Day 6 | Apr 25, 2014 | 10:54

George Takei on internment, Star Trek and activism

Brent speaks to George Takei about his time in an internment camp, Star Trek, and activism.

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Day 6 - Radical HomemakersFeb 20, 2015 | 14:33Day 6 Radical Homemakers Audio
Day 6 Radical Homemakers Feb 20, 2015 | 14:33Radical Homemakers believe opting out of the work world to live frugally and reclaim lost domestic arts saves money, restores sanity to both families and individual women, revitalises local communities and helps save the planet.
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Day 6 Out and Proud in Uganda Feb 20, 2015 | 10:36Uganda's new "Bombastic" magazine offers gay people a voice in the face of a virulently homophobic and dangerous environment.
Day 6 - Inside the online subculture of ColumbinersFeb 20, 2015 | 15:58Day 6 Inside the online subculture of Columbiners Audio
Day 6 Inside the online subculture of Columbiners Feb 20, 2015 | 15:58The online subculture of "Columbiners" - people fascinated by the Columbine massacre - made headlines this week when two people were arrested for plotting a shooting at a Halifax mall.
Day 6 - Riffed from the Headlines 21/02/2015Feb 20, 2015 | 1:15Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 21/02/2015 Audio
Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 21/02/2015 Feb 20, 2015 | 1:15Riffed from the headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca.
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Day 6 Episode 221: Inside the world of Columbiners, 'Kidults', radical homemakers and more Feb 20, 2015 | 54:00Inside the online subculture of Columbiners | Kidults and the science of delayed responsibility | A new magazine offers gay Ugandans a voice | Radical homemakers
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Day 6 Riffed from the Headlines 14/02/2015 Feb 13, 2015 | 0:48Riffed from the headlines is our weekly news quiz where we choose three riffs linked by one story in the news. Guess the story that links the riffs and you could win a Day 6 tote bag! Email us your answer at day6 at cbc.ca.
Day 6 - Machines are getting smarter, raising big ethical questionsFeb 13, 2015 | 10:19Day 6 Machines are getting smarter, raising big ethical questions Audio
Day 6 Machines are getting smarter, raising big ethical questions Feb 13, 2015 | 10:19Samsung came under fire this week when it was discovered that its Smart TVs could be listening to private conversations. Brent speaks with AI researcher Bart Selman about ethical issues arise as technology gets smarter.
Day 6 - The decline of the nightly news anchorFeb 13, 2015 | 11:15Day 6 The decline of the nightly news anchor Audio
Day 6 The decline of the nightly news anchor Feb 13, 2015 | 11:15NBC News anchor Brian Williams was suspended after he revealed that he misled the public about his experience in Iraq. Brent speaks to CBC's Alison Smith and journalism professor Andrew Lih about the relevance of the news anchor in today's media landscape
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Day 6 - Criminalizing 'terrorist propaganda':  does it help or hinder our safety?Feb 6, 2015 | 14:00Day 6 Criminalizing 'terrorist propaganda': does it help or hinder our safety? Audio
Day 6 Criminalizing 'terrorist propaganda': does it help or hinder our safety? Feb 6, 2015 | 14:00New Canadian legislation seeks to criminalize advocating or promoting terrorist activity. Brent hears from University of Ottawa law professor Craig Forcese and terrorism expert John Thompson about whether the law is the right tool authorities need.

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