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Vicky Mochama

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Safe Space

Safe Space

Vicky Mochama

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A weekly show about news and politics that is making a safe space for your questionable takes. hosted by Vicky Mochama.

Latest Episodes

Buying An (Affordable) House and How To Feel (Again)

Vice News reporter Steven Zhou returns to the podcast for a conversation with Financial Post reporter and host of the Down to Business podcast Emily Jackson. The panel tackles the big tricky question of housing affordability: do election promises matter? Will they solve the problem and is there even a point to home ownership?

27 MIN2019 OCT 4
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Buying An (Affordable) House and How To Feel (Again)

Canada's Hot Corny Dad and The Case Against Halloween

ECo-host of Black Tea Melayna Williams and co-host of the Critics vs. Fans podcast Mike Sholars drop by the studio to recap the blackface scandal, the week that was and to answer who is corniest: Justin Trudeau or Chance the Rapper?

27 MIN2019 SEP 27
Comments
Canada's Hot Corny Dad and The Case Against Halloween

An Ally in Blackface and the Power Rangers of Policy

EIt's the first episode of the fifth season and the heady first weeks of the election! Macleans journalist Anne Kingston, Broadbent Institute policy analyst Brittany Andrew Amofah and Yellowhead Institute research fellow Courtney Skye are on the panel to talk through Justin Trudeau's blackface past, the questions on women's minds and the end of humility.

33 MIN2019 SEP 20
Comments
An Ally in Blackface and the Power Rangers of Policy

Climate Change, Fake News and Kangaroos

EIn an all-star fourth season finale recorded live at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, the panel takes on climate change, climate strikes and the Green New Deal with former environment commissioner Dianne Saxe, NDP candidate Matthew Greene and National Observer investigative reporter Fatima Syed. Buzzfeed News' Jane Lytvynenko quizzes Vicky and Ishmael on all the disinformation that isn't fit to print. Anne T. Donahue and Sarah Hagi ... well, they do their thing.

39 MIN2019 JUN 7
Comments
Climate Change, Fake News and Kangaroos

A Green Season and Bringing Common Sense to Periods

EAuthor and commentator David Moscrop and investigative journalist for the National Observer Fatima Syed join the panel to discuss climate change, the future of the Green Party and why Canada might need a nuclear bomb.

32 MIN2019 MAY 17
Comments
A Green Season and Bringing Common Sense to Periods

Drake The Saviour and Our Best Takes, Live

EListen to an unaired conversation about Drake and the role he plays in politics with writer Sarah Hagi and Globe and Mail columnist Denise Balkissoon. Also: we're doing a live show this month so listen to our best takes from the last live show with Sandy Hudson, Sarah Hagi and Lido Pimienta.

21 MIN2019 MAY 10
Comments
Drake The Saviour and Our Best Takes, Live

Harper's Favourite Show and the Simpsons' Trip to Canada

EEditor of the Newfoundland and Labrador Independent Drew Brown and Canadian Press reporter Holly McKenzie-Sutter join the panel to talk about the Simpsons joke that has one province talking. Also, we talk about Murdoch Mysteries and a "sham" of an election.

28 MIN2019 MAY 3
Comments
Harper's Favourite Show and the Simpsons' Trip to Canada

What The SNC?

iPolitics reporter Marieke Walsh helps us understand everything that's been going on with the SNC scandal that's been rocking Canadian politics.

17 MIN2019 APR 30
Comments
What The SNC?

Running for Co-Prime Minister And Raccoon Fight Club

EPEI has voted so journalist and podcaster Justin Ling joins the panel to explain the Green Party's chances, the Progressive Conservative win and what a better version of politics could be. Chatelaine senior writer Sarah Boesveld guest co-hosts with some warm memories of 8th grade.

29 MIN2019 APR 26
Comments
Running for Co-Prime Minister And Raccoon Fight Club

Grandma's Flat Tummy Tea and the End of Big Lettuce

Buzzfeed News disinformation reporter Jane Lytvynenko and MobileSyrup reporter Shruti Shekar break down the new rules and regulations about your favourite social media sites. Also, instead of an Alberta election update, we celebrate Queen Bey.

