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 From Nasser's pan-Arabism to the fall of the petrodollar with Professor Alexander Azadgan
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Living Ethically Amongst Friends - LEAF permaculture community
Retired builder Chris Wilson joins us to discuss his experiment in 'Permaculture' living buying 14 acres of land to live on sustainably. The project was called LEAF, Living Ethically Amongst Friends and though it failed after a couple of years Chris learned a lot, including what makes new communities like his succeed, either a guru, or a strong faith to bind members together.

Prof. Alexander Azadgan joins us from Saddleback College Mission Viejo, California where he teaches International Political Economy. We look back at some Middle East History, including Nasser's Pan Arabism of the 1950s and 1960s which bound together All North African coastal countries as well as the entire Arabian peninsula and Somalia. Then we take a look at Syria, Yemen and the falling fortunes of the petrodollar, wondering if the United States' desperate need for oil to be traded only in dollars might precipitate even a world war sometime in the not-too-distant future...

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