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Latest Episodes from the weekly Mallen Baker Show

China's fury at Aukus

The slippery slope to war?

A new defence pact against the growing influence of China receives a furious response. America ponders whether a top general committed treason in an attempt to save it from Trump. And there are big political changes in the UK, but will they deliver the bit that really matters?

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Biden's war on the unvaxxed

Biden's war on the unvaxxed

President Biden announces it’s time to blame the unvaccinated and mandate them into compliance. China says ‘no’ to pressure on climate change. And the Taliban are rebuked by the EU for being insufficiently inclusive.

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Immoral booster vaccines

"Immoral" rich-world booster vaccines?

Europe and the US are all focused on booster shots for the vaccine, in the face of significant criticism. Joe Biden announces America will focus on its interests first and foremost, and it immediately descends into another bitterly fought battle over abortion.

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I'm Mallen

I run a YouTube channel with 'dangerously reasonable' videos, giving an independent, fact-focused, non-ideological take on politics, science and the messy bit where they bump into each other

I look at the research and analysis without preconception, and talk frankly about what I find. You quickly find that some of the things you thought you knew for sure turn out not to have any solid basis - alongside the things that do, of course! Follow the channel to be challenged and entertained, probably occasionally infuriated!

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Latest Posts from Mallen's Blog

Bees going extinct?

Are bees going extinct?

According to reports, we’re facing the beepocalypse. Pollinators are dying out, and the result will be much of our food will disappear. If true, it’s seriously worrying. But is it true? Let’s have a look.

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Should we eat meat?

Should we eat meat?

One of the burning questions we’re asking ourselves right now concerns our diet. Should we eat meat? Let’s discuss.

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Societal collapse and climate change

Climate Change and Collapse! The Paper Scaring a Generation

It’s been described as “the climate change paper so depressing its sending people to therapy.” Its author describes it as “a research paper concluding that climate-induced collapse is now inevitable.” It’s become the intellectual underpinning for people like Extinction Rebellion when they tell children they may die young. It’s Jem Bendell’s paper on Deep Adaptation. Does it bear up to scrutiny? Let’s have a look.

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