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    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 - What if leaders' debates were really debates?Aug 21, 2015 | 8:30The 180 What if leaders' debates were really debates? Audio
    The 180 What if leaders' debates were really debates? Aug 21, 2015 | 8:30Your average political debate includes a lot of crosstalk, and a lot of talking points, but not a lot of genuine discussion and persuasion. We ask philosopher Mark Kingwell to help us imagine what might happen if Canada's party leaders actually debated.
    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 - 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 - Hashtags for organ donationJul 31, 2015 | 4:39The 180 Hashtags for organ donation Audio
    The 180 Hashtags for organ donation Jul 31, 2015 | 4:39We give organ donation advocate and heart transplant recipient Simon Keith 180 seconds to explain how declaring your wish to be a donor on social media could increase donation rates.
    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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - These four things about Canada's trade might surprise youMay 14, 2015 | 3:20The 180 These four things about Canada's trade might surprise you Audio
    The 180 These four things about Canada's trade might surprise you May 14, 2015 | 3:20The latest figures show Canada has the largest trade deficit in Canadian history, meaning we're shipping way more stuff into Canada, than we're sending out. Jason Kirby put together four facts about Canadian trade that might surprise you.
    The 180 - OPINION: People are too mean to Social ConservativesJun 12, 2015 | 2:52The 180 OPINION: People are too mean to Social Conservatives Audio
    The 180 OPINION: People are too mean to Social Conservatives Jun 12, 2015 | 2:52National Post columnist John Robson has always felt people are mean and dismissive toward Canada's social conservatives. And to Robson, media reaction to a recent leadership election in Ontario went too far.
    The 180 - Making the case for Supply ManagementJul 3, 2015 | 9:08The 180 Making the case for Supply Management Audio
    The 180 Making the case for Supply Management Jul 3, 2015 | 9:08As Canada negotiates the Trans Pacific Partnership, Canadian dairy farmers worry it means the end of supply management - a system that protects farmers from competition.
    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 - The relationship between NAFTA and Canadian waterJul 24, 2015 | 8:34The 180 The relationship between NAFTA and Canadian water Audio
    The 180 The relationship between NAFTA and Canadian water Jul 24, 2015 | 8:34Last week, we heard concerns about how much B.C. will charge companies to access water. But one former politician said charging more could put the province in conflict with NAFTA. This week we get the legal perspective.
    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.

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