Election Audits or Profiteering Schemes? Also, Can Leisure Time Reduce Happiness?

With Arizona’s partisan election review reportedly confirming what all the prior reviews said about the outcome of the 2020 election and appearing to be an (expensive) exercise in futility, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider the extent to which the results of the 2020 election are being challenged to create a pretext to raise money and enrich friends (01:16).  The guys also take a look at some recent research on whether the way we approach free time in our society actually reduces our happiness (39:39).

‘Truth is truth’: Trump dealt blow as Republican-led Arizona audit reaffirms Biden win (Reuters)

‘Big Lie’ Election Audits Go On After Arizona: Here’s What’s Happening In Wisconsin, Pennsylvania—And Now Texas (Forbes)

Final report from partisan Arizona review confirms Biden defeated Trump in Maricopa County last November (CNN)

‘Stop the Steal’ Movement Races Forward, Ignoring Arizona Humiliation (NY Times)

The Russian “Firehose of Falsehood” Propaganda Model (RAND Corporation)

The way we view free time is making us less happy (BBC)

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