Facebook Down; Whistleblower Testifies
11:16 GMT 06.10.2021 (Updated: 10:17 GMT 15.10.2021)
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the tribulations in Europe due to a massive gas shortage, German foreign relationships, Facebook’s practices of putting profit above people and the scandal around this, and a breakdown of the Pandora Papers and what we can learn from it.
Peter Oliver - EU correspondent for RT International | Cost Of Energy Spike, French Aspirations, Differences In EU Leadership After Merkel
Peter Coffin - YouTuber, video essayist, podcaster and author | “Facebook Will Always Choose Profit”
Patrick Leblond - Professor of economics and finance | Pandora Papers Tell All
In the first hour, Peter Oliver joined the show to talk about the massive energy price spike in Europe due to the shortage of gas in the area. Peter also talked about the results of the German elections and the country’s relationship with foreign powers.
In the second hour, Fault Lines was joined by Peter Coffin for a discussion on the Facebook scandal breaking that they are consistently putting their profits ahead of people. Peter says the real troubling practice by them is when they promote certain posts or threads based on what they deem most true or important.
In the third hour, Patrick Leblond joined the conversation to take a deep dive into the Pandora Papers and how the wealthy in this world abuse various systems to stay wealthy. Patrick then broke down how exactly these loopholes are exploited using foreign banking systems.
We'd love to get your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org