Episode 8

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2nd Sep 2021

NLR Counterpoint - Dimitri Lascaris & Adam Zivo

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Each week, we’ll bring you a panel discussion with Canada’s leading journalists, columnists, politicos, and change makers discussing what’s happening in the newsphere.

This week, we’re joined by journalist, activist, and Green Party of Canada leadership candidate Dimitri Lascaris and National Post columnist Adam Zivo to explore the recent protests against Justin Trudeau. Do they go to far and what do they mean in the broader context of our politics? Then, we veer into the role of media, bias, and the Canadian media landscape before finishing off with a discussion on the Conservative plan to scrap the carbon tax in favour of cap and trade. What matters and what doesn’t in this debate?

About Dimitri Lascaris

Dimitri Lascaris is a lawyer, journalist, and activist, and was a candidate in the last federal Green Party leadership race in Canada. He is also a longtime contributor and current board member at The Real News.

About Adam Zivo

Adam Zivo is a regular columnist at the National Post, an activist having previously consulted with the Canadian Armed Forces on LGBTQ+ issues, and former Junior Research Fellow at the NATO Association of Canada focusing in the areas of cyber and information warfare and social media manipulation.

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