In addition to that, the Gang of Four talk about bonsai trees and Drew’s gardening prowess, unbearable heat, ice packs in underwear, U of T’s mental health strategies, the York University strike, what Doug Ford is up to, and more.

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News You Can Use is a pan-Canadian leftist round table featuring Tannara Yelland (Briarpatch, Maissoneuve, Huffpost, Vice) in Toronto, James Wilt (DeSmog Canada, Vice, Ricochet) in Winnipeg, Drew Brown (Vice Canada) in Newfoundland and Marge Challborn (University of Alberta) in Edmonton. You can find new episodes bi-weekly on iTunes, Soundcloud and on Ricochet. Support their work here.

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Thanks to producer Andre Goulet and theme song composer Jason Vezina.