Monthly Archives: February 2018

Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday February 22, 2018

On Open Sources Guelph this week, we’re going to get a little philosophical. Sure, we’ve got to deal with more madness in the Ontario PC leadership race first, but then we get right into the philosophy. For instance, might the pleas of teenage massacre survivors might finally be the tipping point for America’s gun obsession? Is there a different way for Ontario cities to fund themselves? And are we getting the short shrift on jury duty? Let’s get out our thinking caps on and get down to business… Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday February 15, 2018

Open Sources Guelph is back live and on air this week, and we’re back to deal with not just the news, but some of the biggest social shifts of our times. Here in Canada, First Nations and racism is back in the headlines as a court verdict shed a ghastly light on what the lives of our Indigenous youths may be worth. Meanwhile, talk of harassment in the political sphere put the ball back in Patrick Brown’s court, while south of the border Americans confront their president’s own apparent misogyny. As for Britain, they’ve got the evils of social media on the mind. Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday February 8, 2018

What an exciting time to be in political-centric radio! This week on Open Sources Guelph, there’s is so much friction to observe and report on, and we begin with the emergency leadership race of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, who are being asked to choose between two talented and accomplished women, and Doug Ford. Also, we’ll talk about how the shiny happy future of NDP leadership might actually be tearing the country apart (in parts). Continue reading

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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday February 1, 2018

Oh man, we’ve got some issues this week on Open Sources Guelph, and men is the biggest one. In the first half of the show, we’ll talk about the ongoing issues of sexual harassment and assault allegations, which have now found their way to being exposed in Canadian politics and media. And yes, we’ll talk about how one of Toronto’s favourite* sons has now ingratiated himself in the drama. In the back half, we’ll discuss the latest about the pending Russian election, and we’ll look back at two tragedies from a year ago that have become largely forgotten. Continue reading

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