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2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

2020: Top 5 From the Last 5 for the Next 5 - 6CR #68

January 3, 2020

With the end of the 2010s, there have been many "end of a decade" lists released. Darnell & Joel take a different look at the last decade and comprised their list - the top 5 aspects of the last 5 years that will impact the next 5 years:

5. Raptors NBA Championship

4. Cannabis

3. Climate Change & Student walk-outs

2. Jordan Peterson

1. Bitcoin

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References:

5. Raps

Raptors’ championship will have long-lasting impact on basketball in Canada

Toronto Raptors: Long-term impact of winning NBA championship

Could basketball overtake hockey as Canada's national sport?

2015: Canadians do not make up the majority of NHL players this season

Bianca Andreescu Wows Canadians, Inspires Young Tennis Players

4. Cannabis

related episodes: 6CR #10 & 6CR #44

How the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp lost $42 million last year

2019 was a disaster for the cannabis sector — and there might be more trouble on the way in 2020

CEI: Federal Regulations Cost $1.9 Trillion Annually

Consumers who have used cannabis for non-medical purposes in the past year in Canada in 2018, by province

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida, says alcohol 'not involved'

What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

Perfect Plant? 7 Great Uses For Industrial Hemp

3. Climate

related episode - 6CR #55

TDSB helps students walking out for climate change

Why Adolf Hitler Was TIME's Man of the Year for 1938 | Time

2. Jordan Peterson

Shut Him Down: The Rise of Jordan Peterson

Video Shows Man Beaten, Car Stolen While Witnesses Hurl Anti-Trump Rhetoric

‘I’m really sorry’: Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface at 2001 costume party

1. Bitcoin

Distributed Ledger Technology: Where Technological Revolution Starts

Bitcoin Is To Blockchain As Email Was To The Internet

Bitcoin Price History

You Don’t Actually Own Your Securities

Land Registry: A Big Blockchain Use Case Explored

Do you know the Uses of cryptocurrency in third world countries?

Wala Was Africa’s Perfect Crypto Success Story – Until It Collapsed

Regulation of Cryptocurrency: Canada

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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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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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Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

September 27, 2019

Justin Trudeau was caught wearing Blackface - once, twice, three times a charm. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Comments from political commentators
  • Morality of decisions based on race
  • "Wearing Blackface might prove a person’s ignorance and insensitivity, but it doesn’t necessarily prove that they are racist" - Sam Sey
  • Is blackface morally neutral?
  • Darnell & Joel in Chicago @ 2013 Legacy Conference - experiencing racism
  • Sincerity of Trudeau's apology
  • What will the impact of the scandal on Canadians
  • Good vs bad racism

Related episodes - 6CR #30

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References:

‘I’m really sorry’: Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface at 2001 costume party

Will Trudeau’s ‘blackface’ photo end Canada’s shame-based politics?

Justin Trudeau mocked for what he said about Star Wars as a kid

Justin Trudeau Memes

Josephine Mathias: By his own standard, Justin Trudeau is apparently a racist

Dr. Joseph Smith on CP24

Is Justin Trudeau A White Supremacist?

Dave Rubin's Response

“It was something that I didn’t think was racist at the time, but now I recognize, it was something racist to do”

Bamboozled (2000)

Tropic Thunder (2008)

White Chicks (2004)

Hillary Clinton - Hot Sauce

Jamie Foxx on Robert Downey Jr. Doing Blackface - JRE

Rex Murphy: For anyone else, resignation would be unavoidable – and appropriate

Christie Blatchford: Trudeau will get away with blackface because he's a Liberal

What happened when Justin Trudeau was heckled in Quebec

"I long for a world where Justin Trudeau is kicked off of SNL for dressing up like our Prime Minister."

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The Curious Case of David Lynn - 6CR #50
We Rise Together - 6CR #48

We Rise Together - 6CR #48

August 16, 2019

The Peel District School Board's implementation of the action plan to support black male students - We Rise Together is under scrutiny. Darnell & Joel review this action plan and covering the following:

  • student focus group underlying the action plan
  • Other factors impacting students success beyond the school
  • The student's experience section of the report
  • Contrasting achievers & non-achievers
  • Our experiences in school
  • Positive influences on our desire to learn

Related episodes: 6CR #306CR #28

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Reference Links:

Here Is Why Many Peel Students Are Demanding Better Action Against Racism

Peel school board considers recommendations to enhance We Rise Together program

Parents critical of Peel School's We Rise together anti-Black racism effort

Suzanne Nurse - We Rise Together

Ep. 1462 The Moral Mess of Higher Education

BLACK LOVE WHITE LIES

Black Students' Perspectives on Academic Success

We Rise Together contact:

http://www.werisetogether.ca/index.html

Twitter: @WRT_PDSB

Email: WRT@peelsb.com

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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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