Revolutions

by Mike Duncan · · · · 16 subscribers

A weekly podcast exploring great political revolutions. Now: The July Revolution. Next: 1848

In the summer of 1911, Francisco Madero was not quite President. And that was a bit of a problem. sponsor: audible.com/revolutions

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9.09- The Tiger Oct. 14, 2018
In the spring of 1911, Francisco Madero unleashed the tiger. Let's see if he can control it. Choose Your Own Adventure Game: Can You Save The Republic? Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17...
Francisco Madero had a plan, but it didn't really work. Choose Your Own Adventure Game: Can You Save The Republic? Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct...
9.07- Morelos Sept. 24, 2018
Welcome to Morelos. I'd like to introduce you to your host, Emiliano Zapata. Sponsor: HelloFresh.com/revolutions60 Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct...
After Porfirio Diaz said he welcomed a democratic opposition, many foolishly took him at his word. Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta...
Just as Mexico was being kicked around by an economic crisis, Porfirio Diaz dropped a political bombshell. Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions
9.04- The Porfiriato Sept. 3, 2018
Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for so long they named a whole section of Mexican history after him. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions
9.03- Mexico Aug. 27, 2018
In the years after independence, Mexico was a bit unstable. Sponsor: Audible.com/revolutions.
9.02- The Cry of Dolores Aug. 20, 2018
In 1810, Father Hidalgo let forth the Cry of Dolores.
9.01- New Spain Aug. 12, 2018
Just by way of refresher, since I know everyone took such good notes during episode 5.1 and 5.2 sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions
8.8- The Bloody Week June 25, 2018
The last week of May 1871 was indeed a very bloody week. Sponsor link: Audible.com/revolutions
8.7- Year 79 June 17, 2018
🎶Tonight I'm gonna party like it's the year seventy-nine 🎶
8.6- The Commune June 13, 2018
The Paris Commune was formally inaugurated on March 28, 1871. Unfortunately no one could agree on what that meant.
8.5- The Cannons June 4, 2018
On March 18, 1871 the government of Adolphe Thiers attempted to seize control of the National Guard's cannons. It didn't go well. Fundraiser! revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com
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In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution. Remember: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com
Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire. Remember: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Hardball Times Article: Shohei Ohtani, The Bambino, and Bullet Joe This Week In Baseball...
First as tragedy, then as farce. Fundraiser: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions