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  • Monday January 09, 2017

    Commute from Hell - Toronto subway delay

    Commute from Hell

    Work can’t help but be affected when people spend almost as much time commuting as they spend on the job. How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance? What does it ultimately do to family life, or social engagements? Another in IDEAS' ongoing annual consideration of work-related mobility issues looks at the terrible experience of Toronto commuters.

    Posted: Jan 09, 2017 11:42 AM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 09, 2017 3:53 PM ET
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  • Friday January 06, 2017

    God Wants You To Be Rich - Prosperity Gospel - Collection Basket

    God Wants You To Be Rich

    Why do millions of Christians in the United States believe that their faith, financial status and health are all intertwined? That's the question that Paul Kennedy explores with Kate Bowler, author of Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel. They turn to the early 20th century beginnings of this uniquely made-in-America brand of theology, where it was first preached in pentecostal tent revivals. Now it's being preached from mega-churches across the country. For many, it is a key to a richer and fuller life. For its critics, it's hucksterism at its worst.

    Posted: Jan 06, 2017 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Oct 07, 2016 12:07 PM ET
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  • Monday January 16, 2017

    Cell phone apps

    Screened Off: The dangers of an insular web

    Corporate control, and the "tyranny of the popular." Fake news, filter bubbles, and apps as "walled gardens." Have we lost a free and democratic internet? And did we do this to ourselves? Sue Gardner, ex-of the Wikimedia Foundation, writer Hossein Derakhan, and Brodie Fenlon of CBC Digital News join Paul Kennedy onstage at Ryerson University's Centre for Free Expression, in Toronto.

    Posted: Jan 16, 2017 12:53 PM ET
    Last Updated: Jan 16, 2017 1:19 PM ET
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