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Black Judges Matter - 6CR #104

Black Judges Matter - 6CR #104

January 15, 2021

Black Justice Donald McLeod's integrity is in question from Toronto's chapter of BLM, activist Desmond Cole & the Judicial system. In Dec 2020, Donald McLeod had a disciplinary hearing to evaluate a claim that he committed perjury during a statement of facts from his 2018 disciplinary hearing. Darnell & Joel consider the following questions as they evaluate this story:

  • Is the Federation of Black Canadians a lobbying group?
  • Is there an ulterior motive from the black opposition to Donald McLeod?
  • Is it possible for Justice McLeod to be both a judge and an advocate for the black community?

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Justice Donald McLeod Judicial Investigations Articles

Feb 2018: Activists question Federation of Black Canadians' leadership, ties to Liberals

Nov 2018: Black community shows support for embattled judge ahead of disciplinary hearing

Dec 2018: Black community advocacy consistent with administration of justice, argues judge’s counsel

Sep 2019: Controversial judge suspended nine months after being cleared

March 2020: Brampton judge faces a second disciplinary hearing over what he told his first disciplinary hearing

Dec 2020: Hearing for judge accused of perjury over Black federation role begins

Dec 2020: Justice Donald McLeod facing ‘capital crime for a judge’ in disciplinary hearing: lawyer

Dec 2020: Hearing for judge accused of lying about involvement in Canadian Black Federation

Other References

Federation of Black Canadians

Principles of Judicial Office

'Not in mixed company': The tensions in Black Canadian advocacy

Black Tea—the truth about the Federation of Black Canadians

Steeped Tea—An update on the Federation of Black Canadians

Tonight with Jamil Jivani - December 7, 2020

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Unmasking America’s Political Idolatry with Global Scholar: David Koyzis - 6CR #103

Unmasking America’s Political Idolatry with Global Scholar: David Koyzis - 6CR #103

January 8, 2021

Author of Political Visions & Illusions, David Koyzis, joins Darnell & Joel for an extended conversation. The topics addressed included:

  • Idolatry vs Ideologies
  • Libertarianism suppresses liberty
  • What is conservatism?
  • Socialism suppresses society
  • Non-ideological solutions
  • Sphere Sovereignty vs Principle of Subsidiarity
  • Anarchism 
  • Romans 13

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

The Intellectual in Canada Who Unmasked Political Idolatry in America

Political Visions & Illusions - 1st edition

Political Visions & Illusions - 2nd edition

How Libertarianism Suppresses Liberty

How Socialism Suppresses Society | David Koyzis | PhD

David Koyzis Contact info:

https://byzantinecalvinist.blogspot.com/

Global Scholars Canada - David Koyzis bio

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Voting Dilemmas with Sam Sey - 6CR #97
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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TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

November 8, 2019

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby is the first listener requested book to be featured on TYPBST. Darnell & Joel focus their conversation on the Biblical arguments in this book. Darnell developed an apologetic acronym to summarize his analysis of the arguments: C-H-U-L-O

  • Church: ecclesiology 
  • Hatred: racism
  • Unempathisable
  • Legislated diversity vs. Spirit led diversity
  • Other brothers
  • Bonus section: thoughts on Jemar Tisby's recommended solutions

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References:

The Color of Compromise

Pass The Mic

AD Robles' criticism: Abuse of History + Economic/Theological Ignorance = Jemar Tisby

James White's feedback: The Color of Compromise, Steven Anderson Continued, Open Phones

Sam Sey's Review: The Color of Compromise

'Survivor' contestant's racial comment leads to touching moment

CP: CHRIST OVER POLITICS: LIVE AT TRINITY CHURCH’S CONFERENCE

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No Debate: 2019 Federal Election - 6CR #57

No Debate: 2019 Federal Election - 6CR #57

October 18, 2019

Oct 21, 2019 is federal election day in Canada. Darnell & Joel discuss the leaders debates that were held on Oct 7 & 10, 2019. 

  • Initial thoughts and feedback on the debates
  • Multiculturalism & Immigration
  • Quebec's Bill 21 & Provincial Jurisdiction 
  • Indigenous People
  • Climate Change

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References:

Federal election leaders debate 2019: Full replay

Federal leaders debate 2019: Full transcript

French-language federal leaders debate 2019 (English translation): Full replay

Debriefing the 2019 Federal Leaders' Debate

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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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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

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Church & State - 6CR #35

Church & State - 6CR #35

October 19, 2018

The separation of church & state is engrained in western culture. Is this idea related to the polarizing nature of our public discourse on politics and religion? Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Differentiating church & state from religion & politics
  • Historical overlap of church & state
  • Why is liberty important?
  • Non-aggression Principle
  • Rights & freedom are necessary for prosperity

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Reference Articles:

Separation of church and state

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Relations between the Catholic Church and the state

Politics According to the Bible

Property rights

Difference Between Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism

The Constitution of the United States

Pre-Existing Rights

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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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