Mar 14, 2014 | 53:58Ideas The Great Hunger, Part 1 - Ukraine Audio
Ideas The Great Hunger, Part 1 - Ukraine Mar 14, 2014 | 53:58Hunger and starvation are more often the result of human action rather than nature's caprice. Philip Coulter visits Ukraine to tell the story the Holodomor, "hunger extermination”, which took place in the 1930s, an event that shapes Ukraine to this day.
Mar 13, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Reserve Judgement Audio
Ideas Reserve Judgement Mar 13, 2014 | 53:58Katharina and Glenn Patterson decided to get a university degree and then return to their aboriginal community. But when they spoke out about violence and tried to take sexual abusers to court, Katharina and Glenn were met with hostility and even rage.
Mar 12, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Walking Matters, Part 1 Audio
Ideas Walking Matters, Part 1 Mar 12, 2014 | 54:00Ever since our ancestors rose to their feet, our species has been defined by walking upright. But the act involves our minds as well as our bodies. Marilyn Powell explores the world of walking and what it means to us.
Mar 11, 2014 | 54:00Ideas BloodLines Audio
Ideas BloodLines Mar 11, 2014 | 54:00Inspired by Lawrence Hill's CBC Massey Lectures, award-winning writers tell their stories. Heart-wrenching and gripping tales about love, family and the challenges posed by kinship, exclusion and belonging.
Feb 27, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Paul Robeson Audio
Ideas Paul Robeson Feb 27, 2014 | 53:59Paul Kennedy pays tribute to his life and times of Paul Robeson. He was one of the greatest voices of the 20th century, and also a powerful actor. His fame won him many friends, as well as powerful enemies.
Feb 25, 2014 | 54:00Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 2 Audio
Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 2 Feb 25, 2014 | 54:00Jeff Wall's art exudes dramatic power. His large-scale photographic tableaux are in many of the world's most important art collections. Curator Ann Pollock explores with Jeff Wall the trajectory of his remarkable career.
Feb 24, 2014 | 53:59Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 1 Audio
Ideas The Crooked Path, Part 1 Feb 24, 2014 | 53:59Jeff Wall's art exudes dramatic power. His large-scale photographic tableaux are in many of the world's most important art collections. Curator Ann Pollock explores with Jeff Wall the trajectory of his remarkable career.
Feb 17, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Aging by the Book Audio
Ideas Aging by the Book Feb 17, 2014 | 53:58Baby boomers are identified with youth culture. So who do they think they are when they get old? The answer may be in their stories. Wendy Robbins looks at the growing popularity of a narrative approach to aging, even for individuals with dementia.