Monthly archives

/Thread Episode 5: hot metal slide (week of June 6)

Sarah Turnbull and Alex Paterson are joined by human rights lawyer Amy Kishek in the Canada 2020 studio to answer the three questions of the week: what did the news cycle miss, who had the best or worst take, and what are we done with? This week’s topics include the debate over who is and is not a feminist; the conversation between Doug Ford and Justin Trudeau on asylum seekers; and the very Canadian habit of complaining about the weather. Recorded June 6th, 2018.

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/Thread Episode 3: just don’t do it (week of June 22)

To wrap up the week that just passed, June Gleed, Mike Moffatt, and Aaron Reynolds answer three questions: what did the news cycle miss, who had the best or worst take, and what are we done with. Topics this week include breastfeeding in Parliament, Billy Elliot, bureaucratic infighting, playground equipment, and how not to be a garbage person on Twitter.

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/Thread Episode 2: do your homework (week of June 15)

“2 legit 2 quit” It’s the second episode of our weekly policy and politics wrap-up show, and this week Alex, June and Aaron talk about Caillou, proportional representation in British Columbia, Tom Mulcair’s long goodbye, argument-seeking Twitter bros, live-streaming fails, Canada’s Wikipedia page, and Dennis Rodman’s international cryptocurrency grift. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Google Play

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/Thread Episode 1: hello Ford Nation (week of June 8)

It’s our first ever /Thread, the 2020 Network’s weekly politics and policy wrap-up show. Alex, Mike and June talk about what the (extremely-busy) news cycle missed, who had the best or worst take, and what we’re just done with. Talking points this week: Bill C-65, Kathleen Wynne’s Twitter mentions, Sun Media, vote splitting and sloganeering.

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