Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
California, Brazil, South Africa, the UK. Cohosts Tom and RP take a not so scenic tour of the covid variants—along with stats, projections and vaccine effectiveness—as the variants position themselves for domination.
E.O. Wilson said it best: "we have created a Star Wars civilization,
with stone age emotions, medieval institutions, and godlike
technology." We explore how the fight over mandating masks during a pandemic is the perfect illustration of that.
For every major disaster that happens in our world, there is someone who saw it coming. Why do we ignore these warnings? RP Eddy introduces a new mental meme to help us more clearly think about the dangers we face.