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Sacred Words In Academia: YHWH, NGGR - 6CR #95

Sacred Words In Academia: YHWH, NGGR - 6CR #95

October 30, 2020

After multiple occurrences of a racial slur being uttered in Canadian academia recently, Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • The N-word used in a linguistics class
  • Sacred YHWH
  • Sacred NGGR
  • Pros and Cons for the N-word: Those brothas vs The other brothas

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related episode: 6CR #34

References:

Professor's use of racial slur ignites uOttawa debate

Calgary students suspended for recording teacher using racial slur

Yahweh - LORD

Taking God’s Name in Vain?

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A Tribe Called … - 6CR #94

A Tribe Called … - 6CR #94

October 23, 2020

TYPBST: The Three Languages of Politics by Arnold Kling

Originally released in 2013, the book has recently published the 3rd edition to account for the ever changing political atmosphere. Darnell & Joel discuss the following ideas derived from this book:

  • Tribalism
  • Tribal sacrifices
  • Native Tongues
  • Tribal religion

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Outro: A Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation

References:

The Three Languages of Politics

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Social Justice League - 6CR #93

Social Justice League - 6CR #93

October 16, 2020

Social justice has taken pro sports by storm in 2020. Darnell & Joel discuss the four major north american sports leagues social justice activism:  

  • NHL: Hockey Diversity Alliance
  • NFL: black national anthem & Antwon Rose
  • MLB: former leader of social justice
  • NBA: leading the social justice charge

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

NHL

HDA cuts ties with NHL, calls league's equality work 'performative'

NHL Announces Initiatives to Combat Racism and Accelerate Its Inclusion Efforts

NHL players group demands league pay $100 million and change blue line to 'black line' for racial equality

EXCLUSIVE: NHL players express frustration over league's decision to postpone games for BLM protest

NFL

NFL to Play Black National Anthem Before 'The Star-Spangled Banner' During All Week 1 Games: Report

Only one Steelers player covered up the name of a police shooting victim on his helmet

Former officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in death of Antwon Rose

MLB

Once a Leader of Social Justice, MLB Is Now Embarrassingly Behind the Times

Baseball is making Black Lives Matter center stage on Opening Day

MLB Player Who Declined To Kneel For BLM Opted ‘Out Of Humanity,’ NBC Sports Writer Says

NBA

Adam Silver: NBA Social Justice Messaging Will Be Largely Left Off The Court Next Season

NBA Player’s Economic Social Justice Message Fails to Get League Approval

Magic's Jonathan Isaac Explains Not Kneeling for Anthem or Wearing BLM Shirt

TV Ratings: NBA Finals Rise, Hit Audience High With Game 5

Lakers and Heat’s NBA Finals TV ratings are recent winners but historic losers

Other

Unconscious bias training is no way to solve ethnic disparities

Why unconscious bias training does not work

Diversity Training Doesn’t Work

It’s Not Justice To Justify Criminals

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One Planet, One Child - 6CR #92
Watch the Throne with Candice Malcolm - 6CR #91

Watch the Throne with Candice Malcolm - 6CR #91

October 2, 2020

Candice Malcolm founder of True North Centre joined Darnell & Joel to discuss Justin Trudeau's 2020 throne speech. In our conversation we cover:

  • Candice's background and what is True North Centre?
  • State of news media & journalism in Canada
  • Justin Trudeau's 2020 throne speech
  • The #Wexit movement
  • CBC coverage of black female politicians: Kamala Harris vs Leslyn Lewis
  • Racism and personal experiences with police
  • Libertarian or conservative
  • COVID & the government response

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

https://tnc.news/about-us/

About the Speech from the Throne

Canada's 2020 throne speech in under five minutes

Andrew Lawton: Breach from the Throne

CBC News: Throne Speech 2020 (Full coverage - 3.5 hrs)

500% more CBC headlines about Kamala Harris than Leslyn Lewis

Kazingram Dialogue: Candice Malcolm On Trudeau’s We Charity Scandal

Kazingram Dialogue: Black Conservatism With Darnell Samuels

Contact info:

True North Centre: FB, Twitter, IG, YouTube & https://tnc.news/

Candice Malcolm: FB & Twitter

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Canadian Foreign Aid and the Malian Coup - 6CR #90

Canadian Foreign Aid and the Malian Coup - 6CR #90

September 25, 2020

The recent coup in the country of Mali has lead to scrutiny of Canada's foreign aid of Mali. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation about this controversy 

  • History of Canadian's tax dollars in Mali
  • Foreign aid & corrupt governments
  • Arguments for foreign aid
  • Alternatives to foreign aid

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Definition: Rent Seeking

Canada should rethink aid to Mali after two coups, analysts say

A coup in Mali is unlikely to make matters better

Some agreement, but issues remain as West African mediators meet Mali coup leaders

Economist: Dambisa Moyo

Twitter: @DambisaMoyo

https://scotthorton.org/

Twitter: @ScottHortonShow

1970: Foreign Investment vs. Foreign Aid

1991: The Failures and Fallacies of Foreign Aid

2001: The Sorry Record of Foreign Aid in Africa

2005: A Foreign Aid Disaster in the Making

2019: Can Local Solutions Succeed Where Foreign Aid Has Failed?

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Gentrifiers & N.I.M.B.Y.’s - 6CR #89

Gentrifiers & N.I.M.B.Y.’s - 6CR #89

September 18, 2020

In the last 6 months, due to Covid 19 and social distancing requirements the Greater Toronto Area opened 30 new homeless shelters. Some GTA residents are raising concerns about the changes to their neighbourhood and decreased safety. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation about NIMBYism and Gentrification.

  • What is NIMBYism?
  • What is gentrification?
  • Zoning laws & rent control
  • Morality of gentrification

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References:

City in talks to move homeless people out of tents in 2 parks as nearby residents say they feel unsafe

Residents near Toronto shelters upset with lack of city consultation

GTA Shelter System By Ward

Mike Bibby's Oasis of Kicks | Houseguest With Nate Robinson | The Players' Tribune

Paper mentioned: Why Are There NIMBYs?

Why Do Homeowners Love NIMBY?

Black Love White Lies

Houston's Lack of Zoning Laws Will Help It Rebuild

How Zoning Rules Would Work in a Free Society

Definition: Rent Seeking

Political Privilege and Class War in the Urban Housing Market

Zoning Laws Destroy Communities

Yes, in My Backyard: The Key to Affordable Housing Is More Housing

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Do Canadians Hate Charter Schools? - 6CR #88
The Name Game - 6CR #87
Broke Billionaires - 6CR #86

Broke Billionaires - 6CR #86

August 21, 2020

Darnell & Joel discuss 8 Billionaires who lost their billions and the following causes of their demise:

  • Economic collapse
  • Fraud - ponzi scheme
  • Unfavourable long term contracts
  • War

Related Episodes:  6CR #73

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References:

Broke Billionaires: 8 Who Had It All & Lost Almost Everything

Mansa Musa I

The Difference Between MLM and Pyramid Schemes

What is a Ponzi Scheme?

Is it True that 40% of Americans Can’t Handle a $400 Emergency Expense?

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