcast, starting from from the end of Roman Britain. I’m a bloke in a shed, but I make sure this is good, properly prepared history, and then fill it with my enthusiasm. You’ll find the great events and people for sure – but also some of the byways, of how people lived, their langua ...
 
We’re a group of three friends talking about the YA series, Animorphs. One is a veteran of the series, one read it as a kid but can't really remember, and the last one has never read a word of the series! If you want to know more about how the series holds up or just some gross animal facts, you’ve come to the right place. New episodes every Monday! Proud member of the Collective Legacy Podcast Network: collectivelegacy.org/fanimorphs
 
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We continue our study of fascist insurrections with the most famous of them all: Hitler's disastrous beer hall putsch. Footnotes: https://famous-trials.com/hitler/2524-the-hitler-beer-hall-putsch-trial-an-account https://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/adolf-hitler-s-time-in-jail-flowers-for-the-fuehrer-in-landsberg-prison-a-702159.html https:…
 
Thousands of Portlanders decided their city had failed them. So they decided to take care of each other. Host: Robert Evans Executive Producer: Sophie Lichterman Writers: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Narration: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Editor: Chris Szczech Music:…
 
Behind the Insurrections Episode 1: Travel back to the very birth of fascism in this episode about the March on Rome. You'll learn how the first trailblazing fascist dictator took power and destroyed a democracy. FOOTNOTES: https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2018/02/01/benito-mussolini-the-fascist-march-on-rome/ https://www.wnyc.org/story/cautionary…
 
Introducing: Behind the Insurrections, a new Behind the Bastards miniseries. The insurrection on January 6th, 2021, was just the latest in a long line of fascist attempts to take power. Many of these were successful. And by learning their history, and the historic successes and failures of the antifascists who opposed them, we can better prepare ou…
 
Robert is joined by Samantha McVey to discuss the Dalkon Shield. FOOTNOTES: 1. https://www.silentmother.com/2016/05/04/the-dalkon-shield-a-story-of-corporate-greed-a-lack-of-medical-testing-and-an-ongoing-fear-of-the-iud/ 2. http://advocatesaz.org/2016/03/28/instrument-of-torture-the-dalkon-shield-disaster/ 3. https://www.nytimes.com/1987/12/06/mag…
 
Throughout the second half of July, Portlanders continued showing up en masse to confront federal agents downtown. As the struggle neared its conclusion, national media attention brought a strange, carnival air to the proceedings. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Nestor Makhno, our 2020 holiday non-bastard episode FOOTNOTES: 1. https://www.theyliewedie.org/ressources/biblio/en/Collective_-_The_Personal_Side_of_Nestor_Makhno.html 2. https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/3194162-one-gratifying-aspect-of-our-rise-to-some-prominence-is 3. http://www.ditext.com/arshinov/7.h…
 
In this episode we discuss how Portland's confrontation with the feds mushroomed from the Battle of July 4th into a massive, nationwide spectacle. Host: Robert Evans Executive Producer: Sophie Lichterman Writers: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Narration: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis,…
 
Robert is joined by Jordan Holmes ·& Dan Friesen of Knowledge Fight to discuss The John Birch Society. 1. https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2017/04/rise-fall-john-birch-society-50-years-ago/ 2. https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.saturdayeveningpost.com/uploads/reprints/Mutiny_in_the_Birch_Society/index.html?X-Amz-Content-Sha256=UNSIGNED-PAYLOAD&X-Amz…
 
After more than a month of enduring police violence, Portland protesters finally leveled up enough to fight back. This is the story of the battle of July 4th. Host: Robert Evans Executive Producer: Sophie Lichterman Writers: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Narration: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Gar…
 
Ryan Knight chats with the President of the American Small Business League, Lloyd Chapman, about the fraud and abuse in our government’s small-business contracting, which has seen thousands of contracts meant for small businesses going to Fortune 500 firms.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/AmpedUp/support…
 
Robert is joined by Joelle Monique to discuss Roy Cohn. FOOTNOTES: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/roy-cohn-and-the-making-of-a-winner-take-all-america https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/roy-cohn-mafia-politics/599320/ https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1988-03-18-vw-1638-story.html https://www.newyorker.com/n…
 
Over the course of June, 2020, BLM protests in most of the country either fizzled out or started to wane in frequency. Portland kept right on going, every single night, without break. In this episode we explain the infrastructure of resistance that gave birth to the Portland Uprising, and we talk about the fateful decision that turned President Tru…
 
Robert is joined by Tuck Woodstock to discuss the worst Police Department in the Country. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/06/10/police-unions-violence-research-george-floyd/ https://www.amazon.com/Pickets-Pistols-Politics-Portland-Association/dp/B0043SVC3E https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/open_access_etds/4434/ https://college.lclark…
 
How did a bunch of angry strangers turn into a movement capable of braving unprecedented showers of tear gas and state violence? In this episode, we learn how a chaotic mass of protesters organized themselves into a unit capable of standing up to the worst violence the cops could throw at them. Link to Series: Uprising: A Guide From Portland Host: …
 
New, from Robert Evans and his team: a complete history of the Portland Uprising, aimed at preparing you for the battles ahead. Link to Series: Uprising: A Guide From Portland Host: Robert Evans Executive Producer: Sophie Lichterman Writers: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Robert Evans Narration: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, El…
 
Robert is joined by Shereen Lani Younes to discuss Dave Rubin. FOOTNOTES: https://twitter.com/nathanTbernard/status/997515380808650752 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiVQ8vrGA https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Dave_Rubi https://www.businessinsider.com/dave-rubin-dont-burn-this-book-review-out-of-ideas-2020-4 https://medium.com/@oliverjia1014/the-troub…
 
Robert is joined by Jamie Loftus to discuss Elite Panic. FOOTNOTES: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/aug/02/3 https://tdn.com/news/survivors-of-paraguay-supermarket-fire-that-killed-318-say-locked-doors-slowed-their-escape/article_87dcf9a6-6adc-5281-88fa-c9c56e01779d.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2004/08/04/six-charged-…
 
Robert is joined by Billy Wayne Davis to discuss the war on eggs. FOOTNOTES: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/when-california-went-war-over-eggs-180971960/ https://books.google.com/books?id=GDAZAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA625&lpg=PA625&dq=%252525252522of+course+there+was+an+egg+war%252525252522&source=bl&ots=pZD5JqJ0RI&sig=ACfU3U0pVk0bJkfWLpUrMaDEurg_0hMbu…
 
Robert is joined by Jake Hanrahan to discuss Satanic Panic. FOOTNOTES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDTFpof39-U&feature=emb_title https://delanirbartlette.medium.com/the-satanic-panic-and-the-west-memphis-three-e833532970b0w http://www.religioustolerance.org/ra_baker.htm https://theconversation.com/the-legacy-of-implanted-satanic-abuse-memories-…
 
Robert is joined by Cody Johnston to discuss Jordan Peterson. FOOTNOTES: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemlee/jordan-peterson-daughter-mikhaila-meat-carnivore-diet https://newrepublic.com/article/156829/happened-jordan-peterson https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hot-thought/201803/jordan-petersons-murky-maps-meaning https://www.n…
 
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