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New Left Radio is bringing you news and commentary from behind the front lines of late-stage capitalism through daily coverage of current events, and weekly long-form interviews and debates with changemakers with a view from the Canadian left, five days a week.

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New Left Radio is bringing you news and commentary from behind the front lines of late-stage capitalism through daily coverage of current events, and weekly long-form interviews and debates with changemakers with a view from the Canadian left, five days a week.

    We’ve Been Here Before

    We’ve Been Here Before

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    New season, new format, new schedule. We’re joined by Jess McLean to discuss her new show on the New Left Media Network. The Ontario Liberals propose the NDP’s policy they opposed last year. Th PM made a surprise trip to Ukraine. Conservatives gather for an unofficial debate — the result is, we all lose.
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    Where’s the Breakthrough

    Where’s the Breakthrough

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    June 3rd is coming fast and furious. Where do the polls stand and can red or orange break through? Can the NDP find the winning message? Then, we’re joined by Sam Kaplun, Independent candidate for MPP in Eglington-Lawrence.
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    Who Should Win the Ontario Election, with Tony Clement and Rima Berns-McGown

    Who Should Win the Ontario Election, with Tony Clement and Rima Berns-McGown

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    We’re joined by former Ontario and federal Minister of Health Tony Clement and (newly) former ONDP MPP Rima Berns-McGown to discuss all things Ontario election and just who Ontarians should select on June 2nd.
    About Hon. Tony Clement
    The Honourable Tony Clement is a former Minister in the Stephen Harper Government federally, and the Mike Harris and Ernie Eves Governments in the Province of Ontario.
    During his time in the House of Commons (2006-2019) Mr. Clement served as: Minister of Health, Minister of Industry, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario. He therefore played a lead role in getting Canada’s economy back on track after the most significant global economic recession since the 1930s. In Opposition Clement was Foreign Affairs Critic and Justice Critic.
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    About Rima Berns-McGown
    Dr. Rima Berns-McGown is the former member of Provincial Parliament for Beaches-East York. She served as the Official Opposition Critic for Poverty and Homelessness and a member of the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly.
    Before she was elected, Rima taught Diaspora Studies at the University of Toronto. She holds a PhD in International Politics from the University of Aberystwyth, an MA from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International studies of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Journalism and Political Science from Carleton University. She has a long history of writing about and advocating for systemic change that creates equity and societies that truly work for everyone who lives in them.
    Rima was born in South Africa of a mixed background and is proud to be a member of Ontario’s first Black Caucus.
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    In Our Feelings

    In Our Feelings

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    We’re in our feelings about this election as we enter the home stretch. We talk all things election Ontario and the big plans of the parties. Then, we’re joined by Andy Kroeber, NDP candidate for Elgin-Middlesex-London to discuss his riding and what the good people of the region need from Queen’s Park. Santiago steps in to guest co-host.
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    Politics for Better - Interview with Norm Di Pasquale

    Politics for Better - Interview with Norm Di Pasquale

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    Toronto District School Board Trustee and 2021 NDP Candidate Norm Di Pasquale drops by the studio to chat with Rodger and Santiago about all things that plague our society and politics, and how we can all do better.
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    What Happened in Ontario - with Andrew Lawton & David Moscrop

    What Happened in Ontario - with Andrew Lawton & David Moscrop

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    This week we're joined by Washington Post columnist David Moscrop and commentator, columnist, and True North fellow Andrew Lawton for a postmortem on the Ontario election. Why went wrong, who won, and who lost?
    About David Moscrop
    David Moscrop is a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, the host of the podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/open-to-debate-with-david-moscrop/id1441042667 (Open to Debate), and the author of https://gooselane.com/products/too-dumb-for-democracy ("Too Dumb for Democracy? Why We Make Bad Political Decisions and How We Can Make Better Ones.")
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    About Andrew Lawton
    Andrew Lawton is a broadcaster and columnist. Currently, he is a fellow at True North and a weekly columnist for Loonie Politics. His written work has been published across the world, including in the Washington Post, the National Post, the Toronto Sun, the Edmonton Sun, and Global News. Andrew has appeared as a commentator on CBC, CTV, TVO, CTS, and on BBC World. Andrew ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate in Ontario’s 2018 provincial election.
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