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The Wake Up Call Podcast is an interview-based audio program that features Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros interviewing experts on foreign relations, economics, history, current events, politics, political theory, and more. The show has a special focus on, but is not limited to, non-interventionist, libertarian, and Austrian economics topics and viewpoints. Click here for more information about the show. Thank you for joining us.


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Dr. Tom Harrington

October 13, 2017

169. The Catalan Independence Referendum with Dr. Tom Harrington

Dr. Tom Harrington, professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the Catalan independence referendum, the history of Catalonia, and the likely fallout from the referendum.

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Laura Carlsen

October 12, 2017

168. The Recent Mexico Earthquakes with Laura Carlsen

Laura Carlsen, Director of the Americas Program at the Center for International Policy, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the two major September earthquakes in Mexico, how devastating they were, and what the response to the earthquakes has been.

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Alex Nowrasteh

October 10, 2017

167. Recent Immigration Controversies and Arguing in Favor of a More Open Immigration System with Alex Nowrasteh

Alex Nowrasteh, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, joins Adam Camac to discuss immigration reform, immigration-related controversies, such as DACA, the DREAMers, a potential border wall, and Trump’s travel ban, and arguments in favor of a more open immigration system.

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John Feffer

October 5, 2017

166. The North Korea Situation with John Feffer

John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy In Focus, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss North Korea’s nuclear program, the tensions between the United States and North Korea, South Korea’s military capabilities, past negotiations between the United States and North Korea, and what might be involved in future negotiations to ease the tensions.

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Dr. John Day

October 2, 2017

165. What the World’s Oldest People Can Teach Us About Health with Dr. John Day

Dr. John Day, cardiologist and author of The Longevity Plan: Seven Life-Transforming Lessons from Ancient China, joins Adam Camac to discuss his book, what he learned about healthy lifestyles and longevity in the small village of Bapan, China, and how we can apply what he learned in Bapan to our own lives.

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Joe Lauria

September 29, 2017

164. This Week’s Independence Referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan and Its Implications with Joe Lauria

Joe Lauria, foreign-affairs journalist and former UN correspondent for The Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal, joins Adam Camac to discuss this week’s independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, what it means, what the international community has said about it, and whether it will lead to military intervention there.

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Ryan McMaken

September 28, 2017

163. The Solution to the Public Monument Controversy with Ryan McMaken

Ryan McMaken, Editor of Mises Wire, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the public monument controversy and his articles, Privatize the Public Monuments and Thomas Jefferson > Robert E. Lee.

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Dr. David Henderson

September 27, 2017

162. Defending Price Gouging with Dr. David Henderson

Dr. David Henderson, professor of economics at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss price gouging, why it is helpful during disasters, and how laws against price gouging only make things worse.

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James Carden

September 26, 2017

161. Russia and the 2016 US Presidential Election with James Carden

James Carden, executive editor for the American Committee for East-West Accord, joins Adam Camac to discuss the controversy surrounding Russia, the Trump campaign, and the 2016 election and the current status of relations between the United States and Russia.

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Julie Rehmeyer

September 15, 2017

160. “An Illness Science Doesn’t Understand” with Julie Rehmeyer

Julie Rehmeyer, award-winning math and science writer, joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and her new book, Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand.

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