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    The 180 - Should Cosmo magazine be hidden from young eyes?Aug 21, 2015 | 7:53The 180 Should Cosmo magazine be hidden from young eyes? Audio
    The 180 Should Cosmo magazine be hidden from young eyes? Aug 21, 2015 | 7:53A new campaign wants to hide Cosmopolitan magazine from the eyes of minors, relegated to the same covered section that houses Playboy and Hustler. But one feminist says Cosmo has an important place in society, and in the racks at grocery store checkouts.
    The 180 - What if leaders' debates were really debates?Aug 21, 2015 | 8:30The 180 What if leaders' debates were really debates? Audio
    The 180 What if leaders' debates were really debates? Aug 21, 2015 | 8:30Your average political debate includes a lot of crosstalk, and a lot of talking points, but not a lot of genuine discussion and persuasion. We ask philosopher Mark Kingwell to help us imagine what might happen if Canada's party leaders actually debated.
    The 180 - The pros and cons of payday loansAug 21, 2015 | 11:35The 180 The pros and cons of payday loans Audio
    The 180 The pros and cons of payday loans Aug 21, 2015 | 11:35Columnist Scott Gilmore recently learned, by accident, just how much payday loans can cost a user - and he thinks things need to change. We hear his story, and then get response from industry spokesperson Stan Keyes.
    The 180 - OPINION: Canadian media needs to stop with the Canadian angleAug 21, 2015 | 2:42The 180 OPINION: Canadian media needs to stop with the Canadian angle Audio
    The 180 OPINION: Canadian media needs to stop with the Canadian angle Aug 21, 2015 | 2:42Have you ever noticed how far the Canadian media often present the Canadian angle to stories that have nothing to do with Canada? Robert Hiltz has, and he wants it to end.
    The 180 - Psychologists at odds over effects of video game violenceAug 21, 2015 | 13:59The 180 Psychologists at odds over effects of video game violence Audio
    The 180 Psychologists at odds over effects of video game violence Aug 21, 2015 | 13:59The American Psychological Association says violent video games are linked to aggressive behaviour in children. But it also says there isn't enough evidence to answer the burning question: does virtual violence lead to real life violence?
    The 180 - Video game violence, finding the Canadian angle of every story, and do we really want real debates?Aug 21, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Video game violence, finding the Canadian angle of every story, and do we really want real debates? Audio
    The 180 Video game violence, finding the Canadian angle of every story, and do we really want real debates? Aug 21, 2015 | 54:00An argument to stop looking for links between video games and violence, why we feel compelled to find the Canadian angle in every story, and we ask if political debates would be better if they were "more real."
    The 180 - Why Harper's proposal to ban 'terror tourism' may not be a bad ideaAug 14, 2015 | 10:30The 180 Why Harper's proposal to ban 'terror tourism' may not be a bad idea Audio
    The 180 Why Harper's proposal to ban 'terror tourism' may not be a bad idea Aug 14, 2015 | 10:30Stephen Harper has proposed a ban on what he refers to as 'terror tourism' to penalize Canadians who visit designated regions for 'jihadist causes'. The University of Ottawa's Craig Forcese says the idea needs work, but it's a step in the right direction.
    The 180 - Opinion: Parliamentary sessions are no place for personal businessAug 14, 2015 | 3:00The 180 Opinion: Parliamentary sessions are no place for personal business Audio
    The 180 Opinion: Parliamentary sessions are no place for personal business Aug 14, 2015 | 3:00The National Post's Tristan Hopper offers a way to cut to the quick when it comes to parliamentary speechifying.
    The 180 - OPINION: What we can learn from the pickup artist communityAug 14, 2015 | 12:49The 180 OPINION: What we can learn from the pickup artist community Audio
    The 180 OPINION: What we can learn from the pickup artist community Aug 14, 2015 | 12:49Writer Nico Lang says the people profiting from the pickup artist culture deserve denunciation, the people attracted to it deserve sympathy and understanding.
    The 180 - Pick-up artist culture, terror tourism, and the myth of sharing economyAug 14, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Pick-up artist culture, terror tourism, and the myth of sharing economy Audio
    The 180 Pick-up artist culture, terror tourism, and the myth of sharing economy Aug 14, 2015 | 54:00Writer Nico Lang on so-called "pick-up artist" Roosh V. University of Ottawa professor says the Prime Minister might be on the right track with this plan to ban "terror tourism," and technology writer Carmi Levy exposes the myth of the sharing economy.
    The 180 - Cities should learn to love industryAug 14, 2015 | 8:32The 180 Cities should learn to love industry Audio
    The 180 Cities should learn to love industry Aug 14, 2015 | 8:32Especially when it comes to the urban waterfront in Canada -- it's goodbye lumber and cement, hello lattes and high rent. But Peter Hall, an associate professor at Simon Fraser University, says might live to regret the shift.
    The 180 - Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasmAug 7, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasm Audio
    The 180 Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasm Aug 7, 2015 | 54:00This week on the 180 we learn how watering lawns might be the best choice in a drought, research that points to a genetic basis for bullying, and a study that suggests sarcasm creates a hothouse for creative minds.
    The 180 - Sarcasm as a creative forceAug 7, 2015 | 9:47The 180 Sarcasm as a creative force Audio
    The 180 Sarcasm as a creative force Aug 7, 2015 | 9:47Many a delicate flower of an idea has withered under the heat of a sarcastic jab from a colleague, parent, or boss. But a new study suggests that sarcasm might be just the thing for a budding creative mind.
    The 180 - The genetic roots of bullyingAug 7, 2015 | 8:26The 180 The genetic roots of bullying Audio
    The 180 The genetic roots of bullying Aug 7, 2015 | 8:26Jennifer Wong is an assistant professor of Criminology at Simon Fraser University in BC. She led a recent study that concluded bullying is genetic -- and that those bullying genes actually do some good.
    The 180 - The ethics of lawn wateringAug 7, 2015 | 10:01The 180 The ethics of lawn watering Audio
    The 180 The ethics of lawn watering Aug 7, 2015 | 10:01Alan White is the Ontario representative for the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association. He says lawn watering restrictions are missing the point: Hot, dry weather is when we need healthy grass the most.

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