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CBC's The Best of Ideas Podcast

CBC's The Best of Ideas Podcast

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53 Min.
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Ideas is all about ideas – programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.


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The New Masters: The Sobey Art Award, Part 2

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014


A profile of the five regional finalists of the 2014 Sobey Art Award. From the West Coast and Yukon: Evan Lee. Prairies and the North: Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber. Ontario: Chris Curreri. Quebec: Nadia Myre. The Atlantic: Graeme Patterson

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The Secret Lives of Children

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014


IDEAS producer Mary O'Connell explores the idea that a child's imagination may be the strongest shield against the confines of technology and achievement.

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The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 2

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Thu, Dec 18, 2014


Is a Sharing Economy sustainable for the economy, for us and for the planet? A public event in collaboration with the Munk School of Global Affairs. Featuring Jeremy Rifkin, Bob Rae, Anita M. McGahan, and moderator Janice Stein.

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Bottom's Dream

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Wed, Dec 17, 2014


Director Peter Sellars turned A Midsummer Night's Dream on its head at the Stratford Festival. For him, the play is not so much a comedy, as a vision that speaks to the depths of human experience.

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Wachtel On The Arts - Suzy Lake

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Tue, Dec 16, 2014


Eleanor Wachtel talks to visual artist Suzy Lake. The Art Gallery of Ontario is saluting Suzy Lake's career in an exhibition of her most famous works from the past 40 years

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The New Masters - The Sobey Art Award, Part 1

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Mon, Dec 15, 2014


A profile of the five regional finalists of the 2014 Sobey Art Award. From the West Coast and Yukon: Evan Lee. Prairies and the North: Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber. Ontario: Chris Curreri. Quebec: Nadia Myre. The Atlantic: Graeme Patterson

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Sense and Social Anthropology (Encore May 22, 2014)

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Fri, Dec 12, 2014


With a slight nod to Jane Austen who wonderfully articulated the emotional impact of cultural presumptions, Maureen Matthews explores the anthropology of sensory perception.

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The Sharing Economy and The Public Good, Part 1

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Thu, Dec 11, 2014


Who wins, who loses and what's destined to change if a sharing economy is sustainable: business, society or the state? Featuring economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin, and panelists Bob Rae, Anita M. McGahan, and Janice Stein.

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Shakespeare's Web

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Wed, Dec 10, 2014


In a talk presented at the Stratford Festival, Peter Sellars speaks about Shakespeare, theatre, and the importance of art in our lives.

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Shackleton's Grave

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Tue, Dec 09, 2014


Underwater explorer Dr. Joe MacInnis makes a pilgrimmage to the grave of Sir Ernest Shackleton, on remote South Georgia Island, in the extreme South Atlantic Ocean. He pays homage to the man who completely dominated South Pole exploration.

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Rwanda Reconciliation (Encore April 9, 2014)

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Mon, Dec 08, 2014


The brutality and bloodshed of the Rwandan genocide 20 years ago was unfathomable. Rwandan musician Jean-Paul Samputu tells his story of heartbreaking loss and breathtaking reconciliation with the man who killed his family.

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The Sharing Economy

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Thu, Dec 04, 2014


Anne Wright-Howard examines how the sharing economy challenges 20th century notions of ownership, commerce, government regulation, wealth and personal identity.

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The Science of Shakespeare (Encore April 14, 2014)

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Wed, Dec 03, 2014


William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago into a period when new ideas about the human body, the earth and the universe were threatening the old medieval worldview. Dan Falk examines the science of the Bard of Avon.

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The Motorcycle is Yourself

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Tue, Dec 02, 2014


Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance has been called the most widely read book of philosophy ever written. Forty years after its publication, Tim Wilson revisits an extraordinary interview he did with its author.

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Recognizing Grey

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Fri, Nov 28, 2014


Director, author, actress and journalist Nelofer Pazira peels back the layers of the western media's simplified black-and-white coverage of the Middle East in the 2014 Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism.

