Is there an explanation for the close association between corporate media and establishment bureaucracy? Why did the FDA block COVID-19 testing kits from getting to the market in favor of the botched testing kits from CDC? Host David Gornoski speaks to acclaimed journalist and USA Today columnist James Bovard for answers.
Why do people instinctively reach for authoritarian solutions in the face of crisis? David Gornoski contemplates on the mimetic nature of human beings, how this can lead to fear and violent escalation, and how we can break out of this groupthink so we can help our neighbor.
All this and more on this episode of A Neighbor’s Choice.
Original air date: 1st April 2020
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