New Left Radio
New Left Radio
Sep 9, 2021
NLR Counterpoint w/ Ethan Cox & Rob Salerno
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Each week, we’ll bring you a panel discussion with Canada’s leading journalists, columnists, politicos, and change makers discussing what’s happening in the newsphere.

This week, co-founder and editor of Ricochet Media, Ethan Cox & writer, actor, and journalist Rob Salerno to go around the horn on what surprises the home stretch of this election may have in store now that Canadians are tuning in. We discuss the assault rifle ban debate, is it real or manufactured? Can we trust either Trudeau or O’Toole? Then, we prognosticate on what lessons we’ll learn the day after the ballots are counted and the future of Maxime Bernier’s PPC

About Ethan Cox

An editor and co-founder with Ricochet, Ethan is currently studying police misconduct in Canada as a 2021 Michener-Deacon Fellow. His writing has appeared in many national and international outlets, and he has won three national awards for investigative journalism. Ethan is also a television pundit in Montreal, a strategist for good causes and a board member with the Quebec Community Newspaper Association.

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About Rob Salerno

Rob Salerno is a writer, actor, and journalist based in Los Angeles, California, and Toronto, Canada. His preoccupations as a writer include social justice and probing issues that polite people wouldn’t touch.

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Rob’s work has been published in VICE, Advocate, National Post, Metro TorontoNOW Magazine, #CdnCult Times, FAB,, Eye Weekly, and Outlooks and he’s appeared as a commentator on CTV News and Sun News Network. He is best known for his work as a reporter and columnist with Xtra, Canada’s Gay & Lesbian newspaper, now, where he covers such topics as: national, provincial, and municipal politics; community organizations and activism; human rights law; crime; media analysis; HIV/AIDS; and immigration and refugee issues. He is well-known in the LGBT community for fearlessly sharing his unconventional opinions on topics of the day.

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