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Day 6 from CBC Radio
55 minutes | Sep 30, 2022
Episode 618: Iran protests, Kelly Clarkson's best covers, Iain Reid's new novel, The Linda Lindas and more
How protests in Iran threaten the country's regime; Chinese police have set up outposts in Canada; Kelly Clarkson's best Kellyoke covers; Becky Toyne reviews Iain Reid's new thriller, We Spread; The Linda Lindas drop by for an after-school hangout and more.
55 minutes | Sep 23, 2022
Episode 617: Navigating daily life in Russia; Italy's far-right; challenging colonialism in names; Georgie Stone and more
How a YouTuber chronicling everyday Russian life adjusts to life during wartime; Italy seems poised to elect a Prime Minister with neo-fascist roots; how Canadians are challenging colonial naming conventions by changing their own names; The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone documents a transgender teen who challenged Australia's laws so she could affirm her gender; and more.
55 minutes | Sep 16, 2022
Episode 616: Royal money, the Ethereum merge, climate justice, Sacheen Littlefeather, abortion access in Canada and more
Royal Family's finances stay shrouded in secrecy; Ethereum merge promises to eliminate cryptocurrency's carbon problem; lawyers from Pacific Island nations seek justice for climate change; Indigenous film and television producer on Academy's apology to Sacheen Littlefeather; how midwives could help improve abortion access in Canada; and more. In an earlier version of this broadcast, Michelle Turner, a registered midwife and a clinical assistant professor of midwifery at the University of British Columbia, stated that in British Columbia, midwives care for patients postpartum for up to three weeks. It is actually up to three months. That portion of the interview has been edited to eliminate the error.
55 minutes | Sep 9, 2022
Episode 615: Balmoral Estate, aftermath of a mass stabbing, the flood that saved Ukraine, the case for sad love and more
What Balmoral Estate meant to Queen Elizabeth II; how James Smith Cree Nation might begin to recover from a mass stabbing attack; new British Prime Minister Liz Truss and the echoes of Margaret Thatcher; the flood that saved Ukraine and the wetlands it brought back; philosopher Carrie Jenkins makes the case for 'sad love'; and more.
55 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
Episode 614: The future costs of floods and drought, Rings of Power, El Salvador's experiment with crypto and more
Engineering group says unprecedented floods and drought mean Canadians must re-evaluate their approach to water; fallout from El Salvador's experiment with making bitcoin legal tender; the legacy of Newfoundland's now-abandoned Trinity Loop amusement park; why Lord of The Rings endures; the pioneering women of stand-up comedy; and more
55 minutes | Aug 26, 2022
The troll farm targeting trans people, the language of House of the Dragon, Saints Row returns and more
Online forum Kiwi Farms under scrutiny after attacks on a Canadian transgender activist; meet the man who invented the fictional languages in Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon; reviewing the first Saints Row video game in nearly a decade; conservative political organizer Leonard Leo receives what might be the largest political donation in U.S. history; and more.
55 minutes | Aug 19, 2022
Episode 612: Liz Cheney's loss, Canada's health-care crunch, Grand Theft Auto 6, Facebook disinformation in Brazil and more
What Liz Cheney’s loss in Wyoming says about the direction of the American right; Canada’s health-care crunch — and one doctor’s tale from Fogo Island, N.L.; Facebook is failing to stop the spread of disinformation in Brazil election lead-up, says Global Witness; Grand Theft Auto 6 and the first female protagonist shaking things up; and more.
55 minutes | Aug 12, 2022
Episode 611: RCMP using spyware, Serena Williams' legacy, Days of Our Lives, real-life quidditch and more
Cybersecurity expert says the 'mercenary spyware industry' poses a threat to all Canadians; Serena Williams' defining moments, on and off the court; former White House archivist had to reassemble documents ripped up by Trump; new dictionary aims to celebrate African American English; the relevance of soap operas as Days of Our Lives moves to streaming-only; real-life quidditch leagues consider a name change; and more.
55 minutes | Aug 5, 2022
Episode 610: Adding femicide to the Criminal Code, the NFL's sexual assault problem, returning the Elgin Marbles and more
Advocates call for femicide to be added to the Criminal Code of Canada; Bluey and its place in the pantheon of children's TV; the Deshaun Watson suspension and the NFL's sexual assault problem; a high-tech proposal for returning the famed Elgin Marbles to Greece; Neil Gaiman on the Netflix adaptation of his celebrated comic The Sandman; and more.
55 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
Episode 609: Change in the Catholic Church, Tems' very good week, monkeypox and the LGBTQ community, Check My Ads and more
Progressive Catholics see an opportunity to change the Catholic Church after Pope's visit; rising afrobeats star Tems and her very good week; how to contain monkeypox without stigmatizing the LGBTQ community; Check My Ads takes aim at disinformation on Fox News online; Chuck D's Songs That Shook the Planet; and more!
