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Peace Land and Telecommunications

On today’s episode we discuss the telecommunications industry in Canada and the crushing realities of oligopoly: unaffordable rates and slow service characterize an industry that every Canadian loves to hate, and why nationalization and workers control of telecommunications is the way forward.

NDP Leadership Postmortem

Tired of all these NDP leadership episodes? Well, then you’re in luck! Today we finally wrap up our four part series on the subject, take a (mostly) sobre look back at what occurred and discuss what the role of leftists within the party is going forward.

The Burning Question feat. Avery Forrester

Today we discuss the out of control wildfire season that has just wrapped up here in BC with Jacobin contributor and firefighter extraordinaire Avery Forrester. We talk about the role that private industry plays in combatting wildfires, global warming, and some alternative ways we could approach fighting fires (which of course includes the dictatorship of the proletariat)

The Final NDP Debate

Today we recap on the final NDP debate that was held in Vancouver and our thoughts on the state of the leadership race for who will replace Thomas Mulcair as leader of the party. We discuss the four candidates, Aboriginal affairs, the Quebec question and whether the NDP needs to sacrifice principles in order to obtain power (plus a few obligatory Niki Ashton plugs here and there)

The Housing Crisis

Today we discuss the housing crisis in British Columbia and other cities around the world: skyrocketing housing costs, rising rents, unaffordability and a lack of supply. What is to be done?