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S3:E19 Teddy Roosevelt and the Guano Islands

S3:E19 Teddy Roosevelt and the Guano Islands

Donate a little to help the show on either Patreon or Paypal Remember to post #nowherenearcuba this week! When we were done conquering the west, done warring with Mexico, done fighting Native Americans, we looked out across the Pacific Ocean and said... "huh... I...

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S3:E18 How to Hide an Empire

S3:E18 How to Hide an Empire

How did the map of the United States we have today get it’s shape? Why do we forget Puerto Rico, Guam, the American Virgin Islands, and more in the US? In this episode, Chris speaks with Daniel Immerwahr about his book “How to Hide an Empire”.

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S3:E16 Is Revolution Biblical?

S3:E16 Is Revolution Biblical?

Was the American Revolution biblical? Some Americans claims that the US is a Christian nation, but it was founded against God’s command to obey our earthly leaders. What are we supposed to do with that?

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S3:E14 Bonus: Why Are We Covering This?

S3:E14 Bonus: Why Are We Covering This?

Are you curious about why Truce is covering the topics that it is? Wondering where this thing is going? We've heard you! In response to the confusion of our audience, we've put together this special interview episode to answer some of your questions. Chris is joined...

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S3:E13 Godless Utopia

S3:E13 Godless Utopia

In Russia during the Soviet era, hundred of posters and magazine covers were printed to encourage people to abandon their faith. They were state-sponsored and designed to be interpreted even by people who could not read. This propaganda clearly tied anti-Christian sentiment to the United States.

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S3:E12 Pioneer 1

S3:E12 Pioneer 1

How strong was the soviet mythology? Strong enough to make a young boy turn in his own parents. At least... that's what the communist government of Russia wanted their people to believe. They created a myth around a boy named Pavlik Morozov who they deemed Pioneer 1....

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