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Voices of Exchange delivers unforgettable first-person stories from people transformed by international exchange. This podcast is brought to you by the Office of Alumni Affairs in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). New episodes will be released every two weeks on all major podcast platforms. You can also listen to Voices of Exchange on our website, Alumni.state.gov/voicesofexchange. Also follow us on Instagram @voicesofexchange.
 
The Saving Delaware History podcast explores the fascinating facets of Delaware history. Each episode covers a location, project, or research by the HCA including origins of the endeavor, interviews with experts, and its largest impacts. Delaware’s Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs continues its mission of preserving and interpreting Delaware history by providing the staff and funding for this podcast.
 
"Pang!" is a series of audio dramas from Dan Froot & Company, based on the oral histories of families around the country who are living below the poverty line and hungering for change. Brought to you by Curious Audio, with support from Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and UCLA Council on Research.
 
For the internationalists of Cambridge, Massachussetts, periodically updated pods of super short visually packed filmed editorial stories from around the globe, that give glimpses of modern design, cutting edge emerging entrepreneurs, cultural happenings and global affairs, inspired by or edited from the cinematic essays found in the critically acclaimed EDITION29 tablet magazines.
 
Beyond the Book is presented by Literary Affairs a literary lifestyle company that has been promoting great literature and fostering a community of book lovers for two decades. Beyond the Book offers book club style salons with best-selling and literary debut authors, literary talks on classic novels, professionally facilitated book groups, panel discussions and cultural conversations related to current books. Each audio or video episode is curated by Literary Affairs founder and leader Juli ...
 
If you want to expand your knowledge about trees and forests whilst exploring ways to help them, this is the podcast for you. We talk radical ideas with guests from diverse backgrounds, delving deep into the policy, ecology, economics, attitudes and perceptions that underpin the current state of affairs, and explore meaningful interventions. This podcast is part of the Tree Radicals inquiry brought to you by The Woodland Presents CIC and Timber Strategies. https://thewoodland.co/tree-radicals/
 
The Department of Nerdly Affairs is a bi-weekly talk podcast dedicated to exploring different aspects of nerdly arts and culture. Together bringing over 80 years of experience to the table, the hosts, Rob and Don, try to take a seasoned, knowledgeable, and real-world approach to looking at the creation of nerd culture and the forces shaping it. The podcast covers topics ranging from from film and comics to writing and history, and pretty much everything in between. If it's a hobby shared by ...
 
RAJIV MALHOTRA is an Indian–American researcher, writer, speaker and public intellectual on current affairs as they relate to civilizations, cross-cultural encounters, religion and science. Rajiv is a “game-changer”, having influenced thinkers around the world. He provides fresh perspectives on India, comparative religion, globalization, and East-West relations. The author of hundreds of articles and several books, including, most recently, “Being Different: An Indian Challenge to Western Un ...
 
Town Square, hosted and produced by Beth-Ann Kozlovich, is one of the oldest of Hawaii Public Radio's public affairs programs. Since its inception in 1999, Town Square has provided an interactive forum for political, social, educational and cultural issues of local, national and international importance. Often the conversation includes guests and participants from outside Hawaii, giving access to newsmakers and those yet to make news. Discussions are lively and almost always, civil.
 
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Ahead of the federal election, we look at the various party platforms on climate change. With guests Mark Jaccard, professor of sustainable energy and director of the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University; Charles DeLand associate director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute; Sarah Petrevan, policy director a…
 
Welcome to Season 2 of Voices of Exchange, a podcast that delivers unforgettable first-person stories from people transformed by international exchange. This podcast is brought to you by the Office of Alumni Affairs in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). New episodes will be released every two weeks on a…
 
What happened to the headlines on Indigenous issues that were ever-present this past spring? Four leading voices evaluate each political party's approach during the campaign: Globe and Mail reporter Willow Fiddler; Cindy Blackstock, executive director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada; Pam Palmater professor and the chair i…
 
