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Episode 50 - Mandatory Joe Rogan Discussion

Episode 50 - Mandatory Joe Rogan Discussion

Wes, Eneasz, and David discuss the news from the last two weeks from a rationalist perspective

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News discussed:

GoFundMe canceled $10 million fundraiser for Freedom Convoy

Zvi can’t figure out if the protests are calling for racist violence or not

They’re not

Actual violent occupations were not impacted.

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said he had reached a tentative agreement with a key protest organizer to remove trucks from residential areas, and to limit vehicles to a perimeter near Parliament downtown in exchange for a meeting.

Supporters jam the “fuel ban” 

France and Brussels get their own Convoys

The bridge shut down is over now, but the Ottowa protest continues

The job market is back

Spotify took down 111 past Joe Rogan episodes where he used racial slurs

His apology

SSC splinter subreddit TheMotte “now considering misuse of the block feature to be a bannable offense.” 

Insurance Companies Withdraw Coverage From Airlines Flying Through Ukraine Airspace 

Ukrainian oligarchs, business people leave country en masse

Right wingers upset about new head of the energy dept??

Congress is passing a wave of bipartisan bills as Biden’s big plans stall

Happy News!

Fewer people are using Facebook!

Blue States are ending covid restrictions

Also Denmark, Sweden, Norway. Mostly Italy, Spain. Loosening in France, Germany, Czech, UK

Implant allows man with fully severed spinal cord to walk

European scientists in ‘landmark’ nuclear fusion breakthrough

France announces a wave of new-generation atomic reactors 

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The Mind Killer
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Your hosts Wesley Fenza, Eneasz Brodski, and David Spearman discuss the week's news.