Episodes

Episode 189 – The Liberal-NDP alliance is very bad

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the NDP-Liberal deal that gives cover to justify pouring billions into Canada’s war aspirations. Plus, they talk about Jerry Dias and corruption at Unifor.

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Episode 188 – Seeing through the propaganda

In this episode, Sandy and Nora look at propaganda, and how its playing itself out in Canadian media as we march towards war.

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Episode 187 – The trouble with mutual aid

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about mutual aid and how it sometimes mirrors charity too closely. Plus: facial recognition software in Ukraine, Canada’s flexible refugee policy (all of a sudden…) and Patrick Brown’s exoneration (he creeps on 19 year olds, not 18 year olds, allegedly).

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Episode 186 – An atomized, individualized left?

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the impact of neoliberalism on leftwing organizing. Plus, they talk about the economic benefits of going to war.

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Episode 185 – The Slog of War

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about how leftwing people need to orient themselves around war.

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Episode 184 – Emergency Acts?

In this episode, Sandy and Nora deconstruct the decision to invoke the Emergencies Act, and why this game of political chicken being played by the Liberals is dangerous and will backfire.

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Episode 183 – Cutting through convoy contradictions

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the contradictions of this moment: from vaccine mandates to partisan politics, and how we should orient our struggles.

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Episode 182 – Fighting the Far Right

In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the Omicronvoy: the occupation in Ottawa, how we should orient towards it and what kinds of debates we need to sort through if we’re going to be able to effective confront the far right. You can check out Sandy and Nora Live on Twitter here.

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Episode 181 – The #FluTruxKlan rolls into town

Sandy and Nora break down the pro-COVID Convoy and remind listeners to keep their eyes on the ball. You can watch the 5th anniversary commemoration of the shooting at the Ste-Foy mosque here, in English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yu1JqGkSBSQ

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Episode 180 – Why is Canada gunning for war with Russia?

Why is Canada so hot for war with Russia? In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about Canada’s support for Ukraine, munitions factories and Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Nazi family history.

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Episode 179 – The best COVID-19 episode yet!

In this episode, Sandy and Nora examine the current, flame some politicians and ask the question: how do we walk the line between COVID-19 pessimism and a little bit of optimism?

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Episode 178 – A 2021 look-back

In this episode Sandy and Nora look back at 2021 and ask: did we learn anything? Also, omicron.

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