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Listen to "100th Episode Gala: Our Pals at The Post Millenial" on Spreaker. On episode 100 of Unpacking the News, National Observer investigative reporter Emma McIntosh joins host Andre Goulet to discuss the connections between The Post Millenial, the "free speech" website Free Bird Media the rise of far-right Canadian political punditry.

How does Alberta's economy stack up when compared to other provinces and the Canadian average? How does Alberta's debt compare to the balance-books of other provinces? Are Alberta's expenditures really out of line? What would happen if Alberta used stable revenue streams (taxation!) to finance its expenditures, and used its non-renewable resource revenues to fund the necessary transition? On this week's episode of the Calgary based Marxist podcast The Alberta Advantage Trevor Harrison, director of the Parkland Institute, joins the show to discuss his report 'Cutting Through the Blue Ribbon: A Balanced Look at Alberta’s Finances'.

On a special back-to-school episode of Out of Left Field, the Victoria-based socialists speak with academic and activist Jonathan Turcotte-Summers about his recent piece at activisthistory.com regarding the student struggle in Canada, the student protests in Quebec, the merits of decentralized organizing structures,the emergence of fascist groups on university campuses in recent years and more.

It's election season, baby! On episode 58 of the Montreal-based 49th Parahell, host Rob Rousseau welcomes Haligonian Andrew Neville of the popular east coast Cultural Marxist podcast Dog Island for a super special election preview spectacular. Plus: what's going on with Joe Biden's ongoing physical and cognitive decline?

Singh soared, May was uneven, Scheer struggled and Trudeau's absence showed a genuine level of disrespect for Canadian democracy. On a new episode of his popular Youtube series Left Politics, History and Culture, Kingston-based academic Christo Aivalis breaks down last week's Maclean's Leader's Debate.

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