The World at Large

The World at Large

By Politics1001
Tired of bias and needlessly complex reporting? Looking for a clear, and entertaining description of current events from across the globe? Tune in to "The World at Large!"
We are a news and political podcast dedicated to bringing factual and unbiased content for creating a more informed society.
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Jacinda's Dark Secert
Opposition leader to the president of Belarus flees the country, a US court in Washington DC summons the crown prince of Saudi Arabia to face a lawsuit, the German foreign minister expresses frustration over possible US sanctions regarding a pipeline with Russia, New Zealand experiences an outbreak of COVID-19 after 102 days. and Putin says that his country has created a vaccine, which he tested on his own daughter.
19:59
August 11, 2020
Coup d'é-kim
Former US soldiers who tried to perform a “coup” of the Venezuelan government have been sentenced to 20 years in prison, Greece says that they and Turkey should go to court to settle their disputes, Kim Jong-Un takes his SUV to the countryside, and the US and Canada place new tariffs on each other.
19:50
August 8, 2020
Slightly Sophisticated | Preach the Speech ep #1
In this first episode of Politics1001's Preach the Speech, Ian and Josh sit down with Kyle Ramos, self-described "constitutionalist" and host of the popular Slightly Sophisticated podcast. We discuss free speech, china, and more.  In this new series, we will sit down with people from across the political spectrum, (left, right, up, down, center, and more) with the goal of presenting a diverse range of perspectives and opinions. Not all guest's opinions are our own. If you enjoyed this discussion, go follow Slightly Sophisticated:  "Slightly Sophisticated is a podcast hosted by Kyle Ramos which covers news and politics in a Slightly Sophisticated way. This is a politically correct free zone that will look for the truth no matter where it may come from, left or right." Check him out on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/slightly-sophisticated/id1449221148 Or check out his website: https://slightlysophisticatedpodcast.com/home
59:23
August 7, 2020
A Man of Pleasure?
The Japanese government expresses outrage at a statue depicting their Prime minister as a man of pleasure, Poland agrees to a deal with the US allowing for more troops to be stationed within their borders, Turkey threatens the UAE by saying they will be held accountable for their actions, and Pakistan releases an updated map of their country, which includes Kashmir within its borders.
18:11
August 5, 2020
Iran's New Hobby: Model Boats
Iran tests its new ballistic missiles on a mock US naval vessel, China warns India to stop messing with its economy, the EU rejects requests for aid from towns across Poland for being anti LGBTQ, and Egypt sends troops to Syria.
18:15
July 30, 2020
Captain Philips 2
Somalian prime minister kicked out of office in a surprise vote of no-confidence, Israel and Hezbollah exchange gunfire along the northern border, Germany rejects call for Russia to join the G7, and Tom Hanks becomes a citizen of Greece.
18:40
July 27, 2020
The (British) Empire Strikes Back
Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Canada increase exponentially after the kingdom demands the return of a political refugee, Argentina condemns the UK for its continued hold on the Falkland Islands, and protests continue to grow in eastern Russia calling for the resignation of Putin.
19:13
July 18, 2020
Corona-Violence
Violence erupts across the Serbian capital after a clash with police in front of the parliamentary building, evidence emerges that former mayor of Seoul South Korea possibly committed suicide, and a series of events describing the rise and fall of the Brazillian Empire. 
30:05
July 11, 2020
License and Registration, Please
Cuba calls for its people to grow their own food amid shortage, planes grounded in Pakistan due to some pilots not having a license to fly, controversy in Hong Kong, and a look into the series of events leading up to the US invasion of Iraq.
24:56
June 30, 2020
Trouble on the High Seas
An unidentified submarine spotted off the coast of Japan, pirates ravage the Gulf of Mexico and an explanation behind the Yemen civil war. The crew breaks it all down for you in this swashbuckling episode of the world at large. 
40:04
June 21, 2020
Czech Your Dam Privilege, Poland
Poland apologizes for accidentally invading the Czech Republic, Ethiopia and Egypt continue to fight over the limited water in the Nile River and deep dive into the collapse of the Kingdom of Hawaii. This is the World at Large, and we are Politics1001 
32:22
June 14, 2020
Where'd that Embassy Go?
UN Recognized government in Libya makes major gains in the civil war, Chile Announces the shutdown of many embassies around the world, an abundance of stories from around the globe, and a look into the creation of the Austria Hungarian empire. 
29:33
June 9, 2020
Power Vacuums
Controversy in Turkey regarding Hagia Sophia and Greece, Russia pushes its influence in the Middle East and in space, Coronavirus continues to act up, and a deep dive into the Congo under Belgian Occupation. 
36:17
June 1, 2020
Oil and Plagues
Russia and Saudi Arabia clash over the price of oil. Venezuela is humiliated on the world stage. Plagues of Locusts swarm in the Middle East and The Horn of Africa. Coronavirus continues to disrupt the world economy. Josh and Ian defy social distancing and break it all down.
59:43
March 19, 2020
Greasy Turkey
Josh and Ian cover recent developments in India, tensions between Greece and Turkey, the history of the Israel-Palestinian conflict and More!
1:02:28
March 14, 2020