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Long Live the Queen - 6CR #167

Long Live the Queen - 6CR #167

September 23, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II's reign of 70 years ended on Sept 8, 2022. The end of her life has sparked a number of questions that seemed to be waiting for a new era. Darnell & Joel discuss a few aspects of monarchy in 2022.
  • Theology: Is God for monarchies?
  • Canadians: Quebec vs the Queen
  • Economics: Was she a good Queen? 

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

Being the Queen: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II | National Geographic

Queen By The Grace of God

Why I’m Honouring The Queen

BBC News Africa "...Queen Elizabeth II's longstanding relationship with Africa."

Queen’s death intensifies criticism of British empire’s violent atrocities

In Quebec, the Queen’s death raises questions about future of the monarchy in Canada

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Learning From Africa’s Political Instability with Germinal G. Van - 6CR #152

Learning From Africa’s Political Instability with Germinal G. Van - 6CR #152

March 25, 2022
Author and economist Germinal G. Van joins Darnell & Joel to discuss the economics and politics of Africa. Their conversation covers the following topics:
  • Principles of classical liberals
  • Democratic vs aristocratic systems
  • Wealth redistribution
  • Role of constitutions
  • Colonization of settlement vs exploitation
  • Lockean vs Hobbesian political philosophies
  • Pan-Africanism

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: #149 & #132 

References:

Classical Liberalism in Africa: A Manifesto

The Case for Free-Market Liberalism in Africa

Black Love White Lies

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Real Solutions to Gun Violence with Dr. Joseph Smith - 6CR #27

Real Solutions to Gun Violence with Dr. Joseph Smith - 6CR #27

August 17, 2018

Dr Joseph Smith from Generation Chosen joins Darnell & Joel to discuss what his organization is doing to address the needs of those most vulnerable in our society and consequently prevent gun violence. The conversation covers the following:

  • Why youth turn to the black market and guns
  • How Generation Chosen is involved in the community
  • Emotional intelligence and root causes of "bad behaviour" in school
  • Mental health 
  • Government solutions vs non-profit solutions to gun violence

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Previous episode on guns 6CR #21

Reference Articles:

City of Toronto studies why youth turn to guns

Toronto gunman had ‘severe mental health challenges,’ according to family

Remaking the Future | Education in African Countries is Crucial to Our Survival

Ken Robinson

Ford wants some mental health funding to go to police in wake of Danforth shooting

Toronto gunman had ‘severe mental health challenges,’ according to family

Toronto’s history of gun violence: a vicious cycle of missteps, intransigence and bad policy

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Black Panther Q&A - 6CR #22

Black Panther Q&A - 6CR #22

July 13, 2018

Our most succesful episode from season 1 was Wakanda Forever? and consequently we received a number of questions from listeners. Darnell & Joel address the following listener questions:

  1. Is it possible to be a pan-Africanist and a Christian at the same time?
  2. Why was Killmonger's attempt to liberate black people from white oppression so appealing to some black people? 
  3. Can you please elaborate on the principles of the African diaspora and it's impact on the Black Psyche?

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Wakanda Forever? - 6CR #15

Wakanda Forever? - 6CR #15

March 2, 2018

Black Panther's success forced the addition of one more episode in season one. Darnell & Joel discuss aspects of the Black Panther movie & the city of Wakanda to draw out some real world conclusions. The conversation focuses on:

  1. The political structure of Wakanda
  2. Wakanda using the economic advantage that vibranium provides to help bring progress to others
  3. Two perspectives on how black people view themselves T'chala (Statist) vs Killmonger (Pan-Africanist) 
  4. The morality of an ethno state like Wakanda

Reference Articles:

History of Wakanda

Darrell Harrison on Race vs Ethnicity

Definition of Colonization

Social Justice 6CR #8

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