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Is Canada being Chinafied? - 6CR #155

Is Canada being Chinafied? - 6CR #155

April 15, 2022
With the rise of authoritarian actions during the last two years in Canada, Justin Trudeau has begun to receive some criticism on the world stage. Darnell & Joel discuss the question "Is Canada being Chinafied?"
  • Trudeau's admiration of China's "basic dictatorship"
  • Chinese credit score system coming to Canada?
  • Beijing Olympics diplomatic boycott
  • NBA's relationship with China
  • Sweatshop shoe deals

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic


Trudeau under fire for expressing admiration for China's 'basic dictatorship'

Anger over Trudeau's China remarks

Trudeau faced harsh critics in the EU Parliament this week. Here's who launched the attacks

TRUDEAU BATTLEGROUND: PM called out in Europe for trampling democracy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses European Parliament – March 23, 2022

Trudeau’s cringy Operation Photo-Op continues

The Chinafication of Canada

Hidden Forces episodes: #207, #204, #199, #190, #133, #110

Who are the Uyghurs and why is China being accused of genocide?

Warriors investor faces backlash for saying 'nobody cares' about China's Uyghurs

The two Michaels are back home from China. Here’s what we know about how that happened

LeBron James: Daryl Morey was 'misinformed' before sending tweet about China and Hong Kong

John Cena’s apology after Taiwan comment feels like a ‘forced confession,’ free speech advocate says

Canada took a stand with Olympic diplomatic boycott in Beijing. Is it enough?

NBA players face questions over shoe deals with Chinese companies linked to forced labor

NBA Star Enes Kanter Freedom: 'What I'm Doing Is Bigger Than Basketball'

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Church & State 2: Religious Neutrality with Kristopher Kinsinger - 6CR #121

Church & State 2: Religious Neutrality with Kristopher Kinsinger - 6CR #121

August 20, 2021
Kristopher Kinsinger is a Christian lawyer who joins Darnell & Joel for conversation regarding:
  • Religious nature of all laws
  • Quebec’s bill 21 & religious neutrality
  • Religious freedom vs Christian liberty
  • Progressives vs conservatives
  • Authority of the state vs religion
  • Spectrum of religious neutrality - inclusive to closed
  • No precedence is better than a bad precedence

Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: 6CR #35, 6CR #103 & 6CR #110


Quebec’s Bill 21 Misapplies Religious Neutrality Principle

Kristopher Kinsinger: Can the notwithstanding clause be used to violate pre-existing rights?

Kristopher Kinsinger: How Ontario's COVID-19 rules restrict religious freedom

Kristopher Kinsinger: The arrest of Alberta pastor James Coates is a constitutional abnormality

Derek Ross - CLF

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Israel Apartheid: Propaganda or Reality? - 6CR #64

Israel Apartheid: Propaganda or Reality? - 6CR #64

December 6, 2019

Members of York University’s student group - Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) - staged a protest on Nov 20, 2019 at York University's Vari Hall. SAIA was protesting a panel discussion with Reservists on Duty, an organization of former members of the Israeli Defense Force. The protests resulted in a conflict that escalated to violence. This event serves as a catalyst for Darnell & Joel to provide their two cents regarding the long standing conflict between Israel and Palestine. Their conversation addresses the following:

  • Is Israel practicing Apartheid?
  • Is Canada’s support of Israel justified
  • 7 types of Propaganda
  • Biblical theology of Israel’s existence in Palestine


Anti-Israel protest at York University turns violent

Toronto police investigating York U protest for possible hate crimes

Justin Trudeau's response to violence and antisemitism at York University

Doug Ford's response to the protest at York University

SAIA York mission statement

SAIA York Twitter

Historical Maps of Israel and Palestine

The Israel-Palestine conflict: a brief, simple history

Award Winning Journalist Jeremy R Hammond on the History of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

The Gritty Truth About Israel's 'Jewish-Only' Highways

Stephen Harper: Why don't You Support Israel

A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid

7 Types & Examples of Propaganda Techniques to Blow Your Mind

Politics - According to the Bible: A Comprehensive Resource for Understanding Modern Political Issues in Light of Scripture

NGO Apartheid State Campaign: Deliberately Immoral or Intellectually Lazy?

