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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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Episode 8: Gwen

Gwen speaks about her relationship with Michael Lavoie and what she recalls from those crucial days in January 1998.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:31]

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Is sugar killing us?

How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance?

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[mp3 file: runs01:14:23]

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Not loving Meryl Streep's speech

'Crippled Scholar' Kim Sauder says Meryl Streep was not speaking up for disabled people in her Golden Globe speech.

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[mp3 file: runs00:50:36]

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The Trump dossier: fact, fiction and everything in between

Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn interviewed the spy who investigated and wrote the so-called Trump dossier.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:01]

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Remembering I.F. Stone; Feminism in the age of Trump; The Consolations of Mortality; Street Thug Barbers

Michael appeals to fellow journalists to remember that "all governments lie" (39 sec); feminism in the age of Trump (5:51); coming to grips with mortality (46:47); a documentary about the 'Street Thug Barbers' of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (1:12:12)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:28:00]


American hypocrisy on Russian hacking; Why young men?; An over-the-phone book club; Bach and anti-Semitism

Michael's essay (38 sec); Jamil Jivani on the links between young men who join gangs and young men who join terrorist cells (5:21); Telephone book club documentary (30:55); Stuart Hamilton obituary (48:35); Bach & God (51:48)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:15:06]


Farewell to 2016; Shut up! I'm thinking

Michael's essay: While much of the world flirts with populism and xenophobia, Canada remains a relatively peaceful country. Shut up! I'm thinking, the 2nd annual edition of the popular parlour game, with contestants Rosanna Deerchild, Tom Power and Carol

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:04]


Christmas concert essay; Michael Sandel; Family Christmas essay; CBT for insomnia; letters about diversity

00:00:38 Christmas concert essay; 00:06:20 Michael Sandel; 00:40:01 Family Christmas essay; 00:47:53 CBT for insomnia; 01:16:46 Letters about diversity

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[mp3 file: runs 01:22:41]


Michael's book list; South Africa's Public Protector; In the Crossword; Diversity

Michael's essay (40 sec); South Africa's Public Protector (5:32); Ira Basen doc on finding his name as a crossword clue (38:21); Diversity panel (50:25)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:36:32]


Fascism; France's right vs. hard right; Restoring the world's oldest library; Massive landfill becomes park

Michael's essay (39 sec); Frane (6:26); Mail: Pedestrians (20:54); Libraries (25:46); Doc: Fresh Kills (46:34)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:07:48]


Pedestrian deaths; Garrison Keillor; mail on Kellie Leitch; Chinese writer doc; future of libraries; Christiane Amanpour

00:00:39 Pedestrian deaths; 00:06:06 Garrison Keillor; 00:34:53 mail on Kellie Leitch; 00:41:20 Chinese writer doc; 00:56:34 future of libraries; 01:16:32 Christiane Amanpour

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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:36]


Invu with Kellie Leitch; Mail on U.S. election; Essay on the joys of not divesting; Ira Basen documentary on foreign students

00:00:39 Kellie Leitch invu; 21:04 Mail on U.S. election; 32:45 Essay on joys of not divesting; 39:40 Ira Basen documentary on foreign students

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[mp3 file: runs 01:26:12]


President-elect Trump - The truth; Class; Letters; Media and Foreign Policy

Michael's essay (38 sec); Thomas Frank (6:04); Dear president-elect 1 (43:25); Andrew Postman on how TV created Trump (49:02); Dear president-elect 2, 3 & 4 (1:10:09); Paul Rogers on foreign policy (1:22:01); Dear president-elect 5 (1:38:15)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:43:09]


Myth of an independent FBI; Campaign fever; Chrystia Freeland on CETA; Sir Simon Rattle

Michael's essay (38 sec); pre-election panel (4:24); Chrystia Freeland (40:07); Sir Simon Rattle (1:01:21)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:28:48]


Torture of solitary confinement; Edward Burtynsky; your letters on stemcell transplant; doc on tent cities; Poet Anne Carson

0:00 Torture of solitary confinement; 4:33 Photographer Edward Burtynsky; 45:14 Letters on stemcell transplant; 53:17 Doc on tent cities; 1:19:55 Poet Anne Carson

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[mp3 file: runs 01:49:22]


Pets aren't people; Who are the Trump voters? Canadian meets stem cell donor who saved her life; Monet's Water Lilies

Michael's essay (38 sec); Arlie Hochschild on Trump supporters (4:59); Ken Wiwa obituary (33:51); Doc: Manjusha Meets Her Match (39:35); Ross King on Monet (1:06:10)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:43:16]


Timid CEOs; Endless war in Syria; Steve Earle

Michael's essay (38 sec); Syria panel (5:01); Piano mail (41:26); Steve Earle (46:12)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:23]


News from the Red Desert; Dead Mom Talking; Man's Search for Meaning

Kevin Patterson on Afghanistan - 00:29 Dead Mom Talking - 18:29 Viktor Frankl: The Meaningful Man - 33:20

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[mp3 file: runs 01:24:36]


Email madness; Ralph Nader; Farewell to the upright piano; Gopnik on being a parent

Michael's essay (28 sec); Ralph Nader (4:30); Doc: End Notes (33:18); Alison Gopnik on parenting (52:52); Peres obit (1:18:18)

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[mp3 file: runs 01:22:14]


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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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:52]


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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[mp3 file: runs 01:42:28]


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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