Month: June 2021

Episode 157 – N-oh Canada

In their annual Canada Day Sucks episode, Sandy and Nora talk colonialism, climate change and how Carolyn Bennett sucks.

Episode transcript here.


Episode 156 – Not withstanding the carceral option

In this episode Sandy and Nora talk about crime and punishment, and why society gets nowhere when it throws people into the criminal justice system. Plus, they talk about the Notwithstanding Clause and wtf is up with the Green Party?

CW: discussion of child suicide in the second half of the episode.

Episode transcript here.

Episode 155 – Connecting Islamophobia and colonialism

In this episode, Sandy and Nora explore the connection between colonialism and Islamophobia. Plus, they talk about COVID-19 ravaging Northeastern Ontario.

Transcript available here.

Photo from CBC News.

Episode 154 – How can we move power when power seems unmovable?

In this episode, Sandy and Nora examine how power in Canada can be chipped it, confronted and forced into action. All it takes is creativity and a refusal to accept things the way that they are.

Episode transcript here.

Episode 153 – Residential School reckoning

In this episode, Sandy and Nora examine how Residential Schools should be understood as a fundamental part of forming modern Canada, and discuss ways in which settlers can demand justice from their politicians.

Residential school survivors who need support can call the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419.

Episode transcript.