Sep 20, 2013 | 9:09Day 6 Dr. Carl Hart on addiction Audio
Day 6 Dr. Carl Hart on addiction Sep 20, 2013 | 9:09Columbia neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart is challenging conventional ideas about drug addiction. Crack has been branded as one of America's most addictive and destructive drugs since the 1980s, but Dr. Hart says that its effects have been greatly exaggerated
Aug 22, 2014 | 14:51Day 6 Ferguson and rap music as a form of protest Audio
Day 6 Ferguson and rap music as a form of protest Aug 22, 2014 | 14:51Rap music has been used to criticize social injustice since the 80s and 90s, and some rappers have added their voices to the Ferguson protests. Davey D, a hip-hop historian, and Tef Poe, a rapper from St Louis, discuss rap music as a form of protest.
Sep 28, 2012 | 12:24Day 6 Syringe Exchanges in Prison: Pros and Cons Audio
Day 6 Syringe Exchanges in Prison: Pros and Cons Sep 28, 2012 | 12:24This week, a former inmate named Steven Simons and four HIV/AIDS advocacy groups filed a lawsuit against the federal government for failing to provide needle exchange programs in prisons. For perspective on the issue of safe injections in prison we spoke to Sandra Ka Hon Chu of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and Jason Godin, Ontario Regional President for the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers.
Apr 12, 2013 | 9:00Day 6 Justice and social media, Rehtaeh and Steubenville Audio
Day 6 Justice and social media, Rehtaeh and Steubenville Apr 12, 2013 | 9:00The awful similarities between Rehtaeh Parsons story and that of the young girl raped in Steubenville are hard to ignore. And in both cases, social media pressured the justice system. Alexandria Goddard was at the heart of the pressure in Steubenville.
Feb 21, 2014 | 9:19Day 6 Last flight of the Monarch butterfly? Audio
Day 6 Last flight of the Monarch butterfly? Feb 21, 2014 | 9:19The symbol of NAFTA is the Monarch, but as the leaders of Canada, the US and Mexico meet this week some say the butterflies may be readying for their final flight. Brent talks to biologist Karen Oberhauser and observers of the Monarch migration.
May 23, 2014 | 17:42Day 6 Son of the Zodiac Killer? Audio
Day 6 Son of the Zodiac Killer? May 23, 2014 | 17:42Brent interviews Gary L. Stewart, author of 'The Most Dangerous Animal of All', in which he suggests that his birth-father is the infamous Zodiac Killer, as well as Tom Voigt of ZodiacKiller.com.