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#65 Stuck In the Middle With Meng Wanzhou

China and the US are facing off in what’s being dubbed a new Cold War. And Canada’s stuck in a tight spot. Last week, a BC judge ruled that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s alleged crimes meet the bar of “double criminality,” which means she’s one step closer to being extradited to the US. China is not happy.

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#64 An Epidemic Of Racism

Violent attacks on racialized people are on the rise in Canada — especially against those who look East Asian. We’re joined by reporter Joanna Chiu to discuss what happens when we conflate the actions of a government with individual people.

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#63 Under Cover Of Covid

What does the new ban on assault-style firearms in Canada mean? And what’s going on with the dog-whistle racism in the Conservative leadership race?

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#62 Why This Recession Is Hitting Women Harder

Can Canada get diaper pail-ready? We’re joined by economist Dr. Lindsay Tedds to help make sense of the long-term economic impacts this recession could have on Canada.

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#61 White Trash Hello Kitty

It’s everywhere. It’s all anyone’s talking about. It’s dominating headlines and social media feeds. So of course we’re going to talk about Tiger King. There’s also been plenty of erratic behaviour created by the pandemic, from volatile markets to a volatile Albertan health minister and Jen’s emergent prepper tendencies.

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#60 A Virus Designed To Test Society’s Weak Points

As the realities of COVID-19 begin to take hold in Canada, the strains on our society become most visible where we're most vulnerable. A veteran of Hong Kong's SARS epidemic, reporter Ian Young of The South China Morning Post joins to help put it all in perspective.

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#59 Double Trouble: Oil’s Burst Bubble

What does the largest single-day drop in the price of oil in almost two decades mean for Canada’s economy? How will it affect growing frustration in Alberta? And have you washed your hands since you started reading this? Wash your hands.

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Introducing: Cool Mules

A new investigative series about the cocaine smuggling ring inside Vice Media.

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