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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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TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

TYPBST: The Color of Compromise - 6CR #60

November 8, 2019

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby is the first listener requested book to be featured on TYPBST. Darnell & Joel focus their conversation on the Biblical arguments in this book. Darnell developed an apologetic acronym to summarize his analysis of the arguments: C-H-U-L-O

  • Church: ecclesiology 
  • Hatred: racism
  • Unempathisable
  • Legislated diversity vs. Spirit led diversity
  • Other brothers
  • Bonus section: thoughts on Jemar Tisby's recommended solutions

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References:

The Color of Compromise

Pass The Mic

AD Robles' criticism: Abuse of History + Economic/Theological Ignorance = Jemar Tisby

James White's feedback: The Color of Compromise, Steven Anderson Continued, Open Phones

Sam Sey's Review: The Color of Compromise

'Survivor' contestant's racial comment leads to touching moment

CP: CHRIST OVER POLITICS: LIVE AT TRINITY CHURCH’S CONFERENCE

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No Debate: 2019 Federal Election - 6CR #57

No Debate: 2019 Federal Election - 6CR #57

October 18, 2019

Oct 21, 2019 is federal election day in Canada. Darnell & Joel discuss the leaders debates that were held on Oct 7 & 10, 2019. 

  • Initial thoughts and feedback on the debates
  • Multiculturalism & Immigration
  • Quebec's Bill 21 & Provincial Jurisdiction 
  • Indigenous People
  • Climate Change

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References:

Federal election leaders debate 2019: Full replay

Federal leaders debate 2019: Full transcript

French-language federal leaders debate 2019 (English translation): Full replay

Debriefing the 2019 Federal Leaders' Debate

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Climate Change: Sola Greta - 6CR #55

Climate Change: Sola Greta - 6CR #55

October 4, 2019

Greta Thunberg is a child activist for government policies regarding climate change. Darnell & Joel discussing the following aspects of climate change:

  • Climate change policy critics are deemed skeptics or science deniers
  • Greta Thunberg's UN speech
  • Economics of climate change policies
  • Appealing to emotions vs intellect
  • Behavioural Economics 
  • Public discourse regarding the science of climate change
  • Correlation vs causation
  • Taking care of the earth

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References:

Climate Change: Not just a political issue & Joel's Tweet

Maxime Bernier calls teen climate activist ‘mentally unstable’

Nobel Secretary: Awarding Obama the Peace Prize Was a Mistake

WATCH: Greta Thunberg's full speech to world leaders at UN Climate Action Summit

Greta Thunberg’s yacht trip to New York not as green as it may seem

Bob Murphy: Economics of Climate Change Articles - #1, #2, #3, #4

Greta Thunberg To Poor Countries: Drop Dead

The Briefing - Monday, September 23, 2019

Tucker vs. Bill Nye the Science Guy

Tim Moen - Fear Voting Guide

Tim Moen - David Suzuki's daughter

COMMENTARY: Climate change discussion needs to get back to science

Do 97% of Climate Scientists Really Agree?

'97% Of Climate Scientists Agree' Is 100% Wrong

97% Study Falsely Classifies Scientists' Papers, according to the scientists that published them

97 Articles Refuting The "97% Consensus"

Fact Checking The Claim Of 97% Consensus On Anthropogenic Climate Change

The Cook et al. (2013) 97% consensus result is robust

Memes: #1#2, #3, #4 

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Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

August 9, 2019

In the second half of our discussion on homelessness, Darnell & Joel transition to solutions. Topics include:

  • Private vs Government Welfare
  • Benevolence within the church and necessity of community
  • Causes of financial need and type of support
  • Welfare Cliff

Previous Homelessness episode: 6CR #45

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Reference Links:

What If Charity Replaced Taxation?

Maryland church ordered to evict homeless or pay $12,000 fine

When Helping Hurts

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

At Home Study

The Welfare Cliff

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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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