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The Progress Report


Jul 24, 2019

Is conservative MP Kerry Diotte a racist? You'll have to listen to find out. Bashir Mohamed and Avnish Nanda guest co-host with Duncan Kinney.
 
We also chat about the state of play in Alberta's painfully white media and how bad they are at talking about racism, how white supremacists use free speech arguments with a clueless media and we wonder out loud why conservative MP Michael Cooper just happened to have the manifesto of the Christchurch shooter in his pocket.
 

Further reading 

Kerry Diotte + racist Twitter search 

Gypsy immigrants should get a job first. Column by Diotte in 1997

Edmonton MP threatens legal action against Twitter users accusing him of having links to well-known racist

The moral cowardice of Canadian media is leaving racism unchallenged

Everyone's Canada