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May 14, 2021

Forced expulsions in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah have led to another cycle of Palestinian opposition and brutal repression by the Israeli government. Why does only one side of this "conflict" have the right to defend itself? How has Canada contributed to this situation? Is there a positive shift...


Apr 23, 2021

We regret to inform you that Doug Ford is, in fact, "at it again." I've got writer/researcher John Semley and Junk Filter Pod host Jesse Hawken joining me here in riff city to talk about Doug's very bad week and whether or not we're on board with the redemption arc.

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Mar 31, 2021

One thing we've tried to do throughout the run of this show is debunk the lies we like to tell ourselves about what Canada is all about. So this week it was a pleasure to talk to Tyler Shipley, author of Canada in the World: Settler Capitalism and Colonial Imagination about the genocidal foundation of the country, how...


Mar 12, 2021

It's the one-year anniversary of the pandemic, and there's a whole lot to feel disillusioned by. Fortunately, none other than renowned author & activist Naomi Klein is joining the show to express maybe the most radical idea of all: that, maybe, just maybe, things might be starting to get a bit...


Feb 5, 2021

Jeff Bezos is stepping down as head of Amazon, so obviously that means we won't have to hear from him ever again, right? Unfortunately not. Paris Marx, host of Harbinger podcast Tech Won't Save Us, joins me to talk about Bezos's career, the rotten economic system that allows people like him, Bill Gates, Elon Musk...