Right Wing Psychopaths

On episode 3 of Family Compact Taylor & Geoff try to understand why so many mass shooters JUST HAPPEN to obsessively consume right wing media. Then we chat about the Bannon-Frum debate of the century. Plus, we take target practice with Terence Corcoran's latest Financial Post op-ed on how Actually, Socialism Caused the Great Recession.
What does the show Queer Eye have to do with the alt-right? Quite alot.
Capitalism is the dominant form of economic organization in our world. But we rarely hear good arguments for made for it.
The Conservatives held their convention last weekend and ohhhh boy did they go for it. It's a real liquidation sale... abortion rights, immigrants, birthright citizenship: everything must go!

The Hash Anniversary

The very first episode of Family Compact, a new Canadian politics podcast from The Cable. This week we talk about Maxime Bernier giving the hogs at r/JordanPeterson their very own party, the Conservative Party's warm embrace of white nationalism, and Doug Ford's hash anniversary.
What are taxes, really?
In the 1990s, progressive parties turned away from working-class policies and embraced more rightwing ideas. So why did this happen? And how has this shaped opinions about progressive policies.
Unconditional cash payments to everyone in the country — is this an idea whose time has arrived?

Why inequality matters

One of the central myths of our economy is that inequality isn't a moral problem. That view is wrong.

Is a 33-year-old progressive Muslim doctor the answer to far-right populism? On August 7th, Michigan Democrats will choose their candidate for Governor. The race is between establishment Democratic candidate Gretchen Whitmer, and Abdul El-Sayed, a man many are calling the face of a new progressive vision for America.