BFTN 83 – The Diet Coup

BFTN 83 – The Diet Coup

Let’s talk about the attempted US coup and about what might happen next. We also talk about Brisbane’s “snap lockdown”, how to handle a pandemic properly, and why we don’t have absolute freedom of...

BFTN 82 – Quasimodo

On this episode we discuss recent news, including Trump’s phone call to the Secretary of State of Georgia, conspiracy theories surrounding reporting of COVID deaths, Assange’s extradition hearing, Biden’s likely approach to Cuba, and how to put...
BFTN 81 – The GOP After Trump

BFTN 81 – The GOP After Trump

What will the GOP look like after January 20? I see four main scenarios. Trump remains as the leader and it’s business as usual. Trump retires from the position gracefully and they search for new leadership. Trump is pushed out. Trump sets up his own political...
BFTN 78 – RIP EVH

BFTN 78 – RIP EVH

Eddie Van Halen is playing with Jimi in Elysium tonight. In other stories, we talk about the “debate”, Trump and covid, mutually exacerbating catastrophes, Middle East “peace” and scenarios that could lead to a new US Civil War.
BFTN 77 – NOVICHOK

BFTN 77 – NOVICHOK

The Australian government is trying to force Facebook and Google to pay Australia news organisations free money; compare the narrative around Aussie journalists in China versus Assange; No, the CDC did *not* say only 6% of people died from COVID; Senate Report about...
BFTN 76 – Post Growth

BFTN 76 – Post Growth

My old mate Donnie Maclurcan is the CEO of the Post Growth Institute and Affiliate Professor of Economics at Southern Oregon University. He’s one of the smartest and nicest guys I know. I invited him on to chat about his views on the current state of the United...