Where are we heading? It's a question we like to visit often here at Steel on Steel. And who better to answer that question than our favorite futurist James Kunstler (kunstler.com)? He and John discuss many issues, including where resources and supply chains will be heading and how to prepare, where to locate should shortages happen, and the need for parallel societies – ones based not necessarily on political ideology but on need. They also look at the state of medicine today, which is a far cry from where it was pre-covid, and what medicine will look like once the covid narrative fades into obscurity. James breaks out his very realistic crystal ball on today's podcast.
Christmas without a Christ, salvation without a savior, and redemption without repentance. Those things are not possible but that doesn't stop many people today from wanting them. John opens our Christmas show taking a look at the two things we are guaranteed to encounter in our lives: reality and God. Those aforementioned people are looking for solid rock truth, but in Marxism, which only traffics in false narratives and disingenuous "truth" claims. Christ, the reason for Christmas, is at odds with Marxism. One of them is true while the other is false. We all know which one wins that battle.
So why do young people so often look for truth in Marxism and socialism? Has it always been that way or is it specific to today's youth? Our first guest this week is Brandon Smith (alt-market.us), Founder of the Alternative Market Project. He posits that young people have grown up with little strife but the real world is, in their minds, too cruel when they grow up and encounter it. They turn then to socialism as a replacement parent. He discusses how different generations have handled this and what we can do moving forward.
Finally this week, we break out the crystal ball for some speculation and analysis of the future. There is much rumbling in Washington DC and around the country about the future of Kamala Harris in the White House. What will become of her? Back with us to gaze into that crystal ball is writer and retired entrepreneur Bob Adelmann (thenewamerican.com). He gives his theories on the Vice President, but also looks at geopolitics, economics, and mandates as we deal with a weak leadership in America.
Why do young people seem to fall in line with socialism so easily? Is it generational or is it specific to today's youth? Here today to answer these questions is Brandon Smith (alt-market.us), Founder of the Alternative Market Project. He looks at how young people have had it rather easy lately growing up but when they hit the real world, they become disillusioned with it and try to find the easiness they're used to. Socialism fills that parental hole in their lives. Brandon discusses the different generations and their response to and responsibility for inflation and other things. It's a fascinating conversation you don't want to miss.
Our educational system is broken and has been for a while. Who is most responsible for keeping it broken today? Joining us is Loyd Pettegrew (usf.edu), Professor Emeritus of Communications at the University of South Florida. The entities most responsible for continuing the dysfunctional policies of the failing public school system today are the teachers unions. Parents now know that their children are being indoctrinated and many are pulling them out of public school and into private or home schooling. With teachers unions, it's all about politics, not students. He also explains how in colleges, students are awash in liberal socialism from the first class of freshman year.
Whether people tell you globalism exists or not, the global power elite have been telegraphing their plans for decades. The puppet masters are pulling the world's strings and it's time we recognize what they're doing. First up this week is Jon Fleetwood (americanfaith.com), Managing Editor at American Faith. He links Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum and a mysterious organization called BlackRock to much of the chaos happening today – something collectively called the Great Reset. The chess board is set and the game has begun, but most people don't even believe it's being played. Let's change that.
China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that circled the globe back in August, catching U.S. intelligence agencies by surprise. Reuben Johnson, our Ukraine-based defense expert, joins us to explain the good news and bad news surrounding this development and discuss the planning that goes into weapons production. He also looks at Russia's military and what's really going on with China's economy.
Artur Pawlowski (streetchurch.ca), the embattled pastor from Calgary, Alberta has fought the pandemic lockdowns in his province and was arrested for it. He's here to give an update on his court case, the judgment handed down, and what he plans to do going forward. Though ordered to denounce the truth, Pastor Pawlowski has vowed not to be silenced.
We finish up this week's show with John's analysis on the state of globalism today and its affects on Western civilization. He pulls together the information provided by both John Fleetwood and Reuben Johnson and applies it to today's news.
With all of the chaos in the world, do you ever get the feeling that there's a puppet master behind the scenes pulling strings to their advantage? Joining us today is Jon Fleetwood (americanfaith.com), Managing Editor at American Faith. He looks at Klaus Schwab at the World Economic Forum and an organization called BlackRock. He shows the links between the media, the Afghanistan pullout, the climate change agenda, and the glue that holds it all together – the Great Reset. It's transitioning from free market capitalism to what's being called stakeholder capitalism. The globalists are predicting that within a few decades, the average little guy will own nothing and be happy about it. If you've ever wanted to know how the chess board is lined up to get them to that point, listen to this interview.