Stephen Lautens (@stephenlautens) and Steven Kerzner (@stephenjkerzner) discuss Canada's rocky relations with China, why the PM abstained from a human rights vote and why the opposition has resorted to tactics better suited to Mad Magazine.
Liana Kerzner (@redlianak) and Maus Merryjest (@bywordofmaus) discuss the 'nonsense' of "cultural appropriation".
Inconsistent, emotionally-driven and poorly thought out, accusations of cultural appropriation have hit celebrities like Kendall Jenner, Rhianna, and Adele. But where does the idea that people have to keep to their own culture take us? Nowhere logical. Maus and Liana go down that rabbit hole.
Liana Kerzner (@redlianak) and Maus Merryjest (@bywordofmaus) discuss the inherent lack of logic in the whole dust-up between Disney & Gina Carano, including the reactions of fans on both sides. Need Mr. Spock to work this one out, but he's in that other franchise.
Stephen Lautens (@stephenlautens) and Steven Kerzner (@stevenjkerzner) discuss the morality of moving or boycotting the Winter Olympics in China due to the Chinese governments human rights abuses - and what effect that would have for Canadians living and doing business in China.