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The antidote to fake news podcast. Your hosts, Lee Baines, Sedgil Wartemberg and Greg Dea counter the poisonous fake news of today through the lens of the lessons of history.

CounterPoison Greg Dea, Lee Baines, Sedgil Wartemberg

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The antidote to fake news podcast. Your hosts, Lee Baines, Sedgil Wartemberg and Greg Dea counter the poisonous fake news of today through the lens of the lessons of history.

    "Liberals are Marxists in Disguise, They’re Ruining Our Country!" Cancel Culture Part 2

    "Liberals are Marxists in Disguise, They’re Ruining Our Country!" Cancel Culture Part 2

    The whole point of Cancel Culture is that there's no room for you to apologise, to be redeemed, and to return to the fold, which is what happens in most cultures if you fall foul of moral norms, there's a potential opportunity for you to redeem...

    • 40 min
    "Liberals are Marxists in Disguise, They’re Ruining Our Country!" Part 1 - Cancel Culture.

    "Liberals are Marxists in Disguise, They’re Ruining Our Country!" Part 1 - Cancel Culture.

    Why can't we get our fighting pants on and debate and discuss without social or mass media amplifying discourse to the degree of criminal and worthy of excommunication ? The modern phenomenon of Cancel Culture is our Fake News and Antidote wrestle in...

    • 22 min
    Migrants - Just Let Them All In!

    Migrants - Just Let Them All In!

    When Germany spent the last 5 years opening their borders to immigrants it spawned right wing political objection parties, similar to reactions across time. So, have the negatives of immigration really outweighed the positives? In counter arguments,...

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Favourite Leaders of the 20th Century - Part 3 - (Military) Bill Slim

    Favourite Leaders of the 20th Century - Part 3 - (Military) Bill Slim

    Field Marshal William Joseph Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC, KStJ (6 August 1891 – 14 December 1970), usually known as Bill Slim, was a British military commander and the 13th Governor-General of Australia.Slim saw active...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Favourite Leaders of the 20th Century - Part 2 - (Politics) JFK

    Favourite Leaders of the 20th Century - Part 2 - (Politics) JFK

    Three years as President of the USA, a Naval Reserve Officer, a war hero. Despite coming from a wealthy family, JFK pushed for a new frontier, to push Americans to be better, to take people out of poverty, to provide more opportunity, to improve the...

    • 37 min
    Favourite Leaders of the 20th Century - Part 1 - (Sport) Sir Alex Ferguson

    Favourite Leaders of the 20th Century - Part 1 - (Sport) Sir Alex Ferguson

    The three wise men use the topic of their favourite leaders within a specific field of human endeavour to tease out what great leaders did in the 20th Century and what we can learn to understand leaders today. Are our choices fallible? Should we accept...

    • 55 min

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