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Sandy and Nora talk politics, radical social change, what's currently wrong with the Left and what must happen to make it right.

Sandy and Nora talk politics, radical social change, what's currently wrong with the Left and what must happen to make it right.
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Sandy and Nora talk politics, radical social change, what's currently wrong with the Left and what must happen to make it right.

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English


Episodes

Episode 44 – we get angry

12/18/2018
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2018 was the kind of year that you can only salute by paying homage to anger. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about anger and how it can be used to ignite and inspire social change. The post Episode 44 – we get angry appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:45:54

Episode 43 – The Emperor’s Clothes

12/11/2018
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Clothes make the man, so the saying goes. That’s the underlying philosophy to who should wear what in our halls of power. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about women who are bucking the political status quo, and why in Quebec, a t-shirt has been enough to start a political earthquake among the province’s... The post Episode 43 – The Emperor’s Clothes appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:45:09

Episode 42 – Far right rhetoric on the front page of the Toronto Star

12/4/2018
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In this episode, Nora and Sandy debunk the racist rhetoric that surround so-called “anchor babies” and eviscerate the Toronto Star for publishing a report full of technical issues, on its front page. The post Episode 42 – Far right rhetoric on the front page of the Toronto Star appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:42:36

Episode 41 – You gotta fight for your right (to strike)

11/27/2018
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Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government legislated striking postal workers back to work this week. Despite the fact that 1. mail has continued to be delivered and 2. that the right to strike is protected by the Charter, everyone’s favourite fauxminist has put the boots to CUPW members’ necks and forced an end to their... The post Episode 41 – You gotta fight for your right (to strike) appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:42:50

Episode 40 – Doug Ford dougs forward

11/20/2018
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It’s scary times in Ontario and Doug Ford has his foot on the gas. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about his party’s attack on government watchdogs and Trans and gender non-conforming Ontarians, and ways in which we can fight back. The post Episode 40 – Doug Ford dougs forward appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:46:05

Episode 39 – Sandy and Nora live in Toronto Q&A part 2

11/15/2018
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In part 3 of 3 of Sandy and Nora’s Nov. 2 live show in Toronto, the audience exchange continues. It starts with a critical question: how can activists navigate spaces like a university, when the university claims to want to fight oppression while at the same time, reinforcing it? There is also a discussion about... The post Episode 39 – Sandy and Nora live in Toronto Q&A part 2 appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:38:30

Episode 38 – Toronto live show Q&A

11/13/2018
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Should progressives engage with the mainstream media? How do we make space for families in our movements? How do we gauge success? In Part 2 of 3 of our live event in Toronto, Sandy and Nora cover a wide range of topics that are mostly unrelated to the Munk Debates. You don’t need to listen... The post Episode 38 – Toronto live show Q&A appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:44:56

Episode 37 – Sandy and Nora vs. The Munk “Debate”

11/7/2018
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Live from Toronto on Nov. 2, Sandy and Nora take on The Munk Debate. From Frum and Bannon to Bay Street’s continued colonial exploitation of locations across the globe for mining, they tie together extremely obvious links that everyone in the mainstream media somehow forgot the week prior to this debate. Special thanks to the... The post Episode 37 – Sandy and Nora vs. The Munk “Debate” appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:48:33

Episode 36 – What is civil disobedience?

10/30/2018
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Many listeners have asked: what is civil disobedience? Sandy and Nora talk about what it is, what it isn’t, how to do it and how to be effective. Get in touch if you have your own favourite story of civil disobedience! The post Episode 36 – What is civil disobedience? appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:43:07

Episode 35 – How to fight hate in Toronto

10/23/2018
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In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the fallout from the Toronto election, and how progressives need to think about fighting the rising visibility of hatred in the GTA. And: MARK YOUR CALENDARS You’re invited to a live show in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 2. Please RSVP here so we can order enough food:... The post Episode 35 – How to fight hate in Toronto appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:47:03

Episode 34 – Kavanaugh (and wtf CBC?)

