Mar 16, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Climate Hope Audio
Ideas Climate Hope Mar 16, 2015 | 54:00News about climate change is almost always alarming, depressing, or both. Tim Flannery is a mammalogist, paleontologist and novelist. He's also world authority on climate. Tim Flannery believes there is qualified hope that things will get better.
Mar 12, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Underground Rome Audio
Ideas Underground Rome Mar 12, 2015 | 53:59Delving into Rome’s past by venturing into what lies below it. Megan Williams goes underground in the city that was once known as the capital of the world. She uncovers the quiet secrets it continues to offer up and the questions that hang unsolved.
Mar 10, 2015 | 53:59Ideas War-Torn: Conscription 1917 Audio
Ideas War-Torn: Conscription 1917 Mar 10, 2015 | 53:59When Parliament passed legislation allowing for conscription during World War 1, it nearly tore the country apart. Historians Jack Granatstein and Serge Durflinger debate whether conscription was worth it,
Mar 4, 2015 | 54:00Ideas Zionism From Within, Part 1 (Encore Oct 24, 2011) Audio
Ideas Zionism From Within, Part 1 (Encore Oct 24, 2011) Mar 4, 2015 | 54:00Since appearing on the international stage in the 19th century, Since appearing on the international stage in the 19th century, Zionism has evoked extreme positions across the political spectrum. Frank Faulk explores the movement's troubled history and th
Feb 26, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Consent to Harm, Part 2 Audio
Ideas Consent to Harm, Part 2 Feb 26, 2015 | 53:59"Yes means yes. No means no." Giving consent seems straightforward. But what we're allowed to consent to is actually deeply fraught territory. And it gets especially fraught when the question of sex enters the equation. When does the law intervene?
Feb 24, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Who Wrote Shakespeare's Plays? Audio
Ideas Who Wrote Shakespeare's Plays? Feb 24, 2015 | 53:58Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, conducts the trial of the century. An all-star cast of lawyers examine the evidence about an age-old question: did Shakespeare write the plays he’s credited for? And if not him -- then who?
Feb 23, 2015 | 53:58Ideas You Are Here Audio
Ideas You Are Here Feb 23, 2015 | 53:58...but how do you know exactly where you are? And then how do you know how to get from there...to somewhere else? Dave Redel explores new ideas about why some people are wizards at navigation, while others get completely lost.
Feb 19, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Allison's Brain Audio
Ideas Allison's Brain Feb 19, 2015 | 53:59In 2011, Allison Woyiwada was told that she had a giant brain aneurysm. After surgery, she experienced severe cognitive and physical defects. But then she began a programme of music therapy: this is the remarkable story of her brain's recovery.