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Canadaland
The White Saviors
Over 25 years, WE built a golden brand by inspiring children to rally around their charismatic leader. But behind the scenes, employees experienced a cult-like culture and a troubling blur of charitable and commercial activities. In the aftermath of a national scandal, thousands of donors and volunteers (and dozens of 'celebrity ambassadors') are left wondering where the money went, and whether the savior industry creates a constant need for victims. From CANADALAND, the news company that exposed it all, this is the exclusive story of a charity that did well when it was...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 1,505 ratings
Wild
Hooked from episode one. Sounds like a cult, can’t wait to hear the rest!
Yutenjjh via Apple Podcasts · Japan · 05/13/23
A must listen for anyone who has heard of the WE charity! So grateful journalists take on these injustices.
BasettLover via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/30/22
Deeper dive
The perspective here is a bit tired, frankly, and comes accross as pretty biased. I would check out the What We Lost podcast to get both sides of the story, trust me, it'll change the way you view the entire situation.Read full review »
purpleterre via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 11/10/22
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