This week we first chat a bit about Trump, having covid in your family and an opportunity to talk to Swedish MPs. We also mention the Vienna terror attacks and the Hay Winter Festival. Annika has an exciting announcement regarding increasing the number of skeptics in the world.
In history news we acknowledge the anniversary of the Night of Broken Glass and then Pontus Pokes the Pope for disciplining a Cardinal so old that he does not know what happened.
After a Covid-update we then get into the actual news:
- Chiropractors don’t like informed consent
- Does article 61 of Magna Charta allow citizens to disobey COVID-19 regulations?
- Grandmothers sue government over climate challenge failure
- How COVID-19 is reshaping the way people trust politicians
- MedWatch wins federal Consumer Protection Award
- Update on the last five years of RCTs about homeopathy
Intro; Greetings; Pontus Pokes the Pope; This Week; Covid update; News; Quote and Farewell; Outro; Out-takes
Events Calendar: https://theesp.eu/events_in_europe
- Trump – and what it means to the world
- COVID in the household
- Baby announcement!
- Pontus to talk to Swedish MPs
- Sander van der Linden on the COVID-19, Digital democracy and fake news panel at the Hay Winter Weekend Festival (online)
- Vienna attacks
0:25:09 THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
- 9 November 1938 – the Night of Broken Glass. There are still holocaust deniers…
- US Holocaust Memorial Museum: https://www.ushmm.org/information/exhibitions/online-exhibitions/special-focus/kristallnacht
- the World Holocaust Remembrence Center: https://www.yadvashem.org/holocaust/holocaust-antisemitism/rozett-denying-history.html
0:33:24 PONTUS POKES THE POPE
- CARDINAL BANNED FOR SEX ABUSE, BUT HE’S TOO OLD TO KNOW ABOUT IT
0:37:56 COVID UPDATE & NEWS
- GERMANY: Protests escalated in Leipzig, Germany
- DENMARK: Denmark to kill minks for fear of mutated CoViD
- INTERNATIONAL: Five other countries have found covid in minks:
- GERMANY: MedWatch wins federal Consumer Protection Award
- UK: Does article 61 of Magna Carta allow citizens to disobey COVID-19 regulations?
- Fullfact.org: https://fullfact.org/online/did-she-die-in-vain/
- UK: Chiropractors don’t like informed consent
- SWITZERLAND: Grandmothers sue government over climate challenge failure
- INTERNATIONAL: How COVID-19 is reshaping the way people trust politicians
- INTERNATIONAL: Update on the last five years of RCTs about homeopathy
1:05:01 QUOTE AND FAREWELL
“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
/ Isaac Asimov (2 January 1920 – 6 April 1992), American writer and professor of biochemistry /