Jun 14, 2013 | 27:30The Current Are we living in 1984? Audio
The Current Are we living in 1984? Jun 14, 2013 | 27:30Sales of George Orwell's novel 1984 spiked following revelations of the US domestic surveillance program. Writer Joyce Carol Oates isn't surprised. She believes 2013 is the new 1984 with a little Brave New World thrown in.
Jun 13, 2013 | 14:06The 180 Could Canada have its own King? Audio
The 180 Could Canada have its own King? Jun 13, 2013 | 14:06As the world waits with bated breath to see whether Prince William and his wife Kate have a boy or a girl, constitutional experts say Canada has a lot more at stake than just whether to send a blue gift or a pink one.
Jun 7, 2013 | 53:59Tapestry Baby Guru and Jewish Atheism Audio
Tapestry Baby Guru and Jewish Atheism Jun 7, 2013 | 53:59Two terrific documentaries: first, the story of a man who learned the most important lessons of his life from a group of babies. Then, is it possible to be agnostic, or even an atheist, and still call yourself Jewish?
Jun 7, 2013 | 8:10Spark Service Design Audio
Spark Service Design Jun 7, 2013 | 8:10Sometimes a product is a pleasure to use. But more often than not, when we use services, the experience is less than magical. Service designer Lavrans Lovlie with a look at how to design services that are effective as much as efficient to use.
Jun 9, 2013 | 51:39Writers and Company Erri de Luca Interview Audio
Writers and Company Erri de Luca Interview Jun 9, 2013 | 51:39Eleanor Wachtel spoke with Italian author, Erri de Luca, at the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival in Montreal. He's a novelist, essayist, poet, translator, screenwriter and actor. And he's the most widely read Italian author alive today.