Episodes
This week we talk about baby booms, cost internalization, and the climate. We also discuss externalities, branding, and periods of uncertainty. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com
Published 10/19/21
This week we talk about the Pandora Papers, Epik, and Apple. We also discuss the Facebook whistleblower, tax avoidance, and Anonymous. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com
Published 10/12/21
This week we talk about the Public Debt Act, bonds, and debt ceiling crises. We also discuss The Coin, Reconciliation, and political power struggles. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com
Published 10/05/21
This week we talk about Mark Milley, Donald Trump, and China. We also discuss the Joint Chiefs of Staff, treason, and the chain of command. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com
Published 09/28/21
This week we talk about layaway, debt, and BNPL. We also discuss K-Mart, the Great Depression, and credit. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com Check out my other shows & publications: understandary.com
Published 09/21/21
This week we talk about ragpickers, vintage fashion, and resale platforms. We also discuss refurbished, recycled, and used clothing. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 09/14/21
This week we talk about the AK-47, the Taliban, and Afghanistan. We also discuss nuclear nonproliferation, arms deals, and the sturmgewehr. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 09/07/21
This week we talk about indulgences, wildfires, and agricultural offsets. We also discuss cap-and-trade, Tesla, and Microsoft. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 08/31/21
This week we talk about Tencent, the Great Leap Forward, and reforms. We also discuss the yuan, sanctions, and cultural purity. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 08/24/21
This week we talk about Kriegsppiel, deterrence, and drills. We also discuss Able Archer 83, simulations, and geopolitical posturing. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 08/17/21
This week we talk about methane, Bunsen burners, and green energy. We also discuss brine, street lamps, and front companies. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 08/10/21
This week we talk about remote fixes, the James Webb Space Telescope, and balloons. We also discuss ultraviolet radiation, hardware hardening, and the history of telescopes. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 08/03/21
This week we talk about Pedro Castillo, Keiko Fujimori, and The Shining Path. We also discuss Peruanismo, Fujishock, and bloodless military coups. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 07/27/21
This week we talk about COVID variants, France, and Freedom Day. We also discuss the UK, vaccine passports, and insufficient data. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 07/20/21
This week we talk about heat domes, wet-bulb temperatures, and memes. We also discuss wildfires, humidity, and climate change. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 07/13/21
This week we talk about the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, octopuses, and sentience. We also discuss pain, lab-grown meat, and Humphrey Primatt. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 07/06/21
This week we talk about job reports, Chartism, and the eight-hour workday. We also discuss work from home arrangements, the minimum wage, and quitting. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 06/29/21
This week we talk about smallpox, the FDA, and Aducanumab. We also discuss Biogen, regulatory capture, and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 06/22/21
This week we talk about 7-Eleven, Tesla, and direct-current charging. We also discuss Studebaker Automobile Company, wireless charging, and hydrogen. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 06/15/21
This week we talk about quinine, the R21 vaccine, and Anopheles. We also discuss mosquitoes, repellents, and the World Health Organization. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 06/08/21
This week we talk about Chen Duxiu, online propaganda, and Wolf Warrior 2. We also discuss Xi Jinping, colonialism, and Confucius Institutes. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 06/01/21
This week we talk about DarkSide, Colonial Pipeline, and Exit Scams. We also discuss Khnumhotep II, the Caesar cipher, and Ireland's healthcare system. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 05/25/21
This week we talk about Jair Bolsonaro, the Marajoara, and Lula. We also discuss the Amazon Rainforest, sugarcane, and Portugal. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 05/18/21
This week we talk about drugs, Nazis, and the Sackler family. We also discuss oxycodone, OxyContin, and bankruptcy. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 05/11/21
This week we talk about anosmia, scented candles, and post-infection health issues. We also discuss COVID long-haulers, the second pandemic, and snake oil salesmen. Support the show: patreon.com/letsknowthings & letsknowthings.com/support Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com My other podcast: brainlenses.com
Published 05/04/21