Tagged: europe

Sarajevo Train Station, May 2013.

Kurt Bassuener: Bosnia 101

MP3 Audio [29 MB]DownloadShow URL “People here are a whole lot more rational than they give themselves credit for.  They all think they are more moderate than the norm; they don’t realize they are the norm.” Kurt Bassuener has been...
 

Cannabis

ctrp423 Myths of Cannabis Prohibition in the Netherlands

MP3 Audio [39 MB]DownloadShow URL Over the past years alot of half-assed information has been spread by a combination of poor journalism and rumors via social media, which states that foreigners can no longer buy cannabis in coffeeshops in Amsterdam....
 

ctrp319 Mass Student Revolt in Austria

ctrp319 Mass Student Revolt in Austria

MP3 Audio [21 MB]DownloadShow URL You’ve heard the story before, especially over the past decade: a European university announces sweeping reforms because of the legendary Bologna Process and EU requirements.  This discussion often comes with the introductions of new fee’s...
 

ctrp317 European News Values from West to East

ctrp317 European News Values from West to East

MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL Sitting in as far East as geographic Europe goes, questions about where we are and how things here differ from things over there arise. While in Western Europe issues regarding climate change are high on...
 

Adventures in Credit Card Land

Adventures in Credit Card Land

Michael Moore has been appearing and speaking in alot of interview programs that I happen to listen or watch over the past week, in connection with his new movie – Capitalism: A Love Story.  Moore certainly doesn’t need any help...

Longterm Social Crisis

Longterm Social Crisis

This week several mainstream headlines quoted “experts” who pointed to signs of economic recovery on the horizon.  I think they were referring to Europe, but if you search the news, you’ll find other experts pointing out signs of the same...