The Anti Empire Project with Justin Podur

The Anti Empire Project with Justin Podur


Latest Episodes

Scramble for Africa 20: Germany (pt3) genocides the Nama, 1908
June 24, 2022

In September 1904 several Nama scouts slipped away from the Germans after the battle of Waterberg and the genocide of the Herero, to warn their leader, Hendrik Witbooi, of what the Germans were capabl

Gustavo Petro wins Colombia’s presidency – what next?
June 20, 2022

Colombia, in a run-off vote, elected Leftist ex-rebel Gustavo Petro to the presidency in a narrow, historic election. We are joined by Colombian doctor and political activist, MANUEL ROZENTAL. Justin

In Real Time with Stan Cox 3: The People vs Petrocracy
June 14, 2022

Stan Cox joins us for June’s dispatch of In Real Time. As he prepares to travel to Washington DC for a protest (the report on that will follow next dispatch) Stan actually talks to us about local stru

Scramble for Africa 19: Germany (pt2) genocides the Herero, 1904
June 07, 2022

The devastating story of the Herero genocide, complete with von Trotha’s extermination order, Samuel Maharero’s resistance, the battle at the Waterberg, and the concentration camps at Swakopmund and e

AER 111: Imran Khan’s Long March in Pakistan
June 01, 2022

An update on the dynamic situation in Pakistan. Fan favorite Waqas Ahmad (@worqas on twitter) is back to talk about the massive march and nationwide protest of May 25 in Pakistan, which ousted Prime M

In Real Time with Stan Cox 2: Can the oily authoritarians be stopped?
May 10, 2022

Instalment 2 of our monthly discussion on environmental topics with Stan Cox – this week Justin talks about some problems with what he calls “western environmentalism”; then we go over Stan’s latest d

Scramble for Africa 18: Germany in the Scramble pt1 – from Karl Peters to the war on Mkwawa and the Wahehe
May 09, 2022

We begin the story of Germany in the Scramble for Africa with the question: was Germany really as bad as their enemies say they were? (spoiler: worse) We talk about Bismarck’s reluctance to own coloni

Anti Empire Radio 110: Karachi University Bombing – Balochistan and China
April 30, 2022

In the latest episode of Kung Fu Yoga with Carl Zha, we talk about the bombing at Karachi University where a suicide bomber killed herself, three Chinese teachers, and a driver. The Baloch Liberation

Scramble 17: Brazza, Fashoda, and Cesaire’s Discours – France in the Scramble concluded
April 29, 2022

We start with a quick history of France’s theft of Congo-Brazzaville, centering on Brazza himself and ending with the Toque-Gaud Trial. Then on to the nearly early start of WWI – the Fashoda Crisis be

AER 109: Imran Khan’s ouster in Pakistan – coup or reconfiguration of power?
April 25, 2022

The ouster of Imran Khan continues to play out. We’re asking: 1. Was it a coup? 2. How can we understand Imran Khan’s foreshortened time in government and his ruling coalition? 3. How important are th