Music critic Chandler Levack joins Jesse to talk about The Rebel, Canadian coverage of the Grammys and a decline in news consumption.
February 17, 2016
George Elliott Clarke: A Polyphony of Canadian Blacknesses
The Parliamentary Poet Laureate talks about working for a pioneering black MP, Canada's multitude of black histories and his problem with telephone companies.
February 15, 2016
Don’t Let Harper Happen Here: Wab Kinew on Entering Politics
Wab Kinew talks about systemic racism against Indigenous peoples in Canada and why he's turned to politics to try to make the changes he wants to see.
February 8, 2016
Losin’ Ain’t Easy
Andray wants to know what a party in the opposition can actually do, so he talks to Ray Martin, the former Leader of the Offiical Opposition for Alberta. He also talks about the future of the Conservative Party with Mark Warner - a candidate who was ousted in 2007 - and Tasha Kheiriddin - a conservative who's been critical of Stephen Harper.
November 2, 2015
Globe and Mail Refused to Interview Thomas Mulcair for its 10,000-Word Profile of Thomas Mulcair
The Globe and Mail has published a huge feature on Thomas Mulcair, written by Jeffrey Simpson, and it's nothing like the tender, eight-page backrub...
October 15, 2015
By Jesse Brown
What Happened in Alberta?
Desmond and Andray try to understand the NDP's shocking victory. Guests: professor Melanee Thomas and writer Drew Brown.
October 7, 2015
#23 Alberta/C-51/The Brown Fallacy
The National Post's Jen Gerson on the victory of the NDP, the victory of Bill C-51, and the failure (says she!) of Jesse's logic.