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Black Judges Matter 2: The Cole Truth - 6CR #135

Black Judges Matter 2: The Cole Truth - 6CR #135

November 26, 2021
Desmond Cole and his "divisive" activism, were recently criticized in a Toronto Star opinion piece. Desmond joins Darnell & Joel to discuss the following:
  • Is there such thing as objective journalism?
  • Desmond's criticisms of judge Donald McLeod
  • Desmond's thoughts on the Toronto Star article and author Royson James
  • Institutions role in society and making change
  • Origins of police forces

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episode: 6CR #104

References:

The divisive activism of Desmond Cole: How a campaign against a Black judge shattered Toronto’s Black community

Canada Land - SHORT CUTS #728 Can Desmond Cole Be Cancelled?

Desmond Cole contact info:

https://thatsatruestory.wordpress.com/

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heydesmondcole@gmail.com

The Skin We're In A Year of Black Resistance and Power

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Virtue and Vaccines Debrief - 6CR #134

Virtue and Vaccines Debrief - 6CR #134

November 19, 2021
Darnell & Joel debrief the first part of the conversation with Dr. Julie Ponesse. 
  • Our 2 cents on episode #133
  • Value of conversations between competing ideas/experts
  • "Morality does not require perfection"
  • Rule utilitarianism, common good & individual rights
  • Relative moral standards

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: 6CR #133

References:

Word of the Year 2016 - "Post-Truth"

What is Euthyphro’s Dilemma?

Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics

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Virtue and Vaccines with Dr. Julie Ponesse Part 1 - 6CR #133

Virtue and Vaccines with Dr. Julie Ponesse Part 1 - 6CR #133

November 12, 2021
Dr. Julie Ponesse rose to prominence after being dismissed from her position as ethics professor while taking an ethics based stance against her employer's vaccine mandate. Julie joins Darnell & Joel for a discussion regarding:
  • Is there a common good and what is good in a collectivist society?
  • Are vaccine mandates ever justified?
  • Testing moral theories
  • Utilitarianism
  • Moral education
  • Eugenics

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Ethics professor threatened with dismissal for refusing vaccine

Dr. Julie Ponesse | The Faith and Democracy Series

Counterpoint | Vaccines: Are We Fully Informed?

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https://www.thedemocracyfund.ca/

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An Unequal Economy with Germinal G. Van - 6CR #132

An Unequal Economy with Germinal G. Van - 6CR #132

November 5, 2021
Economist Germinal G. Van joins Darnell & Joel to discuss the recent Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Canadian-born David Card. The conversation covers a range of topics.
  • Becoming an economist, author and autodidact
  • What is the Nobel Prize?
  • Effects of minimum wage
  • Why does income inequality exist?
  • Economic evaluation of black America
  • Free market, incentives and the proper role of government
  • African politics, lobbying and the rule of law

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: #129, #116, #113, #108, #90, #80 & #73

References:

Canadian-born David Card named Nobel prize co-winner in economics

Germinal's IG post regarding David Card's Nobel Prize win

How to Become an Economist without a Degree in Economics?

Unregistered 183: Germinal Van (VIDEO)

Antiracism Is Anti-Abolitionism

Germinal G. Van contact info:

https://www.germinalgvan.com/

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Mises.org published articles

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