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Middle TheoryThey are sentinels… wardens of liberty who have chosen to stand against the evils and idiocy of the everyday, which threaten our way of existence in the modern world.

This is the revolution, and the home of resistance… this is Middle Theory, a podcast that examines the latest news and current affairs in our world, along with a variety of other subjects of interest, with your hosts Micah Hanks (The Mouth) and Christopher McCollum (McNonymous).

Micah Hanks is a writer and podcaster stationed in Asheville North Carolina, the “Spy Capitol of the South-east.” He has authored a number of books, and has worked as a writer and blogger for numerous magazines and websites over the years. A frequent traveller, Hanks is a recurring guest on a number of radio programs, in addition to working as a musician and web designer.

Christopher McCollum is a researcher and podcaster with many years invested in studies ranging from constitutional law and history to political science. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History, and attended New York Law School. Currently, he travels abroad as a writer covering news and sports, and as an event planner and soccer coach. He has lived in New York, Connecticut, North Carolina, and Iceland.

Broadcast by kind permission of Micah Hanks. Home page and 'Listen Again is here: http://www.middletheory.com/


Middle Theory Show Archive:

07.15.18. The Universal Basic Income Debate

Monday 16th July 2018

On this episode, we look at the concept of Universal Basic Income and explore what would be required for such a system to succeed in changing society in beneficial ways. 


07.09.18. The Modern Dialectic

Tuesday 10th July 2018

This week on Middle Theory, we address issues in the ongoing "Modern Dialectic" that include the death penalty, philosophy in American education, and the announcement of Donald Trump's latest Supreme Court pick. 


06.29.18. The High Court Rules

Sunday 1st July 2018

This week on Middle Theory, a slew of recent Supreme Court developments have raised questions, and controversy, in the era of Donald Trump. 


06.20.18. Keep on Riffin’ in a Free World

Wednesday 20th June 2018

On this edition of Middle Theory, a combination of issues and current events are addressed, within the broader discussion of free speech in America, issues with the education system, and identity politics. 


06.15.18. Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Sunday 17th June 2018

This week on Middle Theory, the loss of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain sparks a conversation about societal issues with depression and cooperative efforts toward the prevention of suicide. 


06.06.18. Grill Bill: Volume 1

Thursday 7th June 2018

This week on Middle Theory, a recent TODAY show appearance has placed former president Bill Clinton at the heart of the #MeToo debate. 


05.31.18. Hitler: Myths, Conspiracies, and Reality

Friday 1st June 2018

This week on Middle Theory we provide an in-depth look at the historical mystery of the death of Hitler, which spawned decades of conspiracy theories about his possible escape at the end of WWII. 


05.25.18. Fear of the Dark

Saturday 26th May 2018

On this edition of Middle Theory, we examine the cultural phenomenon that is "The Intellectual Dark Web," a loosely-knit group of individuals who engage in debate and discourse pertaining to freedom of speech. 


05.16.18. The Mueller Probe: Year One

Thursday 17th May 2018

On this episode we mark one full year since the beginning of the Mueller Probe, with the release of thousands of pages of Trump Tower meeting transcripts by the Senate Judiciary Committee.


05.11.18. Exit Iran, Enter North Korea

Saturday 12th May 2018

This week on Middle Theory, President Trump has the spotlight as he withdrew the United States from the Iranian nuclear deal, and the long-awaited meeting with North Korea looms near.


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