Mar 14, 2014 | 11:54Day 6 Should we "Ban Bossy"? Audio
Day 6 Should we "Ban Bossy"? Mar 14, 2014 | 11:54This week 'Lean In' guru Sheryl Sandberg launched a campaign to "ban bossy." She says the word deters girls from being leaders. Journalist Micheline Maynard and Lean In supporter Despina Zanganas debate whether the word should be retired or reclaimed.
Mar 14, 2014 | 9:47Day 6 RT's Crimea coverage Audio
Day 6 RT's Crimea coverage Mar 14, 2014 | 9:47Coverage on the Crimean crisis on RT - known widely as Russia Today - has been accused of having a pro-Russian bias. Brent talks to journalist Oliver Bullough about how the network became an organ of propaganda aimed at a non-Russian, western audience.
Mar 14, 2014 | 7:38Day 6 Kenyan Mockumentary mocks NGOs Audio
Day 6 Kenyan Mockumentary mocks NGOs Mar 14, 2014 | 7:38"Aid for Aid" is a fictitious NGO that's the subject of Kenya's first mockumentary series, The Samaritans. The show follows a group of incompetent idealists who share an ambiguous goal: saving Africa. Brent talks to the show's creator, Hussein Kurji.
Mar 7, 2014 | 5:47Day 6 Documentary: Inside Mexico's vigilante brigades Audio
Day 6 Documentary: Inside Mexico's vigilante brigades Mar 7, 2014 | 5:47In the violence-racked state of Michoacan, a vigilante movement has taken hold. Ordinary citizens have banned together and driven the notorious Knights Templar drug cartel out of the region. Local journalist Deborah Bonello reports from Apazingan.
Mar 7, 2014 | 7:46Day 6 Pope-mania Audio
Day 6 Pope-mania Mar 7, 2014 | 7:46Just in time for his first anniversary as Pontiff, Pope Francis is getting his own glossy tabloid-style fanzine. Magazine editor Aldo Vitali joins Brent to talk about what 'Il Mio Papa' has in store for fans of the Superpope.
Mar 7, 2014 | 14:17Day 6 Rethinking Canada's prostitution laws Audio
Day 6 Rethinking Canada's prostitution laws Mar 7, 2014 | 14:17The Supreme Court recently struck down Canada's prostitution laws. Now we have less than a year to rethink our approach to sex work. Journalist Julian Bohne reports from Germany, and Brenda Cossman talks to Brent about possible models for regulation.
Mar 7, 2014 | 10:17Day 6 The science of laughter Audio
Day 6 The science of laughter Mar 7, 2014 | 10:17What is it exactly that makes a joke work? What's going on inside our brains when we laugh? Cognitive neuro-scientist Scott Weems and comedian Andy Kindler try and crack the comedy code.
Feb 28, 2014 | 16:29Day 6 Not Criminally Responsible Audio
Day 6 Not Criminally Responsible Feb 28, 2014 | 16:29Vince Li, who decapitated a man on a Greyhound bus in 1998, was granted unescorted trips from his mental facility. Brent speaks to Carol De Delley, the mother of Li's victim, and Sean Clifton, who was found not criminally responsible for an attack in 1999