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In Praise of Ice, Part 1

As glaciers shrink, and ice vanishes from the polar seas, Richard Longley takes us back to our icy roots, rekindling wonder for this alluring frozen water.

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Ideas - The Shape of Thing To Come - T.E. LawrenceMay 19, 2015 | 53:58Ideas The Shape of Thing To Come - T.E. Lawrence Audio
Ideas The Shape of Thing To Come - T.E. Lawrence May 19, 2015 | 53:58T.E. Lawrence -- Lawrence of Arabia -- was one of the most brilliant and enigmatic figures of the 20th Century. Archaeologist, cartographer, military tactician and leader in WW1, he was also uncannily prescient about the shape of the world to come.
Ideas - Dante: Poet of the Impossible, Part 1 (Encore May 1, 2002)May 20, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Dante: Poet of the Impossible, Part 1 (Encore May 1, 2002) Audio
Ideas Dante: Poet of the Impossible, Part 1 (Encore May 1, 2002) May 20, 2015 | 53:59On the 750th anniversary of his birth, a celebration of the life and work of poet Dante Alighieri.
Ideas - Dante: Poet of the Impossible, Part 2 (Encore May 8, 2015)May 21, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Dante: Poet of the Impossible, Part 2 (Encore May 8, 2015) Audio
Ideas Dante: Poet of the Impossible, Part 2 (Encore May 8, 2015) May 21, 2015 | 53:59On the 750th anniversary of his birth, a celebration of the life and work of poet Dante Alighieri
Ideas - Wachtel On The Arts - Crystal PiteMay 18, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Wachtel On The Arts - Crystal Pite Audio
Ideas Wachtel On The Arts - Crystal Pite May 18, 2015 | 53:58Eleanor Wachtel talks to Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite. She's been called a “dance genius” for her risky, imaginative, and emotionally compelling work.
Ideas - Shame on You(Tube)May 25, 2015 | 53:58Ideas Shame on You(Tube) Audio
Ideas Shame on You(Tube) May 25, 2015 | 53:58We are watched. Caught on ubiquitous cell phone cameras. Tweeted in real time. Judged by a capricious social media jury. Kelley Jo Burke ponders how we live in a world where everyone might have 15 minutes of shame.
Ideas - Why Money Isn't EverythingMay 12, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Why Money Isn't Everything Audio
Ideas Why Money Isn't Everything May 12, 2015 | 53:59The world over, alternative currencies are helping societies solve key issues. Sheetal Lodhia explores how healthy communities can be built without money.
Ideas - Dante: Poet of the Impossible. Part 3 (Encore May 15, 2002)May 22, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Dante: Poet of the Impossible. Part 3 (Encore May 15, 2002) Audio
Ideas Dante: Poet of the Impossible. Part 3 (Encore May 15, 2002) May 22, 2015 | 53:59On the 750th anniversary of his birth, a celebration of the life and work of poet Dante Alighieri
Ideas - Ideas from the Trenches - Too Dumb for DemocracyOct 2, 2014 | 53:59Ideas Ideas from the Trenches - Too Dumb for Democracy Audio
Ideas Ideas from the Trenches - Too Dumb for Democracy Oct 2, 2014 | 53:59University of British Columbia student David Moscrop argues that modern democracy just isn't built right for our brains, and that it dooms us into dumb thinking. He's got an idea for fixing that.
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 - Claiming SpaceOct 7, 2014 | 54:00Ideas Claiming Space Audio
Ideas Claiming Space Oct 7, 2014 | 54:00Public spaces have a huge impact on millions of women around the world. Megan Williams explores how the conception and design of public space profoundly affects the lives of women.
Ideas - Disposable Youth - Henry GirouxApr 17, 2015 | 53:59Ideas Disposable Youth - Henry Giroux Audio
Ideas Disposable Youth - Henry Giroux Apr 17, 2015 | 53:59Drawing on his book, Disposable Youth, scholar Henry Giroux speaks at the SPUR lecture in Toronto about how America is abandoning its youth.
Ideas - McLaren in 4D - Artist, Activist, Dreamer and FriendMay 13, 2015 | 53:58Ideas McLaren in 4D - Artist, Activist, Dreamer and Friend Audio
Ideas McLaren in 4D - Artist, Activist, Dreamer and Friend May 13, 2015 | 53:58At the close of filmmaker Norman McLaren's centenary, Crystal Chan tells us the story of the movie magician. Winner of hundreds of awards, including an Oscar, McLaren founded the National Film Board's animation studio.
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 - World War One and The Birth of Public RelationsJun 24, 2014 | 53:59Ideas World War One and The Birth of Public Relations Audio
Ideas World War One and The Birth of Public Relations Jun 24, 2014 | 53:59Ira Basen explores how the first global war gave rise to what we'd now call public relations.
Ideas - The Enright Files - Israeli-Palestinian RelationsMay 4, 2015 | 53:59Ideas The Enright Files - Israeli-Palestinian Relations Audio
Ideas The Enright Files - Israeli-Palestinian Relations May 4, 2015 | 53:59Michael Enright in conversation with Ari Shavit, the author of the acclaimed book, My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, and the award-winning, but highly polarizing Gideon Levy.

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