Humanist Agenda

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Show Notes and Links:Who The Uyghurs Are And Why China Is Targeting Them (NPR)Who are the Uyghurs? (Britannica)Xinjiang: China defends 'education' camps (BBC)Uighurs reflect on 2009 violence that set off Chinese crackdown (Washington Post)The P
Show Notes and Links:Every London, Ont., athletes’ performance at the Tokyo Olympics (Global News)Team USA top the Olympic medal table. Or is it China? Or … San Marino? (The Guardian)Canadian Soccer Player Quinn Becomes The First Out Trans And
Show Notes and Links:Man Who ‘Punched Horse’ at Anti-Lockdown Protest Faces Animal Cruelty Charge (Vice)LA man who mocked Covid-19 vaccines dies of virus (BBC News)The coronavirus pandemic 'Great Reset' theory and a false vaccine claim debunked
Show Notes and Links:Conspiracy Theorists Think Covid Vaccine Makes You Magnetic (YouTube)Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (US Government)SpaceX night launch…not a UFO (YouTube)Mind-bending optical illusion leaves witnesses
Show Notes and Links:10 Failed Doomsday Predictions (Britannica)2012 Mayan apocalypse (Wikipedia)Harold Camping (Wikipedia)Chen Tao cult (Wikipedia)That Time People Thought a Comet Would Gas Us All to Death (Wired)Joanna Southcott (Wikipedia)Gr
Show Notes and Links:Trans Girls Belong on Girls’ Sports Teams (Scientific America)Barring transgender women, girls from female sports teams (CBC)Olympic guidelines on transgender athletes to come after 2020 Games (CBC)Caster Semenya Q&A: the r
Show Notes and Links:War on Drugs (History)Oliver Sacks said he benefited from LSD (Vox)Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for psychotherapy (CBC)Psychedelics Company MindMed Trips In Nasdaq Debut (Forbes)Project MKUltra (Wikipedia
Show Notes and Links:Florida Man (Wikipedia)Florida man charged with throwing alligator into Wendy’s (Washington Post)Florida patient loses patience, steals ambulance to get home from hospital (Tampa Bay Times)Man used template he found on Pint
Show Notes and Links:What is White Fragility (Very Well Mind)“White Fragility” prevents white Americans from confronting racism (The New Yorker)Killing of Daunte Wright (Wikipedia)Killing of Adam Toledo (Wikipedia)Dehumanizing Condescension of
Show Notes and Links:What is cancel culture? (Vox)What is #Gamergate? (Vox)Professor Is At Center Of Controversy Over Chinese Word That Sounded Like Racial Slur (NPR)I’m Still Reading Andrew Sullivan, But I Can’t Defend Him (The New York Times)
Show Notes and Links:The Legend of Loch Ness (PBS)Coelacanth Fish (Smithsonian)Ogopogo (Wikipedia)Leprechaun (World History Encyclopedia)The legend of the Leprechaun (CBC)Leprechaun movies (Wikipedia)Finian's Rainbow (1968 film) (Wikipedia)The
Show Notes and Links:The Vow NXIVM Documentary Trailer (YouTube)Jonestown PBS Documentary (YouTube)Jonestown cult (Wikipedia)Jim Jones cult leader (Wikipedia)NXIVM cult (Wikipedia)Stanford prison experiment (Wikipedia)Smallville (TV Show) (Wiki
Show Notes and Links:Most Americans believe in heaven … and hell (Pew Research)Millennials are more likely to believe in an afterlife than are older generations (National Post)Ancient Egyptian afterlife beliefs (Wikipedia)Gaia hypothesis (Wikip
Show Notes and Links:2 Vancouver residents break COVID-19 rules, get vaccines in Yukon (CBC)The Year in Hate and Extremism (SPLC)Canada Lists Proud Boys As A Terrorist Group (NPR)DHS draft document: White supremacists are greatest terror threat
Show Notes and Links:Microship implant (Wikipedia)People With Bionic Hands Can’t Correct Their Sense Of Touch (Forbes)Ford brings 'exosuits' to workers in 15 factories (BBC)Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain (BBC)Ship of Th
Show Notes and Links:History of Smallpox (CDC)Cutter Incident (NIH)Canada Vaccine Injury Support ProgramThe discredited doctor hailed by the anti-vaccine movement (Nature)COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker (New York Times)Sputnik V Vaccine (Wikipedia)COV
Show Notes and Links:2019 - 2020 Australian bushfire (Wikipedia)Qasem Soleimani drone strike (BBC)Megxit - Prince Harry and Meghan (Wikipedia)Impeachment of Donald Trump (Wikipedia)Brexit (Wikipedia)Chiefs pull off epic Super Bowl comeback (CNN
Show Notes and Links:Slave trader’s statue toppled in Bristol as thousands join anti-racism protests (BBC)Three arrested after demonstrators splash paint on statues (The Toronto Star)What There Are No Nazi Statues in Germany (Politico)Should St
Show Notes and Links:George Floyd (Wikipedia)London, Ontario budgetCamden, NJ Police Restructuring (NPR)What the data say about police brutality and racial bias (Nature)Sweden’s Mental Health Ambulance (Vice)Canada's largest school board votes
Show Notes and Links:Physical distancing circles painted on grass at Trinity Bellwoods Park (CBC)Voldermort’s Awkward Hug (YouTube)Ontario family invents the “hug glove” (CTV News)Obama’s bow in Japan sparks some criticism (NBC News)Tibetan ton
Show Notes and Links:Japanese role playing games (JRPG) (Wikipedia)Contagion (2011 movie trailer) (YouTube)Episode #16 - Universal Basic Income (Humanist Agenda)Pope Francis Calls For Universal Basic Income (Forbes)South Koreans turn COVID-19 h
Show Notes and Links:Latest update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)John Hopkins University COVID-19 DashbaordAITA for snapping at my mom for talking about COVID-19 infront of my son? (Reddit)US Health Weather MapAITA for asking my Lyft driver to chang
Show Notes and Links:Latest update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)Off-Facebook ActivityBlack History in CanadaViola Desmond (Wikipedia)The Case for ReparationsIndian Residential Schools in CanadaBasic Income (Wikipedia)HBO’s Watchmen (Wikipedia)Slave
Show Notes and Links:AOC questions Mark Zuckerberg (YouTube)No one reported New Zealand mosque shooting videoFacebook’s Ad LibraryTwitter to ban all political advertising2020 presidential candidates top $100M in digital ad spendingElizabeth War
Show Notes and Links:Basic Income (Wikipedia)Andrew Yang (Wikipedia)Lawsuit over cancellation of UBI (Global News)U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team Case for Equal Pay (The Atlantic)U.S. women’s soccer team deserves fair pay (Houston Chronicle)T
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