Aug 29, 2017
Here's a sample premium episode of the of The Michael Brooks Show, normally only available to subscribers at patreon.com/tmbs. Members receive 2-3 premiums shows like the Postgame wrap-up, conversations with international affairs experts, and this episode, the first installment of Illicit History, a dive into the darker side of political history.
Corey Pein (@CoreyPein) joins us to talk about the deep history of racism and fascism in Silicon Valley. Railroad robber-baron and university-founder Leland Stanford’s importation of racism and eugenics to what is now Silicon Valley. Nazis Werner Von Braun and Otto von Bolschwing come to America. William Shockley, Bell Labs manager-turned quack race scientist. And Peter Thiel and our current Silicon Valley right wing.