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The Strategists

Dec 21, 2020

Put on your best turtleneck, sit on your most bear skin rug and listen to some cool jazz with The Strategists, as they unpack the year that was. Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter grade performances, make appeals to Santa and write political obituaries in this regular-length special. The listening audience, as always, picks...


Dec 14, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter unpack government COVID advertising, future federal carbon tax hikes and the Georgia special elections. Does the gang love Alberta's "Covid Loves"? Can Trudeau sell $170/tonne? And most importantly, what is so bad that it has to be censored on THIS podcast? Zain Velji, as always, picks the...


Dec 7, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter rate coast-to-coast COVID-19 strategies and then dive deep on government strategy for vaccine distribution. How does government convince the vaccine hesitant to roll up their sleeve? What did we think of Pallister's "cancelling Christmas"? And why, exactly, does Corey want to privatize...


Nov 30, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about one wild week in Alberta: Canada's Covid-19 heartland. Did Alberta's Covid-19 restrictions go far enough? Was Jason Kenney's lecture on South Asian radio wise? And did Corey get ratioed for his take on public sector leaks or not? Zain Velji, as always, picks the questions and...


Nov 23, 2020

Corey Hogan and Stephen Carter talk about the surge of Covid-19 cases and silence in times of crisis. Why do politicians sometimes avoid the spotlight in a crisis? How do you condition the public for a major announcement? Can the federal government be doing more? And - most importantly - was VanVleet really worth $85m...