The Six Cents Report
Teachers Like Us: Strike!!! - 6CR #75
The Tipping Point - 6CR #74

The Tipping Point - 6CR #74

February 14, 2020

Tipping is intended to compensate for high quality service. Would you believe that tipping is causing Chef's to be underpaid? Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Tipping in other countries vs Canada
  • Rethink Tipping - 2012 TEDx Talk by Bruce McAdams
  • Who creates value for the customer
  • Mandatory tipping
  • Tipping promotes discrimination

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References:

The $100,000 a year waitress isn't a myth: Some hard truths about tipping in Canada

Tipping in Europe: The Europe Tipping Guide

Tipping in Australia: Who should you tip and how much?

What the Ontario minimum wage increase means for you

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Who Wants to be a Billionaire? - 6CR #73

Who Wants to be a Billionaire? - 6CR #73

February 7, 2020

Taxing Billionaires appears to be the solution to our problems.The TVO . Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Getting paid for the value you contribute vs time
  • audio clips from TVO Debate
  • Government protecting billionaires?
  • How is wealth generated?
  • "Taxation is theft"
  • Who are these billionaires?

Related episodes: 6CR #12 & 6CR #33

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References:

TVO: The Agenda - Should Billionaires Exist? - TVO.org or YouTube

TVO Debates: Should Billionaires be Taxed out of Existence? TVO.org or YouTube

Billion

The Real-Time Billionaires List

45 Canadians make Forbes billionaires list

Jeff Deist Talks Ray Dalio and Crony Billionaires

Book to be given away: Economic Principles for Prosperity

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WWIII - 6CR #70

WWIII - 6CR #70

January 17, 2020

On Jan 3, 2020 the US killed Iranian major general Qasem Solemani in a targeted U.S. drone strike. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation about their perspectives and understanding of the following:

  • Who is Qasem Solemani?
  • Iran shot down Ukrainian airliner
  • Just War theory vs Pacifist
  • Was killing Solemani justified?
  • Propery Rights and US military presence

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References:

US, Canada vs Iran (40 year old virgin parody)

The Central Details of the Soleimani Assassination

MSNBC analyst Rukimini Calimachi - “According to them, the evidence suggesting there was to be an imminent attack on American targets is “razor-thin”

Scott Horton Profile

Scott Horton on Trump’s Assassination of Soleimani

The Scott Horton Show

Why Not Impeach Trump for War Crimes?

The Ron Paul Liberty Report

Ron Paul Curriculum

BBC.com: When the US shot down an Iranian airliner

Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 - Ukrainian Air plane shot down flight plan

Patrick Cockburn on Qassem Soleimani and America’s Proxy War With Iran in Iraq

Iraqi prime minister says Qassem Soleimani was in Iraq to 'discuss de-escalating tensions between Iran and Saudis' when he was killed

Kibbe on Liberty - Ep 48 | Only Congress Can Declare War in Iran | Guest: Rep. Thomas Massie

No War With Iran meme

U.S. President Barack Obama authorized more than 500 drone strikes.

#IraniansDetestSoleimani #EverybodyCalmDown Truth from an Iranian

#Iran #RaminParsa #IranvsUSA Two Iranians speak on current events

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The Six Watch - Star Wars: The Rise of Political Agendas - 6CR #67

The Six Watch - Star Wars: The Rise of Political Agendas - 6CR #67

December 27, 2019

The hosts of The After Watch - Levar & Phil join Darnell & Joel to discuss Star Wars and political agendas in film. The conversation addresses the following:

  • Our shared history and how we evaluate content
  • Our relationship with the Star Wars universe
  • Opinions of the newer Disney created Star Wars films (up to The Last Jedi)
  • Prequel trilogy: Episodes I, II & III compared to the current films
  • Political agendas influence on the quality of a film
  • Social issues done well in film
  • Character development
  • Can Episode IX redeem the new trilogy?

