The 180 | Sep 13, 2013 | 54:00

Tobacco Lawsuit || Public vs. Private School Funds || Rogue Parliament on Keystone

On this episode, Jim and his guests discuss the tobacco industry's defense strategy in a large civil lawsuit, they debate whether public money should fund private schools, and sit in for our now prorogued parliament to tackled the topic of pipelines.

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