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An increasing number of drugs can be used to alter self-control, empathy and benevolence. Are we getting dangerously close to a 'morality pill'?To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: The ethics of a morality pill
With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Day 2
With the launch of Rachel Dolezal's memoir, Piya Chattopadhyay tries to understand the story that sparked so much hurt and outrage.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Rachel Dolezal speaks
Senator Lynn Beyak continues to face criticism over her comments about residential schools. Matt Galloway spoke with our pop culture columnist, Jesse Wente.To download a file, right click and save.Download Podcast: Reaction To Beyak
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Episode 330: London attacks, Trump and Russia, autism on Sesame Street, kids' climate change lawsuit and more
How ISIS is orchestrating so-called "lone wolf" attacks | A former NSA analyst on Trump's Russia ties | Autism on Sesame Street | Terry Gilliam's quest to make a Don Quixote film | why 21 kids are suing the U.S. government over climate change and more.
Episode 329: Missing Richard Simmons, anti-Semitism and Rebel Media, Mosul's zoo, P.J. O'Rourke and more
Episode 329: The search for Richard Simmons | anti-Semitism and Rebel Media | the U.S. women's hockey team demand a living wage | inside Mosul's war-torn zoo | P.J. O'Rourke on the U.S. election and more.
Episode 328: CIA secrets leaked, Phyllis Diller's gag file, virtual Indigenous history and more
Episode 328: How the CIA leaks reveal hidden threats to our devices | transcribing 52K Phyllis Diller jokes | smuggling Cuban baseball players | a UAE weightlifter on Nike's new sport hijab | an augmented reality app that tells Indigenous stories & more.
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Episode 327: Kellie Leitch goes viral, Milo Yiannopoulos' takedown, saving coral reefs and more
How Kellie Leitch's much-ridiculed viral video could help her campaign | how a 16-year-old Canadian took down Milo Yiannopoulos | an exhibit tackles the history of women | saving coral reefs with Google Street View for the ocean and more.
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Sanctuary cities, La La Land vs. jazz, Hollywood in China, Porn-o-nomics and more
How Canada's oldest sanctuary city isn't fulfilling its mission | why jazz critics can't stand La La Land | China's growing influence over Hollywood | Porn-o-nomics: How to start a successful porn production company | a serial killer algorithm and more.
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Episode 325: Trump vs. spies, being Bowie, Porn-o-nomics, Hollywood's Black List, Planet Earth 2 and more
A former CIA officer on the rift between Trump and the intelligence community | a year of being David Bowie | Porn-o-nomics Part Three: Who's watching you watch porn | the creator of Hollywood's Black List | behind the scenes of Planet Earth II and more.
Episode 324: LGBT Iranian refugees, Porn-o-nomics, microdosing LSD, Hans Rosling and more
LGBT refugees from Iran ask why it's harder to get into Canada, Porn-o-nomics Part Two, Ayelet Waldman's memoir on microdosing LSD, poachers hacking scientific data to hunt the animals being studied,remembering Hans Rosling and more.
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Episode 323: Quebec's far right fringe, Super Bowl prop bets, Pornonomics: Episode One, #PresidentBannon, Should I Read It? and more.
Episode 323: Quebec's far right fringe | Pornonomics: Episode One | #PresidentBannon | Should I Read It? | and more.
Episode 322: Refugee crisis at the Oscars, The Slants, cartoonists on Trump, the Museum of Transology and more
4.1 Miles gets a timely Oscar nomination | Asian-American band The Slants tell the U.S. Supreme Court their name isn't a slur | cartoonists sharpen their pencils for Trump | a U.S. town takes on Big Pharma, the Museum of Transology and more.
Episode 321: Women's March on Washington, Hamilton's "One Last Time", Jerry Maguire, circus farewells and more
Why women are marching on Washington | reframing Hamilton's "One Last Time" | a Russian journalist on how to cover Trump | 14,000 VHS copies of Jerry Maguire | the greatest show on Earth takes its last bow | preparing for a post-antibiotic future and more
Episode 320: The Trump dossier, Tim Raines Call to the Hall, Cannabis vs. Opioids, Most Ambitious Simpsons Episodes, Great Trail Hiker, Frederic Hof on Obama and Syria, and more.
Episode 320: Trump dossier | Medical marijuana vs. opioids | Obama's legacy in Syria | The Simpsons and more.
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Episode 319: Becoming Kevin O'Leary, saving Shaker music, Google renewables, marrying robots and more
Kevin O'Leary's origin story | one man's quest to save Shaker music | Google's move to 100% renewable energy | the drug war in the Philippines | the future of human-robot marriage and more.
