Episodes

Episode 137 – Canada’s terrorist list is a mistake

In this episode, Sandy and Nora explain why many on the left have been critical of the recent decision to place several new groups on Canada’s terrorist list, including the Proud Boys. The episode starts with a round-up of news we are watching this week. Episode transcript

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Episode 136 – Even more COVID

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about COVID news: from new viral strains to new travel restrictions, why does Canada seem to be perpetually aiming to do the absolute least?

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Episode 135 – How to take over your student union

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the Governor General, COVID naming workplaces with outbreaks. And, Sandy and Nora offer a master class in how to take over your local student union.

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Episode 134 – Canadian Media Whites Again

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about CBC Winnipeg, rabble, Black writers being ignored for wanting to write about the far right, Passage’s media relations list and how white supremacy is maintained inside Canadian newsrooms.

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Episode 133 – an American coup in DC?

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about everything we still don’t know about the racist insurrection in Washington DC. They ask why are the details so sketchy, and why are journalists pretending it’s over? Also: nationalize telecoms and the internet now. Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/Mu8HQZUE

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Episode 132 – Finding optimism at the end of 2020

In this episode, Sandy and Nora look back at 2020 and try to say so-long to 2020 with a bit of optimism and lots of anger.

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Episode 131 – PART TWO of Sandy and Nora Audience Appreciation Night

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about: organizing within unions, (not) going into journalism, making arts agencies more radical (and less close to power!) and how progressives can resist transphobia.

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Episode 130 – free tuition, UOttawa sucks and organizing the Christians

This is Part 1 of Audience Appreciation Night – Sandy and Nora take questions and comments from listeners and talk about policing, education, organizing and pacing yourself for the long haul of radical action.

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You’re invited! Sandy and Nora Listener Appreciation Night

Join us on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 8:00 EST, 5:00 PST for a live video chat as we celebrate the almost end of 2020. Get your ticket! The event link will be emailed to all ticket holders on Sunday afternoon. Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sandy-and-nora-listener-appreciation-night-tickets-130749805187

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Episode 129 – Sandy and Nora Live at the Vancouver Podcast Festival

In this episode, Sandy and Nora cover a lot of ground: from media to unions, from COVID-19 to how Sandy and Nora come up with show topics to how their relationship has changed over the years (including: do they ever fight?!) This episode was recorded as part of the Vancouver Podcast Festival.

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Episode 128 – doing nothing about COVID workplace outbreaks

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about how COVID outbreaks are still most common in workplaces, and yet, no politician has a plan to address workplace health and safety, which will exacerbate the pandemic and make things even worse.

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Episode 127 – Decoding the US election

In this episode, Sandy and Nora look at the US election results: what they mean and, importantly, what they mean for leftist organizing and for Canadians. Lots of other updates in the episode too!

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