...About Our Season 3 Finale?
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2M ago
Transcript (PDF) available here. Hey kids, we're back to close out the year with a little reflection on the past year season/year and what we have planned for the year/season to come. We recorded this conversation back in September, before the events of October 7th and Israel's ongoing siege on Gaza, as such, they are not mentioned here, but were in our last newsletter with educational resources linked below. We wish you all some much needed rest over this holiday time and a prosperous new year! See you in 2024! Resources Poli Ed Palestine (Spotify Playlist) Palestine Academy (online course ..read more
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...About Long Term Housing?
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by Do The Kids Know?
3M ago
Transcript (PDF) available here. Fancy a game of Canadian real estate vs. literal European castles, anyone? The housing situation is bad and dare we say that the rental situation is worse. This episode (recorded September 2023), Prakash and Kristen discuss their past rental woes and offer some suggestions for renters with the hope that the situation changes for the better. (But it probably won't anytime soon, because you know, *capitalism*.)  Support the show ------ Do The Kids Know? is a monthly series of discussions between community workers and educators, Prakash and Kristen, that unp ..read more
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...About the Impacts of Airbnb
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by Do The Kids Know?
10M ago
Transcript coming soon. This episode, we talk about how Airbnb is really messing things up for local communities. For further reading: Help Save The Cities You Love. Stop Using Airbnb Short-term rentals in Canada: Uneven growth, uneven impacts ------ Do The Kids Know? is a monthly series of discussions between community workers and educators, Prakash and Kristen, that unpack race, media, popular culture, and politics in KKKanada (That’s Canada spelled with three K’s) from an anti-colonial perspective. Our goal is to bring nuance to sensationalist media as well as to uncover the ways in which ..read more
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...About the Decent Work and Health Network?
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by Do The Kids Know?
11M ago
Transcript (PDF) available here. We're back with a guest episode including friend of the pod, Yasmin, who joined us to talk about health care services, "post"-COVID, her work with the Decent Work and Health Network, and so much more. Yasmin shares her experiences with COVID as a health care worker in Ontario, we get to talk about how capitalism has broken everything, but do share some good news through the strides made by the Network. We hope you enjoy. <3 ------ Do The Kids Know? is a monthly series of discussions between community workers and educators, Prakash and Kristen, that unpack ..read more
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[Revisiting]...How to Self Care?
Do The Kids Know?
by Do The Kids Know?
1y ago
Transcript available here. Hey, kids! After some much-needed rest, we're coming back next month with new episodes! In the meantime, don't get caught up in the capitalist sensation of much of the New Year "self-improvement" mindset. Instead, we recommend using this time as a reminder to prioritize wellbeing and care. As such, we're bringing back this conversation from Season 2, where we discuss what self care is (and is not) with Patricia Petit-Liang, host of Fatal Attraction on CJLO 1690AM. ----- Do The Kids Know? is a weekly series of discussions between community workers, Prakash and Kris ..read more
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[Revisiting]...About Environmental Racism?
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by Do The Kids Know?
1y ago
While we're still on hiatus, we are republishing this episode from Season 1 that we think is worth revisiting as climate emergencies and its effects are felt around the world. Take care out there. See you soon. ------ Transcript available here. On today’s episode we talk about the climate catastrophe from various angles, KKKanada’s appalling responses, and how racialized people face the brunt of consequences resulting from climate change. This week we’re asking, Do the kids know about environmental racism?  ------ References & Further Reading: Scientific American: https://www.scient ..read more
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...About Migrant Workers?
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by Do The Kids Know?
1y ago
Transcript available here. We discuss the situation involving the exploitation and striking of Seasonal Agricultural Workers and other temporary foreign workers in Canada and how COVID-19 has made already deplorable conditions even worse for these precarious workers.  Resources and calls to action:  Canadian Council for Refugees - https://ccrweb.ca/en/migrant-workers Migrant Workers Alliance for Change - https://migrantworkersalliance.org/ Unheeded Warnings Report - https://migrantworkersalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Unheeded-Warnings-COVID19-and-Migrant-Workers.pdf Lett ..read more
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...About Health Care News?
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by Do The Kids Know?
1y ago
This week we discuss topics in the Canadian health care news, including a possible breakthrough COVID discovery, and the problems with selling plasma and Doug Ford's (and since recording, François Legault's) plans for instituting private health care options. References: North Untapped (podcast) ------ Do The Kids Know? is a biweekly series of discussions between community workers and educators, Prakash and Kristen, that unpack race, media, popular culture, and politics in KKKanada (That’s Canada spelled with three K’s) from an anti-colonial perspective. Our goal is to bring nuance to sensati ..read more
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...About The Peel Police's Nonsense?
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by Do The Kids Know?
1y ago
We're taking a trip back to our hometown to talk about the nonsense that is the new Peel Police's anti-racism committee and why efforts like these, while look nice, do nothing. References: InSauga article ------ Do The Kids Know? is a biweekly series of discussions between community workers and educators, Prakash and Kristen, that unpack race, media, popular culture, and politics in KKKanada (That’s Canada spelled with three K’s) from an anti-colonial perspective. Our goal is to bring nuance to sensationalist media as well as to uncover the ways in which white supremacy, capitalism, and colo ..read more
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...About the Status Quo?
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by Do The Kids Know?
1y ago
Transcript available here. We rant about the status quo in Canada to be continually responding to crisis rather than approach problems with any kind of systematic approach for long-term healing. Buckle up, we get mad. Resources: Ontario Rent Control Info Ontario UBI Pilot Study New Leaf Project - Giving money to houseless people Notes: - Montreal's pop-up simianpox vaccine clinic is now closed. But you can still book one online at ClicSante.ca Support the show ..read more
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