Let's Know Things

Author and analytic journalist Colin Wright puts the news into context.

https://letsknowthings.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 272 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 6 hours 32 minutes

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episode 269: Delta Variant


This week we talk about COVID variants, France, and Freedom Day.

We also discuss the UK, vaccine passports, and insufficient data.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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episode 268: Extreme Heat


This week we talk about heat domes, wet-bulb temperatures, and memes.

We also discuss wildfires, humidity, and climate change.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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episode 267: Animal Welfare


This week we talk about the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, octopuses, and sentience.

We also discuss pain, lab-grown meat, and Humphrey Primatt.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

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episode 266: The Great Resignation


This week we talk about job reports, Chartism, and the eight-hour workday.

We also discuss work from home arrangements, the minimum wage, and quitting.

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My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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episode 265: The Food and Drug Administration


This week we talk about smallpox, the FDA, and Aducanumab.

We also discuss Biogen, regulatory capture, and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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 2021-06-22  32m
 
 

episode 264: Charging Stations


This week we talk about 7-Eleven, Tesla, and direct-current charging.

We also discuss Studebaker Automobile Company, wireless charging, and hydrogen.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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 2021-06-15  30m
 
 

episode 263: Malaria


This week we talk about quinine, the R21 vaccine, and Anopheles.

We also discuss mosquitoes, repellents, and the World Health Organization.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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 2021-06-08  29m
 
 

episode 262: Wolf Warriors


This week we talk about Chen Duxiu, online propaganda, and Wolf Warrior 2.

We also discuss Xi Jinping, colonialism, and Confucius Institutes.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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 2021-06-01  30m
 
 

episode 261: Ransomware Franchising


This week we talk about DarkSide, Colonial Pipeline, and Exit Scams.

We also discuss Khnumhotep II, the Caesar cipher, and Ireland's healthcare system.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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 2021-05-25  33m
 
 

episode 260: Bolsonaro's Brazil


This week we talk about Jair Bolsonaro, the Marajoara, and Lula.

We also discuss the Amazon Rainforest, sugarcane, and Portugal.

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Show notes/transcript: letsknowthings.com

My daily news summary: onesentencenews.com

My other podcast: brainlenses.com


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 2021-05-18  42m