The Sunday Edition

Is Islam a religion of peace? Europe's moral obligation to refugees; Trigger warnings; HIV/AIDS in Africa

Maybe the organizers of the Munk Debates just don't know it's 2015? Michael's essay: The semi-annual Munk Debates provide a prestigious forum for public intellectuals. Since 2008, 52 men and only 10 women have stepped up to the podium. Is ISIS an expression of Islam, or is Islam a religion of peace?: Michael talks to University of Toronto law professor Mohammed Fadel. The refugee crisis is Europe's moral obligation: From Vienna, the American poet and essayist Katha Pollitt suggests countries should admit as many refugees, as the number of Jews they shipped off to the death camps in World War II. Do trigger warnings create a safe space for students, or coddle them? - a Frank Faulk documentary: It is becoming essential classroom practice for teachers to warn students that something in that day's lesson might trigger anxiety, or even PTSD. African women are on the frontlines of the fight against HIV/AIDS: Michael talks to two community leaders - Vuyiseka Dubula from South Africa and Dorothy Onyango from Kenya. Both are mothers; both live with HIV.
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Maybe the organizers of the Munk Debates just don't know it's 2015? Michael Enright: The semi-annual Munk Debates provide a prestigious forum for public intellectuals to discuss the issues of the day. Since 2008, 52 men and only 10 women have stepped up to the podium. 

Is ISIS an expression of Islam, or is Islam a religion of peace?:  Michael talks to University of Toronto law professor Mohammed Fadel.

The refugee crisis is Europe's moral obligation: From Vienna, the American poet and essayist Katha Pollitt proposes that countries should admit as many refugees, as the number of Jews they shipped off to the death camps in World War II. That would be Hungary - 55,000; Poland - 3 million; France - 77,000; Austria - 50,000. 

Do trigger warnings create a safe space for students, or coddle them? - a Frank Faulk documentary: It is becoming essential classroom practice for teachers to warn students that something in that day's lesson might trigger anxiety, or even PTSD. Frank's documentary is called "Trigger Happy."

African women are on the front lines of the fight against HIV/AIDS: Although the African AIDS epidemic no longer makes the headlines, tens of millions are still living with HIV, and many more are at risk of infection. Michael talks to two community leaders - Vuyiseka Dubula from South Africa and Dorothy Onyango from Kenya. Both are mothers; both live with HIV.

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