The Road Home with Jamil Jivani

Jamil Jivani

Join us on The Road Home with Jamil Jivani as we meet thought leaders, activists and innovators creating a better world for youth to grow up in.

All Episodes

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 20 is a conversation with Reverend Doug Gay. Reverend Gay is a lecturer in practical theology at the University of Glasgow https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/staff/douglasgay/. You can follow Reverend Doug Gay on Twitter https://twitter.com/DougGay?s=20.

Dec 2020

33 min 53 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 19 is a conversation with Yoram Hazony. Yoram is chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation https://burke.foundation/, host of the NatConTalk podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/natcontalk/id1532270471, and author of The Virtue of Nationalism https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1541645375/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=javelin-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1541645375&linkId=c343483363727c1b71e6ec28e24c1025. You can follow Yoram on Twitter https://twitter.com/yhazony?s=20

Dec 2020

31 min 15 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 18 is a conversation with Zaid Jilani. Zaid is a writing fellow at University of California, Berkeley and former reporter at The Intercept. You can follow Zaid on Twitter https://twitter.com/ZaidJilani?s=20.

Dec 2020

31 min 23 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 17 is a conversation with Marshall Kosloff. Marshall is a co-host of the Realignment Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-realignment/id1474687988 and media fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. https://www.hudson.org/experts/1279-marshall-kosloff. You can follow Marshall on Twitter https://twitter.com/makosloff?s=20.

Dec 2020

34 min 31 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 16 is a conversation with Peter J Hasson. Peter is a former editor of The Daily Caller https://dailycaller.com/author/PeterHasson/ and current journalist at Fox News https://www.foxnews.com/person/h/peter-hasson. You can follow Peter on Twitter https://twitter.com/peterjhasson?s=20.

Dec 2020

31 min 54 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 15 is a conversation with Lyman Stone. Lyman is an Adjunct Fellow at AEI https://www.aei.org/profile/lyman-stone/, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and a former International Economist at the US Department of Agriculture, where he forecasts cotton market conditions.At the time of our interview, Lyman was living in Hong Kong as a Lutheran missionary. He has since relocated back to North America, where he is pursuing a PhD in sociology at Montreal’s McGill University. You can follow Lyman on Twitter https://twitter.com/lymanstoneky?s=20.

Dec 2020

34 min 33 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 14 is a conversation with Jennifer Robson. Jennifer is an associate professor at Carleton University, teaching Political Management https://carleton.ca/politicalmanagement/people/jennifer-robson/. You can follow Jennifer on Twitter https://twitter.com/JenniferRobson8?s=20.

Dec 2020

20 min 5 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 13 is a conversation with John Cartwright. John is the President of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council https://www.labourcouncil.ca/staff. You can follow John on Twitter https://twitter.com/cartwrightTO?s=20.

Dec 2020

35 min 5 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 12 is a conversation with Linda Nazareth. Linda is the Macdonald Laurier Institute’s senior fellow for economics and population change https://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca/experts/linda-nazareth/. She is also the principal at Relentless Economics https://relentlesseconomics.com/, Inc and host of the Work and the Future podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-work-and-the-future-podcast-trailer/id1515835849?i=1000476202726&app=podcast. You can follow Linda on Twitter https://twitter.com/relentlesseco?s=20.

Dec 2020

22 min 44 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 11 is a conversation with Sean Speer. Sean is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto https://munkschool.utoronto.ca/profile/speer-sean-2/, fellow-in-residence at Ottawa’s Public Policy Forum https://ppforum.ca/person/sean-speer/, and columnist at the National Post. You can follow Sean on Twitter https://twitter.com/Sean_Speer?s=20.

Dec 2020

26 min 35 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 10 is a conversation with John Ibbitson, a columnist at The Globe and Mail https://www.theglobeandmail.com/authors/john-ibbitson/. You can follow John on Twitter https://twitter.com/JohnIbbitson?s=20.

Dec 2020

24 min 36 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 9 is a conversation with Shuvaloy Majumdar, a Canadian foreign policy expert. He is a program director and Munk senior fellow at Ottawa’s Macdonald-Laurier Institute https://www.macdonaldlaurier.ca/experts/shuvaloy-majumdar/ and former director of policy to Canada’s minister of foreign affairs. You can follow Shuvaloy on Twitter https://twitter.com/shuvmajumdar?s=20. 

Dec 2020

30 min

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 8 is a conversation with Kanchan Gupta. Kanchan is a journalist and distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation https://www.orfonline.org/people-expert/kanchan-gupta/. He is also the chairman of the Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation http://rrrlf.nic.in/, an appointment from the Government of India. You can follow Kanchan on twitter https://twitter.com/KanchanGupta?s=20.

