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Ideas Enemies and Angels Dec 23, 2014 | 54:00When Najah Aboud got wounded during the Iran-Iraq war, he crawled into a bunker to die. He was found by Iranian medic, Zahed Haftlang who made a decision to save his enemy's life. Years later they would be reunited halfway across the world.
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Ideas The Secret Lives of Children Dec 19, 2014 | 53:59IDEAS producer Mary O'Connell explores the idea that a child's imagination may be the strongest shield against the confines of technology and achievement.
Ideas - The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 2Dec 18, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 2 Audio
Ideas The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 2 Dec 18, 2014 | 54:00Is a Sharing Economy sustainable for the economy, for us and for the planet? A public event in collaboration with the Munk School of Global Affairs. Featuring Jeremy Rifkin, Bob Rae, Anita M. McGahan, and moderator Janice Stein.
Ideas - The Motorcycle is YourselfDec 2, 2014 | 53:58Ideas The Motorcycle is Yourself Audio
Ideas The Motorcycle is Yourself Dec 2, 2014 | 53:58Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance has been called the most widely read book of philosophy ever written. Forty years after its publication, Tim Wilson revisits an extraordinary interview he did with its author.
Ideas - The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 1Dec 11, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 1 Dec 11, 2014 | 54:00Who wins, who loses and what's destined to change if a sharing economy is sustainable: business, society or the state? Featuring economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin, and panelists Bob Rae, Anita M. McGahan, and Janice Stein.
Ideas - The New Masters: The Sobey Art Award, Part 2Dec 22, 2014 | 53:58Ideas The New Masters: The Sobey Art Award, Part 2 Audio
Ideas The New Masters: The Sobey Art Award, Part 2 Dec 22, 2014 | 53:58A profile of the five regional finalists of the 2014 Sobey Art Award. From the West Coast and Yukon: Evan Lee. Prairies and the North: Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber. Ontario: Chris Curreri. Quebec: Nadia Myre. The Atlantic: Graeme Patterson
Ideas - Sense and Social Anthropology (Encore May 22, 2014)Dec 12, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Sense and Social Anthropology (Encore May 22, 2014) Audio
Ideas Sense and Social Anthropology (Encore May 22, 2014) Dec 12, 2014 | 53:58With a slight nod to Jane Austen who wonderfully articulated the emotional impact of cultural presumptions, Maureen Matthews explores the anthropology of sensory perception.
Ideas - Bottom's DreamDec 17, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Bottom's Dream Audio
Ideas Bottom's Dream Dec 17, 2014 | 53:58Director Peter Sellars turned A Midsummer Night's Dream on its head at the Stratford Festival. For him, the play is not so much a comedy, as a vision that speaks to the depths of human experience.
Ideas - Shackleton's GraveDec 9, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Shackleton's Grave Audio
Ideas Shackleton's Grave Dec 9, 2014 | 53:59Underwater explorer Dr. Joe MacInnis makes a pilgrimmage to the grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton, on remote South Georgia Island, in the extreme South Atlantic Ocean. He pays homage to the man who completely dominated South Pole exploration.
Ideas - The Sharing EconomyDec 4, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Sharing Economy Audio
Ideas The Sharing Economy Dec 4, 2014 | 54:00Anne Wright-Howard examines how the sharing economy challenges 20th century notions of ownership, commerce, government regulation, wealth and personal identity.
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Ideas Recognizing Grey Nov 28, 2014 | 53:58Director, author, actress and journalist Nelofer Pazira peels back the layers of the western media's simplified black-and-white coverage of the Middle East in the 2014 Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism.
Ideas - Wachtel On The Arts - Suzy LakeDec 16, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Wachtel On The Arts - Suzy Lake Audio
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Ideas - The New Masters - The Sobey Art Award, Part 1Dec 15, 2014 | 53:58Ideas The New Masters - The Sobey Art Award, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The New Masters - The Sobey Art Award, Part 1 Dec 15, 2014 | 53:58A profile of the five regional finalists of the 2014 Sobey Art Award. From the West Coast and Yukon: Evan Lee. Prairies and the North: Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber. Ontario: Chris Curreri. Quebec: Nadia Myre. The Atlantic: Graeme Patterson
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