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    Is it time to privatize Canada Post?

    The Royal Mail in the United Kingdom is being privatized. Jim Brown speaks to the former CEO of Canada Post who says that it's time we follow the U.K.'s lead, and sell off what we can of our mail system.

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    The 180 - Sarcasm as a creative forceAug 7, 2015 | 9:47The 180 Sarcasm as a creative force Audio
    The 180 Sarcasm as a creative force Aug 7, 2015 | 9:47Many a delicate flower of an idea has withered under the heat of a sarcastic jab from a colleague, parent, or boss. But a new study suggests that sarcasm might be just the thing for a budding creative mind.
    The 180 - DEBATE: Are we asking for too many rights?Jun 5, 2015 | 18:05The 180 DEBATE: Are we asking for too many rights? Audio
    The 180 DEBATE: Are we asking for too many rights? Jun 5, 2015 | 18:05On this week's show, we convene a debate between a sociologist who says the demand for rights in Canada has been inflated, and a lawyer who says we're just seeing a natural evolution of the way we interpret human rights.
    The 180 - Are referendums good for democracy?Jul 10, 2015 | 13:38The 180 Are referendums good for democracy? Audio
    The 180 Are referendums good for democracy? Jul 10, 2015 | 13:38Depending on where you stand, Metro Vancouver's recent transit plebiscite was a marvelous exercise in direct democracy, or a total failure of leadership. We hear a debate over the pros and cons of referendums in Canada.
    The 180 - NAFTA and water, partisanship in government, and should expats be allowed to vote?Jul 24, 2015 | 54:00The 180 NAFTA and water, partisanship in government, and should expats be allowed to vote? Audio
    The 180 NAFTA and water, partisanship in government, and should expats be allowed to vote? Jul 24, 2015 | 54:00On this week's show: we continue our conversation on charging for water, and the role NAFTA may play; we ask if it matters when government minister show their party stripes; and we hear opposing views on the right of long-term expats to vote.
    The 180 - The genetic roots of bullyingAug 7, 2015 | 8:26The 180 The genetic roots of bullying Audio
    The 180 The genetic roots of bullying Aug 7, 2015 | 8:26Jennifer Wong is an assistant professor of Criminology at Simon Fraser University in BC. She led a recent study that concluded bullying is genetic -- and that those bullying genes actually do some good.
    The 180 - Should Canada sell its water?Jul 17, 2015 | 15:40The 180 Should Canada sell its water? Audio
    The 180 Should Canada sell its water? Jul 17, 2015 | 15:40A dry summer has stirred up controversy over water access in B.C. Petitioners say the government must charge private companies more to use the resource - but opponents say that's a dangerous move. We'll hear two perspectives on the issue.
    The 180 - Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasmAug 7, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasm Audio
    The 180 Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasm Aug 7, 2015 | 54:00This week on the 180 we learn how watering lawns might be the best choice in a drought, research that points to a genetic basis for bullying, and a study that suggests sarcasm creates a hothouse for creative minds.
    The 180 - Food Fight: Organic versus non-organicOct 10, 2014 | 9:49The 180 Food Fight: Organic versus non-organic Audio
    The 180 Food Fight: Organic versus non-organic Oct 10, 2014 | 9:49This week, we look for help deciding whether to bother buying organic. Health policy researcher Tim Caulfield, and organic specialist Av Singh, make their cases.
    The 180 - Your opinion on expat voting rightsJul 31, 2015 | 8:11The 180 Your opinion on expat voting rights Audio
    The 180 Your opinion on expat voting rights Jul 31, 2015 | 8:11Last week, we heard two perspectives on whether expatriate Canadians should be allowed to vote. This week, we hear your reaction.
    The 180 - Conformity, the Constitution, and hashtagging to donate organsJul 31, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Conformity, the Constitution, and hashtagging to donate organs Audio
    The 180 Conformity, the Constitution, and hashtagging to donate organs Jul 31, 2015 | 54:00This week on The 180: we learn that conformity may save us all, we ask why Americans love their constitution more than Canadians love ours, and a transplant recipient who says using hashtags could lead to more organ donation.
    The 180 - Why you should dance at the symphonyAug 28, 2015 | 3:08The 180 Why you should dance at the symphony Audio
    The 180 Why you should dance at the symphony Aug 28, 2015 | 3:08CBC Radio 2 host Paolo Pietropaolo argues that the classical concert experience is too stifling, and people need to be free to move.
    The 180 - Threats to mentally ill attacker raise questions about revised legislationAug 28, 2015 | 10:33The 180 Threats to mentally ill attacker raise questions about revised legislation Audio
    The 180 Threats to mentally ill attacker raise questions about revised legislation Aug 28, 2015 | 10:33The Not Criminally Responsible Reform Act lets victims know where their attackers are living. But threats of violence against a B.C. man who was found not criminally responsible for a violent crime have called that legislation into question.
    The 180 - Will Canada's new prostitution laws protect "exploited persons?"Jun 5, 2014 | 14:54The 180 Will Canada's new prostitution laws protect "exploited persons?" Audio
    The 180 Will Canada's new prostitution laws protect "exploited persons?" Jun 5, 2014 | 14:54The federal government has tabled its new prostitution legislation, dubbed "the protection of communities and exploited persons" act. We hear opposing perspectives from guests who have worked in the sex trade.
    The 180 - The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of RightsNov 20, 2014 | 6:16The 180 The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Audio
    The 180 The crown and the defence weigh in on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Nov 20, 2014 | 6:16A parliamentary committee is hearing feedback on the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act, or Bill C-32. We hear from Eric Woodburn, of the Canadian Association of Crown Counsel, for his thoughts.
    The 180 - The case for the majestic beaverMay 7, 2015 | 3:02The 180 The case for the majestic beaver Audio
    The 180 The case for the majestic beaver May 7, 2015 | 3:02They may topple your favourite tree or flood your property with their dams, but that is what makes beavers awesome,Michael Runtz. The biologist says it's time for the beaver to take its rightful place in the pantheon of the world's most majestic animals

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