Doug Casey’s Take: Julian Assange, Russia Taking the Gloves Off, and Nuclear War

Doug Casey’s Take, Released on 6/26/24

In this episode, Doug and Matt delve into significant historical events, including the Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage in 2013 and 2015. They discuss the implications of government involvement in marriage and explore notable figures born on this day, such as Ariana Grande, Paul Thomas Anderson, Michael Vick, Derek Jeter, Willie Messerschmitt, William Lear, and Max Stirner. The conversation then shifts to contemporary global conflicts, particularly the tensions between NATO, Ukraine, and Russia, and the potential consequences of these escalations. Additionally, they examine cultural and religious issues, focusing on Islam’s role in geopolitical conflicts and the various challenges facing modern Western societies. Lastly, they touch upon the U.S. political climate, highlighting the upcoming debate and the pressing issues surrounding figures like Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.

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00:00 Introduction and Historical Events
00:30 Supreme Court Decisions on Same-Sex Marriage
02:18 Discussion on LGBT Rights and Social Norms
04:46 Famous Birthdays and Encyclopedia Britannica Critique
09:49 Significant Historical Figures Born Today
13:19 Current Events: Ukraine and Russia Conflict
17:19 Muslim Extremism in Russia
24:24 Speculations on Russia’s Response
28:03 Deep State and Global Politics
40:30 Julian Assange and Freedom of Press
45:56 Conclusion and Upcoming Topics

Doug Casey is an American-born libertarian economist and advocate of the free market. He is a bestselling financial author, international investor, entrepreneur, and the founder and chairman of Casey Research, a provider of subscription financial analysis about specific market verticals including natural resources/metals/mining, energy, commodities, and technology. Since 1979 he has written or co-written the monthly metals-and-mining-focused investment newsletter The International Speculator. He has authored four books, including Crisis Investing, the top-selling investing book of all time, Totally Incorrect, and Right on the Money. His latest novel is Assassin. He also published a video podcast called Doug Casey’s Take.

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