Tag: covid 19

Chatter #200 – Dr Randy Thornhill: Parasite Stress And How Disease Shapes Our Politics

Covid has caused massive upheaval and disruption around the world, but something I had not given a lot of thought to was the idea that disease shapes our political leanings. The concept of parasite stress is one that has been studied by my guest Dr Randy Thornhill for decades – it’s the idea…

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Chatter #199 – Professor Paul Frijters: Lockdowns, Science, And The Great Covid Panic

A lot of the discussion about an inquiry into the covid response has been, in my view, poorly framed. There are massive lessons to be learned from this pandemic, but I believe that a huge segment of this is being ignored – what the cost of lockdowns will be and has already been….

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The Government Are Criminally Unprepared For A Winter Second Wave

There is one thing that I am sure that almost every single person in this country can agree on. When, in March and April, we were locked down during the first wave of covid-19, there were very few people who expected that by the time that winter rolled around, we would be experiencing…

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