This is a basic foundational view of the economic ideologies designed for non-experts who need a refresh. When a person calls themselves a communist, or a socialist, or a capitalist, what does that even mean? What are the basic foundational principles behind each economic ideology? Why does understanding these systems at even just a basic level matter so much? I take these complex economic systems and make them approachable in this episode on Communism, Socialism, and Capitalism.
Did you forget your world history, and now feel lost when world topics come up in current events? Designed for busy people who forgot—or never learned it in the first place—and need a quick refresh, Wiser World takes world history and makes it approachable and concise.
Here we explore different regions of the world, giving you the foundational facts and context you need to think historically when considering current events, travel, and global topics.
Episodes are published monthly (1 or 2 episodes a month).
- 101 Episodes are deeper dives into the last 100-ish years of history in a country.
- Know Before You Go Episodes are brief history/culture lessons on travel destination countries.
- The rest are short episodes on various topics, such as holidays, historical moments, religion, etc.