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A weekly show about news and politics that is making a safe space for your questionable takes. hosted by Vicky Mochama.

Safe Space Vicky Mochama

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    • 4.1 • 9 Ratings

A weekly show about news and politics that is making a safe space for your questionable takes. hosted by Vicky Mochama.

    Buying An (Affordable) House and How To Feel (Again)

    Buying An (Affordable) House and How To Feel (Again)

    Vice News reporter Steven Zhou returns to the podcast for a conversation with Financial Post reporter and host of the Down to Business podcast Emily Jackson. The panel tackles the big tricky question of housing affordability: do election promises matter? Will they solve the problem and is there even a point to home ownership? 

    • 27 min
    Canada's Hot Corny Dad and The Case Against Halloween

    Canada's Hot Corny Dad and The Case Against Halloween

    Co-host of Black Tea Melayna Williams and co-host of the Critics vs. Fans podcast Mike Sholars drop by the studio to recap the blackface scandal, the week that was and to answer who is corniest: Justin Trudeau or Chance the Rapper?

    • 27 min
    An Ally in Blackface and the Power Rangers of Policy

    An Ally in Blackface and the Power Rangers of Policy

    It's the first episode of the fifth season and the heady first weeks of the election! Macleans journalist Anne Kingston, Broadbent Institute policy analyst Brittany Andrew Amofah and Yellowhead Institute research fellow Courtney Skye are on the panel to talk through Justin Trudeau's blackface past, the questions on women's minds and the end of humility. 

    • 33 min
    Climate Change, Fake News and Kangaroos

    Climate Change, Fake News and Kangaroos

    In an all-star fourth season finale recorded live at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, the panel takes on climate change, climate strikes and the Green New Deal with former environment commissioner Dianne Saxe, NDP candidate Matthew Greene and National Observer investigative reporter Fatima Syed. Buzzfeed News' Jane Lytvynenko quizzes Vicky and Ishmael on all the disinformation that isn't fit to print. Anne T. Donahue and Sarah Hagi ... well, they do their thing. 

    • 39 min
    A Green Season and Bringing Common Sense to Periods

    A Green Season and Bringing Common Sense to Periods

    Author and commentator David Moscrop and investigative journalist for the National Observer Fatima Syed join the panel to discuss climate change, the future of the Green Party and why Canada might need a nuclear bomb. 

    • 32 min
    Drake The Saviour and Our Best Takes, Live

    Drake The Saviour and Our Best Takes, Live

    Listen to an unaired conversation about Drake and the role he plays in politics with writer Sarah Hagi and Globe and Mail columnist Denise Balkissoon. Also: we're doing a live show this month so listen to our best takes from the last live show with Sandy Hudson, Sarah Hagi and Lido Pimienta.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

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Just what we need

Love the broad range of issues discussed, the thought provoking takes and that she provides a perspective very rarely allowed space in Canadian news.

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You've got to check out these Looney Tunes, nothing but hard-core liberal hate and antiwhite racism. These people hate everybody and everything and everything is based off of race, there are sickening dividers.

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