EP152: The H Word
12/02/2022
EP152: The H Word
-We're both back from whirlwind Brussels, David is a scooter fan-Kayne steps into the H word and content moderation mess-The FTX fraud needs to be called out-The Freedom Convoy inquiry and Trudeau's outrageous answer-Hypothetical scenario Emergency Act game-OpenAI and computer-generated awesomeness-
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EP151: Healthcare Competition w/ Emmanuelle B. Faubert
11/25/2022
EP151: Healthcare Competition w/ Emmanuelle B. Faubert
World cup and corruption? What, there's gambling going on here?Plus we explore the thesis of the establishment media institutions vs. new tech.Then we're joined by Montreal Economic Institute Economist Emmanuelle B. Faubert on healthcare competition in Canada and beyond.https://twitter.com/eb_fauber
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EP150: FTX JOB
11/19/2022
EP150: FTX JOB
Oh boy. We go deep into the CCP's aggressive moves in Canada, and a breakdown of the FTX disaster.And then David is joined by Michael Dourson of Tera to talk about chemicals policy.tera.orgBroadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on November 19, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Websit
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EP149: 2024, 2022, and food inflation (w/ Elizabeth Hicks + Sylvain Charlebois)
11/11/2022
EP149: 2024, 2022, and food inflation (w/ Elizabeth Hicks + Sylvain Charlebois)
On this week's episode of Consumer Choice Radio David is joined by CCC US Affairs Analyst Elizabeth Hicks to talk about all things midterms.- The "Red Hurricane"- Market dems in Colorado- Strange ballot initiative resultsAnd then David is joined by certified friend of the show Sylvain Charlebois to
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EP148: President Dorito and CUPE (interview w/ @unlearn16)
11/04/2022
EP148: President Dorito and CUPE (interview w/ @unlearn16)
GOP presidential candidates are already coming out of the woodwork (or is that penalty box?)Can you guess the top fast food restaurants by revenue?Inflation Reduction Act calamity is only beginningINTERVIEW: Unlearn16 on CUPE protests, notwithstanding clause, and Ontario politics flare up https://ww
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EP147: Ivanka of China
10/28/2022
EP147: Ivanka of China
US midterm time, Canadian inquiries, more housing in ON, and some lackluster debates. Plus, why the hell does the CCP has police departments active in Canada and around the world?The bombshell rundown of the China-US-Canada hostage/prisoner Huawei dealhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/huawei-china-meng-k
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EP146: Fake Greedflation
10/21/2022
EP146: Fake Greedflation
Yael is back from some US travel, David is fighting with his local city councilor. What's not to like?How we want cannabis legislation to play outThe UK's momentThe greedflation hoaxBroadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on October 22, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Website: https
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EP145: We're all getting poorer
10/14/2022
EP145: We're all getting poorer
The temperature is dropping, public inquiries are being held, ministers are getting pushed out, and Yael + David are enjoying pricey pumpkin spice lattes.A change of the guard at the UK Treasury. Hold the line!Rhetoric and government action on inflation -- we're all getting poorerThe Emergencies Act
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EP144: JAWBONING w/ Will Duffield
10/07/2022
EP144: JAWBONING w/ Will Duffield
INTERVIEW: Cato Institute policy analyst Will Duffield gives us the breakdown on "jawboning": what it is, how it applies to tech policy, and why we should protect against overzealous actions of political actors.https://www.cato.org/policy-analysis/jawboning-against-speechYaël and David duke it outTh
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EP143: Govern like no one's watchin w/ Jean-Sébastien Fallu
09/30/2022
EP143: Govern like no one's watchin w/ Jean-Sébastien Fallu
INTERVIEW: Professor Jean-Sébastien Fallu on modern and smart alcohol policy.Then Yaël and David dig in:State of the legal cannabis market in California vs. CanadaCanadian politics turns against BitcoinWhat's wrong with political debates?Upsetting the Mayor Pete "stans" on the Jones ActEnergy crunch
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EP142: Couched in Inflation
09/24/2022
EP142: Couched in Inflation
On this week's episode of Consumer Choice Radio David is joined by guest host Elizabeth Hicks. They interview the Canadian Tax Payers Federation's Franco Terrazzanno talking all things tax cuts.Liz and David then break down:the inflation crunchstudent loan forgiveness madnessAmerican vs Canadian rea
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EP141: Cop Show
09/16/2022
EP141: Cop Show
It doesn't matter if you're in the US or Canada, there's a government ready to "free" you from inflation with...more inflation. We cover that, plus the real problems with criminal justice reform and current policing efforts, the migrant wars between US governors, and then checking in on the alcohol
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EP140: Kings and Failed Tech Bills
09/10/2022
EP140: Kings and Failed Tech Bills
