Open Sources Show Notes for September 17, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the roof is on fire, and so is everything else. Yes, we will tackle the implications of the wildfires spreading across the U.S. west coast, and we will consider the successful gambit of the returning champion Progressive Conservative Party in New Brunswick. After those two issues, we will have another remote chat with our Member of Parliament about federal concerns on the local level. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for September 17, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for September 3, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, there’s no rest for the wicked before this Labour Day weekend. We’re going to head back to the United States where the intersection of racism and police brutality is busy again thanks in no small part to the disinterest of the man in the White House. We’re also going to talk about the concerning conspiracy sharing of a sitting MP, and we’ll talk to an expert in how we think about why it feels like QAnon is winning (and how we can reverse the effects). Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for September 3, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for August 27, 2020

Welcome to the black parade! That My Chemical Romance tune is front of mind on this week’s Open Sources Guelph as we watch the Republican Party at their convention tell a horror story that’s supposed to make Joe Biden look like a Stephen King villain in clown make-up. We’ll discuss that, and we’ll talk about our own new Conservative Party leader here in Canada. and then, in the back half, we’ll talk to one of the councillors from Guelph’s south end. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for August 27, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 30, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, it’s going to be a Canadian affair with a splash of conspiracy. From coast to coast to coast, people are talking about the controversy that rhymes with “Me”, but there are concerns in select localities including questions about mass murder on the East coast, and questions about the limits of Free Speech in Alberta. And speaking of Free Speech, yes, we have to talk again about conspiracies. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 30, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 23, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, we are once again overwhelmed by the dregs of living in the year 2020. On the one hand, we’ve got stormtroopers on the streets of American cities, and a burgeoning blowback of abuse and assault allegations here in Canada. On top of that, we’ve got work issues in spite of the pandemic, and those pesky fascistic and colonial statues aren’t going anywhere. What happened to a slow, summer news week? Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 23, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 16, 2020

With the literal spectre of death hanging over us, we will convene this week’s episode of Open Sources Guelph. On this week’s show, we have four very big topics to discuss including the latest on the WE scandal, the latest on the investigation into a downed plane in Iran, and how COVID and cancel culture is destroying America, but the government is talking only one of those seriously. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 16, 2020”

Open Sources Show Notes for July 2, 2020

This week on Open Sources Guelph, the Canada Day long weekend is five days long, and we’ve got to work! On the plus side (?) there’s so much work to do, and so many stories to cover. Considering the holiday, we will look at the issue of our beloved prime ministerial statues, and how the current PM is making it rain for his friends. After the break, we’ll look at the latest foreign policy controversy for the White House and the political question of mandatory masks. Continue reading “Open Sources Show Notes for July 2, 2020”