Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

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 of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.... Show More

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March 4, 2021 85 min

Robert is joined again by Chelsea Manning to continue discussing the United States and Panama.

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Robert is joined again by Jamie Loftus for an online investigation and continued discussion on the sigma male.

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Robert is joined again by Alison Stevenson to continue to discuss Alfred Krupp.

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In this episode we cover the struggle to save the Red House, and where things in Portland stand today.

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: Crooked Ways by Propaganda

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Another reading of Ben Shapiro's terrible novel.

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In the early 1930s a consortium of America's wealthiest men conspires to overthrow President Roosevelt and institute a fascist state. This is the story of how they almost succeeded.

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The most direct precursor to January 6th, 2021 was a fascist assault on the French Capitol on February 6th 1934. Today we talk about that and, as a bonus, French Jeffrey Epstein.

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Inspired by past resistance movements, Portland has at different points adopted a variety of tactics used to achieve protest objectives. Broken windows, graffiti, and nearly nightly dumpster fires has lead the perception that Portland is in ruin. But if you dig deeper than the snappy headlines you’ll find the real destruction that’s facing the city and local ecosystem is due to the unprecedented amount of poison gas munitions used ...

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The incredible, heartbreaking story of the antifascist struggle in Spain.

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In this episode, we discuss the birth of Fascism in Spain and how it led to the first great armed conflict between Fascism and Democracy: the Spanish Civil War. 

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  • https://www.amazon.com/Fascism-Spain-1923-1977-Stanley-Payne/dp/0299165647/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=fascism+in+spain&qid=1611636892&sr=8-1
  • https://libcom.org/history/spanish-civil-war-osprey-book-collection
  • https://www.mar...
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    For decades, Portland has been one of the USA's most violent battlegrounds between the white supremacist right and the anti racist left. In 2020, after months of anti police demonstrations, American fascists again took to the streets of Portland for what would be one of the bloodiest brawls in its history.

    Host: Robert Evans

    Executive Producer: Sophie Lichterman

    Writers: Bea Lake, Donovan Smith, Elaine Kinchen, Garrison Davis, Rob...

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    In Part Two, we continue to discuss Hitler's disastrous beer hall putsch.

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    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: Crooked Ways by Propaganda

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    In 2017 and 2018 Robert wrote a science fiction novel, set twenty years after a Civil War destroyed the United States. As an insurrection month present, you can listen to chapter 1 now.

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    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-lessons-mussolinis-march-rome/
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