30 MIN2019 APR 19
Comments
Grandma's Flat Tummy Tea and the End of Big Lettuce

Latest Episodes

Buying An (Affordable) House and How To Feel (Again)

Vice News reporter Steven Zhou returns to the podcast for a conversation with Financial Post reporter and host of the Down to Business podcast Emily Jackson. The panel tackles the big tricky question of housing affordability: do election promises matter? Will they solve the problem and is there even a point to home ownership?

27 MIN2019 OCT 4
Comments
Buying An (Affordable) House and How To Feel (Again)

Canada's Hot Corny Dad and The Case Against Halloween

ECo-host of Black Tea Melayna Williams and co-host of the Critics vs. Fans podcast Mike Sholars drop by the studio to recap the blackface scandal, the week that was and to answer who is corniest: Justin Trudeau or Chance the Rapper?

27 MIN2019 SEP 27
Comments
Canada's Hot Corny Dad and The Case Against Halloween

An Ally in Blackface and the Power Rangers of Policy

EIt's the first episode of the fifth season and the heady first weeks of the election! Macleans journalist Anne Kingston, Broadbent Institute policy analyst Brittany Andrew Amofah and Yellowhead Institute research fellow Courtney Skye are on the panel to talk through Justin Trudeau's blackface past, the questions on women's minds and the end of humility.

33 MIN2019 SEP 20
Comments
An Ally in Blackface and the Power Rangers of Policy

Climate Change, Fake News and Kangaroos

EIn an all-star fourth season finale recorded live at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, the panel takes on climate change, climate strikes and the Green New Deal with former environment commissioner Dianne Saxe, NDP candidate Matthew Greene and National Observer investigative reporter Fatima Syed. Buzzfeed News' Jane Lytvynenko quizzes Vicky and Ishmael on all the disinformation that isn't fit to print. Anne T. Donahue and Sarah Hagi ... well, they do their thing.

39 MIN2019 JUN 7
Comments
Climate Change, Fake News and Kangaroos

A Green Season and Bringing Common Sense to Periods

EAuthor and commentator David Moscrop and investigative journalist for the National Observer Fatima Syed join the panel to discuss climate change, the future of the Green Party and why Canada might need a nuclear bomb.

32 MIN2019 MAY 17
Comments
A Green Season and Bringing Common Sense to Periods

Drake The Saviour and Our Best Takes, Live

EListen to an unaired conversation about Drake and the role he plays in politics with writer Sarah Hagi and Globe and Mail columnist Denise Balkissoon. Also: we're doing a live show this month so listen to our best takes from the last live show with Sandy Hudson, Sarah Hagi and Lido Pimienta.

21 MIN2019 MAY 10
Comments
Drake The Saviour and Our Best Takes, Live

Harper's Favourite Show and the Simpsons' Trip to Canada

EEditor of the Newfoundland and Labrador Independent Drew Brown and Canadian Press reporter Holly McKenzie-Sutter join the panel to talk about the Simpsons joke that has one province talking. Also, we talk about Murdoch Mysteries and a "sham" of an election.

28 MIN2019 MAY 3
Comments
Harper's Favourite Show and the Simpsons' Trip to Canada

What The SNC?

iPolitics reporter Marieke Walsh helps us understand everything that's been going on with the SNC scandal that's been rocking Canadian politics.

17 MIN2019 APR 30
Comments
What The SNC?

Running for Co-Prime Minister And Raccoon Fight Club

EPEI has voted so journalist and podcaster Justin Ling joins the panel to explain the Green Party's chances, the Progressive Conservative win and what a better version of politics could be. Chatelaine senior writer Sarah Boesveld guest co-hosts with some warm memories of 8th grade.

29 MIN2019 APR 26
Comments
Running for Co-Prime Minister And Raccoon Fight Club

Grandma's Flat Tummy Tea and the End of Big Lettuce

Buzzfeed News disinformation reporter Jane Lytvynenko and MobileSyrup reporter Shruti Shekar break down the new rules and regulations about your favourite social media sites. Also, instead of an Alberta election update, we celebrate Queen Bey.

30 MIN2019 APR 19
Comments
Grandma's Flat Tummy Tea and the End of Big Lettuce
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