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THINGS HIDDEN 48: Jean-Michel Oughourlian on Mimetic Desire in the Global Pandemic

In this latest THINGS HIDDEN conversation, David Gornoski and Shannon Braswell sit down with returning guest, Jean-Michel Oughourlian, the co-author of Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World. Mr. Oughourlian talks about his two upcoming books Alterity and The Work that Heals. How do we reconcile individuality and collective identity, especially in the light […]

Nicki Minaj Gets Scapegoated, Ron DeSantis Wins

The Mises Institute’s Tho Bishop calls in to talk about Nicki Minaj’s tweets on mandating medicine; Ron DeSantis’ federal court victory on mask mandates; the federal government’s attempt to ban FLoridians from monoclonal antibody treatment; the Republican failure to stop Biden’s drug mandate; and more.

Michael Rectenwald on the Origin of Google

David Gornoski starts the show by commenting on Nicki Minaj’s tweets on mandating medicine and the reactions she drew with them. How do we overcome the rampant censorship without giving in to crowd behavior? Joining David for this episode is Professor Michael Rectenwald who comments on the CIA-funded origin of Google and Facebook; how the […]

Predatorial Elitists Pretending Indulgences

What would Brigadier General Smedley Butler think of General Milley’s attempt to prolong America’s endless wars? What does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s outfit at the Met Gala reveal about the establishment Left? Can General Milley pretend to be concerned for victims while bombing innocents in Afghanistan? Why is the Biden administration planning on giving aid to the […]

Lockdowns and the Milgram Experiment

We saw what Pfizer was doing in Nigeria with experimental drugs and we saw how this backfired on them, David Gornoski reminds us as he starts the show. Will the establishment succeed in creating unanimity with their scapegoating narratives? How can we see the Stanley Milgram experiment playing out in these lockdowns? Is there a […]

Civilization, Science, Decency vs the Maddened Mob

Medical science was never a one-size-fits-all field, David Gornoski emphasizes as he comments on the government agenda to decree medicine. Does the Democratic party care about victims of sexual assault? Should medical science be subject to the logic of the crowd? How does government coercion via groupthink work from a psychological perspective? How do we […]

Doug Casey Examines the Tough Road Ahead

David Gornoski sits down with Doug Casey, author and the founder of Casey Research, for an exciting and insightful conversation on the current state of world economics. Are we gradually progressing towards another great depression? What significance can we derive from the Afghanistan retreat? Are we seeing a decline of integrity in the US military? […]

Jim Babka on the Battle Against Pandemic Scapegoating

The word “dictator” is trending worldwide. Why? David Gornoski starts the show by commenting on the faulty practices of state-submitted nutritional science, especially with regards to the harmful effects of vegetable and seed oils. Is Jimmy Kimmel trying to impress his Big Pharma sponsors with his latest remarks? Jim Babka, the President of DownsizeDC.org, joins […]

Biden Desperately Turns to Scapegoating

They won’t tell you to stop eating the vegetable oils, which have been scientifically proven to be harmful, but they’ll tell your kids to get experimental drugs based on two months’ data. “Demagogues in empty suits are the perfect candidates to thrive in DC,” David Gornoski says. Joining David for this episode is Jerry Bowyer, […]

Jeff Deist on Biden’s Failing Attempt to Look Authoritative

The Mises Institute’s Jeff Deist calls in to talk about the Biden administration’s all-out effort to mandate medicine; the scapegoating of the unvaccinated; beer restrictions in Australia; the government’s blaming of meatpackers for rising prices; how government drives inequality from a monetary perspective; and more.