November 22, 2017
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#143 Goddamnit, Fine, Let’s Talk About Jordan Peterson
We can't avoid it any longer.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Kevin Sexton
Producer

A Master’s student was reprimanded for showing her students a public TV clip of psychology professor/YouTuber Jordan Peterson explaining why he refuses to use people’s preferred pronouns. Now the whole country’s stuck talking about it.

Steve Paikin is criticized over a debate about whether Canada is keeping Indigenous people in crisis.

The Peterborough Examiner published the real name of a sex worker, as well as the street they live on, in their coverage of a protest.

Alex Verman co-hosts.

Alex’s Twitter: @degendering

image credit: Lorpo

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