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References:

How to Read a Book

Star Wars movie order: a definitive viewing chronology for the galaxy far, far away

Henry Knox thoughts

The After Watch contact info:

Twitter: @after_watch

Podcast: The After Watch

Email: Theafterwatch@pm.me

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Wild “Canada Goose” Chase - 6CR #66

Wild “Canada Goose” Chase - 6CR #66

December 20, 2019

The Canada Goose brand has transformed from a functional product to a luxury brand. Darnell & Joel have a conversation about Canada Goose's rise in prestige and addresses the following:

  • Canada Goose's history
  • Animal rights criticisms
  • Competitors of Canada Goose
  • Economic recessions impact on luxury products
  • Biblical perspective of animal rights

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References:

Canada Goose - Branta Collection

Why Canada Goose Jackets Are So Expensive | So Expensive

Canada Goose Loses to Vegan Coat

Canada Goose - Kirkfield Bomber

Canada Goose - Forester Jacket

Genesis 3

Canada Goose - Honouring the North

Patagonia - Corporate Responsibility

Wuxly - Our Movement

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Stats That Don’t Count: Decoding “Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality” with Economist Stefan Dindayal - 6CR #65

Stats That Don’t Count: Decoding “Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality” with Economist Stefan Dindayal - 6CR #65

December 13, 2019

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives published a report titled "Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality" on Dec 9th, 2019. Darnell and Joel are joined by economist Stefan Dindayal to discuss what we can and cannot learn from this study. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Stefan's background
  • Data presented in the report
  • Controlling for cause and effect relationships
  • Biases influence on statistical research
  • How to design good statistical studies
  • Interesting data points in the study
  • Solutions proposed and alternatives

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References:

CCPA's Published Study: Canada’s Colour Coded Income Inequality

CCPA's twitter: @CCPA

CCPA'S blog on the study: By the numbers: Race, gender and the Canadian labour market

"racialized" definition

Stefan Dindayal contact info:

Twitter: @stefanDecondon

IG: @stefandecondon

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Israel Apartheid: Propaganda or Reality? - 6CR #64

Israel Apartheid: Propaganda or Reality? - 6CR #64

December 6, 2019

Members of York University’s student group - Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) - staged a protest on Nov 20, 2019 at York University's Vari Hall. SAIA was protesting a panel discussion with Reservists on Duty, an organization of former members of the Israeli Defense Force. The protests resulted in a conflict that escalated to violence. This event serves as a catalyst for Darnell & Joel to provide their two cents regarding the long standing conflict between Israel and Palestine. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Is Israel practicing Apartheid?
  • Is Canada’s support of Israel justified
  • 7 types of Propaganda
  • Biblical theology of Israel’s existence in Palestine

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References:

Anti-Israel protest at York University turns violent

Toronto police investigating York U protest for possible hate crimes

Justin Trudeau's response to violence and antisemitism at York University

Doug Ford's response to the protest at York University

SAIA York mission statement

SAIA York Twitter

Historical Maps of Israel and Palestine

The Israel-Palestine conflict: a brief, simple history

Award Winning Journalist Jeremy R Hammond on the History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

ISRAELI APARTHEID FACTSHEET

Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

The Gritty Truth About Israel's 'Jewish-Only' Highways

Stephen Harper: Why don't You Support Israel

A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid

7 Types & Examples of Propaganda Techniques to Blow Your Mind

Politics - According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture

NGO Apartheid State Campaign: Deliberately Immoral or Intellectually Lazy?

Four ways Jews and Arabs live apart in Israeli society

Top Ten Myths about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israel’s attack on Egypt in June ’67 was not ‘preemptive’

The Occupation of the American Mind (original 84-minute version)

The Occupation of the American Mind (21-minute version)

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Chick-fil-A Clucked Up! - 6CR #63
Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

November 22, 2019

Sikhs maintain a high level of representation in the political sphere. There are roughly 500,000 Sikhs in Canada, which accounts for about 1.4% of the population. In the 2019 federal election, 5% of parliamentary seats - 15 Liberals, 1 NDP & 3 Conservatives were won by Sikh politicians. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation that covers the following:

  • Jagmeet Singh's comments on abortion & gay marriage
  • Sikhism
  • NDP & Socialism
  • Grass roots strategy of Sikh politicians
  • Religion & politics vs church & state
  • Majority privilege

related episode: 6CR #35

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References:

Audio clip played: Jagmeet Singh interview

World Sikh group against gay marriage bill

Sikhism and abortion

Why Sikhs are so powerful in Canadian politics

Tweet: RIP Fidel Castro

What Do Sikhs Believe?

Sikhism

Ludwig Von Mises - Economic Calculation Problem

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