misogyny

Episode 49 – the political party of white male rage

This episode covers white male rage, from the unspeakable horror inflicted by killers like Bruce MacArthur and Alexandre Bissonnette, to the structural violence inflicted by mainstream politicians — and how Maxime Bernier sits in the middle of this continuum. Bernier’s political success hinges on his ability to capture the far right — Sandy and Nora explore what this means, and what we must resist.

Episode 47 – Covington MAGA teens buy their redemption

Last week, journalists were played by an invented viral controversy. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the racist and women-hating Covington Catholic School teensand why we need journalists to be better at understanding what goes viral, and why. Here is the link that Sandy references in the episode: https://sandyandnora.com/episode-47-covington-maga-teens-buy-their-redemption/

Episode 43 – The Emperor’s Clothes

Clothes make the man, so the saying goes. That’s the underlying philosophy to who should wear what in our halls of power. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about women who are bucking the political status quo, and why in Quebec, a t-shirt has been enough to start a political earthquake among the province’s gatekeepers.

Episode 42 – Far right rhetoric on the front page of the Toronto Star

In this episode, Nora and Sandy debunk the racist rhetoric that surround so-called “anchor babies” and eviscerate the Toronto Star for publishing a report full of technical issues, on its front page.

Episode 40 – Doug Ford dougs forward

It’s scary times in Ontario and Doug Ford has his foot on the gas. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about his party’s attack on government watchdogs and Trans and gender non-conforming Ontarians, and ways in which we can fight back.

Episode 30 – Doug Ford, sex ed resistance, gender and effective trolling

Part 2 of Sandy and Nora’s live show, hosted by the YWCA in Hamilton. The Q&A covered many topics and Sandy and Nora share their thoughts about resisting Doug Ford, fighting the new/old sex education curriculum in Ontario, mental health, how to effectively mess with trolls, pop culture and how the current war to uphold the gender binary is the most important right-wing attack we need to engage in, right now. You don’t need to have heard Part 1 to thoroughly enjoy Part 2! Interested in hosting a live episode? Contact sandyandnora@protonmail.com

Episode 29 – Online violence and grace under fire

This is Sandy and Nora’s first live taping. Sponsored by the YWCA-Hamilton Feminist Popular Education, Sandy and Nora talk about what it’s like to be a woman with an opinion, online. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience. This is part one of two parts, and the second, the Q&A delves into many different issues that go beyond Part 1.

Listen to Part 1 to hear about how Sandy and Nora have navigated threats, attacks, stalkers and trolls over more than a decade of life online.

Episode 19: To be not a man online.

Sandy and Nora dive into the Toronto attack and what we know of the world that Alek Minassian is thought to have been a part  of. From MRAs to real-life violence, why don’t men believe women, and where are men in responding to other men?