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Letters from the Front

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Tue, Nov 25, 2014


Soldiers from Perth County in Southern Ontario went to the First World War and sent letters home to their loved ones, writing about their daily experiences: what they were seeing and doing, as well as their fears of dying.

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Rewilding

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Mon, Nov 24, 2014


After centuries of negative human impact on our landscapes, some people are calling for rewilding: allowing landscapes to revert back to a natural state. Anik See takes a look at rewilding efforts in Canada and in the Netherlands.

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The Munk Debates: A More Dangerous Place?

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Fri, Nov 21, 2014


Is American foreign policy making the world a more dangerous place? That's the question participants discuss in the most recent Munk Debates. On the "yes" side: Bret Stephens and Robert Kagan. On the "no" side: Fareed Zakaria and Anne-Marie Slaughter.

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Wachtel On The Arts - Rem Koolhaas

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Tue, Nov 18, 2014


Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas is admired as much for his radical ideas about buildings and cities as for his daring designs. He talks to Eleanor Wachtel about the interests and experiences that have informed his work in all its various dimensions.

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Belonging - Canada Writes

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Mon, Nov 17, 2014


Where do I belong? How do I belong? Inspired by Adrienne Clarkson's CBC Massey Lectures, award-winning writers -- Rawi Hage, Teresa Toten, Susin Nielsen, and Priscila Uppal share personal stories that reveal the complexity of belonging.

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Lost Innocence, Part 5 - Scars of the Second Generation

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Fri, Nov 07, 2014


The story of six extraordinary people . Three are the children of Jewish Holocaust survivors; three, the children of German Nazis. We hear about their struggle with the legacy of their parents' wartime experience.

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Coming Home

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Thu, Nov 06, 2014


In this IDEAS classic from 1995, Seth Feldman, an American by birth and tells the story of his initiation and integration into the Canadian way of life: the culture, the climate, the rituals and the politics.

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Being Canadian, Part 2

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Wed, Nov 05, 2014


Ideas, stories, and reflections on being Canadian. Filmmaker Sun-Kyung (Sunny) Yi explores the concerns, the questions, and the challenges of living together in a multicultural and diverse society.

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Being Canadian, Part 1

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Tue, Nov 04, 2014


Ideas, stories, and reflections on being Canadian. Filmmaker Sun-Kyung (Sunny) Yi explores the concerns, the questions, and the challenges of living together in a multicultural and diverse society.

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The Enright Files - The Giller Effect

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Mon, Nov 03, 2014


The Scotiabank Giller Prize is one of the most prestigious of literary prizes. In this episode, conversations with three writers who have been part of the Giller Prize over the years: Claire Messud; American novelist Jonathan Lethem; and Esi Edugyan.

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Lost Innocence, Part 4 - Like There Was No Tomorrow

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Fri, Oct 31, 2014


World War Two drew everyone into its aura of excitement, danger and drama. For teenagers, it was a special time to be growing up -- the war set the stage of magical beginnings of innocent relationships, infatuations, and love.

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The Limitless Vision of Robert Lepage

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Wed, Oct 29, 2014


In the 2014 Lafontaine-Baldwin Symposium lecture and in conversation with IDEAS host Paul Kennedy, Robert Lepage explores the pathways, and roadblocks, to belonging.

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I'm Sorry: The Art and Artifice of the Apology

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Mon, Oct 27, 2014


Whether apologies come from the political elite or your next door neighbour, we are awash in a sea of "I'm sorry". Josh Bloch examines when an apology is effective and whose interests it serves.

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Lost Innocence, Part 3 - Children of the Holocaust

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Fri, Oct 24, 2014


Livia Bittman-Jackson and Mariam Steiner were young girls when the Nazi's marched into their villages and deported them to concentration camps. They recall the horror of the Holocaust.

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Islam and the Environment

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Thu, Oct 23, 2014


Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr has a surprising perspective on his own faith: that it's deeply predisposed towards environmental stewardship. In a public lecture and interview, Dr. Nasr explains why Islam may well be seen as a 'green' religion.

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Wachtel On The Arts - Isabel Coixet

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Tue, Oct 21, 2014


Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet talks to Eleanor about the ideas, experiences and lifelong passion for film that inspire her work.

