As winter approaches, western governments are ramping up their Covid and vaccine hysteria. Down Under in Australia, the government has abandoned all democratic pretences in their obsession to implement crazed ‘zero covid’ and universal vaccination policies. But one politician has blown the whistle by exposing how pharma lobbyists from AstraZeneca and Pfizer have captured key political leaders in order to steer vaccine and lockdown policies. In Europe, energy prices hit record highs as fanciful government ‘green’ energy policies continue to distort electric and gas prices – pushing more consumers into fuel poverty as they struggle to pay over-inflated rates for power and heating this winter. Biden’s cognitive decline continues during the recent AUKUS defense pact meeting, but US, UK and Australia have still managed join forces in a new effort to provoke China in the Indo-Pacific region. All this and more.

Co-hosts Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with the end of week news round-up. Watch: