A People’s History of Modern Europe

Letters and Politics

On today’s show William A. Pelz joins our host Mitch Jeserich to discuss his new book A People’s History of Modern Europe, which combats mainstream views of history and seeks to reveal the forgotten and neglected moments central to the development of modern Europe. We discuss the notorious figure Maximillian Robespierre, the underlying nature of the French Revolution, …

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Today, Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Toby Craig Jones, associate professor of History at Rutgers University, about the main role of oil and water management in Saudi political system. In his book Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia, he shows how Modern Saudi Arabian authoritarianism has its origins in the control of a … Continued


On today’s show, our host Mitch Jeserich speaks with Kurt Wagner, Senior Editor of Recode, who specializes in business and tech-related stories, about the relationship between the Russian government and American social media in terms of the 2016 election. We then discuss the recent Manhattan terror attack with Karen J. Greenberg, Director of the Center on National Security … Continued


On today’s show, Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Harry Franqui-Rivera, Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College and author of the book Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952. After an economic crisis and a devastating hurricane, the island is struggling to recover. To understand the whole situation, we are … Continued


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