November 8, 2017
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#141 Team Kill Rich People
CBC's The National re-launches, powerful Canadians get caught up in the latest financial leak and a racial confrontation at a Halifax concert becomes international news.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Kevin Sexton
Producer

CBC’s flagship TV newscast The National is revamped with a four-host format and released into the world.

The Paradise Papers leak reveals what the Toronto Star calls a “worldwide shadow economy worth trillions of dollars.” But the Financial Post’s Terence Corcoran thinks it’s just “another cheap shot at the wealthy.” Find extensive reporting on the leaks at The Star and the CBC.

A white photographer at a concert refuses to listen to Polaris Prize winner Lido Pimentia’s calls to make space for brown girls. Some crucial details are missing from the initial reporting.

Freelance reporter Sarah Hagi co-hosts.

Sarah’s Twitter: @geekylonglegs

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