TPN Podcasts for Week 29, 2019

TPN Podcasts for Week 29, 2019

This week on TPN:  On our podcasts this week we talked about the background to the Berlin blockade; how one Florentine scholar in the early 1400s taught the city how to be cultured; how Sejanus went in a single day from being the second most powerful man in Rome to...
TPN Podcasts for Week 28, 2019

TPN Podcasts for Week 28, 2019

This week on TPN:  On our podcasts this week we talked about the Christianization of America in the 1950s; how shell companies get used by the rich to hide their money; how Tiberius Caesar and Sejanus took down their political rivals; and how one savvy American...
TPN Podcasts for Week 27, 2019

TPN Podcasts for Week 27, 2019

This week on TPN:  On our podcasts this week we talked about how the early Christians set out to destroy the Epicureans; more background on what Edward Snowden described as the “biggest leak in the history of data journalism”, the Panama Papers; the continued descent...
TPN Podcasts for Week 24, 2019

TPN Podcasts for Week 24, 2019

Here are the shows we posted this week! On our podcasts this week we talked about when to sell; Tiberius on treason; the recent attacks on Australian media; and Harry Truman’s Red Scare hysteria. Click on the titles to go to the episode.     Today...
TPN Podcasts for Week 23, 2019

TPN Podcasts for Week 23, 2019

Here are the shows we posted this week! On our podcasts this week we talked about interest rate cuts and the Australian economy; South Korean news reports about North Korean executions; how Poggio financed his book hunting trips; and how Sejanus tried to convince...
TPN Podcasts for Week 22, 2019

TPN Podcasts for Week 22, 2019

Here are the shows we posted this week!     This week we interviewed Australia’s leading financial journalist Alan Kohler, talked about 20th century Australia-American union leader Harry Bridges, discussed the treatment of Julian Assange, and talked...

TPN Podcasts for Week 21, 2019

Here are the shows we posted this week! Click on the titles to go to the episode. On this episode we’re talking about ethical investing, Bob Hawke, and, in our QAV Club episode, drilling down into the financials of Stanmore Coal. Stanmore Coal operates the Isaac...

TPN Podcasts for Week 20, 2019

Here are the shows we posted this week! Click on the titles to go to the episode. The Red Scare continues. In 1939, Martin Dies Jr claimed that the Justice Department was investigating 2,850 known communists in government and that FDR had ordered a purge of all those...

TPN Podcasts for Week 19, 2019

Here are the shows we posted this week! Click on the titles to go to the episode. The return of Cosimo de Medici! On 5 October, 1434, Cosimo arrived at his villa outside Florence and stopped for some food. The Signoria sent him a message begging him NOT to arrive that...