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Stats That Don’t Count: Decoding “Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality” with Economist Stefan Dindayal - 6CR #65

Stats That Don’t Count: Decoding “Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality” with Economist Stefan Dindayal - 6CR #65

December 13, 2019

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report titled "Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality" on Dec 9th, 2019. Darnell and Joel are joined by economist Stefan Dindayal to discuss what we can and cannot learn from this study. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Stefan's background
  • Data presented in the report
  • Controlling for cause and effect relationships
  • Biases influence on statistical research
  • How to design good statistical studies
  • Interesting data points in the study
  • Solutions proposed and alternatives

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References:

CCPA's Published Study: Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality

CCPA's twitter: @CCPA

CCPA'S blog on the study: By the numbers: Race, gender and the Canadian labour market

"racialized" definition

Stefan Dindayal contact info:

Twitter: @stefanDecondon

IG: @stefandecondon

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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

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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

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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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Summer Jobs & Ideology Requirements - 6CR #25

Summer Jobs & Ideology Requirements - 6CR #25

August 3, 2018

The Canadian government has added an ideology attestation to receive funding for summer internship grant. Darnell & Joel discuss the significance of the government requesting organizations to affirm a set of beliefs regarding abortion and transgender identity. The conversartion includes the following:

  • Fairness of the ideology test 
  • Society's morality is subjective & the problems with legislating morality
  • Impersonal charity via government vs volutary charity
  • Summer job grants is the government circumventing minimum wage

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Reference Links:

Government Examples of Organizations denied eligibility

87 religious leaders ask Trudeau gov’t to drop summer job pro-abortion pledge

Global News: President of Canada Christian College attacks PM @JustinTrudeau

What the US Can Learn From Portugal's Drug Decriminalization

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Morality & Immigration - 6CR #24

Morality & Immigration - 6CR #24

July 27, 2018

The morality of an immigration policy is not as simple as the media potrays. Darnell & Joel discuss the current illegal immigration crisis in the US. The conversartion includes the following

  • Romans 13 & God's sovereignty
  • pro family & children or just anti-Trump 
  • welfare state and open boarders
  • analysis of recommendations for Canada

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previous episode on immigration 6CR #3

Reference Links:

Milton Friedman - Illegal Immigration - PT 1

Milton Friedman - Illegal Immigration - PT 2

Foreign Policy - Immigration (Ch. 12c Pt. 3 of 3) - Dr. Wayne Grudem

Migrant children in the US: The bigger picture explained

What we can do for separated migrant children in the U.S.

Injured veteran that questioned Trudeau during Edmonton town hall says ‘enough is enough’

AP FACT CHECK: MS-13 Gang Arrests at Border Are up This Year

Cops warned to watch for violent MS-13 gang members

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Black Experience Project - 6CR #11

Black Experience Project - 6CR #11

February 2, 2018

In July 2017, the findings from the Black Experience Project were released. Darnell and Joel discuss the problems identified and solutions recommended by the report. 

The Black Experience Project

Reference Articles:

CBC feature of The Black Experience Project

Predatory Lending - Institutional Racism example - Suits Season 7 Episode 10 (ep102)

"Minimum wages were first designed to keep women and minorities out of jobs"

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Canadian Census Data #MoreCanadians - 6CR #4
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