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Unfilter is a weekly independent news show, media watchdog, meme spotter, and topic deep diver. Unplug from the distractions, and unfilter your life.

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  • 310: China's Cold Wars

    May 21st, 2020  |  46 mins 33 secs
    antibody tests, chinese ambassador to israel murdered, coronavirus economic impact, covid-19, du wei, federal reserve, independent news podcast, iphone encryption, iphone unlocking, iran cyber attack, israel cyber attack on iran, joe biden, kolanovic, pensacola, president xi, unfilter

    The Coronavirus fallout has exposed some shocking China developments that are getting very little attention right now, and they have nothing to do with COVID-19. So I bring you up to speed.

  • 309: The Next Phase of Coronavirus

    May 14th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    clapper, coronavirus, coronavirus economic impact, covid-19, cuomo, doj, forbearance fallout, hospitals losing money, housing market survey, independent news podcast, interest rates, james comey, joe biden, michael flynn, negative intrest, nsa surveillance, obama, pandemic, samantha power, unfilter, unmask

    The most critical moments from Fauci's Senate hearing, how hospitals make money from COVID-19, and why we won't be seeing negative interest rates anytime soon.

  • 308: The Time for Risk

    May 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    adp payroll data, coronavirus, coup attempt against maduro, covid-19, gas prices, greg abbott, independent news podcast, mike pompeo, neil ferguson, oil futures, operation gideon, professor lockdown, shelley luther arrested, states opening up, uk coronavirus adviser resigns, uk lockdown, unemployment, unfilter, venezuela, wuhan lab

    We're told over and over, it's simple: stay home, stay safe. But it's never that simple. After I dismantle that argument I make a case for why I think it's time to take the risk and reopen.

  • 307: Contact Tracing Gold Rush

    April 30th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    bill gates, bluetooth metadata, california oil tankers, contact tracing, covid-19, economy, exposure notification, exposure time, housing market, independent news podcast, microsoft, millions of chickens, mit, nso, phone tracking, unfilter, uw and microsoft, who

    Exposure Notification or better known as Contact Tracing is coming. I've just surfaced from a deep dive and share my findings.

  • 306: Not Quite Open for Business

    April 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    bizarre false claims, california, coronavirus, covid-19, deborah birx, dr birx, media tribalism, sanitizer, states that are reopening, the view, western states pact

    I make my case for the dangers of tribalism during a pandemic.

  • 305: Jokester in Chief

    April 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    cdc, contact tracing, coronavirus, covid-19, fda, hydroxychloroquine, immigration ban, independent news podcast, inject sanitizer, nhs, revised timeline, state oil taxes, trump, unfilter, uv light

    Trump makes a massive blunder then tries to play it off as a joke. My thoughts on what he got right and where he went all wrong.

  • 304: Trump Powered Protestors

    April 21st, 2020  |  49 mins 35 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, governors, liberate, lockdown protests, negative oil price, oil crash, oil price, social distancing, stephen moore, trump advisor stephen moore

    It looks like Trump and his team are behind the recent lockdown protests, I'll dig in.

  • 303: Big Fat Beautiful Checks

    April 16th, 2020  |  45 mins 23 secs
    cdc plan to reopen america, constitutional crisis, coronavirus, covid-19, global economy, how is the world health organization funded, independent news podcast, lockdown, nyc death toll, pelosi, trump check, unfilter, who

    Trump checks are on the way, and he claims he knows nothing about it. Except what he does know. I'll explain.

  • 302: Tracing Corona

    April 14th, 2020  |  56 mins 5 secs
    bernie endorses biden, boris johnson released, contract tracing, coronavirus, covid-19, covid-19 tracking, independent news podcast, trump media fights, unfilter

    Apple and Google are working together to build in OS-level opt-in COVID-19 contact tracing. We explain how this technology will work, the project it's based on, and our concerns with its use.

  • 301: The Corona Economy

    April 10th, 2020  |  53 mins 32 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, independent news, news podcast, oil war, small-business loans, trump oil prices, unemployment, unfilter, us economy, white house coronavirus task force

    Finally, some good news! And... Some bad news. I'll give you my take on why Trump is attacking the WHO, and the awful, no good, terrible plan to "fix" oil prices.

  • 300: Coronavirus Conspiracies

    April 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins
    5g, china, coronavirus, covid-19, iran, radiation, spectrum, unfilter, us army

    The crew is back together and we celebrate 300 episodes with some clips, some conspiracy bacon, and more.

  • Episode 299: Coronavirus Impeachment Commission

    April 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 45 secs
    9/11 style commission, adam schiff, coronavirus commission, coronavirus origin, covid-19, depression, economy, impeachment, jobless claims, news podcast, oil, pelosi, unemployment, unfilter

    The Coronavirus battle lines are drawn. Even a pandemic has turned partisan—my analysis on the next political battle on the horizon.

  • Episode 298: Pandemic Projections

    April 2nd, 2020  |  50 mins 2 secs
    chloroquine, coronavirus, covid-19, housing market crash, infrastructure package, news podcast, oil price war, unfilter

    Did things just get worse? Why we should prepare for some bad news for the next few weeks.

  • Episode 297: Quarantine Quackery

    March 31st, 2020  |  1 hr 8 mins
    amazon strike, coronavirus treatment, covid-19, joe biden, new york, oil price, trump, unemployment, unfilter, universal basic income, weekly news podcast, what's in the stimulus package

    Trump hints he's looking at a total quarantine of New York. What causes these seemingly random statements? I discuss the critical thing everyone misses about the way Trump works.

  • Episode 296: $2.2T Coronavirus Rescue

    March 27th, 2020  |  44 mins 6 secs
    coronavirus, coronavirus stimulus, covid-19, house, legislation analysis, nancy pelosi, news podcast, people's history, relief package, senate, stimulus checks, thomas massie, unfilter

    Trump signs a historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill into law. I'll explain why I think it's not a stimulus package at all.

  • Episode 295: Pandemic Cash Pump

    March 25th, 2020  |  50 mins
    bailout, coronavirus, covid-19 news, digital dollar, e-money, global economy, imf, joe biden, negative interest rates, trump, weekly news podcast

    The bailout battle is close to an end so let's dig into what's in this bill, and this business about a Digital Dollar that might have snuck in there.