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Dig into Canadian politics from the best seats in the House with host Fatima Syed and our rotating roster of panelists from across the country - Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Jason Markusoff, Drew Brown, Emilie Nicolas, Jaskaran Sandhu, Murad Hemmadi, Leena Minifie, and Stuart Thomson. Stay on top of things through sharp commentary and incisive analysis. Drops every other Tuesday.
 
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It’s crowdfunding season at Canadaland! Please consider supporting us at canadaland.com/join We invited former MPs on because it was supposed to be the first week of Parliament. It got pushed back, but we get into what the first days of Parliament are like and what issues this government will be inheriting anyway. This week's contributors: Former M…
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: Anthony Albanese refuses to order Anthony Byrne to stand down, after MP admits branch stacking in Victoria Treasury defends $27 billion JobKeeper waste, says it knew some ‘may not need support’ ‘Jokekeeper’ campaign displayed on New York’s Times Square billboards…
 
When you listen to a radio programme, watch an animated film, or even receive a phone call, it’s unlikely you’ll question whether the words you’re hearing are coming from the mouth of a human being. But all that could be about to change thanks to the rise of ‘voice cloning’. Elaine Moore is a tech columnist at the Financial Times and she’s interest…
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: Tom’s Trigger Phrase is Trillion Dollar Coin Dom Perignon: Champagne comedy as NSW gets taken over by a religious, anti-abortion, Trump supporter. Great. It’s an economic crisis too :/ The Megalodon 2, electric boogaloo. John Barilaro resigns, FriendlyJordies and…
 
Trudeau drops the first apology of his third term and has us wondering how reconciliation can go beyond symbolic actions. And as the Two Michaels make it home, what have we learned from this whole saga? This week's contributors: Joanna Chiu, Stuart Thomson, Riley Yesno Links: Riley's piece on the spring federal budget More on what Land Back & Cash …
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: Goodbye Gladys Berejiklian, you will not be missed. It’s not sexist to ask Gladys to resign, it’s sexist to NOT ask Porter to resign. Poor Gladdy, just had the wrong boyfriend, hey :’( Matthew Guy forced to back down on conversion therapy promise. Trillion dollar…
 
This week, we bring you something different: an in-depth chat with a People’s Party of Canada supporter. Derek Taylor emailed Fatima after she called the party racist. He agreed to an interview. Derek gets into how he heard about the party, why he supports them, and the direction the party has taken since its creation in 2018. This is the extended …
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: Melbourne Earthquake and the beginning of the apocalypse. Fake Tradies (and real ones) protesting vaccine mandates and the CFMEU. Construction industry closed in Victoria, and the construction industry proceeded to close the Westgate. The Arizona audit finds that…
 
The London rental market is booming as students and office workers return to the city. There is now upwards pressure on rental values in an undersupplied market. Anna is joined this week by Gary Hall, head of lettings and Sacha Hawkins, who heads up our relocation agent team, to discuss the future prospects of the market. How long will rents keep o…
 
At the time of recording this episode, #elxn44 literally has yielded the same number of seats (give or take several seats) for all of our federal parties. Here's a coast-to-coast-to-coast chat on what this outcome suggests and where Canadian politics goes from here. This week's contributors: Drew Brown, Jason Markusoff, Leena Minifie, Jaskaran Sand…
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: The mysterious case of the blind trust and the former Attorney General. Christian Porter resigned the front bench. But he’s still good enough for the back bench. Totally fine. Australia flips off France and kills the diesel submarine project. ‘Thanks Pal’ Biden t…
 
New York was hard hit by the pandemic as businesses closed and the wealthy moved upstate for more space. But it’s now in recovery mode and, like global cities around the world, revitalising its centre will be key. This week, we speak to Dan Tubb, senior director of sales at the Towers of the Waldorf Astoria Residences, about the future of Manhattan…
 
What issues did the federal leaders not speak on throughout the campaign? We get into some of them. And a look into what pandemic debts and costed platforms tell us. This week’s contributors: Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Murad Hemmadi feat. Pam Palmater Links: Murad’s past Maclean’s piece on why the ethnic vote isn't real; The Institute of Fiscal Studi…
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: ScoMo spends Father’s Day with his daughters, unlike just about everyone else. Matthew Guy rolls Michael O’Brien for the Victorian LNP leadership. Greg Hunt was too busy to meet with Pfizer. Gadys Berejiklian isn’t going to do pressers anymore. Good luck NSW! Dav…
 
The show after Labour Day warrants a look at federal parties' commitments to workers and how they say they will grow our economy. And when it comes to climate change proposals, will voters respond to ambition or reality? This week's contributors: Caroline Elliott (Welcome!), Murad Hemmadi, and Jaskaran Sandhu UPDATE: The Green Party released their …
 
This week, we look at what is happening behind the scenes in government on three key issues for the property sector: the return to the office, future of retail and net zero targets. Anna speaks to Andrew Smith, head of public affairs at Weber Shandwick to find out how he is navigating these long term policy agendas and how they are impacting proper…
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: Coronavirus restrictions set to ease in NSW for the vaccinated, despite 1000+ daily cases on average. Are crystal retailers essential? No. The Croods, a shitty Morrison simile. Australian politics is always predicated on the dumbest common denominator. Living wit…
 
Liberals scramble to respond to the crisis in Afghanistan amid the first week of campaigning. And Trudeau says he wants life to be more affordable while also suggesting it's not his job. This week's contributors: Drew Brown, Jason Markusoff, and Jaskaran Sandhu Links: Kevin Newman's piece for The Line Noah Richler's piece for The Globe and Mail Sho…
 
On this week's episode of the Unnatural Selection Podcast we discuss a bunch of stuff: Afghanistan shitshow and an end to the forever war. Biden, Trump and Obama - who’s really responsible for George Bush’s war? Man, glad these three white guys showed up to fix Afghanistan. OnlyFans to stop hosting pornographic content. Everyone ceases to want to u…
 
With the government’s net zero policies in flux, how can the property sector ensure buildings are fit for the future? This week, Anna speaks to Graham Cooley, CEO of hydrogen specialist ITM Power, which is based in Sheffield, and has the world's largest electrolyser facility. Anna is also joined by David Goatman, head of energy and sustainability a…
 
Subscribe to The White Saviors now! Series launch: August 23 Over 25 years, WE built a golden brand by inspiring children to rally around their charismatic leader. But behind the scenes, employees experienced a cult-like culture and a troubling blur of charitable and commercial activities. In the aftermath of a national scandal, thousands of donors…
 
With massive childcare announcements and talk of abortion access, the Liberal government seems to be focusing on women lately. Is it pre-election pandering or just good governance? And we look at the state of the Conservative Party, whose leader says he does not want an election. This week's contributors: Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Leena Minifie, Stu…
 
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