The 180 | Mar 1, 2013 | 53:04

Paying for Plasma || Alberta's P.S.T. Debate || Picketing the Pidgin Restaurant

The 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.

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The 180 - How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracyNov 28, 2014 | 16:47The 180 How Conrad Black's time in jail changed how he thinks about Canadian democracy Audio
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The 180 Positive Campaigns || Percentage Grading Debate || Psychedelic Science Apr 19, 2013 | 53:00On this episode Jim speaks to a former target of attack ads who says politicians in his shoes should respond with attack ads of their own, and he invites two guests to debate the value of percentage grades in schools.
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