Episodes

July 27, 2019

Hate Speech

Sources used in this episode: Hating Hate: Policy Implications of Hate Crime Legislation Author(s): Beverly A. McPhail Source: So…

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July 20, 2019

Introduction of Heon Lee!

Welcome Heon Lee: Strong and Free's new co-host! In this episode we discuss Heon's background, and what made him decide to join t…

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July 13, 2019

The Gender Gap: Identity Politics Part 2

In part two of our series on Identity Politics, Heon and I examine the Gender Gap. We tackle these four areas: 1) A history of th…

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July 7, 2019

Identity Politics

Identity Politics is a hot topic in today's politics. Listen to Heon and I debate the history of the topic and where the movement…

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June 20, 2019

Alabama and its Ban on Abortion (Part 4): Special Guest!

Friends, this episode is quite special. Strong and Free's special guest, Heon Lee helps unpack the State of Alabama's ban on abor…

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June 17, 2019

Abortion Part Three: Understanding the Anti-Abortion Movement

Sources Used: https://www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/6/2/451 https://docs.house.gov/meetings/JU/JU10/20171101/106562/HHRG-115-JU10-Wstate…

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June 10, 2019

Brainstorming a Better Way: Genuine Curiosity!

Hi everyone - in this episode I discuss a bit of brainstorming on the Strong and Free brand. Take a listen and let me know what y…

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June 2, 2019

Abortion Part Two: Psychological Effects on Women

Listen to my latest podcast on the psychological effects of abortion on women. Sources used: M. A. Biggs, Ushma D. Upadhyay, Juli…

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May 29, 2019

Abortion Part One: Personhood

Medium Article: https://medium.com/strong-and-free/the-abortion-debate-is-being-undermined-part-one-personhood-6a53ca2c1a8?source…

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May 20, 2019

Anti Vax Movement

This topic discusses the Anti-vaccination movement noted as one of the top ten threats to health in 2019 by the WHO. MEDIUM ARTIC…

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May 12, 2019

Conversations about Education in Ontario

Hi Everyone, Sorry for making my content Ontario-focused the last little while! Lots happening over here. Medium Article and YouT…

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May 4, 2019

Cuts to Education?

Sources used in this podcast: Liberal Party 2018-19 Education Programs - Other http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/funding/1819/B07_EPO_…

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April 14, 2019

You Should Care About the new 5G Network!

Sources used in this podcast: Congressional Research Service, "Fifth-Generation (5G) Telecommunications Technologies: Issues for …

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April 12, 2019

Before You Reply Online - Confirmation Bias!

In this episode, I provide some insights on Confirmation Bias! 1) Present political issues online that invites conversations; not…

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April 8, 2019

Quebec's Ban on Religious Symbols: Bill 21

In this episode, I explore the Province of Quebec's ban on religious symbols for certain public servants. Sources used in this po…

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April 4, 2019

Before You Reply Online: 02 - Political Sniping!

In this episode, I explore political sniping in our comments online and provide some tips on how to avoid it. Remember: we want t…

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March 31, 2019

Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Sources used in this podcast: Donna Feir and Robert Hancock’s “A Guide to Reconciliation for Quantitative Social Scientists," htt…

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March 27, 2019

Before You Reply Online: 01!

I’m excited to share with you a new podcast series (surprise!): “Before You Reply Online”! We’ve all been there: someone posts so…

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March 24, 2019

Islamophobia

Sources used in this episode: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/08/09/muslims-and-islam-key-findings-in-the-u-s-and-arou…

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March 11, 2019

Donald Trump and Immigration Policy

In this episode I look at the rhetoric surrounding the immigration debate in the US, and examine how human perception may shape o…

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March 3, 2019

SNC Lavalin Mini-series: Part 3 - Deferred Prosecution Agreements

In the final instalment of the SNC-Lavalin mini-series, I examine Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs). What is missing is a re…

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Feb. 25, 2019

SNC Lavalin Mini-series: Part 2 - Legislation

In Part 2 of the Mini-Series on SNC-Lavalin, I examine the legislative environment the company, as a multi-national finds itself …

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Feb. 21, 2019

Food for Thought: Public Governance

Listen now on why public governance is so critical to major infrastructure projects!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/s…

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Feb. 17, 2019

SNC Lavalin Mini-series: Part 1 - Public Governance!

Tired of all the information about SNC-Lavalin? Listen to Part 1 of a small mini-series on SNC-Lavalin! This first episode will f…

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