articles tagged: covid-19
covid denialists want you to think you’re brainwashed
# health

covid denialists want you to think you’re brainwashed

Joe Rogan and other prominent anti-science mouthpieces are now trying to pull off an old conspiracy theory Jedi mind trick when discussing the pandemic.

the three good things you missed as the world was ending
# science

the three good things you missed as the world was ending

Yes, it seemed like the world was still falling apart in 2021, but there is still some very good news.

how anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers added years to the covid pandemic
# health

how anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers added years to the covid pandemic

We held the key to defeating the COVID-19 in our hands. Then, our worst citizens gave the virus a second lease on life, and millions more will die before this is over.

we may be over covid, but covid isn’t done with us
# health

we may be over covid, but covid isn’t done with us

As parts of the world attempt to return to their pre-COVID normal, millions of people are anxious about declaring the pandemic over. They’re right.

the psychology of how terrible people get their way and how to stop them
# science

the psychology of how terrible people get their way and how to stop them

How do societies that try to educate kids to share, cooperate, and respect each other end up being bullied by toxic, shameless people to refuse to do any of the above?

world of weird things podcast: why cult leaders are loving the pandemic
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world of weird things podcast: why cult leaders are loving the pandemic

While we’re spending more and more time at home, in front of our computers as the COVID pandemic rages on, cults are ready to pounce on a golden opportunity...

why tech bros criticizing covid models don’t know what they’re talking about
# tech

why tech bros criticizing covid models don’t know what they’re talking about

Pay no attention to the tech personalities double guessing COVID-19 models. They’re not the experts they think they are, or pretend to be.

america’s new lysenkoism: what happens when ideology trumps science
# politics

america’s new lysenkoism: what happens when ideology trumps science

When populists, demagogues, and authoritarians insist on attacking experts for trying to fix the problems their dogmas created, the consequences can destroy entire nations.

debunking plandemic, the conspiracy theory heard ’round the world
# health

debunking plandemic, the conspiracy theory heard ’round the world

Plandemic is just a rapid-fire tsunami of lies and anti-vaccine tropes with something for every conspiracy theorist.

the coronavirus paradox: too much news, too little useful data
# health

the coronavirus paradox: too much news, too little useful data

Despite having more news than ever before, people looking for information about COVID-19 are drowning in a tsunami of rumors, propaganda, misinformation, and scams.

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