39:28 | Oct 31st, 2019
This is the story of how our subject goes from the outskirts of the city to a seat in the building at the heart of its power. Before he was the Mayor of Toronto, and before all the insanity that came ...Show More
rmmiller364 recommended:Jul 23rd
I didn’t know much about Rob Ford beyond the infamous crack smoking video (RIP Gawker), so a lot of this is a revelation. It is AMAZING how much Rob Ford was a harbinger of things to come in the US
@rmmiller364 I have this on my playlist but as a Toronto resident I’ve actually never mustered up the mental reserves to listen to it. I lived through that stuff. It wasn’t pretty. His brother Doug is our Premiere now (rough Canadian equivalent to a state governor).
audioamanda recommended:Jul 10th
Well put together and interesting to see how these kind of “populist” politics developed in Toronto.
mm recommended:Dec 30th, 2019
Super interesting story about the rise of infamous past Toronto mayor Rob Ford. Traces his family roots and how he got so many fans even when he was a councillor. Fascinating how he’s able to connect with citizens by visiting them 1-on-1 and giving them his personal phone number, while his colleague...Show More
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