Author Jeremy Hammond joins me to discuss the bizarre phenomenon we are observing today, where statements backed up by solid evidence get you in trouble, while mindlessly repeating obvious nonsense gets you celebrated.
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About the Guest
Jeremy R. Hammond is an independent journalist and author of several books including Obstacle to Peace: The US Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. His work focuses on exposing state propaganda that serves to manufacture consent for harmful government policies. Sign up for his newsletter at JeremyRHammond.com.
Listener Website Mentioned
- Facebook’s updated policy
- CDC’s age-stratified estimates of COVDI-19 infection fatality rate
- JAMA Pediatrics study stating that children are at far greater risk from influenza than COVID-19
- Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on mask effectiveness
- WHO guidance on masks advising mask use in circumstances where prolonged close contact it unavoidable or in indoor settings with inadequate ventilation
- McLaren misinforms that “The process used to approve the COVID-19 vaccines is the same proven process that was used to create safe and effective vaccines for the flu, polio, measles, whooping cough and more.”
- McLaren’s source for that misinformation is the state of Michigan
- COVID-19 vaccines are in fact FDA “unapproved” (unlike licensed vaccines for flu, polio, measles, whooping cough, etc.)
- Assessing mandatory stay‐at‐home and business closure effects on the spread of COVID‐19
- Covid-19 Mortality: A Matter of Vulnerability Among Nations Facing Limited Margins of Adaptation
- A Model to Explain Statewide Differences in COVID-19 Death Rates
- Ranking the effectiveness of worldwide COVID-19 government interventions
- Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19 in Europe: A quasi-experimental study
- A country level analysis measuring the impact of government actions, country preparedness and socioeconomic factors on COVID-19 mortality and related health outcomes
Additional resources on the topic of censorship
Congressman Adam Schiff’s letter to Facebook CEO Marck Zuckerberg and a response letter from Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s organization Children’s Health Defense (which I authored on CHD’s behalf)
An article (and accompanying e-book) Jeremy wrote for CHD explaining how evensimply advocating the right to informed consent is being defined as “misinformation” and, in the view of the authors of a study published in the journal Vaccine in November 2020, should be disallowed by Facebook
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