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From Minecraft to statecraft, Jacobin’s Luke Savage joins Jonathan to chart the bizarre course of a U.S. intelligence leak with potentially explosive implications for Canada. And seemingly inspired by the Musk-fragrant “Twitter Files,” a Conservative MP went on a fishing expedition for examples of the Canadian government over-policing social media. Does turning up a single really solid instance count as a success? Host: Jonathan Goldsbie Credits: Aviva Lessard (Producer), Tristan Capacchione (Audio Editor and Technical Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor) Guest: Luke Savage   Further reading:  From Discord to 4chan: The Improbable Journey of a US Intelligence Leak - Bellingcat Cash Cows: Foreign student recruitment crisis at Canadian universities - W5Pro-Russian hackers claim to have targeted Canada’s gas pipeline infrastructure: leaked documents - The Globe and MailCNN, Sunday Morning Shows Completely Ignore Up To 15 Million Americans Being Thrown Off Medicaid - The ColumnRequest to remove newspaper article among Ottawa's queries to social-media giants - The Canadian Press GUNTER: Feds' attempts to have story pulled from social media shows dangers of Bill C-11 - Toronto SunWhy the Twitter Files Are in Fact a Big Deal - Jacobin  Sponsors: Indochino, Public Service Alliance of Canada, Article    If you value this podcast, Support us! You’ll get premium access to all our shows ad free, including early releases and bonus content. You’ll also get our exclusive newsletter, discounts on merch at our store, tickets to our live and virtual events, and more than anything, you’ll be a part of the solution to Canada’s journalism crisis, you’ll be keeping our work free and accessible to everybody.     You can listen ad-free on Amazon Music—included with Prime. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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