Passage Pod

Every week Passage Pod brings you a popular essay from our archives in audio format. Listen to the best of Passage on the go whenever you want.

Episode 4 – COVID-19 Hasn’t Stopped Postmedia From Publishing Bullshit w/ Davide Mastracci

June 23, 2020

In an article published on March 26, 2020 Passage Managing Editor Davide Davide Mastracci argues Postmedia is still giving a platform to columnists to say dangerous things about COVID-19 that fly in the face of science and put people's lives at risk. Read the entire article here.

Episode #3 – Woke-Washing Can’t Erase Corporate Anti-Black Racism

June 23, 2020

Author Maggie Reid looks at the history of companies including British Petroleum, Amazon and Nike to show how these corporations use PR and marketing around progressive social causes to disguise their contributions to social problems. As corporations fall over themselves to embrace progressive issues, it’s critical we not lose site of the fact that as Maggie writes, these corporations are working to convince us that “the problems out there and not in their own houses.”

Episode #2 – Don’t Blame China For Your Government’s COVID-19 Failures by Davide Mastracci

June 23, 2020

In a story titled “Don’t Blame China for Your Government's COVID-19 Failures” publishd on April 7, 2020 Managing Editor Davide Maastraci critiques the anti-China narratives that pervade the news and argues the focus by our political leaders on China is nothing more than a distraction from our own government’s failed response to COVID-19 and the broader failure of neoliberalism that led us to this crisis

Episode #1: Time To Go Big on Green Stimulus

June 23, 2020

In a story from May 2020, Passage co-founder Taylor Scollon that with millions out of work and a painful recovery ahead, it's a better time than ever for a massive green stimulus to restart the economy and put us on a path to 100% clean energy.