Dec 27, 2013 | 9:16Day 6 The Big 6 Disruptor of the Year: Edward Snowden Audio
Day 6 The Big 6 Disruptor of the Year: Edward Snowden Dec 27, 2013 | 9:16Edward Snowden is the now former CIA and NSA employee behind one of the biggest leaks of security secrets in US history. Snowden's impact has been huge and is still unfolding. Here is a list of four concrete ways Snowden has changed the world.
Dec 27, 2013 | 2:40Day 6 The Big 6 Heartbreaker of the Year: Lac-Megantic Audio
Day 6 The Big 6 Heartbreaker of the Year: Lac-Megantic Dec 27, 2013 | 2:40In July 47 people died when a freight train derailed in Lac-Megantic. One of those people was Genevieve Breton, a talented singer and songwriter. One week before her death, Genevieve wrote an original song called "Tout de Nous," or "All About Us."
Dec 27, 2013 | 8:05Day 6 The Big 6 Flameout of the Year: Obama Audio
Day 6 The Big 6 Flameout of the Year: Obama Dec 27, 2013 | 8:05From the debt ceiling, the government shutdown, Edward Snowden's NSA revelations, and the bungled Obamacare roll-out, it was a rough year for President Obama. Slate Editor David Plotz joins us to talk about why he deserves the title 'Flameout of the Year'
Dec 20, 2013 | 8:45Day 6 Christmas music that's a bit off-beat Audio
Day 6 Christmas music that's a bit off-beat Dec 20, 2013 | 8:45Mitchell Kezin is self-confessed Christmas music junkie. His life-long passion for the genre inspired him to travel the world in search of odd Christmas music. The result: a feature documentary called Jingle Bell Rocks.
Dec 20, 2013 | 15:20Day 6 Annual Day 6 News Quiz Audio
Day 6 Annual Day 6 News Quiz Dec 20, 2013 | 15:20It's become tradition at Day 6 to end each year with a news quiz. Grab some paper and play along at home. Our contestants this year are: comedian Lizz Winstead, Jeoprady champion Ken Jennings, and CBC host, Piya Chattopadhyay.
Dec 20, 2013 | 12:29Day 6 Fossil fuel divestment Audio
Day 6 Fossil fuel divestment Dec 20, 2013 | 12:29Phil Aroneanu is one of the founders of 350.org. He says the campaign to get universities to divest their holdings in the fossil fuel industry to fight climate change is catching on worldwide.
Dec 20, 2013 | 2:43Day 6 Comment: A very Kindler Christmas Audio
Day 6 Comment: A very Kindler Christmas Dec 20, 2013 | 2:43Though the traditional Jewish Christmas of a movie and Chinese food has its charms, comedian Andy Kindler would like to see his fellow Jews enjoy all that Christmas has to offer. In this essay for Day 6, he shares some tips with them.
Dec 13, 2013 | 6:54Day 6 Canada Post, Letters and history Audio
Day 6 Canada Post, Letters and history Dec 13, 2013 | 6:54Canada Post is phasing out door-to-door mail delivery in urban areas over the next five years. A huge blow for letter writing. We talk to Simon Garfield, the author of To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World, about the joys of letters.