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The Canadian Truck Protests Aren't Just About Vaccines. They're About Being Heard.

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Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Peter Suderman, and Nick Gillespie talk about the ongoing protests in Ottawa, the Super Bowl, the next framework for political engagement, and more on this Monday’s Reason’s Roundtable.

Discussed in this show:

2:15: The reopening of the Ambassador Bridge amidst the ongoing trucker protests.

32:23: Weekly listener question: My vaccination status notwithstanding, I am mandate-hesitant and am reluctant to trust Drs. Fauci and Wallensky most of the time. I would like
to hear the panel’s thoughts on the Johns Hopkins meta-analysis report that was released last week, indicating lockdowns had provided a .2% effect on mortality and suggesting they should be avoided to combat this virus. My frustration is that this report was virtually buried by most left-leaning media, and probably oversimplified by the right. Does the panel think this study should have got more play or did it have flaws in their
analysis?

40:32: The current state of political engagement and its future.

45:46: Media recommendations for the week. (And click here for all of the Roundtable‘s media recommendations, ever.)

This week’s links:

Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.

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Audio production by Ian Keyser
Assistant production by Adam Czarnecki
Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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