The Six Cents Report
We Rise Together - 6CR #48

We Rise Together - 6CR #48

August 16, 2019

The Peel District School Board's implementation of the action plan to support black male students - We Rise Together is under scrutiny. Darnell & Joel review this action plan and covering the following:

  • student focus group underlying the action plan
  • Other factors impacting students success beyond the school
  • The student's experience section of the report
  • Contrasting achievers & non-achievers
  • Our experiences in school
  • Positive influences on our desire to learn

Related episodes: 6CR #306CR #28

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Links:

Here Is Why Many Peel Students Are Demanding Better Action Against Racism

Peel school board considers recommendations to enhance We Rise Together program

Parents critical of Peel School's We Rise together anti-Black racism effort

Suzanne Nurse - We Rise Together

Ep. 1462 The Moral Mess of Higher Education

BLACK LOVE WHITE LIES

Black Students' Perspectives on Academic Success

We Rise Together contact:

http://www.werisetogether.ca/index.html

Twitter: @WRT_PDSB

Email: WRT@peelsb.com

 

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

August 9, 2019

In the second half of our discussion on homelessness, Darnell & Joel transition to solutions. Topics include:

  • Private vs Government Welfare
  • Benevolence within the church and necessity of community
  • Causes of financial need and type of support
  • Welfare Cliff

Previous Homelessness episode: 6CR #45

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Links:

What If Charity Replaced Taxation?

Maryland church ordered to evict homeless or pay $12,000 fine

When Helping Hurts

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

At Home Study

The Welfare Cliff

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

TYPBST: Do More Better - 6CR #46

TYPBST: Do More Better - 6CR #46

August 2, 2019

On the first installment of TYPBST (Type Beast) Darnell & Joel discuss Tim Challies book Do More Better

Topics include:

  • Laziness & distractions impacting your productivity
  • Busyness & perception of busyness
  • Working for Good
  • Intentional with your time
  • Tools for organization

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Links:

Thinkspot

Ephesian 5:15-17

Colossians 3:23-24

How to Read a Book

"The key to a woman's heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time"

https://www.challies.com

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

Myths About the Homeless - 6CR #45

Myths About the Homeless - 6CR #45

July 26, 2019

Over 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness on a given night. For the rest of the population, the circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. Joel and Darnell discuss the article "Everyday Myths About the Homeless - Debunked" by the charitable organization Fred Victor 

Topics Include:

  • Myth: Being homeless is a choice.
  • Myth: Homeless people are taking advantage of the system.
  • Myth: Most homeless people are single, white males.
  • Myth: Homelessness will never happen to me.
  • Myth: Homelessness can’t be solved.

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Links:

Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and team attempt damage control after a fumbled Green New Deal rollout that included a line about paying Americans 'unwilling to work'

The Facts on the ‘Green New Deal’

Protesters target L.A. over skid row plan: ‘We will not be gentrified’

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

July 19, 2019

The O'Cannabiz Conference provided The Six Cents Report with media passes to their 2019 Toronto event. Darnell & Joel discuss their experience and what they learned from the conference.

Topics include:

  • Unique aspects of Canadian industry - regulations, patents
  • Medical use & cannabinoids
  • Bill C93 - Pardon vs Expungement of 'simple possession' records
  • Purpose of law & criminal records
  • Cannabis Market beyond recreational

Previous Cannabis episode: 6CR #10

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Links:

Toronto Just Can't Get Rid Illegal Cannabis Stores

Chris Kresser on the problems with nutritional epidemiological studies

cb2insights

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabinoids in Cannabis

Liberals Pass Bill to Suspend Records for Simple Cannabis Possession

Cannabis Amnesty

Frequently asked questions about expungement

Hard On Liberty - Drugs

Mike Dillard Podcast With Teeka Tiwari

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

July 12, 2019

Darnell Samuels joined I.J. Makan on his podcast - Kazingram Dialogue to tell his story. During this conversation Darnell gives us an understanding of his life experiences that help shape his views and ideas. 

https://kazingram.com/

High-End Theories

www.sixcentsreport.com

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

July 5, 2019

The Fraser Institute hosted their Economics for Journalist conference at the beginning of June 2019. Darnell was one of 25 participants selected to attend. Darnell & Joel have a conversation breaking down the conference and go in-depth on a few of the sessions. Topics include:

  • Darnell's experience at the conference
  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Property Rights and the Tragedy of the Commons
  • Teaching Kids to share
  • Why Good Politics is Bad Economics: Public Choice Theory 101

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Links:

Tragedy of the commons

MP Maxime Bernier says Scheer won Tory leadership thanks to ‘fake Conservatives’

Essay: That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen

Audiobook: That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

Journalism Seminars

 

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

Dodging Oppression: Dodgeball a Tool of Oppression? - 6CR #41

Dodging Oppression: Dodgeball a Tool of Oppression? - 6CR #41

June 28, 2019

A paper claiming dodgeball is a tool of oppression was presented by Joy Butler from the University of British Columbia and David Burns from Kwantlen Polytechnic University while presenting their research at the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Darnell & Joel have a conversation regarding dodgeball, that covers the following:

https://www.sixcentsreport.com/

Reference Articles:

IDA Dodgeball 101 - How To Play Dodgeball Rules

Dodgeball isn't just problematic, it's an unethical tool of 'oppression': researchers

Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue

Professor Joy Butler’s Perspectives on Bullying and Dodgeball Game

David Staples: The world needs more dodgeball, not less of it

Twitter Pool, regarding banning Dodgeball

Don't pick on dodgeball. It's no more 'oppressive' or 'problematic' than any sport

FB post with screen shots of articles with similar title

Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship

Youtube Playlist for The Grievance Studies Affair Documentary

Statistical Analysis Conclusions Explained

PRIVILEGE OF THE GAPS

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com

Life Lessons with Samuel Sey - 6CR #40
Welcome Back - 6CR #39

Welcome Back - 6CR #39

June 14, 2019

It's been a long layoff but we are back. Darnell & Joel have a short conversation to introduce season 3 and cover the following:

  • Where we've been during the hiatus
  • Listener Feedback Survey Results 
  • Mandate of the 6CR: The Good, The True & The Canadian
  • What to expect during Season 3 

High-End Theories

www.sixcentsreport.com

Give us your two cents via:

Facebook

Twitter

sixcentsreport@gmail.com