November 17, 2016
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#94 Stop Trying To Make Canadian Trump Happen
Writer & journalist Omar Mouallem joins Jesse to talk about Trump copycat Kellie Leitch, racism in Canada, and the RCMP spoonfeeding journalists.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Katie Jensen
Freelance Producer

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch is leeching off Trump’s brand.

An outbreak of news coverage on Canadian racism.

The RCMP offers supersecret docs to journalists.

New Yorker, Rolling Stone & Guardian contributor Omar Mouallem co-hosts.

Listen to Kellie Leitch on Commons

Listen to The United States of Anxiety on WNYC

Duly Noted:

Sylvia Stead’s Globe and Mail piece, “Public Editor: Reader was right to note lack of balance” (Nov 11th 2016)

Paula Simons’s National Post piece, “Alberta politics must resist temptation of Trump’s toxic ‘brolash’” (Nov 9th 2016)

Danielle Paradis’s Metro piece“An open letter to Derek Fildebrandt from a thin-skinned woman” (Nov 15th 2016)

Omar Mouallem’s Twitter: @Omar_AOK

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