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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.


“Zimmerman’s ground-breaking history provides every future generation the basic framework for establishing new societies on other worlds. We would be wise to heed what he says.” —Robert Zubrin, founder of founder of the Mars Society.


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March 19, 2021 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

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  • Tom Williams

    The John Batchelor Show – originally from WABC – left the air / live streamcasting earlier this month. Talkers

    reports that CBS News now syndicates him, but I can’t find any live streamcast sources. If you would, let us know the latest JBS situation – where / how to hear JBS live, etc.

    Thank you!

  • Tom Williams: I posted this repeatedly: His show is now networked on the CBS radio network. Should be easy to do some DuckDuckGo searches and find the nearest live affiliate.

    If none are available to you, you can always listen to his podcasts at his audio boom site.

    However, I can’t imagine in this day and age you won’t be able find any radio stations that also live stream their feed on the web.

  • gary

    I think the deal right now is all of John’s old affiliates were connected to his Westwood One deal. It appears that his show is trying to market to affiliates through the CBS group and it make take a while to sell to new stations. In the meantime, the podcasts are appearing daily and provide the same content as before.

  • Jeff Wright

    I like Jim Bohannon

  • Jay

    You are right. I thought the station I was listening to had his new show, but the Wednesday show was his old last Azerbaijan trip.
    I need to call up and bother my local station to carry his new show. I was happy when they dropped Michael Savage for John Batchelor.

  • John Walsh

    Try the tunein link to stream WPRO Providence RI 630AM/99.7FM

    Although the link promts bot browsers & iOS devices to “install the app” or “go professional” for a fee, both pop-over windows can be closed you can lsiten without them.

    The station website lists John Batchelor on 9PM-1AM Eastern Time

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