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Can we call it a Cold War yet? • There‘s no way to do Facebook right • We came *this* close to not talking about covid

September 21, 2021

It's the Foreign Influence Podcast, with American Bill Poorman 🇺🇸 and Dutchman Nikolaj Groeneweg 🇳🇱 taking you on a humorously serious and seriously humorous romp through international events. This time: 

• Thanks to a nuclear-powered sub deal between the US and Australia, we have the latest example of things slowly brewing into a low-level conflict between the US and China. Can we call it Cold War II yet?

• The Wall Street Journal has a new series of articles on how Facebook either can't or won't control the bad effects it creates. Maybe it can't be controlled at all?

• And we came this 🤏🏻 close to not talking about covid for once. But alas. How do you determine your personal - and the societal - level of acceptable risk?

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