Randy Hillier is an Independent Member for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston in Ontario, Canada - a position he has held since 2007 due in part to his reputation as a knowledgeable and influential representative in the Ontario legislature. He describes himself as a true believer of Freedom, Justice and Democracy. He joins Nick to discuss political Utopia, the misuse of power and the thread of lies.
Nick Hudson on Burning Platform discussing what the data suggests about the effectiveness of lockdowns on a cost-to-benefit ratio. The discussion turns to the media’s role in stoking pandemic panic, before moving on to the subject of a vaccine – its viability given a rapid public uptake after an equally rapid turnaround, and big Pharma’s push to get a solution to market without peer review.
"Peer-reviewed study finds no significant benefits of mandatory lockdowns or business closures. In fact, in 75% of the comparisons, the interventions actually increased contagion, 1 in 5 significantly. Iran was the only country with consistent benefit."
PANDA’s Protocol for Reopening Society builds upon existing pandemic frameworks and incorporates current scientific understanding of Covid-19, to provide a road-map out of the damaging cycle of lockdowns. And it is now available in French.