Key player in Donald Trump hush-money scheme has left the board of Canada's largest newspaper company
August 28, 2018
By Jonathan Goldsbie
Postmedia’s Connection To Donald Trump
David Pecker has been accused of wielding the National Enquirer to protect friends including Trump and Harvey Weinstein. He also helps decide...
June 20, 2018
By Robert Hiltz
#10 Why’d You NAFTA Go And Make Things So Complicated?
Who invited Donald Trump to Justin Trudeau's nice party? He arrived late and hung over, skipped meetings, vomited in the plants, hid a fish in the air ducts, left early, and then complained about it. How in all of God's green pastures could he be right about any of his trade policy?
June 12, 2018
#170 Doug Life
We have reached peak batshit in the Ontario election. Ford suing Ford, octogenarians in "physical altercations" with seventh-graders while illegally campaigning at schools, loopy NDP candidates – and that's just this week. And no one, NO ONE, can believe that Trump is following through on his campaign promise to dissolve NAFTA.
June 6, 2018
#8 What Is David Frum Doing On OPPO?
Everything you've ever wanted to know about Quebec. Everything. And we attempt to answer the question: what the hell is David Frum doing on OPPO?
May 15, 2018
#204 Daniel Dale
The Toronto Star's Daniel Dale has become one of the most-watched journalists in Washington in part by simply enumerating Donald Trump's lies.
October 23, 2017
SHORT CUTS – Enough About Antifa, Let’s Fight Fascists
Post columnists pen truly offensive shit; another media outlet lays off workers; Donald Trump has us all scrambling.
Another day, another 81¢ (rounded for inflation).
The team of our Commons podcast weighs in.
September 7, 2017
#195 Bleeding Edge Outrage Meme Generators
Following the election of Donald Trump, Craig Silverman wrote the defining article on fake news. Now he dives into hyperpartisan media -- websites that blend legitimate reporting with clickbait viral headlines to create a morass where you can't be sure what's real and what isn't.
August 14, 2017
Amy Goodman/The Constitutional Clusterf**k
This week we’re thrilled to welcome legendary broadcast journalist Amy Goodman. Her program, Democracy Now!, was one of the few non-Indigenous media outlets to provide sustained coverage of the Standing Rock camps protesting the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
With a pro-pipeline president in the White House and a government in Ottawa that’s shown a willingness to green-light our own projects, Goodman weighs in on what we can expect going forward.
Also, British Columbians and, well, the British, are both coming to grips with minority governments. And nobody seems entirely sure how they’re supposed to work. Philippe Lagassé, Associate Professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University provides some much-needed clarity.
June 13, 2017
#122 Imagine If Your Daughter Was Eaten By Otters
Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland stands up to the sole remaining global superpower like a newborn kitten taking on Galactus.