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The Best of The Sunday Edition

 

The Best of The Sunday Edition

A podcast of the best of this lively program with host Michael Enright who tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

Updated: Mondays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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120 bathrooms short

Find out why a 35-storey condo doesn’t have any bathrooms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]

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How the American right lost its way

Conservative talk radio host Charlie Sykes talks about what it's like to take on Trump supporters.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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The birth of videos games

Rewind takes a look at the birth of a multi-billion dollar industry.

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[mp3 file: runs00:52:59]

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Taking food from kids who can't pay

A school cafeteria worker quits after she's ordered to enforce the school's new policy of taking hot meals away from kids whose parents haven't paid up.

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[mp3 file: runs00:56:26]

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The police and the mentally ill; Running out of sand; Helping hoarders; Hosanna then and now; Inside butter tarts; Cheezies update

Michael's essay (0:39); Sand (5:19); Mail - Cancer wait times (21:27); Doc - Hoarding (25:39); Hosanna (41:13); Doc - Butter Tarts (1:06:27); Cheezies update (1:23:34)

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The obsession with Clinton's health; The failed "war on terror"; Wait times for medical results; Young lawyer

Michael's essay (39 sec); Paul Rogers on the war on terror (4:47), Waiting Room documentary (33:38); Young lawyer (57:20)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:01]


American tragedy vs. Tragically Hip; What to read when the world has gone mad; The case for a 15-hr work week; Should Haley Rutherford take the reins at her family's 300-acre ranch?

Michael's essay (38 sec); Books panel (5:58); Utopia for realists (39:38); B.C. cattlewoman doc (1:24:44)

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American tragedy vs. The Tragically Hip - Michael's essay; What to read when the world's gone mad; Utopia for realists; Home on the ranch - radio doc

American tragedy vs. The Tragically Hip-Michael's essay; What to read when the world's gone mad; Utopia for realists; Home on the ranch-radio doc

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Canada's hidden racism; Intergenerational choir; Patty Hearst and the SLA; Students rate universities

Anti-Indigenous racism (38 sec); Intergenerational choir (32:46); Jeffrey Toobin on Patty Hearst (54:34); University panel (1:19:54)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:42:22]


Hisham Matar; Judge Lynn Smith; Co-housing; Spotlight investigation

Hisham Matar (40 sec); Judge Lynn Smith (30:50); Co-housing doc (44:54); Walter Robinson (1:17:11)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:37:12]


Dave Eggers; Leaving Halifax; Books for prisoners; Crown Can strike

Dave Eggers (39 sec); Halifax (36:46); Books for prisoners (43:35); Crown Can strike (1:02:00)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:14]


Sex-testing and sports; Bassoon man; Heart surgeon; 39

Sex-testing (0:40); Bassoon man (23:40); Cusimano (33:23); 39 (51:12)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:16:18]


Canada's history of racially segregated hospitals; Frog march firings

Racially segregated health care (40 sec); Frog march firings doc (19:17)

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:20]


The Sunday Edition visits the Democratic National Convention

Michael's essay (38 sec); Joan Walsh (6:56); Black Caucus (28:16); Philadelphia tour (31:16); Kathleen Hall Jamieson on media coverage (41:26); Thomas Frank on class politics (1:01:19)

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The Sunday Edition visits the Republican National Convention

00:40 - Michael Enright at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland 12:28 - Cleveland barber Kew Williams on Donald Trump's hair 16:10 - Dr. Rhonda Williams - tour of grittier side of Cleveland 33:03 - Pastor Jawanza Colvin, Olivet Institutional

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[mp3 file: runs 01:32:43]


Nice and Turkey; Whale song; Beaver Hall, Texas campus carry; RNC promo

Nice and Turkey (39 sec); Whale (32:17); Beaver Hall (38:48); Campus carry (1:05:40); RNC promo (1:18:14)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:42:35]


Black in America; Gay dads make history; Stop the noise!

