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The 180 with Jim Brown

The 180 is a show that's meant to get Canadians talking about what's going on in our country. Our playground? The issues that matter most to you wherever you live, coast to coast. Big city or small suburb, we'll bring you stories and points of view that get you going, and give you ways to get in on the debate. We want to start a national conversation, with you at the centre.

  • 07:30
    Clayton Thomas-Muller loves what Gord Downie is doing to raise the profile of aboriginal issues in Canada, but he thinks it's time for Downie to step out of the spotlight. Thomas-Muller explains why.
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 07:50
    Just because you get your kid into water early in life, doesn't mean you're protecting them from drowning. Barbara Morrongiello explains how early swimming lessons can lead to a false and dangerous sense of security amongst children and and their parents.
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 12:41
    Terror attacks are not always committed by those claiming to act on behalf of Islam. So why do we still focus anti-terror measures on preventing the radicalization of Muslims? Activist Monia Mazigh explains why Canada should focus on education instead.
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 06:07
    Vancouver Magazine has just posted a wanted ad for its first marijuana reviewer. Editor Jessica Barrett joins us to explain why it's high time a mainstream lifestyle publication started reviewing pot, and the places that sell it.
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 10:01
    Neuroscientist (and magician!) Amir Raz explains why he wants more medical professionals to put hypnosis in their toolkit.
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 04:34
    Activist and author Nora Loreto calls on her fellow activists to break up with Facebook as a tool for change. Notes
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 53:34
    Why Vancouver Magazine is hiring a pot reviewer; a neuroscientist argues that medical professionals should use hypnosis more often; and an Indigenous activist says it's time for Gord Downie to step aside.
    Jun 23, 2017
  • 04:46
    Dozens of First Nations are in the process of negotiating modern treaties, which will create new, hybrid democracies. Wawmeesh Hamilton says if these new democracies are to function, journalists covering them need to have their freedoms enshrined.
    Jun 16, 2017
  • 08:18
    Political strategist Robin Sears argues that political disruptors like Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron serve as warning about the hard work ahead for established political parties.
    Jun 16, 2017
  • 08:11
    The federal government is accepting public comments on a report looking at how to modernize the National Energy Board. But Lesley Matthews says the most important problem facing the regulator is its tattered reputation.
    Jun 16, 2017
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