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One Year of the Global Pandemic

One Year of the Global Pandemic

The global pandemic turns one year old tomorrow, March 11, 2021. One year ago the World Health Organization declared the global pandemic and life changed around the globe. In this special podcast episode, JB...
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Hot Spot – Central African Republic

This intelligence brief provides an overview of the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). Patreon supporters can access the podcast deep dive that explores the history and current threats for this global hot...
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Uighurs and Rohingya – Modern Crimes Against Humanity

In this intelligence brief podcast episode available exclusively to the End of History's Patreon supporters, JB Shreve takes a deep dive into the crises of the Uighurs and the Rohingya. We take a look...
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Vaccine Nationalism

What Is Vaccine Nationalism? Vaccine nationalism is when wealthier nations stock up on coronavirus vaccines while poorer nations go without access. It is the literal application of political ideologies like “America First” to the...
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A Historical Breach of Security

Years before the coronavirus pandemic, experts repeatedly warned the United States was not ready for the next major disease outbreak and that another significant outbreak was inevitable. The US political establishment failed to respond,...
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Water Bets – Investing In Water Scarcity

In my book How the World Ends – Understanding the Growing Chaos, I traced the source of growing unrest and crisis across the world to three root causes – food distribution, water scarcity, and...
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Ethiopia National Emergency – Backgrounder and Explainer

Ethiopia National Emergency - Current Status On Wednesday, November 4, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia declared a state of emergency in the country's Tigray region. The Prime Minister said the state of emergency...
Final Presidential Debate

The Final Presidential Debate

It wasn't awful. It wasn't great. The final presidential debate of this 2020 election cycle left some people happy. At least their candidate didn't make a fool of himself again. It left others disappointed....
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The History of AIDS

Growing up in a small town in the Bible Belt presented a different perspective of the AIDS and HIV crisis of the 1980s and 90s. It also presented plenty to reflect upon as a...
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The Rise of Turkey, and the Threat of More Global Conflict

The rapid rise of Turkey in major global conflicts in the last year is a prelude of things to come.  The US withdrawal from global events due to both the pandemic and the deliberate Trump...