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A new Canadian Politics podcast hosted by Christo Aivalis and Andy Borkowski. This weekly show aims to bring a left perspective to Canadian politics, media, economics, and culture that is far too lacking within mainstream print, audio, and visual media. Christo and Andy bring years of experience in both traditional and new media. Combining these experiences, along with a shared disdain with Canada’s capitalist status quo, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone who wants a Canada based on justice and dignity for all. Andy Borkowski is the Host of Video Game Sophistry, a video game commentary channel with over 250,000 subscribers. He has also worked as a news anchor and reporter at some of Canada’s largest and most popular AM Radio stations for 10 years. Christo Aivalis hosts his own show on YouTube, and is a frequent contributor to sources like Canadian Dimension, Passage, Maclean’s, Washington Post, Globe and Mail, and many others. He holds a PhD in History from Queen’s University, and has been doing political commentary for nearly a decade. Contact us at LeftTurnCanada@gmail.com

Left Turn, Canada Andy Borkowski & Christo Aivalis

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A new Canadian Politics podcast hosted by Christo Aivalis and Andy Borkowski. This weekly show aims to bring a left perspective to Canadian politics, media, economics, and culture that is far too lacking within mainstream print, audio, and visual media. Christo and Andy bring years of experience in both traditional and new media. Combining these experiences, along with a shared disdain with Canada’s capitalist status quo, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone who wants a Canada based on justice and dignity for all. Andy Borkowski is the Host of Video Game Sophistry, a video game commentary channel with over 250,000 subscribers. He has also worked as a news anchor and reporter at some of Canada’s largest and most popular AM Radio stations for 10 years. Christo Aivalis hosts his own show on YouTube, and is a frequent contributor to sources like Canadian Dimension, Passage, Maclean’s, Washington Post, Globe and Mail, and many others. He holds a PhD in History from Queen’s University, and has been doing political commentary for nearly a decade. Contact us at LeftTurnCanada@gmail.com

    The Bank of Canada Wants to CRUSH Workers

    The Bank of Canada Wants to CRUSH Workers

    WE ARE BACK! We discuss pope Francis calling Canada's treatment of Indigenous people genocide. We also discuss the Bank of Canada demanding employers crush workers to lower their wages! 

    To join our little community head to https://www.patreon.com/leftturncanada

    • 1 hr 2 min
    It's Time to Nationalize Rogers!

    It's Time to Nationalize Rogers!

    We demand the nationalization of Rogers  and other telecom companies to build a just Canada. We also hammer The Weston family for driving up food prices, and celebrate the unionization of Starbucks in Canada. Finally we discuss the NDP needing to push socialism and Joel Harden not running for Ontario NDP leadership.

    To join our little community head to https://www.patreon.com/leftturncanada

    • 54 min
    Jordan Peterson and his War Against Trans People

    Jordan Peterson and his War Against Trans People

    We talk about Jordan Peterson and Pierre Poilievre embracing the far right and attacking trans people   We also discuss the chances of conservatives victory

    To join our little community head to https://www.patreon.com/leftturncanada

    • 57 min
    BC Premier John Horgan Leaves a Disappointing Legacy

    BC Premier John Horgan Leaves a Disappointing Legacy

    John Horgan is stepping down as BC NDP leader and BC Premier, and we talk about his failures to build a progressive province. We also discuss the leadership race and ensuring safe abortion access in Canada

    To join our little community head to https://www.patreon.com/leftturncanada

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Canada's Justice System is BROKEN!

    Canada's Justice System is BROKEN!

    Christo and Andy talk about Marco Muzzo's actions costing another life, how Chrystia Freeland may be worse than Justin Trudeau, and how Pierre Poilievre has gone full crazy.

    To join our little community head to https://www.patreon.com/leftturncanada

    • 1 hr
    We Need an ANGRY NDP w/ David Moscrop

    We Need an ANGRY NDP w/ David Moscrop

    This week on Left Turn Canada, Andy and Chris are joined by Washington Post writer David Moscrop who famously wrote over a year ago that DOUG FORD SHOULD RESIGN! We now know he has a commanding victory in Ontario but the REAL question is, what does the NDP need to do to win? Get angry. 

    Follow David - https://twitter.com/David_Moscrop
    To join our little community head to https://www.patreon.com/leftturncanada

    • 37 min

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