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Voting Dilemmas with Sam Sey - 6CR #97
2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

January 3, 2020

With the end of the 2010s, there have been many "end of a decade" lists released. Darnell & Joel take a different look at the last decade and comprised their list - the top 5 aspects of the last 5 years that will impact the next 5 years:

5. Raptors NBA Championship

4. Cannabis

3. Climate Change & Student walk-outs

2. Jordan Peterson

1. Bitcoin

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References:

5. Raps

Raptors’ championship will have long-lasting impact on basketball in Canada

Toronto Raptors: Long-term impact of winning NBA championship

Could basketball overtake hockey as Canada's national sport?

2015: Canadians do not make up the majority of NHL players this season

Bianca Andreescu Wows Canadians, Inspires Young Tennis Players

4. Cannabis

related episodes: 6CR #10 & 6CR #44

How the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp lost $42 million last year

2019 was a disaster for the cannabis sector — and there might be more trouble on the way in 2020

CEI: Federal Regulations Cost $1.9 Trillion Annually

Consumers who have used cannabis for non-medical purposes in the past year in Canada in 2018, by province

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida, says alcohol 'not involved'

What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

Perfect Plant? 7 Great Uses For Industrial Hemp

3. Climate

related episode - 6CR #55

TDSB helps students walking out for climate change

Why Adolf Hitler Was TIME's Man of the Year for 1938 | Time

2. Jordan Peterson

Shut Him Down: The Rise of Jordan Peterson

Video Shows Man Beaten, Car Stolen While Witnesses Hurl Anti-Trump Rhetoric

‘I’m really sorry’: Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface at 2001 costume party

1. Bitcoin

Distributed Ledger Technology: Where Technological Revolution Starts

Bitcoin Is To Blockchain As Email Was To The Internet

Bitcoin Price History

You Don’t Actually Own Your Securities

Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored

Do you know the Uses of cryptocurrency in third world countries?

Wala Was Africa’s Perfect Crypto Success Story – Until It Collapsed

Regulation of Cryptocurrency: Canada

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Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

November 22, 2019

Sikhs maintain a high level of representation in the political sphere. There are roughly 500,000 Sikhs in Canada, which accounts for about 1.4% of the population. In the 2019 federal election, 5% of parliamentary seats - 15 Liberals, 1 NDP & 3 Conservatives were won by Sikh politicians. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation that covers the following:

  • Jagmeet Singh's comments on abortion & gay marriage
  • Sikhism
  • NDP & Socialism
  • Grass roots strategy of Sikh politicians
  • Religion & politics vs church & state
  • Majority privilege

related episode: 6CR #35

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References:

Audio clip played: Jagmeet Singh interview

World Sikh group against gay marriage bill

Sikhism and abortion

Why Sikhs are so powerful in Canadian politics

Tweet: RIP Fidel Castro

What Do Sikhs Believe?

Sikhism

Ludwig Von Mises - Economic Calculation Problem

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Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

September 27, 2019

Justin Trudeau was caught wearing Blackface - once, twice, three times a charm. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Comments from political commentators
  • Morality of decisions based on race
  • "Wearing Blackface might prove a person’s ignorance and insensitivity, but it doesn’t necessarily prove that they are racist" - Sam Sey
  • Is blackface morally neutral?
  • Darnell & Joel in Chicago @ 2013 Legacy Conference - experiencing racism
  • Sincerity of Trudeau's apology
  • What will the impact of the scandal on Canadians
  • Good vs bad racism

Related episodes - 6CR #30

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References:

‘I’m really sorry’: Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface at 2001 costume party

Will Trudeau’s ‘blackface’ photo end Canada’s shame-based politics?

Justin Trudeau mocked for what he said about Star Wars as a kid

Justin Trudeau Memes

Josephine Mathias: By his own standard, Justin Trudeau is apparently a racist

Dr. Joseph Smith on CP24

Is Justin Trudeau A White Supremacist?

Dave Rubin's Response

“It was something that I didn’t think was racist at the time, but now I recognize, it was something racist to do”

Bamboozled (2000)

Tropic Thunder (2008)

White Chicks (2004)

Hillary Clinton - Hot Sauce

Jamie Foxx on Robert Downey Jr. Doing Blackface - JRE

Rex Murphy: For anyone else, resignation would be unavoidable – and appropriate

Christie Blatchford: Trudeau will get away with blackface because he's a Liberal

What happened when Justin Trudeau was heckled in Quebec

"I long for a world where Justin Trudeau is kicked off of SNL for dressing up like our Prime Minister."

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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

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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

 

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Libertarian Principles with Tim Moen - 6CR #31

Libertarian Principles with Tim Moen - 6CR #31

September 21, 2018

Tim Moen, the leader of the Libertarian Party of Canada joins Darnell & Joel to discuss libertarian principles and Maxime Bernier. The conversation covers the following:

  • Who is Tim Moen?
  • Libertarian ideas, inalienable rights and non-aggression principle
  • Skepticism as means to finding libertarian ideas
  • inclusive nature of libertarian community
  • Tim's history with Maxime
  • Does Maxime have a Trump's chance at becoming Prime Minister?
  • Differences when communicating with convervatives and liberals

Tim Moen discussing party merger (post interview): A Merge? Let’s Do This!

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Reference Articles:

Ep. 1194 Why There’s No Point in Not Being Radical: Libertarian Strategy with Tim Moen, LP of Canada

Tim Moen: MY Letter to Young Libertarians

https://www.libertarian.ca/

Tim Moen contact info:

FB: Tim Moen

Twitter:@moen_tim

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Voting Pt 3: Principles over Promises - 6CR #18

Voting Pt 3: Principles over Promises - 6CR #18

June 15, 2018

The results of the Ontario 2018 election are in - Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives win majority government, NDP are the formal opposition party and the Liberals lost party status. Darnell & Joel give there thoughts and answer some listener questions. 

FB post Joel referenced in the intro - NDP voter challenge

Question 1 - How would Doug Ford be able to cut costs without cutting jobs? What are the benefits of saving and cutting costs?

Question 2 - What are the counter arguments to the listener's rational for voting NDP?

Question 3 - What is the fundament role of government? Why is it problematic for the government to see themselves as the solution to the problem?

Reference Links:

Plan for the People

Change for the Better

Breaking down the Ontario NDP and PC platforms: What their pricey promises could mean for the province

Comparing Government and Private Sector Compensation in Ontario, 2017

Defined benefit pensions

Beware of politicians talking of government waste

NDP admit to annual $1.4-billion costing error

Tim Hudak 2013 PC party platform

Common Sense Revolution - Mike Harris

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Voting Pt 2: Principles over Platforms - 6CR #17
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