Journalist and activist Desmond Cole joins the weekend podcast to talk about race and activism, and how they shape politics and public policy in Ontario. Cole weighs in on his view of racism in Ford Nation politics and why he believes the Liberal government's efforts toward police reform have failed. Please note, this podcast contains explicit language.
Some background reading on what we discussed: Here's a story from the QP Briefing archives on seven important words in the recently passed police reform bill. And here's a story Cole wrote in 2012, challenging a comment then-councillor Doug Ford had made about the parents of the kids his brother Rob Ford coached.
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Music: "Private Eye" by Kevin McLeod
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