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Episode 460: Trudeau's blackface, vaping-related illness, irrational voters, Rambo tourism, Roy Cohn and more
The fallout from Trudeau's blackface photos, Canada's first cases of vaping-related illness, why emotion trumps reason in elections, Rambo tourism in Hope, B.C., how Roy Cohn paved the way for Donald Trump and more.
Episode 459: The trouble with campaigns, The Testaments, Impeach-o-Meter, Indigenous theatre, Iran's blue girl and more
Democracy Divided: How election campaigns alienate voters, reviewing Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, the Donald Trump Impeach-o-Meter, Indigenous theatre at the National Arts Centre, the story of Iran's Blue Girl, the John Lennon concert that helped usher in the end of The Beatles and more.
Episode 458: Democracy Divided, The Handmaid's Tale, measuring hurricanes, diversity vs. free speech and more
Democracy Divided, our new series on the challenges facing Canadian democracy, speaker John Bercow tries to bring "order" to the British Parliament, The Handmaid's Tale's costume designer on anticipating Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, why more powerful hurricanes might need a new measuring system, the Law Society of Ontario's fight over diversity and compelled speech and more.
Episode 457: A reckoning for Purdue Pharma, fires in the Amazon, mindfulness for lawyers, Edwidge Danticat and more
A reckoning for the makers of Oxycontin, how the fight over Indigenous land claims shapes the Amazon rainforest, mindfulness and mental health in the legal profession, celebrated Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat, the Parkinson's Chorus and more.
Episode 456: Hong Kong counter-protests, Vasek Pospisil, cosplaying while black, AO3 gets a Hugo, how to free dive and more
How China influences Hong Kong counter-protests, Vasek Pospisil's bid to boost the incomes of pro tennis' lowest paid players, cosplaying while black at Fan Expo Canada, fan fiction publisher Archive of Our Own gets one of sci-fi's top honours, Cher's Believe at 20, a Canadian free diver sets a new national record and more.
Episode 455: Who is Ghislaine Maxwell, Trudeau's near apology, Kashmir lockdown, protecting mammoths, 1994 Expos and more
A closer look at Epstein's alleged co-conspirator, Trudeau's near apology and the psychology of saying sorry, behind the lockdown in Kashmir, how protecting the extinct woolly mammoth could help save elephants, the 1994 Montreal Expos and more.
Episode 454: Reliving Parkland in El Paso, Hong Kong protests intensify, Canadian Muslim boycotts hajj, Sam Rudy & more
Mother of Parkland victim in El Paso, Beijing draws a line in Hong Kong, a Canadian Muslim boycotts hajj over Saudi war crimes, Sam Rudy says goodbye to the Broadway shows he made famous, and more.
Episode 453: Fugitives on the run, what's next for Puerto Rico, Instagram vs. nature, The Pinkertons ride again and more
How the search for two fugitives is upending northern communities, Puerto Rico after #RickyLeaks, what selfie-seeking Instagrammers are doing to the world's most beautiful places, the Pinkerton detective agency has a plan to profit from climate change, Microsoft's Adaptive Controller opens the door to gamers with disabilities and more.
Episode 452: Britain's other new leader, Impeach-o-Meter, Mister Rogers' radical theology, LGBT-free zones in Poland & more
Jo Swinson takes on Brexit, the Impeach-o-Meter returns, the radical theology of Mister Rogers, an anti-LGBT backlash in Poland, Amanda Jette Knox on lessons learned from raising a trans child, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa on covering Rodrigo Duterte and more.
Episode 451: U.S. immigration courts, The Lion King, a post-Brexit video game, Johnny Clegg, development on the moon & more
Journalist Julia Preston says the U.S. immigration court system is broken, a Canadian video game imagines a post-Brexit dystopia, a conversation with the late South African superstar Johnny Clegg, why people find the new Lion King animation creepy, capitalism on the moon and more.
Episode 450: Outrage over Ottawa hotel addition, mental health-focused video games, tree planting, and more
Why people in Ottawa are upset about planned changes to the iconic Château Laurier, top publishers lean into video games about mental health, how planting one trillion trees to stop climate change might work and more.
Episode 449: Protecting Hong Kong assets, Women's World Cup, Seinfeld set designer, gaming fake news and more
Why people in Hong Kong are considering moving assets offshore, players' fight for equality draws fans to the FIFA Women's World Cup, Seinfeld's set designer celebrates the show's 30th anniversary, a game that teaches how to spot fake news by making your own and more.
Episode 448: Detained migrant children, resident orcas, Stranger Things, Stonewall at 50 and more
How a 35-year-old immigration case shapes the fate of migrant children today, Canada's pea industry could cash in on alternative meat, West Coast resident orcas are late and that's a problem, Finn Wolfhard on Stranger Things Season 3, the enduring importance of the Stonewall Inn for the LGBT movement and more.
