Episodes
Scott Horton joins us to today to discuss Russia, Ukraine and the danger of Nuclear war. Check out Hotter Than the Sun: https://libertarianinstitute.org/books/hotter-than-the-sun/ Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #256
Published 09/29/22
On occasion, we come across a historical story that we’re shocked we didn’t know about. On today’s episode, we present to you 6 of them. We cover the Puerto Rican Nationalist movement in the 1950s, and specifically a four day period of revolutions for Independance and assassination attempts that conclude with The US dropping bombs on Puerto Rican cities.   Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #255
Published 09/19/22
Published 09/19/22
Today we talk about the impact of foreign governments on US policy and Think Tanks. Specifically, how the Taiwan lobby paved the way for Pelosi’s trip this summer. We also discuss the origins of the “One China Policy”. Check out this article: https://responsiblestatecraft.org/2022/08/04/how-the-taiwan-lobby-helped-pave-the-way-for-pelosis-trip/ Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #254
Published 09/12/22
José Niño comes on to discuss right wing populism is in America. Episode: 253
Published 09/05/22
On Today’s Episode we use the declining situation in Kosovo as a segway to talk about something most westerners don’t really know about: Separatist movements in Europe. Specifically, we review some separatist movements in Spain, like the Catalonians, which to this day are vying for independence. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #252
Published 08/30/22
On today’s episode, we invited Joseph Solis-Mullen back on the show to comment on recent developments in  China – Taiwan relations. We discuss Speaker of the House Pelosi’s controversial visit to Taiwan and the resulting Chinese live fire exercises, The potential for Chinese economic collapse, and a whole lot more. Joseph Solis-Mullen is a political scientist with expertise in China. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #251
Published 08/17/22
Heads up for the people who want us to stick to history – this one’s all rabbit holes. On today’s episode, we review your reviews. Find out how we feel about reviews like: * “You guys are like the ‘missionary position’ of 20th century history.” * “The good: they talk about history in terms that rubes can understand. The bad: they aren’t particularly good at it” * “This is the most accurately described podcast I have ever come across—and not in a good way.” Support on...
Published 08/08/22
On today’s Episode, Matt Hoh joins us to tell the crazy story of how his North Carolina Senate run as the presumptive Green Party candidate was suppressed by the National Democratic Party. Matt is a former Marine Corps Captain and worked in the State Department as part of the provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan. In 2009, Matt resigned in protest from his post over the American escalation of the war. We chat about the Duopoly of the US government, how actions taken by the...
Published 08/01/22
On today’s episode, we continue our discussion of the Spanish American War. We discuss the onset of the war, Yellow Journalism and its impacts on the War, and the implications of the explosion of the USS Maine. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #248
Published 07/25/22
On today’s episode, we talk a period in US history where there was a widespread effort to root out Soviet spies in the Government. We dive into Joe McCarthy’s history, how his particular brand of inquisition became synonymous with political “witch hunts”, and debate on the effectiveness and legitimacy of those efforts on US policy. Also, we talk a bit about how McCarthyism is potentially being applied today. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #247
Published 07/18/22
On today’s episode, we invited Joseph Solis-Mullen and Jose Nino to help us understand the potential for a coming global financial crisis, how it impacts approval ratings of world leaders, and what strategies countries around the world may be putting into place as a result. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #246  
Published 07/11/22
On today’s episode we walk through the complex series of events of the early 1800’s which lead up to the Spanish – American War. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #245
Published 07/04/22
On today’s episode we discuss current US relations with Saudi Arabia. We also talk about the Saudi war in Yemen. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #244
Published 06/27/22
On today’s episode, we discuss Turkey’s recent name change to Türkiye, why they changed it, and some interesting facts about country names, language quirks, and turkeys (the birds). Also, we dive into Turkish plans to invade Syria… again. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #243
Published 06/20/22
On today’s episode,  Joseph Solis-Mullen joins us to discuss the current geopolitical situation in Russia, Ukraine, China and Taiwan. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #242
Published 06/10/22
To commemorate Henry’s trip to Puerto Rico, we’ve decided to chat about the complicated, interesting and downright weird aspects of Puerto Rican history. We discuss cultural issues, conspiracy theories, its dark colonial past, and potential futures of the island of enchantment. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #241
Published 05/26/22
On May 9th, 2022, Joe Biden signed the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022. On today’s episode, we discuss the history of the original Lend-Lease act from WWII, and how it impacted the war on the eastern front. Also, we dive into the nitty gritty of an open bill in congress, which aims to provide Ukraine with $40b in aid. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #240
Published 05/16/22
On today’s episode, we discuss the use of ballistic missiles in the ongoing war in Ukraine. We review the different types of missiles used, and discuss the different controversial events surrounding their use. Also, we chat about multiple rocket launchers (MRLs), the use of drones, and their impact on warfare. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #239
Published 05/10/22
On today’s episode, we discuss the origins of the 2014 Euromaidan in Ukraine. We also discuss the friction between Western and Eastern Ukraine. Support our Partners: Bourbon Pursuit | The Official Podcast of Bourbon https://bourbonpursuit.com/ Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #238
Published 04/25/22
On today’s episode,  we talk about the history of the Cuban Missile Crisis, and discuss how political pressure on both sides edged the world closer to nuclear war. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #237
Published 04/18/22
On today’s episode,  Jose Nino joins us to discuss the global politics surrounding the war in Ukraine. Follow Jose on Twitter – https://twitter.com/JoseAlNino Support our Partners: Bourbon Pursuit | The Official Podcast of Bourbon https://bourbonpursuit.com/ Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #236
Published 04/11/22
On today’s episode,  Joseph Solis-Mullen joins us again to discuss whether Ukraine is winning the war. Also, whether the Russian Invasion was legal, If China could be a good broker for peace, and how the rest of the world is reacting to the month-long conflict Support our Partners: Bourbon Pursuit | The Official Podcast of Bourbon https://bourbonpursuit.com/ ThoseBrosNFTs | TheCabalKids Collection https://rarible.com/thecabalkids/items Support on...
Published 04/04/22
Today, we discuss how Vladimir Putin came to power in Russia. Support our Partners – Bourbon Pursuit | The Official Podcast of Bourbon https://bourbonpursuit.com/ Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #234
Published 03/28/22
Today, we discuss South Korean dictator, Syngman Rhee. This is part four on our series on the Korean War. Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brohistory #233
Published 03/21/22