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The 180 - Public funding for IVF; Victims Bill of Rights; Wind or nuclear powerNov 21, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Public funding for IVF; Victims Bill of Rights; Wind or nuclear power Audio
The 180 Public funding for IVF; Victims Bill of Rights; Wind or nuclear power Nov 21, 2014 | 54:00On this episode: the case against public funding for in vitro fertilization treatments, a call to rename British Columbia, and a democracy hack that would get Ottawa politicians out of Ottawa.
The 180 - Nuclear waste, Pipelines and emissions, PTSD and soldiersNov 28, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Nuclear waste, Pipelines and emissions, PTSD and soldiers Audio
The 180 Nuclear waste, Pipelines and emissions, PTSD and soldiers Nov 28, 2014 | 54:00On this episode: What happens to Canada's nuclear waste, why one man who works with vets says we get it wrong when we talk about PTSD, and an energy expert says piecemeal pipeline considerations could be avoided with a better federal emissions policy.
The 180 - Sanctuary City || Criminalizing Purchase of Prostitution || City Blocks for SaleJun 13, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Sanctuary City || Criminalizing Purchase of Prostitution || City Blocks for Sale Audio
The 180 Sanctuary City || Criminalizing Purchase of Prostitution || City Blocks for Sale Jun 13, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests make the case for selling blocks of city streets to developers, explore the impact of criminalizing the purchase of sex services on clients of the prostitution industry, and explain what would happen if Vancouver became a Sanctuary City.
The 180 - Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of huntingSep 19, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of hunting Audio
The 180 Canada China FIPA, "Sorta" separatists, Incentive pay for teachers, Ethics of hunting Sep 19, 2014 | 54:00Perspectives on the ethics of hunting animals for meat, and on the newly-ratified China-Canada FIPA. The show also features an argument in favour of performance incentives for teachers ,and a look at three of Canada's "sorta" separatist movements.
The 180 - Abortion Debate || Bike Land Break-up || Fat-shamingMay 16, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Abortion Debate || Bike Land Break-up || Fat-shaming Audio
The 180 Abortion Debate || Bike Land Break-up || Fat-shaming May 16, 2014 | 54:00Jim's guests argue that we should talk more about abortion, and that we need to end the constant messages telling people they need to lose weight. We also hear a spirited "so long" from a dedicated driver to her bike-friendly downtown.
The 180 - New Prostitution Bill || Scared Away from 
Active Play || Selling City Streets to DevelopersJun 6, 2014 | 54:00The 180 New Prostitution Bill || Scared Away from Active Play || Selling City Streets to Developers Audio
The 180 New Prostitution Bill || Scared Away from Active Play || Selling City Streets to Developers Jun 6, 2014 | 54:00On this episode Jim's guests debate the new prostitution bill, discuss whether parental fears have scared kids away from playgrounds and other outdoor play, and make the case for selling city streets to private developers.
The 180 - Prescription Heroin || Wildrose vs. NDP || Minimum Income Debate RevisitedOct 11, 2013 | 54:00The 180 Prescription Heroin || Wildrose vs. NDP || Minimum Income Debate Revisited Audio
The 180 Prescription Heroin || Wildrose vs. NDP || Minimum Income Debate Revisited Oct 11, 2013 | 54:00Jim Brown and his guests discuss a ban on prescribing heroin to treat people with addictions, a proposal for a guaranteed minimum income, a debate between the leaders of Alberta's Wildrose Party and the NDP, and a defender of genetically modified foods.
The 180 - Bike Licenses || First Nations and the Oil Sands || Sunshine Lists || Animal WelfareJan 17, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Bike Licenses || First Nations and the Oil Sands || Sunshine Lists || Animal Welfare Audio
The 180 Bike Licenses || First Nations and the Oil Sands || Sunshine Lists || Animal Welfare Jan 17, 2014 | 54:00The intricacies of animal welfare, a proposal to license bicycles, and the efficacy of "sunshine lists," as well as an upcoming conference meant to help First Nations partner with oil sands developers.
The 180 - Animal Rights || The Figures of Public Figures ||  First Nations' EducationMay 9, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Animal Rights || The Figures of Public Figures || First Nations' Education Audio
The 180 Animal Rights || The Figures of Public Figures || First Nations' Education May 9, 2014 | 54:00In this episode Jim's guests make the case for granting animals "person" status under the law, for giving Bill C-33 a more open hearing, and for why the weight of public figures is fair game for public discussion.
The 180 - Farmers markets vs. intensive agriculture; Charitable status; Premiers and portraitsSep 7, 2014 | 54:00The 180 Farmers markets vs. intensive agriculture; Charitable status; Premiers and portraits Audio
The 180 Farmers markets vs. intensive agriculture; Charitable status; Premiers and portraits Sep 7, 2014 | 54:00On this episode, our host Jim hears from guests who make the case for intensive agriculture, remembering even unpopular politicians, and doing away with charitable status and the tax breaks that come with it.
The 180 - Paying for Plasma || Alberta's P.S.T. Debate || Picketing the Pidgin RestaurantMar 1, 2013 | 53:04The 180 Paying for Plasma || Alberta's P.S.T. Debate || Picketing the Pidgin Restaurant Audio
The 180 Paying for Plasma || Alberta's P.S.T. Debate || Picketing the Pidgin Restaurant Mar 1, 2013 | 53:04The 180 is a show in development at CBC Radio. In this online pilot, host Jim Brown and guests discuss paying for plasma, a move to picket a restaurant called Pidgin which opened up in Vancouver's Downtown East Side, and whether Alberta should implement a sales tax.
The 180 - Alberta Grizzly Hunt || Moonlighting Doctors || Halifax BroniesMar 15, 2013 | 53:00The 180 Alberta Grizzly Hunt || Moonlighting Doctors || Halifax Bronies Audio
The 180 Alberta Grizzly Hunt || Moonlighting Doctors || Halifax Bronies Mar 15, 2013 | 53:00On our March 15th episode, Jim Brown and his guests discuss re-opening the grizzly bear hunt in Alberta, why some family doctors say they need to moonlight to make ends meet, and how a cartoon for kids has sparked a whole new men's movement.
The 180 - Texting in Church || Law School Protest || Ethical ShoppingMar 22, 2013 | 53:00The 180 Texting in Church || Law School Protest || Ethical Shopping Audio
The 180 Texting in Church || Law School Protest || Ethical Shopping Mar 22, 2013 | 53:00On this week's show, Jim and his guests discuss a move by members of a Calgary Co-op to buy only free-range eggs and ethically-farmed pork, a protest against a B.C. university's plan to open a law school, and whether there's anywhere people won't text.
The 180 - Problem with Pigeons || Conservatives Debate || An Atheist's 180Mar 29, 2013 | 53:00The 180 Problem with Pigeons || Conservatives Debate || An Atheist's 180 Audio
The 180 Problem with Pigeons || Conservatives Debate || An Atheist's 180 Mar 29, 2013 | 53:00This week on the show you'll hear an argument in favour of birth control for pigeons, the story of a man who went from being a staunch atheist to a religious convert, and opposing points of view from within the Conservative Party membership about how cons
The 180 - Farmers Feel the Love || Anti-bullying Laws || What's in a Word?Apr 5, 2013 | 53:00The 180 Farmers Feel the Love || Anti-bullying Laws || What's in a Word? Audio
The 180 Farmers Feel the Love || Anti-bullying Laws || What's in a Word? Apr 5, 2013 | 53:00On this week's show Jim and his guests debate whether a new law will actually reduce bullying, discuss why farmers are so politically popular in Ontario these days, and talk about how a simple phrase can carry so much political meaning.

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