Unbuttoned History (society & culture)

We talk about the Prime Minister of Sweden who was killed by either Reagan and Thatcher, South African Spies, Kurdish Separatists, the nation of Yugoslavia, IKEA or just some guy by accident. 

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Today we discover that all the problems of the world can be blamed on the British...again.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

2 African Communists fight in the desert--also featuring an in-depth look at Communist sweetheart Leonid Brezhnev’s eyebrows.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

There are so many popes and they are all terrible.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

The roof is on fire, the roof is on fire, we don’t need no water--though we could use some water as the Philly PD has dropped an actual bomb on us.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 4:04pm EDT

The gang digs up the rotting corpse of Niccolò Machiavelli in order to learn a thing or two about being a power-hungry douchebag.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Smelly, mostly white people fight over poop.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

“Hey, Caleb, I found these golden discs in the trash. Let’s con some people.” - John Smith

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Watch a man pull the living body of a nation state out of the rubble of an empire.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 10:00pm EDT

In today's show Unbuttoned History tries to tackle the murky, complex and erratic history of the Black Panther Party.

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Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 6:39pm EDT