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Crosstalk: ‘Russia, Russia, Russia!’

Even after Russiagate was debunked as a hoax, this conspiracy theory lives on. In fact, it appears to have become part and parcel of our political discourse. If you oppose someone or an idea, all you have to do is blame Putin and Russia. No facts necessary, slurs and factless claims now suffice. CrossTalking with Patrick Lawrence and Daniel McAdams:

“What I’ve told you won’t be reported on the BBC”

“It’s impossible to sit through every day of the hearing and believe this is a fair and impartial process — because it isn’t.”

Former diplomat Craig Murray discusses Assange’s extradition hearing and new disputes over the publisher putting people in danger with his leaks.

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Why Face Masks Don’t Work, According to Science

So much debate over whether or not we should be wearing masks in order to fight COVlD but multiple scientific studies over the past decade have already settled this question. Not only do medical masks not prevent the spread of the virus, but a 1995 study proves that wearing a cloth mask can put you at greater risk for infection. Ben Swann breaks down the science.

See also “Do Masks and Respirators Prevent Viral Respiratory Illnesses?

How Far Will Trump Go to Keep the White House?

Prof. Richard Wolff of Democracy at Work and Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute join News.Views.Hughes to discuss the massive and ongoing stimulus measures with which the Trump administration seeks to address the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns and forestall economic collapse:

US Files Suit to Seize Iranian Tankers Headed for Venezuela

In the latest attempt to increase economic pressure on two foes, US prosecutors filed a civil lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four Iranian tankers that set sail for Venezuela last month. The civil-forfeiture complaint aims not only to stop the delivery of fuel to Venezuela but also to deprive Iran of the revenue and deter future shipments. Just last week, the US imposed sanctions on five Iranian captains blacklisted for delivering gasoline to Caracas. Daniel McAdams, executive director of the Ron Paul Institute, joins In Question to discuss: