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Ideas - Beyond Human RightsSep 18, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Beyond Human Rights Audio
Ideas Beyond Human Rights Sep 18, 2014 | 54:00In the 2014 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture, international lawyer and McGill University professor Payam Akhavan argues that our world needs more than laws and legal niceties: it has to be built on empathy.
Ideas - Beyond Human RightsSep 18, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Beyond Human Rights Audio
Ideas Beyond Human Rights Sep 18, 2014 | 54:00In the 2014 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture, international lawyer and McGill University professor Payam Akhavan argues that our world needs more than laws and legal niceties: it has to be built on empathy.
Ideas - Dissolving BordersSep 17, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Dissolving Borders Audio
Ideas Dissolving Borders Sep 17, 2014 | 53:59What will the world look like in seven years? Journalist and author Diane Francis speaks about the shifting sands of geopolitical realities. From a recent talk presented at the Spur Festival in Calgary.
Ideas - Wachtel on the Arts - Julie TaymorSep 16, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Wachtel on the Arts - Julie Taymor Audio
Ideas Wachtel on the Arts - Julie Taymor Sep 16, 2014 | 54:00Julie Taymor is a daring and brilliant interpreter of Shakespeare's work. She talks to Eleanor Wacthel about her newest movie, a film version of her stage play, A Midsummer Night's Dream. It's Taymor's third Shakespeare film.
Ideas - Oh Say, Can You See?Sep 15, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Oh Say, Can You See? Audio
Ideas Oh Say, Can You See? Sep 15, 2014 | 53:58In our continuing series about the War of 1812, host Paul Kennedy visits the battlefields at Washington (where the White House was famously torched) and Baltimore (which ultimately inspired the American national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner").
Ideas - Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Extending OurselvesSep 12, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Extending Ourselves Audio
Ideas Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Extending Ourselves Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58ideacity is a three-day gathering of minds held each June in Toronto, produced and presented by Moses Znaimer. In this episode: Higher, faster, stronger, and more daring. Speakers wonder just what are our physical limits.
Ideas - The Sorrows of EmpireSep 11, 2014 | 53:59Ideas The Sorrows of Empire Audio
Ideas The Sorrows of Empire Sep 11, 2014 | 53:59On the anniversary of 9-11, IDEAS revisits an interview with academic Chalmers Johnson who suggested that failure in Iraq might mark the beginning of the end of the American Empire.
Ideas - In Case of Fire in a Foreign LandSep 10, 2014 | 53:57Ideas In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land Audio
Ideas In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land Sep 10, 2014 | 53:57On September 11, 1973, Chile was shattered by a military coup. On the eve of the anniversary, noted author Ariel Dorfman reflects on our "common humanity" in conversation with Philip Coulter.
Ideas - How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 2Sep 9, 2014 | 53:58Ideas How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 2 Audio
Ideas How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 2 Sep 9, 2014 | 53:58On the 50th anniversary of L'Arche, the now-international organization Jean Vanier started, a celebration of a Canadian humanitarian and visionary.
Ideas - The Enright Files - A Tribute to Seamus HeaneySep 8, 2014 | 53:59Ideas The Enright Files - A Tribute to Seamus Heaney Audio
Ideas The Enright Files - A Tribute to Seamus Heaney Sep 8, 2014 | 53:59Seamus Heaney was the most famous, and many would say the best poet in the world. In the year since his death, the world is still taking measure of Seamus Heaney. This month on The Enright Files, we pay tribute to the man and his poetry.
Ideas - Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Inside OurselvesSep 5, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Inside Ourselves Audio
Ideas Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Inside Ourselves Sep 5, 2014 | 53:59ideacity is a three-day gathering of minds held each June in Toronto, produced and presented by Moses Znaimer. In this episode: speakers peer deep inside us, examining DNA and organ-banking, and where biology goes.
Ideas - A Just Life (Encore May 14, 2014)Sep 3, 2014 | 54:00Ideas A Just Life (Encore May 14, 2014) Audio
Ideas A Just Life (Encore May 14, 2014) Sep 3, 2014 | 54:00McGill University law professor Roderick A. Macdonald has influenced generations of legal minds. His work paved the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage, and inspired Canada's apology to residential school survivors.
Ideas - How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 1Sep 2, 2014 | 53:58Ideas How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 1 Audio
Ideas How To Do Ordinary Things, Part 1 Sep 2, 2014 | 53:58On the 50th anniversary of L'Arche, the now-international organization Jean Vanier started, a celebration of a Canadian humanitarian and visionary.
Ideas - A Labour Day LeveeSep 1, 2014 | 53:59Ideas A Labour Day Levee Audio
Ideas A Labour Day Levee Sep 1, 2014 | 53:59At the beginning of a brand new broadcasting season -- host Paul Kennedy convenes a now almost-traditional Labour Day Levee, with producers and freelancers who are preparing shows for the next few weeks and months.
Ideas - After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 5Jul 14, 2014 | 54:00Ideas After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 5 Audio
Ideas After Atheism: New Perspectives on God and Religion, Part 5 Jul 14, 2014 | 54:00Public discussion of religion tends to polarize between two extremes. But much of what people actually believe falls somewhere in between. David Cayley speaks to five thinkers whose books have charted new paths for religion. Part 5: Roger Lundin.

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