10/10/2018
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In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the feminist movement, and how distorted our lens on Kavanaugh is due the absence of an effective feminist presence in social movement organizing. They also touch on Quebec politics and CBC’s decision to not air a debate because John Tory wont agree to debate Jen Keesmaat one... The post Episode 34 – Kavanaugh (and wtf CBC?) appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:41:16

Episode 33 – Changing of the guard in Quebec

9/30/2018
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On Oct. 1, Quebecers go to the polls. They’re likely to boot out the Liberals and replace them with — something. Probably the CAQ. But the surge in support for the left-wing Québec solidaire is important. Sandy and Nora talk about the election, the politics and why Canadians need to pay close attention to QS.... The post Episode 33 – Changing of the guard in Quebec appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:42:50

Episode 32 – Doug Ford attacks free speech on campus

9/25/2018
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At the end of August, the Ford government issued a directive to Ontario colleges and universities that threatened sanctions if institutions didn’t pass free speech policies that were favourable to his government. Sandy and Nora break down the policy and ask: how and who are resisting this attack on institutional autonomy? The post Episode 32 – Doug Ford attacks free speech on campus appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:40:17

Episode 31 – Constitutional crisising in Toronto

9/18/2018
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Sandy and Nora are back! They took some time off so that things could get really, really bad so that their debut episode for the 2018-19 season could be full of gasping, laughter and doom. In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the electoral crisis that Doug Ford’s PC government has plunged Toronto into,... The post Episode 31 – Constitutional crisising in Toronto appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:45:04

Episode 30 – Doug Ford, sex ed resistance, gender and effective trolling

8/6/2018
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Part 2 of Sandy and Nora’s live show, hosted by the YWCA in Hamilton. The Q&A covered many topics and Sandy and Nora share their thoughts about resisting Doug Ford, fighting the new/old sex education curriculum in Ontario, mental health, how to effectively mess with trolls, pop culture and how the current war to uphold... The post Episode 30 – Doug Ford, sex ed resistance, gender and effective trolling appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:01:01:45

Episode 29 – Online violence and grace under fire

7/28/2018
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This is Sandy and Nora’s first live taping. Sponsored by the YWCA-Hamilton Feminist Popular Education, Sandy and Nora talk about what it’s like to be a woman with an opinion, online. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience. This is part one of two parts, and the second, the Q&A delves into... The post Episode 29 – Online violence and grace under fire appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:40:21

Episode 28 – The War of the Car

7/19/2018
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In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the recent wave of cyclist deaths in cities and rural areas across Canada and how cars are making everything very, very, very angry. Update to something that Sandy mentions in the show: the foolish scramble crosswalk is not longer at Bay and Bloor Sts. in Toronto. Tant... The post Episode 28 – The War of the Car appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:45:36

Episode 27 – Dutty Doug Ford

7/9/2018
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Doug Ford’s campaign of shock and awe is well underway. Sandy and Nora talk about some of the changes, and how Ford’s “For the People” rhetoric leaves behind anyone who isn’t white and male and healthy and rich. Since we recorded, Ford cancelled all Ministry work on Truth and Reconciliation curriculum and a $100 million... The post Episode 27 – Dutty Doug Ford appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:41:41

Episode 26 – HAPPY CANADA DAY TO …

7/2/2018
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It’s the Canada Day episode! Nora and Sandy talk about all the things that they’re thinking about for Canada Day. Are you thinking about the same things we’re thinking about? Tune in to find out. Also, please consider donating to: https://www.gofundme.com/justice-for-olando-brown We will add the GoFundMe for Jon Styres when we have the link. This... The post Episode 26 – HAPPY CANADA DAY TO … appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 25 – job losses at Rogers Media and a master class in organizing

6/19/2018
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Sandy and Nora look at the right way and the wrong way to respond to the news that Rogers Media has laid off one-third of their digital media workers (first third of the episode). Then, they offer a master class in organizing: what do we mean when we say we must organize, and how can... The post Episode 25 – job losses at Rogers Media and a master class in organizing appeared first on Sandy & Nora Talk Politics.

Duration:00:50:04