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JB Shreve is the author of "How the World Ends: Understanding the Growing Chaos." He has been the host of the End of History podcast since 2012. He has degrees in International Relations and Middle East Studies. His other books include the Intelligence Brief Series. Regular posts and updates from JB Shreve are available at www.theendofhistory.net
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Election Meddling

In this podcast episode we take a brief look at the long history of election meddling which the US has helped to write since 1915.
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This final episode in our podcast series on the religious right explores how the religious right ends in America. We go from the heights of power to 2016.
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The 1980s saw great prominence for the rise of the religious right. The beliefs and politics of this group transitioned from a subculture to the mainstream and set the stage for the Culture Wars of the 1990s.
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After the tumult of the 60s and Watergate, Americans were burnt out by the mid 1970s. Jimmy Carter entered the scene as America’s first born again president. He wouldn’t be good enough for the standards of the religious right and the newly formed organization of the moral majority.

Holding It Together

That stressed out and anxious feeling you have when you look at the world...it's a global reality. It's also a sign of dangerous times ahead.
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The idea of a Christian America began falling apart in the 1960s. The social turbulence of this time period actually worked to solidify the religious right as a movement and political force beyond anti-Communism. This episode is about the undoing of America and the coming together of the Christian right.
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Ep. 2 in this series on the history of the religious right looks at the Christian nation of the 1950s. There is a reason why American conservatives...
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The origin of Christian involvement in American politics has a longer history than most people realize but it probably does not begin where you would imagine. Episode 1 of this series on the history of the religious right in America examines early 20th century Christian involvement in politics. Some of the most devoted and progressive Christians in American politics in the early 20th century would not even be allowed in the Republican party by today’s standards.
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This podcast series runs 5 podcast episodes long and tells the story of the religious right history without prejudice. Christians and conservatives will enjoy this one especially. Here is a list of some key sources that were used in the research if listeners are interested in learning more. I...
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Divided We Stand

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Abraham Lincoln   Yesterday’s podcast episode (11/9/16) looked at the issue of social divisions in America that have been at the center of our culture this election year. The political polarization within America was a serious issue needing to be addressed long before this...