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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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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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