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  • Tuesday February 07, 2017

    The Philosopher's Walk - Jean Talon Market

    The Philosopher's Walk with Frédéric Bouchard

    Frédéric Bouchard is philosopher of science and biology at the University of Montreal, and the perfect companion for a walk through the Jean Talon Market. The result is a fascinating discussion about mushrooms, unpasteurized goat cheese and honey bees, and how they can make you think about humankind's place in the universe in a whole different way.

    Posted: Feb 07, 2017 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 1:33 PM ET
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  • Thursday February 09, 2017

    Capitalism's End Times - Poverty

    Surviving Post-Capitalism: Coping, hoping, doping & shopping

    The signs are troubling: the ever-widening chasm between the ultra-rich and everyone else. Mass protests. Political upheaval and social division. It looks as though the rocky marriage between capitalism and democracy is doomed, at least according to Wolfgang Streeck. In conversation with Paul Kennedy about his book How Will Capitalism End?, he makes the unnerving case that capitalism is now at a point where it cannot survive itself.

    Posted: Feb 09, 2017 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 10, 2017 3:35 PM ET
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  • Wednesday February 01, 2017

    Guantanamo Bay Camp Delta

    After Guantanamo

    In 2002, a 15-year-old boy was caught by American forces in Afghanistan after a firefight, and imprisoned in Guantanamo for the next 13 years. The boy was Omar Khadr, and his then little-known lawyer was Dennis Edney from Edmonton. From the Stratford Festival, Dennis Edney talks with Paul Kennedy about a life-changing experience that contains a challenge for us all.

    Posted: Feb 01, 2017 11:01 AM ET
    Last Updated: Feb 01, 2017 11:46 AM ET
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