Do we need to give equal weight to both sides of the abortion debate? And the Freedom Convoy returns, maybe. Jonathan Goldsbie fills in for Jesse and Rachel Cairns co-hosts.
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In covering the end of widespread reproductive freedom in the United States, the CBC goes the both-sides route. At what point should something be considered a human-rights issue and no longer subject to debate?
And the Convoy — or at least something similar — is set to rematerialize in Ottawa. What has the media learned since last time, and are we any closer to putting our finger on a diffuse movement that’s very different to different people? Jonathan Goldsbie fills in for Jesse and Rachel Cairns co-hosts.
From his perch at the top of the far-right ecosystem, Tucker Carlson regularly soaked up stories from Canada and half-jokingly called for forcible regime change here. But when it comes to demagogues who suddenly find themselves with time on their hands, even the half-jokes might merit another look
We’re talking the CBC leaving Twitter after being labeled “government-funded media”, while Pierre Poilievre thanks Elon Musk for what he was already going to do. The real losers here are the Canadian public.
From Minecraft to statecraft, Jacobin’s Luke Savage joins Jonathan to chart the bizarre course of a U.S. intelligence leak with potentially explosive implications for Canada. And seemingly inspired by the Musk-fragrant “Twitter Files,” a Conservative MP went on a fishing expedition for examples of the Canadian government over-policing social media. Does turning up a single really solid instance count as a success?