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#77 Mao’s Love Poetry and Chinese QAnon

Meng Wenzhou was arrested two years ago today in Vancouver and now unlikely MPs are calling for her release. Meanwhile, anti-CCP camps are at odds with each other in Surrey.

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#76 Biden’s Clean Break

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s climate plan may seem at odds with Canada’s energy sector — but there’s more to consider than just pipeline politics.

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#75 What’s The Point Of The NDP?

It’s Election Day in the U.S. As Joe Biden heads to the polls having run his presidential campaign on one of the Democratic Party’s most progressive platforms yet, OPPO hosts wonder: Is having a party for “the progressive left” like the NDP the best way for such ideas to gain real traction?

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#74 The Pre-U.S. Election Anxiety Show

An uncertain outcome in the upcoming U.S. presidential election is a real possibility that Canadians need to navigate. Senior Fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute Balkan Devlen explains why and how.

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#73 Made In Canada Without Pride

US President Donald Trump’s rallying cry to a hate group warrants a review of where the Proud Boys are at today. Dr. Barbara Perry speaks on this Canadian export and to what extent they pose a threat to Canadian society and the upcoming US election.

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#72 Snap Election Clapback, CERB Forever!

BC’s new Green Party leader Sonia Furstenau weighs in on Premier John Horgan’s ‘cynical’ political calculation. And ‘CEO activist’ Floyd Marinescu offers his lobby group’s cost-benefit analysis of a universal basic income.

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#71 Fall Political Preview

Snap election this fall? Erin O'Who? How many jobs can Chrystia Freeland have?

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#70 Who’s Afraid of the COVID Alert App?

Can you guess which OPPO host has downloaded the app? Citizen Lab’s Christopher Parsons joins us to assuage privacy concerns and/or irrational fears about the federal government’s new app to contain the coronavirus.

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