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Myths About the Homeless - 6CR #45

Myths About the Homeless - 6CR #45

July 26, 2019

Over 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness on a given night. For the rest of the population, the circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. Joel and Darnell discuss the article "Everyday Myths About the Homeless - Debunked" by the charitable organization Fred Victor 

Topics Include:

  • Myth: Being homeless is a choice.
  • Myth: Homeless people are taking advantage of the system.
  • Myth: Most homeless people are single, white males.
  • Myth: Homelessness will never happen to me.
  • Myth: Homelessness can’t be solved.

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Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and team attempt damage control after a fumbled Green New Deal rollout that included a line about paying Americans 'unwilling to work'

The Facts on the ‘Green New Deal’

Protesters target L.A. over skid row plan: ‘We will not be gentrified’

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

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O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

July 19, 2019

The O'Cannabiz Conference provided The Six Cents Report with media passes to their 2019 Toronto event. Darnell & Joel discuss their experience and what they learned from the conference.

Topics include:

  • Unique aspects of Canadian industry - regulations, patents
  • Medical use & cannabinoids
  • Bill C93 - Pardon vs Expungement of 'simple possession' records
  • Purpose of law & criminal records
  • Cannabis Market beyond recreational

Previous Cannabis episode: 6CR #10

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Reference Links:

Toronto Just Can't Get Rid Illegal Cannabis Stores

Chris Kresser on the problems with nutritional epidemiological studies

cb2insights

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabinoids in Cannabis

Liberals Pass Bill to Suspend Records for Simple Cannabis Possession

Cannabis Amnesty

Frequently asked questions about expungement

Hard On Liberty - Drugs

Mike Dillard Podcast With Teeka Tiwari

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

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Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

July 12, 2019

Darnell Samuels joined I.J. Makan on his podcast - Kazingram Dialogue to tell his story. During this conversation Darnell gives us an understanding of his life experiences that help shape his views and ideas. 

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High-End Theories

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Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

July 5, 2019

The Fraser Institute hosted their Economics for Journalist conference at the beginning of June 2019. Darnell was one of 25 participants selected to attend. Darnell & Joel have a conversation breaking down the conference and go in-depth on a few of the sessions. Topics include:

  • Darnell's experience at the conference
  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Property Rights and the Tragedy of the Commons
  • Teaching Kids to share
  • Why Good Politics is Bad Economics: Public Choice Theory 101

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Tragedy of the commons

MP Maxime Bernier says Scheer won Tory leadership thanks to ‘fake Conservatives’

Essay: That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen

Audiobook: That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

Journalism Seminars

 

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