Are We The Baddies? My Putin-Tucker Revelations

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As a US immigrant from Soviet Ukraine, watching  Tucker Carlson interview Vladimir Putin was a surreal clash of worlds. My impressions of the two men, the Ukraine-Russia War, The West, and America’s future were…unexpected. I think you’ll love this deep, bittersweet, and sometimes funny episode.


  • 00:00:05 The Navalny Prelude
  • 00:01:55 Curb Your Anti-Tuckerism, Media
  • 00:03:41 Russian Man vs American Boy
  • 00:09:43 Professor Putin’s Ukrainian History 101
  • 00:14:04 A Strange Clash of Capitalist vs Socialist Knowledge
  • 00:17:08 Are We The Baddies? (Part 1)
  • 00:22:35 A Utopia Without the “Severe Disease” of War?
  • 00:26:46 Poking Russia, Sabotaging Ukraine
  • 00:34:23 “De-Nazification” & Strange Bedfellows
  • 00:38:40 American Tourists
  • 00:41:14 Are We The Baddies? (Part 2 – Resisting Sunrise)
  • 00:46:16 Do US Leaders Matter?
  • 00:47:52 Rethinking Americanism, Militarism & The West
  • 00:51:37 Outtake: Sweet, Sexy Skepticism

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