The great diesel takedown

Climate change propaganda is a blueprint for many phony, unscientific campaigns for change.

The mission to get rid of the most efficient engine ever built begins where diesel began, in Germany. Diesel use is high in Europe, not so much in North America.

This report interviews doctors who say that the relationship between diesel particulate NO2 emissions and premature death is correlative, not causal. Correlation is not causation.

None of this matters, of course, because the misinformation is psychic driven and the fraud well backed by media, all in an effort to switch to electric cars.

While I am not against the switch to electric, the way it’s done is deceptive and fraudulent.

Lying is the only way to effect change, quickly.

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WhatsApp truckers shut down Brazil

Fascinating story of the new way to organize.

When Lazaro Rutino needs a break from hauling beef across Brazil in his truck, he swipes on his phone and is instantly connected to dozens of other truckers. Rutino, 59, is a member of eight trucker groups on WhatsApp, the messaging service that has become a staple for Brazilians of all walks of life.

Source: WhatsApp is upending the role of unions in Brazil. Next, it may transform politics | The Star

Make fakeologist your #1 setting on the infinite dial

Over the air radio is nearly dead.

Here’s why.

The scariest findings dealt with how many people don’t even own a radio at home.

Are you ready? The Infinite Dial Canada 2018 Study shows 51% of 18-34 year-olds don’t own a radio at home. That’s one in two millennials who don’t have either an AM or FM radio where they live.

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Toxic assets, junk bonds

Old story but good one on what a junk mortgage bond is.

In January 2010, reporters from Planet Money bought a toxic asset—you know, the things that blew up wall street banks, sank the economy and brought the global financial system to a halt—one of those. And “Toxie” turned out to be an encyclopedia of the financial crisis.

Source: Toxie – This American Life

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