Episode 447: Trans Mountain's tank farm, Facebook's cryptocurrency, corporate Pride, gig economy matchmakers and more
Living on top of Trans Mountain's tank farm, Facebook proposes a global currency, corporations embrace Pride and not everyone is GLAAD, Love Island comes to Canada, online dating spawns a gig economy of matchmakers, a workplace comedy set in an abortion clinic and more.
Episode 446: Raptors dreams, a Zuckerberg deep fake, Bruce Cockburn on MMIWG, video game streaming, summer reads and more
Canadians' strangest dreams about the Raptors' epic NBA championship run, what a viral deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg reveals about the data economy, Bruce Cockburn on the MMIWG inquiry's final report, the future of video game streaming, this year's top summer reads and more.
Episode 445: Ryan McMahon on MMIWG, NBA lessons for the NHL, Daniel Dale, fixing DeLoreans, HBO's Chernobyl and more
Ryan McMahon on genocide, racism and the MMIWG report, what the NHL can learn from this year's NBA Finals, Daniel Dale on fact-checking Trump full time, why HBO's hit show Chernobyl resonates in a post-truth era, Canada's DeLorean repairman, why Kabul's air is more deadly than the war in Afghanistan and more.
Episode 444: Raptors name game, Impeach-o-Meter, regulating tech companies, Black Mirror, song of the summer and more
How the Toronto Raptors got their name, the Impeach-o-Meter returns, legislators turn up the heat on big tech, what Black Mirror has to say about the future, the San Francisco Giants' original Ball Dudette, our music panel predicts the song of the summer and more.
Episode 443: Abandoning the People's Party, Drake gets dragged, Postmedia's politics, milkshaking, High Cuisine and more
Why a former People's Party organizer is cutting ties, Raptors fans' love-hate relationship with Drake, what Postmedia's 'energy war room' pitch means for journalism, the political power of milkshaking, how the TV show Cops distorts policing, High Cuisine takes edibles to a whole new level and more.
Episode 442: Canada's anti-abortion movement, kids named Khaleesi, Israel's cybersecurity sector, Rita Chiarelli and more
How Canada's anti-abortion movement is getting mobilized, talking to kids named Khaleesi about Game of Thrones' awkward final season, the Israeli cyber-security company being tied to the WhatsApp hack, Jack Dorsey's Silicon Valley diet, how an optometrist got caught up in a facial recognition experiment, Rita Chiarelli and more.
Episode 441: Gig economy workers unite, Trump's billion-dollar con, Hatari vs. Eurovision, Ramadan in Xinjiang and more
Foodora bike couriers organize amidst Uber protests, how Trump made the Forbes 400 despite $1 billion in losses, the Day 6 Impeach-O-Meter, Iceland's hater band Hatari crashes Eurovision, persecuted Uighurs remember Ramadan in Xinjiang, Joshua Ferguson on the fight for trans rights and more.
Episode 440: Venezuela's would-be presidents, Alien: the school play, women's football, stalkerware, After Parkland & more
Why Venezuela may actually have three prospective presidents, how a high school's production of Alien charmed Sigourney Weaver, the growing popularity of women's tackle football in Canada, Eva Galperin's fight to stamp out stalkerware, shooting survivors speak out in After Parkland and more.
Episode 439: Canada's flood map failures, Jeopardy's new champ, so long Payless shoes and more
Why many Canadians don't know if their homes are in high-risk flood zones, how James Holzhauer conquered Jeopardy, bidding farewell to Payless ShoeSource, the origin story of Who Let the Dogs Out, the far-right is back in Spain, why decommissioned subway cars make great ocean reefs and more.
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Episode 438: Mueller report, Impeach-O-Meter, Kenney and climate change, Avengers fan theories, Parkinson's Chorus and more
How the Mueller report challenges Trump's exoneration claims, weighing climate risk in Jason Kenney's Alberta, predicting the ending of Avengers: Endgame, Bellingcat's civilian investigators report on Yemen, choir therapy for Parkinson's patients and more.
Episode 437: Assange arrested, the Brexit whistleblower, Game of Thrones' composer, celebrating fan fiction and more
Julian Assange and press freedom, the Vote Leave campaign staffer turned whistleblower, Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi, paying taxes in bitcoin in Innisfil, Ont., the black hole in Intestellar, fan fiction gets a Hugo nomination, and more.
Episode 436: Shell backs a carbon tax, Amsterdam benefits from Brexit, Veep's Jonah Ryan, Canada's dwindling caribou & more
Why Royal Dutch Shell supports carbon pricing, how Amsterdam benefits from Brexit, Veep actor Timothy Simon's top five Jonah Ryan moments, Benjamin Netanyahu's big bet on populist politics, Canada's dwindling caribou herds, measles in Madagascar and more.
Episode 435: Venezuela media censorship, Impeach-O-Meter, Supreme Court nomination leaks, horror movie hype and more
Venezuelans face news blackouts alongside electricity outages, the return of the Impeach-O-Meter, the dangers of Supreme Court nomination leaks, Jordan Peele's Us gets a film critic to face her fear of horror flicks, why podcasting could be headed for a bubble and more.