I Used to be a Conservative

I Used to be a Conservative

The Rectable #15

In this episode Cory, Lisa, Angela, Sarah, and Dave talk news, politics, and current events.

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Here are the links for the news stories

US government shut down

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/us/politics/government-shutdown-trump-democrats.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/27/world/facebook-moderators.html?module=inline

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/us/politics/trump-wall-shutdown.html

Jameela Jamil’s campaign for body positivity and against pseudoscience like detoxes is one of my favourite things.

https://twitter.com/jameelajamil/status/1081502382423302145

The Canadian election for PM is coming in October of this year.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-in-an-era-of-misinformation-alternative-medicine-needs-to-be/?cmpid=rss&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/crowdfunded-cancer-homeopathy-1.4966986

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez isn’t as crazy in her economic policies as Republicans want people to think.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/05/opinion/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-tax-policy-dance.html

Canada give Saudi asylum seeker a place to go

https://www.ctvnews.ca/trudeau-confirms-saudi-asylum-seeker-coming-to-canada-1.4249312

Saudi teen on the run from her family lands in Toronto

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/saudi-runaway-woman-1.4976076

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2019/01/calling-transgender-youth-name-dramatically-reduces-chance-suicide/

https://www.thedailybeast.com/sandy-hook-parents-win-victory-in-lawsuit-against-alex-jones-infowars

BBC News - Paris 'gas explosion' kills three in city centre

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46849633

China Sentences a Canadian, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, to Death https://nyti.ms/2HakMf3

China calls Trudeau's remarks on Canadian's death sentence 'irresponsible'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/china-blasts-trudeau-remarks-canadian-death-sentence-1.4978443

Anti Vaxxers are one of the top 10 health threats in 2019 ( a list of all ten appears in this Newsweek article)

https://www.newsweek.com/world-health-organization-who-un-global-health-air-pollution-anti-vaxxers-1292493?fbclid=IwAR0Yj17i67sUsxsX1fiaM6gLRlv3Fj2j9Ru9xUR2_pN8W2idWIFo0J2qvTY


I have a couple artists to recommend in this episode notes

Check out Prolific the Rapper https://prolifictherapper.com and A Tribe Called Red http://atribecalledred.com/


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