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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 Sandy Hudson & Nora Loreto

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    • 4.5 • 551 Ratings

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

    Episode 128 – doing nothing about COVID workplace outbreaks

    Episode 128 – doing nothing about COVID workplace outbreaks

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about how COVID outbreaks are still most common in workplaces, and yet, no politician has a plan to address workplace health and safety, which will exacerbate the pandemic and make things even worse.

    • 46 min
    Episode 127 – Decoding the US election

    Episode 127 – Decoding the US election

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora look at the US election results: what they mean and, importantly, what they mean for leftist organizing and for Canadians. Lots of other updates in the episode too!

    • 46 min
    Episode 126 – is it ignorance or is it malice? It’s malice.

    Episode 126 – is it ignorance or is it malice? It’s malice.

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about how the pandemic has not harmed people equally, and how discussions about the racialized impact are being erased from mainstream media’s coverage.

    • 49 min
    Episode 125 – Thinking big

    Episode 125 – Thinking big

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the need for conversations about big thinking. How can we use the pandemic to build new projects, new economies and new ways of organizing ourselves?

    Correction — Nora forgot Saskatchewan at a certain point in the episode. When you catch it, you can tell yourself you won.

    • 47 min
    Episode 124 – white rage in Nova Scotia: terrorism or genocide?

    Episode 124 – white rage in Nova Scotia: terrorism or genocide?

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about why taking action in support of Mi’kmaq fishers, and Indigenous struggles everywhere, is so critical. They also talk about seniority in the labour movement, and how eliminating seniority isn’t going to fix systemic racism in the workplace.

    Contest is closed but you can buy merch here still:  https://twitter.com/amybeatrice/status/1317161330260979713

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    Twitter thread of ideas: https://twitter.com/TheAgentNDN/status/1317325273730371584

    How others are helping: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/mi-kmaw-fishers-creative-support-1.5770229?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar

    • 47 min
    Episode 123 – difficulty sleeping

    Episode 123 – difficulty sleeping

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the Vice-Presidential debates, Ottawa Police thinking that they are soldiers in a war zone and what happens to Canada if the US is plunged into civil war? Thoughts that keep us up at night.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
551 Ratings

551 Ratings

Drew4555 ,

No Holds Bar, Clear Analysis of Canadian Politics

Sandy and Nora are so good at clearly breaking down issues that mainstream politicians and media ignore. You may not agree with everything they say, but I guarantee they will challenge your existing beliefs in an engaging and thought-provoking way.

LALegault ,

Recently recommended to me

& I will pass on the recommendation to whomever reads this review. Two insightful voices and incredibly intelligent women. Casual style, colourful language, and enjoyable.

TammyR622 ,

The Canadian Politics Podcast of My Dreams

Seriously, I love love love this podcast. It gives me such important insight into Canadian politics through a lens I can get behind. These brilliant women are doing such important work!

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