Apr 28, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Peace In Their Time Audio
Ideas Peace In Their Time Apr 28, 2015 | 54:00In 1915, more than a thousand women gathered in The Hague, Netherlands to find a way to end the First World War. Marilyn Powell traces the remarkable story of their achievement and defeat.
Apr 22, 2015 | 53:58Ideas The New Russian Front Audio
Ideas The New Russian Front Apr 22, 2015 | 53:58How should the West deal with Putin's Russia? By isolation or by engagement? Highlights from the Munk Debate: The West vs Russia with journalist Vladimir Pozner , historian Stephen Cohen political dissident Garry Kasparov, and historian Anne Applebaum.
Apr 29, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Women and Peacemaking Audio
Ideas Women and Peacemaking Apr 29, 2015 | 54:00Women are peaceful. On this basis, women have worked for peace as mothers and moral guides to the world. But this stereotype limits women - and their peacemaking - as much as it empowers them.
Apr 27, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Living in the Material World Audio
Ideas Living in the Material World Apr 27, 2015 | 53:58Making the world a better place is a tough, messy, imperfect business. From the 2014 Stratford Forum series, two people with practical experience in making change: humanitarian and activist James Orbinski, and Muslim scholar Muhammed Robert Heft.
Dec 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.
Dec 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.
Oct 24, 2012 | 54:00Ideas The Myth of the Secular - Part 3 Audio
Ideas The Myth of the Secular - Part 3 Oct 24, 2012 | 54:00Early in the post-colonial era, politics in most Muslim countries were framed in secular and nationalist terms. During the last thirty years, the Islamic revival has dramatically changed this picture. Anthropologist Saba Mahmood talks with IDEAS producer David Cayley about her book, The Politics of Piety.