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Episode 271: Ethical dilemmas with watching the Superbowl, the emotional toll of jury duty, the future of computer-enhanced memory, tackling Hollywood's diversity problems with the DuVernay Test, and more.

Episode 271: Ethical dilemmas with watching the Superbowl, the emotional toll of jury duty, the future of computer-enhanced memory, tackling Hollywood's diversity problems with the DuVernay Test, and more.

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Episode 270: Uploading police violence, GM mosquitoes versus Zika, Woody Guthrie takes on Trump and more

Episode 270: Video uploads of police violence, combating Zika with genetically modified mosquitoes, Woody Guthrie takes on "Old Man Trump," the democratic value of newspapers, and more.

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Episode 269: La Loche shooting, Trump vs. Sanders, costly cauliflower, paying athletes to play fair and more

La Loche shooting, how Trump and Sanders intersect, the rise of cauliflower, paying athletes to play fair, a lunar village, and The X-Files returns.

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Episode 269: Trump versus Sanders, Litvinenko, costly cauliflower, paying athletes to play fair and more

Episode 269: Trump and Sanders intersect, the Litvinenko inquest, the rise of cauliflower, paying athletes to play fair, a lunar village, and The X-Files returns.

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Episode 268: "The Big Short," Atlantic Canada wants immigrants, Finland's neo-Nazi patrols, Bowie and more

"The Big Short" on beating the banks | Can immigrants save Atlantic Canada? | Finland's neo-Nazi street patrols | remembering David Bowie

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Episode 267: U.S. vs Australian gun control, Canadian arms deals, missing Hong Kong publishers and more

Can Australia's gun model work in the U.S.? | naming new chemical elements | Canadian arms deals | missing Hong Kong publishers | and top 2016 podcasts

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Episode 266: An ex-marine remembers Katrina, redefining autism and Youtube, music & memory

This week, three Day 6 encores: ex-marine John Keller shares stories of Hurricane Katrina 10 years later | Sad Youtube finds humanity in a sea of online comments | neurodiversity and the movement to reimagine autism as a difference not a disorder

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Episode 265: Bringing back Front Page Challenge, refugees pay it forward the year's top songs

Front Page Challenge 2.0 with mystery guest Anastasia Lin | Canadian refugees pay it forward | a look at 2015's pop hits and what they tell us about this year's musical tastes

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Episode 264: Preserving former residential schools, cannabis to kids, holiday book list and more

This week: Preserving residential school buildings, prescribing cannabis to kids, addressing police violence in the U.S. with Truth and Reconciliation, holiday book list, and various takes on the Star Wars hype.

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Episode 263: Donald Trump, Frank Sinatra, elections in Saudi Arabia, food court cuisine and more

Donald Trump and the future of the GOP | Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday | women in Saudi Arabia's elections |food court cuisine gets trendy

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Episode 262: Truckers vs migrants, mass shootings, Planned Parenthood, Facebook philanthropy, and more

Truckers vs migrants | mass shootings as contagion | Republicans for Planned Parenthood | Facebook philanthropy | James Deen allegations, consent and porn

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Episode 261: Aleppo healthcare crisis, ISIS propaganda songs,melting glaciers, politics of comedy and more

Aleppo healthcare crisis |ISIS propaganda songs| melting glaciers| politics of comedy | Belgium's failures in fighting terrorism

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Episode 260: Questions from kids about Paris, arming Saudi Arabia, hating Ronda Rousey and more

Questions from kids on the Paris attacks | Boston moves to end the gender wage gap | Saudi arms and the forgotten war in Yemen | Ronda Rousey's haters | Converting Christian climate change doubters.

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Day 6 special coverage: Paris under attack

Day 6 special coverage of the aftermath of the attacks that took place in Paris, France on Nov. 14, 2015.

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Episode 258: Black box recordings, perks of interim leadership, fires in Indonesia, movie boycotts and more

Black box recordings | the perks of interim leadership | Indonesian forests on fire | movie boycotts | intellectual property rights under the TPP | and the end of Keystone XL

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Episode 257: Investigating cops, refugee reunion, cryotherapy, fear and female filmmakers

Cops investigating cops | a Syrian journalist's unexpected reunion | the claims of cryotherapy | the benefits of being afraid |fearsome female horror directors.

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Episode 256: Marijuana gold rush, Star Wars trailer, low-tech hacking, live brain surgery and more

This week: Will the Liberal win create a marijuana boom? Clues from the new Star Wars trailer, the challenges of training local troops in Iraq, a brain surgery broadcast live, Israelis opt for more guns and low-tech hacking.

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Episode 255: How big data might decide the election, baseball vs. hockey, the 6-hour workday and more

How big data might decide the election | political memories | baseball vs. hockey | Should I Read It? |the argument for eating flowers |the 6-hour workday.

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Episode 254: Should I Eat It?, strategic candidates, Richard Dawkins, and Lawrence Hill

The latest food trends | asking candidates to step aside | Richard Dawkins on his new memoir | Lawrence Hill on the refugee crisis

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Episode 253: Asking spies to quit, election upsetters, gentrification and do-gooders

Asking spies to quit the business | candidates looking to unseat party leaders in their ridings | a politician's survival guide for social media | clashes over gentrification | why extreme acts of altruism make some people uncomfortable

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In conversation with Salman Rushdie: full interview

A special Day 6 podcast: Brent Bambury in conversation with Salman Rushdie before a live audience at the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library.

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Episode 252: Affordable housing, studying hockey players' brains, Salman Rushdie and ploughing election signs

Affordable housing as an election issue |the Vatican's new astronomer | farmers ploughing election signs | a neuroscientist on studying deceased hockey players' brains | a discussion with Salman Rushdie on his new book

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Episode 251: Refugee smuggling, Steve Fonyo doc, Bond songs, climate change and capitalism

Refugee smuggling | a documentary featuring Steve Fonyo | Bond theme songs | a discussion with Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis about climate change and capitalism

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Episode 250: Home schooling and sex-ed, Omar Khadr doc, drunk politicking , negotiating with terrorists & more

Home schooling and sex-ed |Omar Khadr doc |journalists on the closing of Ottawa's Hy's Steakhouse|negotiating with terrorists |getting out the vote through Obama-style organizing

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Episode 249: Helping Syrian refugees, the real weight of a vote, a Canada/US border wall and more

How Canadians can help Syrian refugees | how much is your vote really worth?| a border wall through their backyards | pregnant in limbo | a preview of our September features

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Episode 248: An ex-marine remembers Katrina, censoring China's market crash, Nunavut's food crisis & more

Ex-marine John Keller shares stories of Hurricane Katrina 10 years later, how censors are keeping Chinese citizens in the dark about "Black Monday", food prices in Nunavut as an election issue, the most Canadian headline ever and what aliens look like.

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Episode 247: Debating the ABC movement, the death of the one-hit wonder, changing political coverage and more

On this week's episode: Debating the 'Anyone But Conservatives' campaign, the death of the one-hit wonder, how the Buckley-Vidal debates changed political coverage, a forgotten chapter in Canadian music history, and the music of South African firefighters

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Episode 246: Oath Keepers in Ferguson, exonorating Ethel Rosenberg, digitally faking death and more

On this week's show: Armed Oath Keepers on the streets of Ferguson, Ethel Rosenberg's son pushes for her exoneration, a new flag for New Zealand, faking your own death online, and a Day 6 encore: the music that inspired Sean Michaels' prize-winning novel.

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