The Skeptic Zone #672 - 22.August.2021

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By Richard Saunders. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:03:05 5G Disinformation Special guest Pascual Romero from the 'Squaring the Strange' podcast gives us his opinions on a full page of 5G misinformation that appeared in the pages of the 'Byron Shire Echo' newspaper from the Northern Rivers of NSW, the heartland of conspiracy theorists in Australia. https://issuu.com/echopublications/docs/byronecho3609/14 https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4677 0:14:00 "Freedom" Protests in Australia As the Delta variation of COVID-19 leads to the extention of lockdowns in Australia, we report on some of the violent "freedom" and protests in Melbourne and Sydney. Also a live cross to Darwin where our reporter Michelle Franklin updates us on more peacful protests in the Northern Territory. 0:24:45 More COVID-19 Crazy Customers shun masks in Mullumbimby and Byron Bay post offices and the union takes action. Also the bizzare silent protest in the city of Perth in Western Australia by a group of Anti-Vaxers. With comments by Susan Gerbic, Adrienne Hill, Leonard Tramiel, Louis Hillman and Kelly Burke. https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/security-guards-sent-to-mullumbimby-byron-bay-post-offices-as-customers-shun-masks-check-ins-20210817-p58jf7.html https://www.news.com.au/national/western-australia/awkward-shopping-centre-antivax-protest-ruthlessly-mocked-online-over-confusing-signs/news-story/666cd6e7ec627cbd672f76ff000f8957 0:44:50 A Dive into a Trove A wander through the decades of digitised newspapers and YouTube on a search for references to 'Jack the Ripper' Part 2. http://www.trove.nla.gov.au Also Corona Conspiracy - Upload Images https://coronaconspiracy.cloud

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