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“It’s the colonizers that have to decolonize themselves”
Graphic journalist Joe Sacco on Paying the Land
Short Cuts
#293 A Fired CBC Reporter Is Vindicated
Reporter Ahmar Khan tried to blow the whistle on systemic racism at CBC... and they fired him. Maclean’s publishes a big, powerful list.
Wag the Doug
#24 The Second Annual Douggie Awards
It’s the second annual Douggie Awards, where Allison and Jonathan take stock of all the hilarity and abject horror that was the Year in Ford. Who carries home the trophies for “Best Sycophant,” “Most Surreal Moment,” and the always-popular “Most Blatant Conflict of Interest”? Take a stroll down the shoddily constructed blue carpet and join us as we celebrate the worst that Ontario has to offer.
Short Cuts
#292 The Putz Putsch
Premiers activate shitty dad mode. And tech companies clamping down on Trumpism could have unintended consequences.
Short Cuts
#291 Holy Shit! (No Shit)
A pro-Trump mob invades the U.S. Capitol building, the hunt continues for Canadian politicians who ignored COVID travel advisories and we reflect on whether Julian Assange has gotten a raw deal from the press.
CANADALAND
#353 Dinosaur Internet
The pandemic has widened the digital divide, leaving people from Iqaluit to rural Alberta and Ontario fuming at ISPs like Xplornet.
Short Cuts
#290 Justice Is Served, Portions Are Small
They're lobster criminals, not lobster vigilantes. Does the CBC’s President live in Brooklyn or just sleep there in a house she owns? And Brayden Bushby's verdict offers a moment to reflect on who deserves humanity.
WE Charity Faked Its Own Death
They're still selling trips, planning youth rallies, and asking for donations
Wag the Doug
#23 Landlord and Tenant Board of Damocles
Doug Ford vowed that those who couldn’t afford rent during the pandemic wouldn’t lose their homes. Instead, he made evictions easier than ever. And now, thanks to online hearings, the bleak indifference of that process is on display for all.
Thunder Bay
Criminally Responsible
The verdict arrives in the trial that everyone’s talking about. Can there be justice? As Thunder Bay grapples with the truth about itself, people are still dying. Kids are still dying. So where do we go from here?
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