Dec 2020

27 min 59 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 7 is a conversation with Jayant Sinha. MP Jayant Sinha is formerly the Minister of State for Finance and the Minister of State for Civil Aviation in the Government of India https://www.india.gov.in/my-government/indian-parliament/jayant-sinha. He offers a perspective on Indian nationalism and the place of India in global politics. You can follow Jayant on Twitter  https://twitter.com/jayantsinha?s=20. 

Dec 2020

28 min 38 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 6 is a conversation with JD Vance. JD is the author of the best-seller Hillbilly Elegy https://www.amazon.ca/Hillbilly-Elegy-Memoir-Family-Culture/dp/0062300547. JD is also the co-founder of Narya https://www.naryavc.com/our-team — an Ohio-based venture capital firm. You can follow JD on Twitter https://twitter.com/JDVance1?s=20. 

Dec 2020

35 min 27 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 5 is a conversation with Michael Lind. Michael is a Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin https://lbj.utexas.edu/lind-michael. Michael is the author of The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/607661/the-new-class-war-by-michael-lind/. 

Dec 2020

39 min 40 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 4 is a conversation with Yuval Levin. Yuval is the Founder and Editor of National Affairs magazine https://www.nationalaffairs.com/, and Director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute https://www.aei.org/profile/yuval-levin/.

Dec 2020

32 min 40 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 3 is a conversation with Barbara Berry. Dr. Perry is the Director of the Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. https://socialscienceandhumanities.ontariotechu.ca/centre-on-hate-bias-and-extremism/index.php

Dec 2020

23 min 45 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 2 is a conversation with Saagar Enjeti. Saagar is the co-host of The Hill's show, Rising https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/. You can follow Saagar on Twitter https://twitter.com/esaagar?s=20. 

Dec 2020

28 min 7 sec

On this season of the Road Home with Jamil Jivani we are exploring the topic of nationalism. When does nationalism become a negative or harmful idea? How can it be used to help working class or marginalized communities? Why is it used by some politicians and activists, and not others? Episode 1 is a conversation with Chris Arnade. Chris is a writer and a photographer, and the author of Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America https://www.amazon.ca/Dignity-Seeking-Respect-Back-America/dp/0525534733.  You can follow Chris on Twitter https://twitter.com/Chris_arnade?s=20.

Dec 2020

37 min 9 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Zain Velji, Partner and Vice President of Northweather, a political action agency. Jamil and Zain discuss millennial engagement in politics and the impact of social media on civic discourse. Zain also describes his involvement with the Naheed Nenshi campaign in 2010, and his views on the values necessary in the future leaders of Canadian society. You can follow Zain on Twitter @zainvelji. You can learn more about Northweather here.

May 2019

33 min 11 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Shea Emry—8-year Canadian Football League veteran, 2-time Grey Cup champion, and founder of Wellmen, a men’s adventure club. Jamil and Shea discuss masculinity, the role of professional athletes as unique role models for youth, and Shea’s personal journey of recalibrating his aspirations after suffering a severe concussion. You can follow Shea on Twitter at @sheaemry. You can learn more about Wellmen here.

May 2019

31 min 20 sec

On this episode of the Road Home, Jamil speaks with Derek Rope, business leader and founder of Running Wild Athletics—a track and field program for Indigenous youth. Jamil and Derek discuss the social and personal benefits of athletics among youth, and new approaches to increase participation in physical activity among rural and remote Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan, Canada. You can learn more about Running Wild Athletics at the Big Brothers Big Sisters website here or follow them on Twitter at @BBBSSaskatoon.

May 2019

22 min 54 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Jason Blackwood, author of the book I am Jane and Finch and founder and CEO of Grandslammers—a clothing company based out of Toronto. Jamil and Jason discuss entrepreneurship, growing up in the Jane & Finch community, and the importance of creating independence through financial literary. You can visit the Grandslammers website here.

May 2019

27 min 9 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Jane Marion, the Director of Service Delivery and Community Connections with Big Brothers, Big Sisters (BBSS) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The conversation touches on the BBBS mentorship model—specifically the importance of building relationships in communities and empowering young people through narrative, dialogue, and empathy, as well as the efficacy of a qualitative evidence-based approach to measuring outcomes. To learn more about Big Brothers, Big Sisters visit their website here or follow them on Twitter at @BBBSC.

Apr 2019

43 min 56 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Stephen Brown, a Board Member on the National Council of Canadian Muslims. Jamil and Stephen discuss the social differences between, and historical origins of, Anglo-Canadian and French-Canadian conceptions of religious freedom, as well as the present and future place of Canadian Muslims within the nation's mosaic. You can connect with the National Council of Canadian Muslims at their website here or follow them on Twitter at @nccm.

