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The Apple Antitrust Lawsuit May Signal that Regulators are Starting to Catch Up with Big Tech; Also, the (Astrophysics) Revolution Will Be Seen Through the James Webb Space Telescope

Following the recent antitrust lawsuit filed against Apple in the US, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the ongoing efforts in the US and in Europe to attack several of Apple’s business practices in in today’s view of the historical context of antitrust enforcement (1:21).  The guys also explain why it is a good thing that some of the...

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Kate Middleton’s Family Photo Reaction Previews a World Where You Can’t Trust Your Eyes; Also, Are Dating Apps Just Trying to Get you Hooked on Them?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the extent to which the various reactions of people to the release of the manipulated Kate Middleton photo demonstrates what it may look like to live in a world where reality and synthetic realities may be impossible to distinguish (1:24).  The guys also discuss the evolution of dating apps in light of the...

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Kate Middleton’s Family Photo Reaction Previews a World Where You Can’t Trust Your Eyes; Also, Are Dating Apps Just Trying to Get you Hooked on Them?
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A TikTok Ban Still Leaves Americans Open to Manipulation and Exploitation; Also, Sheryl Swoopes, Caitlin Clark and Getting Defensive Off the Court

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look the potential ban of TikTok that is working through the US Congress and consider whether this is more about data privacy and algorithmic manipulation or playing on American’s fear of China (1:07).  The guys also discuss the controversy over Sheryl Swoopes comments about Caitlin Clark and also Swoopes’ thoughts about whether...

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A TikTok Ban Still Leaves Americans Open to Manipulation and Exploitation; Also, Sheryl Swoopes, Caitlin Clark and Getting Defensive Off the Court
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The Supreme Court Confirms the U.S. is Presently a Nation of Men, Not Laws; Also, Overcoming a Brain Wired to Avoid Exercise

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss some key takeaways from the U.S Supreme Court’s decision to forbid states from taking Donald Trump, or any other “oathbreaking insurrectionist,” off the ballot under the disqualification clause of the 14th amendment (1:08). The guys also consider the idea that human brains are wired to avoid exercise and what can be done to...

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The Supreme Court Confirms the U.S. is Presently a Nation of Men, Not Laws; Also, Overcoming a Brain Wired to Avoid Exercise
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Exploding Dynastic Wealth is a Threat to America’s Economic and Governmental System; Also, Understanding and Appreciating Free Speech Following Navalny’s Demise in Russia

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the extent to which America’s extreme and increasingly sticky concentration of wealth in its billionaire class may put its market economy and representative democracy in peril (1:23).  The guys also discuss the concept of freedom of speech in the US in light of the tragic story of Alexei Navalny in Russia (42:04). Where...

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Exploding Dynastic Wealth is a Threat to America’s Economic and Governmental System; Also, Understanding and Appreciating Free Speech Following Navalny’s Demise in Russia
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Is Russia’s Psyop to Divide Americans Paying Off? Also, Concerns Over Making Victimhood Too Central to Black Americans’ Identity

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether Russia’s goals in dividing and undermining the US have been achieved in light of what appears to be an increasing one way love affair with Russia coming out of at least a part of America’s political right (1:19).  The guys also take a look at whether society tends to overemphasize messages of...

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Is Russia’s Psyop to Divide Americans Paying Off? Also, Concerns Over Making Victimhood Too Central to Black Americans’ Identity
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Viewing James Baldwin and the U.S. Through “I Am Not Your Negro;” Also, the Devaluing of Stay At Home Parents

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at Raoul Peck’s 2016 documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” which features the commentary and work of one of America’s intellectual giants, James Baldwin (1:24).  The guys also discuss how stay at home parenting is devalued by America’s institutions even though many often suggesting it is good for society (44:39).I Am...

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Viewing James Baldwin and the U.S. Through “I Am Not Your Negro;” Also, the Devaluing of Stay At Home Parents
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The Taylor Swift Psyop Is Making the Normal Seem Sinister; Also, Habits Do a Body Good

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider what the suggestion that Taylor Swift and her relationship with NFL star Travis Kelce is a psyop really says about our political and media culture (1:17).  The guys also discuss hobbies and why science thinks they are good for us (43:02). Taylor Swift Conspiracy Theorists Get Psyops All Wrong (Wired)Psychological operations (United States)...

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Reacting to the Recent Tariff Talk on the Campaign Trail; Also, Is Polyamory Having a Moment?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the use of tariffs in light of recent campaign talk and consider whether in a modern context, they can be an answer to boosting the prospects of American workers (1:21).  The guys also discuss polyamory and the way it seems to be having a bit of a moment in the...

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Reacting to the Recent Tariff Talk on the Campaign Trail; Also, Is Polyamory Having a Moment?
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Is “God Made Trump” a Deification or Politics as Usual (or Both)? Also, Plastic Rocks Are Now a Thing

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to the “God Made Trump” video and the trend of comparing Donald Trump to Jesus or other biblical figures ,and consider whether what we are seeing is normal politics, a religious movement, or something else altogether (1:31).  The guys also discuss plastistones, the newly discovered sedimentary rock that is being seen around the...

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The Falling Crime Rate and Americans’ Disconnect from Reality; Also, Tipping is as American as Apple Pie

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the stats on the crime rate in the U.S., which by the numbers seems to be falling, and consider what it means that the vast majority of Americans perceive that crime is increasing (1:28).  The guys also discuss tipping, how it seems to be becoming more widespread with the use...

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The Falling Crime Rate and Americans’ Disconnect from Reality; Also, Tipping is as American as Apple Pie
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Streaming Between the Lines – Seeing Oppenheimer Through Both a Documentary and a Summer Blockbuster

(SPOLIER ALERT) James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to Christopher Nolan’s 2023 blockbuster film, “Oppenheimer” and David Grubin’s 2009 PBS documentary film “The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” and take a look at how each delved into the life of Oppenheimer and highlighted both his leading of the team which developed the first atomic bomb in the 1940s and...

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Streaming Between the Lines - Seeing Oppenheimer Through Both a Documentary and a Summer Blockbuster
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