Episode 318: Facing the Change — Five communities affected by climate change now
2016 will go down in history as the hottest year ever recorded. In this hour-long special, we revisit "Facing the Change," profiling five communities that are already feeling the impact as the climate warms up.
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Episode 317: Black Santa, the year in music, Front Page Challenge, Trump's letter to Santa and more
Is the world ready for non-white Santas | We look at the music that mattered most in 2016 | CBC's Front Page Challenge returns | Trump writes a letter to Santa and more.
Episode 316: Aleppo evacuation, Quebec's syrup wars, return of Super Mario, Venezuela's foe and more
Finding the truth in Aleppo |playing Super Mario on your phone | fighting Quebec's maple syrup cartel | Chicago's year of violence | influencing Venezuela's bolivar and more.
Episode 315: Military vs. mefloquine, top holiday books of 2016, Harry Benson, Standing Rock tees and more
Why the Canadian military has no plans to ban the controversial anti-malaria drug mefloquine | our top holiday books of 2016 | lifting the veil on three of Harry Benson's most iconic photographs | Standing Rock tees | American vote recounts | and more.
Episode 314: Pipeline politics, was Hitler a junkie?, holiday TV specials, beauty pageant burkinis and more
How building pipelines became so political | was Hitler a junkie? | the best, worst and weirdest of Christmas TV specials | wearing a burkini to the Miss Minnesota USA pageant | and more.
Episode 313: Montreal worship ban, protecting Syrian schools, Jamaican bobsleds, fake news and more
Why the Hasidic Jewish community of Outremont plans to fight a bylaw banning new places of worship | Jamaican bobsledders push for Olympic gold | using social media to hold Chicago police accountable | protecting Syrian schools | fake news and more.
Episode 312: Trump Tower security, the fight against bigotry, Nic Cage debate, the New Yorker's Wall and more
Episode 312: Trump Tower security nightmare | fighting bigotry in Canada | inside the New Yorker's latest cover | how much is too much Nic Cage | recreating photos from the '70s | net neutrality | and more.
Episode 311: Brexit survivors' advice to America, Trump's business conflicts, Leonard Cohen, and more
Episode 311: Brexit survivors' advice to America | Trump's business conflicts | three journalists weigh in on the media's role in the U.S. election | how to dispose of a nuclear bomb, remembering Leonard Cohen | Glenda Jackson as King Lear and more
Episode 310: Patrolling the polls, what's on U.S. state ballots?, Dr. Strange, so long Chief Wahoo, and more
Patrolling U.S. polling stations | 5 ballot measures that have nothing to do with Trump or Clinton | the elusive creator of Doctor Strange | Alvinston's ball team turfs Chief Wahoo | what it's like to live in a public library and more.
Episode 309: Unaccompanied minors in Calais, the latest gift from Negativland, Bob Newhart on the Cubs, Jet Packs, Tacoma teacher tragedy and David Sax on analog
Delphine Moralis of Missing Children Europe on the children of Calais | Negativland's latest record | Bob Newhart on the Cubs | Jet Paks nearer to reality | Tacoma teacher tragedy | David Sax on analog
Episode 308: Jeff Lemire on Secret Path, Twitter taunt bots, Walking Dead, Oland trial, Twin Peaks and more
Jeff Lemire on illustrating "Secret Path" | one reporter's scheme to troll IRS scammers | picking political fights via Twitter taunt bots | Walking Dead's controversial new season | Dennis Oland's trial | Twin Peaks' secret history and more
Episode 307: Voting machine hacks, life on Mars, how to say 'Gif,' Detroit graffiti, cholera in Haiti and more
The hackability of U.S. electronic voting machines | protecting life on Mars from human diseases | why 'Gif' is probably just one of the words you're saying wrong | the politics behind Detroit's war on graffiti | Haiti's cholera crisis and the UN & more.
Episode 306: Syrian doctors under siege, investigating Ghomeshi, Arctic climate change, Luke Cage and more
Coaching besieged Syrian doctors through surgery | Kevin Donovan on investigating Jian Ghomeshi | facing climate change in Old Crow, Y.K. | Luke Cage changes the superhero game | gliding the Morning Glory and more
Episode 305: Peso versus Trump, Cubs curse, W.P. Kinsella, Richmond's rising seas, Badgerow trial and more
Trump vs the Mexican peso | revisiting the Chicago Cubs curse | an encounter with W.P. Kinsella | rising seas in Richmond | how Robert Badgerow has gone to trial four times for the same murder | personalized voice donations and more