New King, same as the old queen? Also, a breakdown of a failed tech bill in Congress, the Canadian Conservative leadership election, and monarchy vs. all in terms of government. Plus some travel anecdotes from the alps.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on September 10, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960A
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EP139: Dad Influencers
09/01/2022
EP139: Dad Influencers
David is back from his dad leave with some tips and tricks for new dads. Plus we discuss the baby product industry, a long rant about ArriveCan and Canada's COVID restrictions, and some thoughts on alcohol recommendations!Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on September 3, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 96
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EP138: [rebroadcast] The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
08/26/2022
EP138: [rebroadcast] The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
Daniel Foch is a realtor in Toronto, Ontario.https://twitter.com/daniel_fochNoah Rothman is associate editor of Commentary Magazine and author of the book "The Rise of the New Puritans: Fighting Back Against Progressives' War on Fun"https://amzn.to/3RGLKewOriginally broadcast on Consumer Choice Radi
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EP137: The Privacy Show
08/19/2022
EP137: The Privacy Show
For today's program, we welcome in our guest Bill Wirtz, host of the ConsEUmer podcast.After a segment detailing municipal broadband, inflation reduction, and energy lawsuits, we dive into why online security and privacy matters! Some tips on password generators, credit cards, and email aliases. Oh
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EP136: Language Massage
08/12/2022
EP136: Language Massage
In this rip we hit on paid blood plasma, 87,000 new IRS agents, the Trump raid, Theranos, and the (im)morality of state lotteries.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on August 13, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Website: https://consumerchoiceradio.com***PODCAST*** Podcast Index
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EP135: Clean Car Salesmen (w/ Paul Jossey)
08/05/2022
EP135: Clean Car Salesmen (w/ Paul Jossey)
Yaël + David back at it, deconstructing the "Inflation Reduction Act" bill, throwing shade on the Canadian Conservative Leadership election, and debating just how far we should go in trying to battle the Chinese Communist Party.INTERVIEW: Paul H. Jossey is principal attorney at Jossey PLLC, which sp
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EP134: Welcome to Atlanta
07/28/2022
EP134: Welcome to Atlanta
Hey there, Yaël checking in from Atlanta! We go over some of the economic data about a recession. Facts don't matter!Then we hand it off to an interview with friend of the show Matthew to get the latest on Ukraine, Russia, and what is next for liberal democracies in Europe. A good time.INTERVIEW: Ma
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EP133: 2024 (w/ Elizabeth Hicks)
07/23/2022
EP133: 2024 (w/ Elizabeth Hicks)
Our colleague Elizabeth Hicks drops by to discuss the 2024 election and what some of the candidates could bring to the table for consumer choice.Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on July 23, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM and Big Talker Network.Website: https://consumerchoiceradio.com***PODCAST*** 
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EP132: The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
07/16/2022
EP132: The Rise of the New Puritans, Tips on the Housing Market (w/ Noah Rothman + Daniel Foch)
Daniel Foch is a realtor in Toronto, Ontario.https://twitter.com/daniel_fochNoah Rothman is associate editor of Commentary Magazine and author of the book "The Rise of the New Puritans: Fighting Back Against Progressives' War on Fun"https://amzn.to/3RGLKewBroadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on July 1
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EP131: House of Cards Boris Edition
07/08/2022
EP131: House of Cards Boris Edition
The slaying of Shinzo Abe, the downfall of Boris Johnson, and some historical facts about foreign constitutions. Plus, some insight on the Canadian Conservative leadership election.Followed by interviews with Canadian MP Scott Aitchison and Danish political scientist Bjorn Lomborg.Broadcast on Consu
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EP130: A Joint Energy Production (w/ Bill Wirtz of ConsEUmer)
07/03/2022
EP130: A Joint Energy Production (w/ Bill Wirtz of ConsEUmer)
A joint ConsEUmer/Consumer Choice Radio episode to celebrate Canada Day and July 4th! We bring in our colleague Bill Wirtz to cover the news:🥸 Politicians become jokers at the G7🛢️ Macron makes case for American oil exports🪙 How to tip in North AmericaHow to celebrate Canada Day/July 4thThe problem
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EP129: Busting Myths on the Housing Crisis (w/ Mark Calabria)
06/24/2022
EP129: Busting Myths on the Housing Crisis (w/ Mark Calabria)
Mark Anthony Calabria was the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. He was formerly the chief economist for Vice President Mike Pence. He is now a senior advisor at the Cato Institute.We talk all things housing!Broadcast on Consumer Choice Radio on June 25, 2022.Syndicated on Sauga 960AM a
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