Sandy and Nora talk politics
By Sandy Hudson & Nora Loreto
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Sandy and Nora talk politics, radical social change, what's currently wrong with the Left and what must happen to make it right.
||CleanEpisode 21 – Canada’s racist border policies||Sandy and Nora talk about Canada’s borders: from refugee claimants from the United States to CBSA, where innocent people are housed in maximum security facilities, Canadians need to start asking questions about what their government is doing to famili||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 – Profits, pipelines and progressive confusion||After many requests from friends, Sandy and Nora have finally decided to talk about pipelines.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 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?||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Right-wing extremism on trial: is Canada paying attention?||The shooter of the Quebec City mosque, Alexandre Bissonnette’s sentencing hearing is underway. What have we learned about his extremist views? Now that Islamophobia and racism have been clearly identified as his motivation,||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17, part two: the eye of the alt-right online hurricane||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!||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17, part one: the eye of the alt-right online hurricane||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.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Ontario’s free tuition lie||Do Ontario students get free tuition? The short answer is no. In this episode, Nora and Sandy go through the long answer, which is also no, but much more passionate and funny than the short answer.||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: fighting gentrification||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.||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The Financial Literacy Hoax||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||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Is the NDP supporting Jagmeet Singh enough?||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.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Thanks for letting us be flies on the wall to hear your insightful, radical conversations. This is the critical show that this country, and our many Liberal schemes, desperately needs.
Biased and one-sided complaining on social issues. Not worth the time.
Thank you Sandy and Nora!
So deeply grateful to have this podcast and the commentaries from two people as brilliant as Sandy and Nora. Their way of speaking truth in the face of such absolute hate should inspire all of us.