1. The Future of Freedom: A Feature Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney


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    A 36-year veteran of America’s Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    • The Rise and Fall of the British Empire - Professor Kathleen Burk


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      In 1945, the imperial possessions of Great Britain circled the globe; in 2005, there was virtually nothing left of the Empire. Why? Was Great Britain forced out by the colonial peoples themselves,…

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      • "The End of Britain?"


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        The Scots maintained an abiding interest in the British Empire even as it rapidly disintegrated in the twenty years following the Second World War. In turn, the effective end of empire in the mid-1960s…

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        • Great Britain and the ‘Scramble for Africa’ - Professor Kathleen Burk


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          The scramble for Africa in the 1880s saw the unclaimed parts of the continent divided amongst the Great Powers. Great Britain concentrated over the following twenty years in establishing her influence…

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          • Empire in the Pre-Industrial World - Professor Richard J Evans FBA


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            The first lecture in the series looks at the initial expansion of Europe, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. It explores the great empires established by the British, Dutch, French, Ottomans,…

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            • Samuel 027b - When it Looks Like God is Defeated


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              When it Looks Like God is Defeated. 1 Samuel 5:1-22. September 29, 2015 Why should we learn about the events that happened long ago in ancient Israel? Listen to this lesson to hear about a time…

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              • Exploitation and Resistance - Professor Richard J Evans FBA


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                This lecture looks at the impact of empire on the colonizers and the colonized. In Europe, ideologies of imperialism emerged, increasingly mingled with racism. These had a material effect on the…

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                • Decolonization: The End of Empire? - Professor Richard J. Evans


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                  European empires, re-divided after the defeat of Germany in 1918, continued to expand after the First World War, reaching their greatest extent in the early 1940s. The imperial ambitions of Fascist…

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                  • The Pathology of Discovery and Conquest - Professor Linda Newson


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                    This lecture examined the spread of diseases that accompanied European expansion overseas from the fifteenth century, paying particular attention to their demographic impact in Americas. The transcript…

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