Every food bank is a policy failure
Every food bank is a policy failure

And Canada is weird in venerating them

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#838 The Food Bank Industrial Complex
It’s the holidays, and on your TV or radio you’re inevitably hit with ads telling you that this is the season of giving - it’s time to donate to a food drive. Conservative politicians, Liberal politicians, banks, broadcasters, grocery stores: they all are united in this message. With the promotion of food banks from virtually every institution and elected official in the country, you might conclude that they are the best solution to food insecurity. Except - they’re not. Food bank use in Canada is at an all-time high, and experts, community organizers, even staff at food banks say that the growing need just shows how our government has failed to address poverty and hold corporations to account.
December 5, 2022
#8 Tribunal médiatique
AVERTISSEMENT : Dans cet épisode, nous discutons de violence à caractère sexuelle et de violence basée sur le genre. Si vous êtes à la recherche de soutien, le lien suivant vous dirigera vers des ressources à travers le Canada : https://canadianwomen.org/fr/vous-cherchez-un-soutien/ Dans le cadre des 12 jours d'action contre la violence faite aux femmes, cet épisode revient sur la couverture médiatique actuelle au Québec autour de la dénonciation de violence à caractère sexuelle. Quel rôle jouent les journalistes dans l'accompagnement d'une personne victime ou survivante qui choisit de dénoncer ? Emilie Nicolas anime cet épisode de Détours avec Sophie Gagnon.
December 3, 2022
#837 Hoisted On Their Own Qatar
The potential hypocrisies of condemning human rights abuses in Qatar during the FIFA World Cup. And the increasing difficulty of writing critically about Israel. Shree Paradkar co-hosts.
December 1, 2022

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