Black in America (0:39); Walking While Black (24:26); Mail - Steve Martin and Lawren Harris (33:42); Gay dads (44:01); Noise (1:19:09)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:34:51]


Getting it wrong; Steve Martin, art curator; In praise of the donkey; The biological clock; Canadian diplomacy

Essay (37 secs); Steve Martin (5:39); Donkeys (30:40); Biological clock (42:27); Grey Divorce (1:06:10); Copeland (1:08:06)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:32:21]


We're looking for your stories about "grey divorce"

Producer Ashley Walters is working on a radio documentary about "grey divorce," and would like to connect with men and women who would be willing to share their stories. The specs? Over 60, and at least 30 years of marriage.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:01:40]


Who's voting Trump? Nostalgia for Rule Brittannia; Ad blockers are killing the internet; The poet who hates poetry

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[mp3 file: runs 01:30:50]


America, guns and violence; Remembering Beaumont-Hamel; The "backfire" effect

Michael's essay (38 seconds); Culture of violence (4:43); Covering mass shootings (35:36); Beaumont-Hamel (40:53); Backfire effect (1:12:19)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:31:00]


Losing Gordie Howe and Muhammad Ali; Rachel Notley; Broken escalator phenomenon; James Joyce

Michael's essay (39 seconds); Rachley Notley (5:15); Broken escalator phenomenon (31:39); James Joyce (40:04)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:32:28]


Sponsored content; Tuco the Parrot; 3 Hippies and an Oven 2.0; Is the war against ISIS illegal?

Michael's essay (0:39); Tuco the Parrot (5:37); Listener mail on bicycles (31:23); 3 Hippies and an Oven 2.0 (39:53); ISIS war lawsuit (1:03:21)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:25:47]


The angry populism of '68; Sadik-Khan on Urban Revolution; Margot Bentley; Justice Abella goes to Yale

Michael's essay (38 sec); Janette Sadik-Khan (5:09); Mail: Elbowgate (30:55); Re-broadcast doc: In the Presence of a Spoon (36:25); Mail: Conservativism (1:05:33), Abella at Yale (1:10:02)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:19:36]


Elbowgate, The Trump effect, Inattentional deafness, Gore Vidal

Michael's essay (39 sec); The Trump effect (4:51); Mail - Legalizing drugs (24:07); Inattentional deafness (27:48); Jay Parini on Gore Vidal (38:04); Mail - Climate change (1:08:37); Therapeutic handmuffs (1:13:29)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:22:56]


Legalize all drugs; Hard truths about climate change; Moms with sons in jail; John Banville's Blue Guitar

Legalize all drugs (00:00:39) Hard truths about climate change (00:04:37) Listener mail - Leaving Halifax (00:39:32) Moms with sons in jail (00:44:21) Listener mail - Dead Mom Talking (01:08:11) John Banville's Blue Guitar (01:12:02)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:37:43]


The Resilience of Fort McMurray; Prison Ombudsman; Vancouver Mail; Leaving Halifax; Dead Mom Talking; Mail; The Existentialist Café; Steve Wadhams goodbye

The Resilience of Fort McMurray 38 secs Prison Ombudsman 7:07 Vancouver Mail 30:09 Essay: Leaving Halifax 34:50 Documentary: Dead Mom Talking 41:37 Mail 55:38 The Existentialist Café 59:37 Steve Wadhams Goodbye 1:24:09

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Boaty McBoatface; Vancouver's China Syndrome; Listener mail - Trains; "Yes, It's a Thing!"; Listener mail - Heart Surgeon; Two Waynes and a Shuster

Boaty McBoatface (00:00:38) Vancouver's China Syndrome (00:04:45) Listener mail - Trains (00:34:05) "Yes, It's a Thing!" (00:39:31) Two Waynes and a Shuster (00:54:20)

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Train travel; Heart surgeon; Listener Mail - Attawapiskat; Kids recite poetry; Books for Inmates

Train travel (00:00:38) Heart surgeon (00:05:26) Listener Mail - Attawapiskat: (00:27:31) Kids recite poetry: (00:35:27) Books for Inmates: (00:43:20)

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The real tragedy of Attawapiskat; Feore and McKenna on Shakespeare; Intergenerational choir; Listener mail - Viktor Frankl; Crackdown in China

The real tragedy of Attawapiskat: (00:00:39) Feore and McKenna on Shakespeare: (00:05:50) Intergenerational choir: (00:45:35) Listener mail - Viktor Frankl: (01:07:13) Crackdown in China: (01:17:20)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:36:10]


Closing the Office of Religious Freedom; Students rate their universities; Don Francks; The enduring power of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning"

Closing the Office of Religious Freedom: (00:00:23) Students rate their universities: (00:04:21) Listener mail - Baseball/Don Francks: (00:34:26) The enduring power of Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning":(00:42:00)

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The calming effect of baseball; Canada's chief statistician; Listener mail - Ireland; A comedy first-timer; U.S. Green party leader

The calming effect of baseball:(00:00:24) Canada's chief statistician:(00:04:52) Listener mail - Ireland:(00:28:48) A comedy first-timer:(00:40:08) U.S. Green party leader:(00:58:00)

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