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I.J. Makan “Moves” - 6CR #118

I.J. Makan “Moves” - 6CR #118

July 30, 2021
IJ Makan of Kazingram Dialogue joins Darnell & Joel for a conversation 
  • Growing up in India
  • Origins of Kazingram Dialogue podcast
  • Losing a baby
  • Jiu Jitsu & police brutality
  • Martial arts & philosophy

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Kazingram Dialogue episode referenced: Kaelynne Makan On Love And Overcoming Suffering

NYC’s controversial ‘diaphragm law’ rejected as ‘unconstitutionally vague’

Antifa incident referenced

Justin Trudeau Charity Boxing Match

I.J. Makan contact info:

https://kazingram.com/podcast/

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LinkedIn

https://ijmakan.substack.com/

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Cancel Canada Day! - 6CR #114
Teachers Like Us: Strike!!! - 6CR #75
Decoding the Dress Code with Jenna Nicoloff & Ayesha Madden - 6CR #58

Decoding the Dress Code with Jenna Nicoloff & Ayesha Madden - 6CR #58

October 25, 2019

The Toronto District School Board updated the student's dress code as of Sept 2019. The recent changes allow students to now wear hats, hoods, crop-tops and spaghetti straps. Darnell & Joel discuss the role of dress codes with Ayesha Madden & Jenna Nicoloff. The conversation covers the following topics:

  • Impact of dress codes on students
  • First impressions & dressing to impress
  • Modesty 
  • Teaching young people how to dress
  • Consequences of how you dress
  • Being overdressed vs underdressed
  • Professional dress codes

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References:

TDSB revises its dress code and the rules are not what you might remember

Is ‘modesty’ no longer the best policy? On dress codes, Canadian schools begin to change their approach

The Best and Worst Outfits From the 2019 NBA Draft

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Free Speech University - 6CR #34

Free Speech University - 6CR #34

October 12, 2018

Ontario is requiring tax payer funded colleges and universities to develop their own free speech policy based on the University of Chicago Statement on Principles of Free Expression. Darnell & Joel discuss the various aspects of free speech:

  • free speech laws in Canada vs USA
  • accountable for your free speech
  • restrictions on free speech: Canada's hate speech laws
  • safe spaces
  • society needs competing ideas
  • are Christians hypocritical on free speech

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Reference Articles:

John Carpay: Ontario starts the hard work of returning free speech to universities

Upholding Free Speech on Ontario's University and College Campuses

First Amendment

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Canada’s law on hate speech is the embodiment of compromise

Exposure to different points of view is at the core of higher learning

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Racial Profiling in the Name of Equality - 6CR #28

Racial Profiling in the Name of Equality - 6CR #28

August 24, 2018

Accusations of racism have been directed at a principal from a school in Etobicoke and an NYC private school. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • List of black students distributed in Etobicoke school to track “achievement gaps”
  • NYC private school segregation of students
  • Toronto's Africentric Alternative School 
  • Institutional Racism

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Reference Articles:

Father files human rights claim after discovering 'black list' of students in Etobicoke school

Posh school’s plan to segregate students by race draws parents’ ire

Africentric Alternative School

Institutional Racism defined in CBC.ca article and Mises.org Article

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Real Solutions to Gun Violence with Dr. Joseph Smith - 6CR #27

Real Solutions to Gun Violence with Dr. Joseph Smith - 6CR #27

August 17, 2018

Dr Joseph Smith from Generation Chosen joins Darnell & Joel to discuss what his organization is doing to address the needs of those most vulnerable in our society and consequently prevent gun violence. The conversation covers the following:

  • Why youth turn to the black market and guns
  • How Generation Chosen is involved in the community
  • Emotional intelligence and root causes of "bad behaviour" in school
  • Mental health 
  • Government solutions vs non-profit solutions to gun violence

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Previous episode on guns 6CR #21

Reference Articles:

City of Toronto studies why youth turn to guns

Toronto gunman had ‘severe mental health challenges,’ according to family

Remaking the Future | Education in African Countries is Crucial to Our Survival

Ken Robinson

Ford wants some mental health funding to go to police in wake of Danforth shooting

Toronto gunman had ‘severe mental health challenges,’ according to family

Toronto’s history of gun violence: a vicious cycle of missteps, intransigence and bad policy

Generation Chosen Contact info:

https://www.generationchosen.ca/

Generation Chos3n GoFundMe Campain

IG: @gen_chos3n

FB: @GenChos3n

Twitter: @GEN_CHOS3N

joseph.junior.smith@gmail.com

generationchosenone@gmail.com

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