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Episode 295: Being black in America, being Trump, the tale of the tape, making garments with skin & more

Mychal Denzel Smith on policing and the black millennial experience in America, how to Trump yourself, cassettes are making an unlikely comeback, a plan to make clothes with Alexander McQueen's skin and more.

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Episode 294: Tracking terrorism online, Pokémon rising, chatbot lawyer, sailing the South China Sea and more

A computer algorithm to track terrorism online, the Pokémon GO phenomenon, sailing the South China Sea, why Marie Colvin's family is suing the Syrian regime, a surprisingly effective robot lawyer and more.

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Episode 293: Police violence, Milos super serve, cleaning up the oceans, busting the Ghostbusters, and more

Police violence | Milos' super serve | cleaning up the oceans | busting the Ghostbusters | and more

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Episode 292: Brexit and white supremacy, mechanical doping, this summer's hit song, VR museums, and more

Brexit and white supremacists | mechanical doping at the Tour de France | a Day 6 panel on the songs of the summer | virtual reality in museums | fake food encore | and more

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Episode 291: Billy Bragg on Brexit, D.I.Y. Retirement, Cree for the 21st Century, and more

Musician Billy Bragg reflects on the U.K.'s historic vote | memorializing the Stonewall uprisings | how to retire at 35 | Cree words and phrases for the modern world |an app to help women navigate the dark side of online dating | and more.

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Episode 290: IAAF ruling, assault rifle lawsuit, Abu Sayyaf, NBA jersey ads, blind astronomers, and more.

Perdita Felicien on the IAAF's decision to ban Russian track athletes from Rio | an unprecedented lawsuit against the makers of the AR-15 | negotiating with Abu Sayyaf | calculating NBA jersey ad revenue | blind astronomer | summer reading list | and more

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Episode 289: Stanford rape case, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, Harry Potter, parrots in court, and more

Episode 289: CNN host Ashleigh Banfield on giving voice to a Stanford rape victim, remembering Gordie Howe, Muhammad Ali's friendship with Malcolm X, Harry Potter's London revival, why parrots who witness murders should be allowed to testify, and more.

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Episode 288: Fort McMurray's fridges, Future Library, fake weddings, North Korea forced labour & more

Fort McMurray's fridges| Future Library | no law on assisted dying | fake weddings | North Korea

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Episode 287: Gord Downie's public farewell tour, Exxon's climate reckoning, confederacy in Brazil, and more

Spirit of the West's Geoffrey Kelly on navigating a bandmate's illness | Exxon's resistance to address climate change | 'Should I Eat it?' with David Sax | what Brexit means for soccer | Brazilian confederacy celebrations | and more

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Episode 286: Parliamentary brawls, transgender rights, the Raptors' secret weapon, migrant ships and more.

The world's most absurd parliamentary fights, a transgender activist on Bill C-16, an insider's tour of Jurassic Park, why Italy is recovering a sunken migrant ship, concert ticket woes, Tom Vanderbilt on personal taste in the digital age, & more.

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Episode 285: Trump tabloids, Greenwald on Brazil, Hamilton's gatekeeper, PR stunts gone wrong, and more

An 80s New York tabloid writer apologizes for covering Trump | Glenn Greenwald on Brazil's political mess | Hamilton's press agent| a doctor who can make you taller |Day 6's music panel on music PR stunts gone wrong

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Episode 284: Ft. McMurray wildfire, Philippine elections, Leicester City champs, free diving record & more

Fort McMurray evacuees on what they lost in the fire | a psychologist on the children of Ft. McMurray | the Filipino Donald Trump | Leicester City shocks the Premier League | Don DeLillo's latest novel | a free diver talks about his world record | & more.

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Episode 283: Peak Drake, streaming and the death of TV, genetic discrimination and more

Peak Drake | streaming and the death of TV | genetic discrimination | is controversial comic Dieudonné even funny? | immunotherapy and the future of cancer treatment

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Episode 282: Prince the legend, stopping Trump, burning the relics of punk, Maher Arar's reinvention and more

A protégé and music journalist on Prince's legacy | how a Republican delegate wants to stop Trump | Joe Corré on why he's burning his punk memorabilia | Maher Arar on his reinvention | art students help solve cold case

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Episode 281: Joseph Boyden on Attawapiskat, Steph Curry, #BringBackOurGirls, Cyborg Olympics & more

Joseph Boyden on the crisis in Attawapiskat | Attawapiskat youth reflect on home | Steph Curry's epic NBA season | #BringBackOurGirls two years later | Cyborg Olympics | losing 24 loved ones to Chicago's gun violence

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Episode 280: The Panama Papers, American Idol's legacy, Mexico's migrant crisis, Sherpas on Everest, and more

Sifting through the Panama Papers | how to bust rich people on Instagram | American Idol's swan song | the migrant crisis in Mexico | the son of legendary Sherpa Tenzing Norgay

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Episode 279: playing ball on grass vs turf, TayTweets big fail, narco-subs, fake food and more

Will the Blue Jays' ever play on real grass? | how Apple's battle with the FBI could lead to dystopia | why organized criminals are getting into the phony food business | Microsoft's major A.I. fail | Colombian cartels and "narco-subs".

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Episode 278: Brussels bombings, Ghomeshi verdict, Remembering Rob Ford, and more

A legal panel examines Jian Ghomeshi's acquittal | Rob Ford's longest-serving staff member remembers his boss | Cuba's "hand-delivered" internet | the psychology of "real life" superheroes

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Episode 277: Veterans and pot, the case for a robot president, dolphin soldiers and more

Pot prescriptions for Canadian veterans |the history of military dolphins | the case for an artificially intelligent robot president| the cost of not being a white male | HIV/AIDS and shaming culture

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Episode 276: Syria five years on, Banksy and geo-profiling, retired NFLers going broke and more

Syria five years on | unmasking Banksy | retired NFLers going broke | the "Sneaker Pimp" | the impact of Canada's new immigration policy for small business

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Episode 275: Europe's self-induced refugee crisis, America's Berlusconi, Gershwin's correction and more

The European refugee crisis, Italy's ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi and America's possible Trump-filled future, correcting Gershwin's An American in Paris, offering scholarships for gaming, opening Cuba to the sounds of a rock generation and more.

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Episode 274: Robert Pickton's book, Guantanamo Bay myths, police boycotting Beyoncé, narconomics, and more.

Episode 274: Robert Pickton's book raises questions about freedom of expression, why the police are divided over boycotting Beyoncé, one lawyer's fight to bring down Jamaican anti-LGBT laws, four myths about Guantanamo Bay, plus drug cartel 'narconomics.'

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Episode 273: Kurdish allies against ISIS, Apple vs. the FBI, hospital hacking, The Revenant's bear and more

Should Canada be training Kurdish fighters against ISIS | Apple's encryption showdown with the FBI | hacking hospitals and medical devices | unmasking The Revenant's ursine star | Muriel Barbery's new novel "The Life of Elves"

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Episode 272: Jian Ghomeshi trial, Pope Francis in former murder capital, Lebron James' tattoos, and more

What one woman is taking away from the Jian Ghomeshi trial, why Pope Francis is visiting a former murder capital in Mexico, who owns the rights to Lebron James' tattoos?, academic freedom in Egypt & the best worst love songs of all time.

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"Jane" says the Ghomeshi trial validates her decision to not report her sexual assault

One woman speaks to Brent anonymously about why the Jian Ghomeshi trial reinforced her decision not to come forward as a victim of sexual assault.

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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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