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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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Biblical Social Justice 101 with Dr. Tony Costa - 6CR #53

Biblical Social Justice 101 with Dr. Tony Costa - 6CR #53

September 20, 2019

Dr. Tony Costa is teaching a new course on Social Justice at Toronto Baptist Seminary, this fall semester. Darnell & Joel discuss the following with Dr. Tony Costa:

  • Biblical vs Secular Social Justice
  • Subjective vs Objective Morality
  • Social Justice in the Canadian Context
  • Identity Politics within the Church
  • Team Woke & Team Spoke
  • Demographic of Church Elders
  • Good vs Bad Discrimination

Related episodes - 6CR #38

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References:

Dr. Tony Costa's Current Courses

Exodus 23:3

Scientist Suggests Climate Change Could Pave the Way for Cannibalism

The Trojan Horse - Ep. 1: Deconstructing Communities | Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay

The Trojan Horse - Ep. 2: Radical Subjectivity | Peter Boghossian, James Lindsay, Michael O'Fallon

5 Things We’ve Learned as We Transition from an Ethnic to a Multicultural Church

Dr. Tony Costa contact info:

@tmcos_tony

tmcos@rogers.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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Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

Who is Darnell Samuels? - 6CR #43

July 12, 2019

Darnell Samuels joined I.J. Makan on his podcast - Kazingram Dialogue to tell his story. During this conversation Darnell gives us an understanding of his life experiences that help shape his views and ideas. 

https://kazingram.com/

High-End Theories

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Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

Economics for Journalists - 6CR #42

July 5, 2019

The Fraser Institute hosted their Economics for Journalist conference at the beginning of June 2019. Darnell was one of 25 participants selected to attend. Darnell & Joel have a conversation breaking down the conference and go in-depth on a few of the sessions. Topics include:

  • Darnell's experience at the conference
  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Property Rights and the Tragedy of the Commons
  • Teaching Kids to share
  • Why Good Politics is Bad Economics: Public Choice Theory 101

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Reference Links:

Tragedy of the commons

MP Maxime Bernier says Scheer won Tory leadership thanks to ‘fake Conservatives’

Essay: That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen

Audiobook: That Which Is Seen, and That Which Is Not Seen

Journalism Seminars

 

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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Sir John A. Macdonald with Brad Faught - 6CR #36

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Sir John A. Macdonald with Brad Faught - 6CR #36

October 26, 2018

The first prime minister of Canada - Sir John A. MacDonald - has received significant criticism as of late. Darnell & Joel are joined by history professor Brad Faught and discuss the following:

  • History of church and state in Canada
  • Who is Sir John A. MacDonald?
  • Relationship between Sir John A. MacDonald and Indigenous Peoples
  • Contrasting assimilation of Indigenous People in Canada and the USA
  • Late 19th century progress in Canada “necessitates” assimilating Indigenous Peoples
  • Current issues facing Indigenous Peoples
  • Proper contextual reading of history

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Reference Articles:

John A. Macdonald statue removed from Victoria City Hall

City of Kingston seeks public input on Sir John A. Macdonald's legacy

John A, The Man Who Made Us The Life and Times of John A. Macdonald Vol. One: 1815-1867

The Politically Incorrect Guide Series

Dan Carlin - Hardcore History Series

Historical Controversies Podcast

Dr. C. Brad Faught contact info:

Profile

bfaught@tyndale.ca

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Church & State - 6CR #35

Church & State - 6CR #35

October 19, 2018

The separation of church & state is engrained in western culture. Is this idea related to the polarizing nature of our public discourse on politics and religion? Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Differentiating church & state from religion & politics
  • Historical overlap of church & state
  • Why is liberty important?
  • Non-aggression Principle
  • Rights & freedom are necessary for prosperity

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Reference Articles:

Separation of church and state

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Relations between the Catholic Church and the state

Politics According to the Bible

Property rights

Difference Between Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism

The Constitution of the United States

Pre-Existing Rights

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Free Speech University - 6CR #34

Free Speech University - 6CR #34

October 12, 2018

Ontario is requiring tax payer funded colleges and universities to develop their own free speech policy based on the University of Chicago Statement on Principles of Free Expression. Darnell & Joel discuss the various aspects of free speech:

  • free speech laws in Canada vs USA
  • accountable for your free speech
  • restrictions on free speech: Canada's hate speech laws
  • safe spaces
  • society needs competing ideas
  • are Christians hypocritical on free speech

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Reference Articles:

John Carpay: Ontario starts the hard work of returning free speech to universities

Upholding Free Speech on Ontario's University and College Campuses

First Amendment

Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Canada’s law on hate speech is the embodiment of compromise

Exposure to different points of view is at the core of higher learning

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