Nora and Sandy conclude their discussion about what it looks like when the [extreme] right chooses a target and organizes its minions to swarm. Make sure you listen to Part One first!
Nora and Sandy talk about the news that has bombarded them both this week: that it’s never the right time and it’s never the right place to talk about systemic injustice.
Gentrification is one of the most pressing problems that currently faces the left — and yet, the left often struggles to identify, explain and effectively fight the forced displacement of poor, racialized and minority communities. Sandy and Nora explore gentrification in Toronto’s Regent Park, Weston and Eglinton West neighbourhoods to identify and argue for how...
The Ontario Liberals have announced that Grade 10 students will have new financial literacy education. Sandy and Nora ask: why? What’s missing in the curriculum that makes this a necessary promise? Or, is this a vacant and crass political promise that’s primarily meant to garner votes?
This week, Sandy and Nora talk about how journalists have let racism take over their coverage of Jagmeet Singh, and whether or not the NDP is really doing what it must to support Singh through these attacks.
The people of the “Progressive” Conservative Party of Ontario have spoken, and Doug Ford is their leader. What does this mean for progressives, if anything? How should they respond, if at all? In this podcast, Sandy and Nora discuss this and whether or not we should even care. Spoiler Alert: we should.
What’s behind the Federation of Black Canadians? Sandy and Nora talk about everything they know about how the Liberals use, manipulate and influence organizations to help promote their own policies, and warn folks to be careful when an organization seems to be operating in lock-step with government.
This episode explores the Me Too movement. From Patrick Brown, to the poisonous and pervasive sexism within politics, to broader movement issues and questions, we take a tour of the state of feminism today. This issue deals with the matter with a mix of humour and anger: our best survival tools. Skip the first 15...
This episode starts off featuring Jade Tootootsis, Colten Boushie’s cousin, at a press conference following the acquittal of Gerald Stanley in Colten’s death. Jade reminds people to get organized and be mobilized to fight for justice. Sandy and Nora talk about colonialism, injustice and how nothing will change if people don’t heed Jade’s call: that...
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