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Quebec fascism, U.S. socialism and Canada’s child detention hypocrisy

Rob Rousseau on why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win is just the beginning

On this episode: writer and podcast host Rob Rousseau's Twitter game, which combines the best of a combative and Extremely Online socialist left with absurdist comedy, is baffling and infuriating all the right people.

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One recent Tweet, featured on a Fox morning segment, the Daily Caller and basically everywhere in the American right-wing echo chamber, has made him a target of the far right.

On this episode Rob joins host Andre Goulet for a conversation on la Meute's failed Montreal Canada Day march, the hidden horror of Canadian child detainees and why the recent rise of American socialism is just the beginning.

Listen to "Quebec Fascism, US Socialism and Canada’s Child Detention Hypocrisy" on Spreaker.

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This conversation was recorded on July 3rd, 2018.

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