Apr 2019

52 min 39 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Chris Blackwood and Harprit Gill, two residents of Jane & Finch in Toronto, Ontario, about their respective life paths into youth-based activism, and the changes that they are working toward in their community.

Apr 2019

42 min 19 sec

This episode of The Road Home is a rebroadcast of Jamil's interview on The Stuart Knight Show, a podcast that encourages its listeners to challenge their thoughts about life and leadership. On this episode, Stuart and Jamil discuss Jamil's fight with cancer, his activism, and his advice for people trying to turn their passions into a career. You can find more episodes of The Stuart Knight Show here.

Mar 2019

58 min 4 sec

This episode of the Road Home is a rebroadcast of Jamil's interview with Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson, hosts of the NorQuest Podcast. Together they discuss topics covered in Jamil's book, Why Young Men, the dangerous allure of violent movements and what we can do about it. Jamil was the keynote speaker for NorQuest College's Civil Society Speaker Series event on March 7, 2019.  You can find more episodes of the NorQuest Podcast here.

Mar 2019

57 min 29 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with JJ McCullough, a vlogger, writer and artist, about YouTube's present, and future, impact on political discourse and democracy. You can follow JJ on Twitter at @JJ_McCullough or subscribe to his YouTube page here.

Mar 2019

45 min 20 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Anamaria Cardona, Communication Director at the Centre For the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence (CPRLV) in Montreal. You can learn more about the CPRLV at https://info-radical.org/en/ or on Twitter at @info_radical.

Feb 2019

35 min 55 sec

On this episode of The Road Home, Jamil speaks with Coleman Hughes, a writer, musician and philosophy student at Columbia University. The conversation stretches from hip hop and jazz music to education and race. Coleman also discusses his recent writing in the Wall Street Journal, "Martin Luther King, Color Blind Radical." You can follow Coleman on Twitter at @coldxman.

Feb 2019

52 min 14 sec

In this episode, Jamil speaks with Maxime Fiset, a former neo-nazi who now works as a project manager the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence in Montreal. Jamil and Maxime discuss redemption, forgiveness, and La Bombe—Maxime's documentary on the rise of the far-right. Learn more about the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence at: https://info-radical.org/en/ Find Maxime on Twitter @maximemfiset

Jan 2019

36 min 25 sec

In this episode of the podcast, Jamil Jivani speaks with James Favel, who is executive director of Bear Clan Patrol in Winnipeg, Manitoba. James and his team of concerned citizens patrol the streets of Winnipeg to reduce crime in their neighborhoods, and build bridges between Indigenous communities and local police. Please note, some coarse language is used in this episode. Learn more about Bear Clan Patrol at www.bearclanpatrolinc.com

Jan 2019

49 min 40 sec

In this episode of The Road Home, Jamil Jivani speaks with Jack Toth and Gerald Auger at the Impact Society in Calgary, Alberta. Jack and Gerald discuss their paths to supporting youth leadership development, and how their partnership fits into the wider context of Canadian history and ongoing truth and reconciliation efforts.   Learn more about the Impact Society at www.impactsociety.com

Dec 2018

42 min 55 sec

In this episode, Jamil Jivani is joined by Amir Javid, a youth advocate helping young men leave gangs in the Vancouver area of British Columbia. Amir shares what it really takes to help young men leave a criminal lifestyle, what he has learned about why young men join street gangs and the personal costs of trying to make a difference in the lives of troubled young people. Find Amir on Twitter and Instagram @realworldtruth

Dec 2018

37 min 28 sec

In episode two of The Road Home, Jamil Jivani is joined by Dan Nixon and Calvin "Kalvonix" Tiu. Dan and Calvin are members of the Jack.org youth network, which trains and supports young people to have necessary conversations about mental health. Dan and Calvin open up about why reducing the stigma around mental health is important to them, and what they're doing to make a positive difference. Learn more at www.jack.org Find Dan on Twitter @dannixon and Calvin @kalvonix

Dec 2018

51 min 32 sec

On the first episode of The Road Home, Jamil Jivani welcomes CFL Hall of Famer and philanthropist Michael "Pinball" Clemons, who inspired this podcast with his passion for supporting young leaders. Pinball powerfully articulates his vision for moving young people from the margins to the mainstream of our society and what he hopes listeners will learn from being part of The Road Home. Visit www.pinballfoundation.ca to learn more about the Pinball Clemons Foundation

Dec 2018

39 min 30 sec