June 2013

The Sunday Edition - June 30, 2013

On The Sunday Edition for June 30, 2013:...

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The rise and fall of wartime hero Giovanni Palatucci

Pushing heroes off of pedestals is the messy side of historical research. It's labour intensive...

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Getting Bullied? Sock It To 'Em! (Hr. 2)

"The only way to deal with a bully is with a two-by-four between the eyes."...

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What the heck is Zeno's Paradox?

Michael has never been known as for being overly philosophical, which may go some distance...

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What we talk about when we talk about Orwell

Earlier this month, the most talked about novelist in the English language wasn't  Dan Brown,...

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The Problem with Organ Donation in Canada

Canada has one of the worst records in the world when it comes to organ...

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"Walking is the fountain of youth that is no legend"

We have received a lot of response to a poem about walking that a listener...

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Sylvia Plath: doomed diva or literary legend?

When the American poet Sylvia Plath took her own life in February 1963, she was...

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A survey of the world's Muslims and Claire Messud's latest novel

On The Sunday Edition for June 23, 2013:...

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Michael's Essay: On Summer

Time doesn't merely pass. It runs. It flees like a thief in the night.And in...

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Canada: Whose history is it?

What Canadian historians normally worry about is the fact that the general population takes such...

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George Orwell, meet Dr. Strangelove: Michael's Essay

The comic irony in the whole Prism/NSA spy surveillance disclosures is Barack Obama's call this...

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The "dazzlingly, uncannily gifted" Yuja Wang

One critic wrote that she is "one of the world's finest pianists and, more importantly,...

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Podcast June 16, 2013

On this week's podcast of The Sunday Edition for June 16, 2013, you'll hear:Michael Enright's...

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Walking, a Pedestrian Pursuit

Humans and their forebears have spent five million years perfecting one of the talents that...

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Author Edward Rutherfurd and Walking, a pedestrian Pursuit

On The Sunday Edition for June 9, 2013....

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Documentary: Be There For Me

Having cancer is an expensive proposition. Through the course of surgery, chemo and radiation, there...

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Michael's essay: In U.S. gun control debate, angry rhetoric drowns out statistics

The Keystone Sporting Arms Company of Pennsylvania markets a series of single shot, 22 calibre rifles called...

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Challenge to Canada's prostitution laws in the Supreme Court

In early June, the Supreme Court of Canada will welcome a dominatrix, a current sex...

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