Welcome to The Weekly Sceptic, episode 73! This week: — As the world creeps ever closer to all-out war, Nick and Toby discuss whether they’d fight for their country — Laurence Fox loses his lawsuit, but why is it libellous to call someone a paedo but not a racist? — After distancing herself from the plot to replace Rishi Sunak, Kemi Badenoch turns out to be in a Tory WhatsApp group called ‘Evil Plotters’ — What accounts for the ideological gender divide and is it possible to have a relationship with a political opponent? — The UN Secretary-General constantly warns us about the ‘global threat’ posed by online ‘hate speech’, but isn’t the fact that the UN employs actual terrorists a bigger threat? — Is ‘Stand Off at Eagle Pass’ a genuine news story or a long-forgotten 1940s Western?  — Should Trump really have to pay $83.3 million to EJ Carol? — Plus Peak Woke and, for premium subscribers only, Review the Reviews. Sign up for all the extra content on our new platform, BASED, here: https://basedmedia.org/

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