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Phil in the media Podcast

Modes of Inquiry with Mathew Giagnorio

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Quick Hits 148 – Can anything be a terrorist attack?

It seems that everyone is calling everything terrorism these days. It is almost as if the word is in the eye (brain?) of the beholder. In this Quick Hits podcast episode, Borealis pushes back against this uncareful use. If the ins and outs of terrorism, extremism, national security and public safety are of interest to […]

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Quick Hits Washington riots

Quick Hits 143 – Is Canada’s terrorist listing process politically motivated?

New information has surfaced that pressure was brought to name the Proud Boys despite a lack of evidence.

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Quick Hits Washington riots

Quick Hits 142 – So now the Canadian government is telling us what it terrorism and what is not?

The debate over the events of Jan 6 in Washington continues. Was it terrorism? A riot? A coup?

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Radio interview Right-wing extremism

Canada adds 13 groups to terror list – What does it mean?

The purpose of Canada’s terror group list

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Quick Hits 137 – When a government ‘delists’ a terrorist group, it shows how political the process really is

10 years ago, Canada dropped the Iranian group MEK from terror list.

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism

Quick Hits 136 – Yes, the Canadian terrorist listing process is political and it is not necessary

Canada labels the Proud Boys, other neo-Nazi groups as terrorists.

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism

Quick Hits 135 – Do we need Canadian MPs to tell us what is a terrorist group?

MPs agree to call on feds to declare Proud Boys a terrorist entity.

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Right-wing extremism Washington riots

Listing the Proud Boys as a ‘terrorist entity’ is mostly about politics

Those who keep us safe do not need a list to tell them whom and what to investigate.

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Quick Hits Right-wing extremism

Quick Hits 126 – What is the point of ‘terrorist group listings’?

Jagmeet Singh called for Proud Boys to be labelled as terrorists. What is a ‘terrorist entity list’ and what does it do?