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Lost Innocence, Part 2 - War At A Distance

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Fri, Oct 17, 2014


A rebroadcast of the highly-acclaimed award-winning CBC Radio series commemorating the outbreak of World War II. Children on the Canadian homefront tell of their fears and excitement.

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The Vixen and the Virgin - Women, Espionage and Propaganda in WW1

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Wed, Oct 15, 2014


Two independent women find themselves in front of firing squads during WW1. Nurse Edith Cavell is heralded as a heroine and a saint. Exotic dancer and courtesan Mata Hari becomes a symbol of evil and the enemy within.

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Neuron Therapy

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Tue, Oct 14, 2014


What I.Q. was to the 20th century, self-regulation will be to the 21st. That's the prediction of psychologist and philosopher, Dr. Stuart Shanker. For decades he's been teaching kids how to self-regulate, so tantrums, meltdowns and lack of focus diminish.

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Lost Innocence, Part 1 - Little Fighters: Children in the Resistance

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Fri, Oct 10, 2014


A rebroadcast of the highly-acclaimed award-winning CBC Radio series commemorating the outbreak of World War II. In this hour we hear the remarkable testimony of courageous children who fought against the Nazis in occupied Europe.

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On The Move with Truckers

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Thu, Oct 09, 2014


IDEAS host Paul Kennedy continues to report on a coast-to-coast study about how travelling affects almost everything else in our lives, with a look at the lives of several truckers from Prince Edward Island.

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Claiming Space

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Tue, Oct 07, 2014


Public spaces have a huge impact on millions of women around the world. Megan Williams explores how the conception and design of public space profoundly affects the lives of women.

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The Enright Files - The Public God

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Mon, Oct 06, 2014


How far society should go to accommodate everyone's religious rights? And what happens when religious convictions collide with the general public interest ? Panellists join Michael Enright to explore the role of religion in the public sphere.

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Moses Znaimer's ideacity Conference - Beyond Ourselves

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Fri, Oct 03, 2014


ideacity is a three-day gathering of minds held each June in Toronto, produced and presented by Moses Znaimer. In this episode: humanity shares a complex world with other species. Speakers ponder how we can see ourselves as part of that larger context.

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Ideas from the Trenches - Too Dumb for Democracy

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Thu, Oct 02, 2014
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University of British Columbia student David Moscrop argues that modern democracy just isn't built right for our brains, and that it dooms us into dumb thinking. He's got an idea for fixing that.

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The Degrowth Paradigm (Encore December 20, 2013)

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Wed, Oct 01, 2014


Degrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice.

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Machiavelli: The Prince of Paradox

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Tue, Sep 30, 2014


Niccolo Machiavelli's name is synonymous with treachery. His book, The Prince, has inspired political leaders around the world. Yet some scholars believe that it's a brilliant satire. Nicola Luksic explores the case for both sides.

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Moses Znaimer's ideacity - Remaking Ourselves

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Fri, Sep 26, 2014


ideacity is a three-day gathering of minds held each June in Toronto, produced and presented by Moses Znaimer. In this episode: speakers ponder how we can start to really understand other people, other cultures and ways of thought.

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Genetic Genius

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Thu, Sep 25, 2014


2014 Friesen Prize Winner Lap-Chee Tsui talks with IDEAS host Paul Kennedy about how a boy who remembers raising tadpoles in Hong Kong became the scientist who ultimately isolated and identified the gene that causes cystic fibrosis.

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Hit Delete

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Wed, Sep 24, 2014


Some neuroscientists believe they are on the verge of being able to delete memories. It could mean a cure for people who suffer from PTSD. But at what cost to the individual and at what cost to society?

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Bioinvasion: Attack of the Alien Species!

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Tue, Sep 23, 2014


Millions of YouTube viewers have seen the jumping silver carp. It's just the newest in a long line of "celebrity alien invaders". Barbara Nichol examines the phenomenon of invasive species: a story as much about human nature as about nature.

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: C018754