55 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
Episode 608: Hockey's culture problem, an Indigenous scholar's hopes for the Pope's visit, The Day the Music Died and more
Hockey's enduring problem with sexism and misogyny; animal shelters are being overwhelmed with surrendered pandemic pets; an Indigenous scholar raised by generations of residential school survivors shares her hopes for the Pope's Canadian visit; the story behind American Pie, Don McLean's iconic 1970s rock anthem; an Oscar-winning film shines a light on the 'Queen of Basketball'; and more.
55 minutes | Jul 15, 2022
Episode 607: Sri Lankan president allegations, Dominion 2020 lawsuits, Toni Stone, sacred Disney fandom and more
War crime allegations against Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa; why the Dominion 2020 election lawsuit could become the civil trial of the century; celebrating Toni Stone, the first woman — and Black woman — to play pro baseball; how Disney fandom has grown into a form of worship; and more.
56 minutes | Jul 8, 2022
Episode 606: Boris Johnson's fall, slow travel, abortion misinformation, jigsaw puzzle world record, and more
How Britain’s ‘Teflon PM’ Boris Johnson finally lost his lustre; a railway enthusiast’s pitch for taking the scenic route; how overturning Roe v. Wade added fuel to fake news around abortion; Meet the Canadian hoping to break a jigsaw puzzling world record; and more.
55 minutes | Jul 2, 2022
Episode 605: The sovereign citizen movement; couponer tips; Montreal's Growlers Choir; the global food system; and more.
The sovereign citizen movement's connections to the Freedom Convoy; veteran couponers offer tips and tutorials on social media; the Growlers Choir rides a goth-metal vocal mashup to victory on America's Got Talent; how the war in Ukraine threatens global food systems; and more.
56 minutes | Jun 24, 2022
Episode 604: Birth control access after Roe v. Wade, LGBTQ wrestler Sonny Kiss, Missing Matoaka, summer reads and more
How the end of Roe v. Wade could affect access to birth control in the United States; LGBTQ pro wrestler Sonny Kiss on being out in the ring; Missing Matoaka offers an Indigenous-led audio companion to Disney's Pocahontas; Becky Toyne's recommendations for summer reading and more.
56 minutes | Jun 17, 2022
Episode 603: Corporate concentration & food prices, @YourProudDad, land defenders, dragonflies and more
As grocery prices soar, food industry giants are posting record profits; Why the political comedy Dick is the most underrated Watergate movie; Global Witness says land defenders all over the world are coming under attack; On TikTok, Summer Clayton offers fatherly advice and inspiration as @YourProudDad; Dragonflies are 'canaries in the coal mine' for Canadian wetlands; If Roe v. Wade is struck down, the city of Austin, Texas, plans to tell police not to enforce a state ban and more.
55 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Episode 602: Colombia's TikTok presidential candidate, unmade Jurassic Park scripts, mining nickel for EV batteries & more
An unfiltered TikTok star could be Colombia's next president; Jurassic Park movie scripts that never made it to the big screen; the environmental cost of mining nickel for EV batteries; Canadian Bruce Horak is the first blind actor in the Star Trek franchise; Parkland mass shooting survivor Victoria Gonzalez and more.
55 minutes | Jun 3, 2022
Episode 601: Bo Burnham goes back Inside, the AR-15 as religious artifact, how gate became the go-to scandal suffix & more
Bo Burnham is back with outtakes from his comedy special, Inside; 50 years of scandals tagged with 'gate', from Watergate to Swedengate; the Christian nationalists who turned the AR-15 assault-style rifle into a religious artifact; an empire of phony news stories and the company that funds it; the bright green 19th century books that may contain arsenic; Cree writer Kenneth T. Williams spins a tale of prophecy, purity and identity in his new play, The Herd; and more.
55 minutes | May 27, 2022
Episode 600: The Onion's powerful satire on shootings, Amber Heard's trial by TikTok, Stranger Things is back and more
Why The Onion has published its 'no way to prevent this' satire for the 21st time after an elementary school shooting in Texas; with the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case streamed — and mocked — on social media, the limits of #MeToo are revealed; Satanic panic in the world of Stranger Things; Uyghurs outside of China scan the leaked mugshots from Xingjiang detention centres for the faces of their family members; Grammy-winning musician J. Cole is playing professional basketball in Canada; The Sex Pistols have reissued God Save The Queen for the Platinum Jubilee and more.
55 minutes | May 20, 2022
Episode 599: 'Replacement' conspiracy theory, Downton Abbey returns, personal data after Roe v. Wade and more
How the "great replacement" conspiracy theory went mainstream; Downton Abbey is back in theatres; as the water in Lake Mead drops to record lows, bodies of the victims of mob hits may be being exposed; in a post Roe v. Wade America, the data on women's phones could offer a trove of incriminating evidence; a distant relative of legendary Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev reconciles the many layers of his past and more.
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