Four ways Jews and Arabs live apart in Israeli society

Top Ten Myths about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israel’s attack on Egypt in June ’67 was not ‘preemptive’

The Occupation of the American Mind (original 84-minute version)

The Occupation of the American Mind (21-minute version)

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Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

Brown Privilege - 6CR #62

November 22, 2019

Sikhs maintain a high level of representation in the political sphere. There are roughly 500,000 Sikhs in Canada, which accounts for about 1.4% of the population. In the 2019 federal election, 5% of parliamentary seats - 15 Liberals, 1 NDP & 3 Conservatives were won by Sikh politicians. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation that covers the following:

  • Jagmeet Singh's comments on abortion & gay marriage
  • Sikhism
  • NDP & Socialism
  • Grass roots strategy of Sikh politicians
  • Religion & politics vs church & state
  • Majority privilege

related episode: 6CR #35


Audio clip played: Jagmeet Singh interview

World Sikh group against gay marriage bill

Sikhism and abortion

Why Sikhs are so powerful in Canadian politics

Tweet: RIP Fidel Castro

What Do Sikhs Believe?


Ludwig Von Mises - Economic Calculation Problem

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The Curious Case of David Lynn - 6CR #50
Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

Homelessness Pt 2: Solutions - 6CR #47

August 9, 2019

In the second half of our discussion on homelessness, Darnell & Joel transition to solutions. Topics include:

  • Private vs Government Welfare
  • Benevolence within the church and necessity of community
  • Causes of financial need and type of support
  • Welfare Cliff

Previous Homelessness episode: 6CR #45

Reference Links:

What If Charity Replaced Taxation?

Maryland church ordered to evict homeless or pay $12,000 fine

When Helping Hurts

2 Thessalonians 3:10-11

At Home Study

The Welfare Cliff

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O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

O’Cannabiz Conference - 6CR #44

July 19, 2019

The O'Cannabiz Conference provided The Six Cents Report with media passes to their 2019 Toronto event. Darnell & Joel discuss their experience and what they learned from the conference.

Topics include:

  • Unique aspects of Canadian industry - regulations, patents
  • Medical use & cannabinoids
  • Bill C93 - Pardon vs Expungement of 'simple possession' records
  • Purpose of law & criminal records
  • Cannabis Market beyond recreational

Previous Cannabis episode: 6CR #10

Reference Links:

Toronto Just Can't Get Rid Illegal Cannabis Stores

Chris Kresser on the problems with nutritional epidemiological studies


The Ultimate Guide to Cannabinoids in Cannabis

Liberals Pass Bill to Suspend Records for Simple Cannabis Possession

Cannabis Amnesty

Frequently asked questions about expungement

Hard On Liberty - Drugs

Mike Dillard Podcast With Teeka Tiwari

Hemp is the New Oak: America’s First Hemp “Wood” Factory is Being Built

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Life Lessons with Samuel Sey - 6CR #40
Can’t We All Just Get Along - Social Justice & the Gospel with Kirk Wellum - 6CR #38

Can’t We All Just Get Along - Social Justice & the Gospel with Kirk Wellum - 6CR #38

November 9, 2018

Social justice movements are causing division in our culture, including the reformed Christian community. The Principal of the Toronto Baptist Seminary - Rev. Kirk Wellum joins Darnell & Joel to discuss "The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel". Our conversation covers the following:

  • Defining social justice
  • Bringing up this statement at Toronto Baptist Seminary
  • James White vs Tim Keller
  • Social justice in Canada vs US
  • Biblical justice
  • Common ground & reconciling
  • Biblical criteria for evaluating morality of cannabis

Reference Articles:

The Statement on Social Justice & the Gospel

The Bee Explains: What Is Social Justice?

James White response to Tim Keller on SJ&G

Social Justice Is a Threat to Human Rights and the Gospel

Pass the Mic Podcast - On “Social Justice and the Gospel” Part 1 & Part 2

Signposts Podcast - The Gospel and Social Injustice – Part 1 & Part 2

Union Seminary Response to SJ&G

Justin Peters Response to Union Seminary

Tim Challies: 9th Commandment - Duties Required Sins Forbidden

Rev. Kirk Wellum contact info:

Toronto Baptist Seminary

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Is Ticketmaster Ripping Us Off? - 6CR #37

Is Ticketmaster Ripping Us Off? - 6CR #37

November 2, 2018

Ticketmaster has been accused of price gouging customers. Darnell & Joel discuss an article from the explaining three pricing "tricks" that Ticketmaster engaged in.

'I'm getting ripped off': A look inside Ticketmaster's price-hiking bag of tricks

  • Trick 1: Prices can change any time
  • Trick 2: Not all tickets go on sale initially
  • Trick 3: Double-dip fees on scalped tickets

Reference Articles:

Ticketmaster History

Price Discrimination on the Part of the Seller

"The best regulator is the market...the competitive market"

Doug Ford halts Ontario anti-ticket scalping law

Ontario to make ticket-buying ‘bots’ illegal, cap markups in scalping crackdown

Canadian scalper's multimillion-dollar StubHub scheme exposed in Paradise Papers

Walter Block - Free PDF: The Case for Discrimination

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