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Radio Freethinker Episode 212 – Election Fraud Edition

Posted by Don McLenaghen on May 28, 2013

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This week:
– Volkswagen – Hitlers one good thing?,
– Anti-Fluoridation Rot,
– Anti-Vaxers Expelled,

– Ant-GMO 
fallacies, and
– Anti-Democratic Fraud

Download the episode here!

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Volkswagen – Hitlers one good thing?

nazi_volkswagen-cincoIn an effort to create an affordable car for the working Germans, Hitler created the Volkswagen. Listen and find out the full story.

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Anti-Fluoridation Rot

013012grastonwinIn 2011, the anti-fluoridation movement had a victory in Calgary. Now the rot has come home to roost as cavity rates are hitting historic highs. We discuss why Calgary did it…personal rights or cutting funding…listen to hear where we land on the issue.

Anti-Vaxers Expelled

imagesOttawa Public Health Officials expelled students who were not vaccinated. We discuss the law that enable it, the reason it important this was done and what impact it will have.

Ant-GMO fallacies

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teosinte vs. corn after 9,000 years of human selection

In the light of recent protest, we look at some of claims of the anti-GMO movement and some better reasons to hate Monsanto.

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Anti-Democratic Fraud

Moudakis May 23 2013Don reviews the ruling by Justice Richard  Mosley who ruled that the robocalls scandal constituted election fraud but failed to blame anyone and thus did not nullify those elections.

However, in the ruling Mosley singled out the Conservative party and members for their attempts to thwart, derail and generally be uncooperative with the investigation.

We discuss the threat to democracy this event causes as well as the disdain and hyper-partisanship of the Harper and the Conservative party shows towards a fair political system.

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Skeptic Highlights

SlutWalk

Third annual march against victim-blaming and sexual violence also includes a series of guest speakers

When: Saturday June 1St, Noon

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery

Cost: Free

Life, Liberty and the Right to Die

CFI Vancouver presents a lecture by Rebecca Coad

Rebecca Coad obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and a Juris Doctorate from the University of British Columbia. She was first introduced to the legal issues surrounding choice in death as an intern for the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) in 2011

The focus of the discussion will be on the legal arguments made both in favour and in opposition to legalizing a limited form of assisted dying. And an examination of the decision by Justice Lynn Smith of the BC Supreme Court.

When: Thursday, May 31st at 7pm
Where: Room 1700, SFU Harbour Centrer
Cost: Donations Welcome
LinkEvent Link Here

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Quick Picks!

(New feature, where we point our listeners to something interesting to see, read or watch)

A good read –>Intuition Pumps And Other Tools for Thinking by Daniel Dennett.

Radio Active attire –>Online fashion retailer Asos recalls radioactive belts shipped to U.S.

Atheist are okay–> Pope Francis says atheists can be good

But their still going to hell –>Vatican spokesman says pope is wrong, atheists still going to hell

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