A record 77 Indigenous candidates are seeking office in the 2021 federal election. We invite three of them to discuss their priorities. The Green Party's Lorraine Rekmans is a candidate for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes; Chippewas Kettle and Stony Point First Nation Chief Jason Henry is an NDP candidate for Lambton-Kent-Middlese…
 
I Am Cyrus: Harry S. Truman and the Rebirth of Israel - By Acclaimed Author: Dr. Craig Von Buseck - Recounts the History, The Passion and The Purpose of the Jewish People In Their Fight, Against All Odds, to Lay Claim To The Land That Was Always Theirs - Israel! And the President, Harry S. Truman - Who Would Officially Back That Decision! Miraculou…
 
Decoding The Anti-Christ - Is Pastor and Prophetic Expert, Mark Biltz's - Latest Must Read - For Discerning The Times In Which We Live! Are You Armed, Ready and Prepared For What's Next? This Story and His Own - For Such A Time As This!על ידי Jensine Bard Ministries
 
This election has all the major parties promising to solve the housing affordability crisis. We evaluate the plans, and the ability of the federal government to solve the crisis with John Pasalis, president of Realosophy Realty; Tim Hudak, CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association; and National Post columnist Sabrina Maddeaux. See omnystudio.com/l…
 
Not all election promises are created equal when it comes to child care policies. We look at what each party has on offer and evaluate their feasibility. With Armine Yalnizyan, Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers; and Andrea Mrozek, Senior Fellow with Cardus Family. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Seventeen Canadians died every day in 2020 from opioid overdoses, yet there has been relatively little discussion about it during this election. What are the plans from the parties to address it? The Agenda examines the opioid crisis and what needs to happen to end this epidemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said last week, "I've never seen this intensity of anger on the campaign trail, or in Canada." From social media and misinformation to declining trust in institutions and a growing sense of uncertainty about the world, how should Canadians understand what is driving this anger? Is this the angriest election in Canada? …
 
Award-winning filmmaker Deeyah Khan's latest offering, "Muslim in America: Legacy of Fear," looks at how American attitudes towards Muslims have become increasingly intolerant. The film, making its North American premier on TVO, presents people from both sides of the divide. Khan join us to talk about her findings. See omnystudio.com/listener for p…
 
Several police departments across Ontario have reported an increase in hate crimes over the course of the last year. Ottawa reported a 56.9 per cent rise in 2020. In Halton, the increase was as high as 160 per cent. But some other jurisdictions, such as Hamilton, have reported decreases in incidences of such acts. Advocates believe this is because …
 
Alex Greene is researching ethnobotany, the study of the relationship between people and plants, and in this episode, Jez asks him what this field might be able to teach us about our approach toward plants and the environment as a society, and as individuals. Our Instagram: www.instagram.com/thewoodlandpresents Our Website: https://thewoodland.co/t…
 
What is the difference between Quebec and the rest of Canada regarding voting behaviour? How do political leaders and their campaigns calculate what issues to underscore and which ones to avoid to make the most of the large pool of seats up for grabs in that region? Daniel Beland, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada; and Stépha…
 
Elections inspire a mix of reasons why people choose to vote for one party or another. There could be a shift from a preference for a leader to the party's brand and values, wedge issues or pocketbook promises. We invite the Globe and Mail's Robyn Urback; David Herle of the Gandalf Group; University of Toronto's Peter Loewen, and Western University…
 
After 20 years, the United States has left Afghanistan to a victorious Taliban that now seeks to govern the country. On the release of the TVO documentary "Ghosts of Afghanistan," The Agenda discusses the war that was, what went wrong, and the road ahead. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Steve Paikin speaks to Brian Clark, a retired Canadian businessman and one of only 18 survivors of the World Trade Center's South Tower in New York on September 11, 2001. He discusses his experience being at the centre of the terrorist attack that defined the 21st century. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Ontario is a vital part of the outcome of federal elections. So, what do Ontario voters want to hear from the leaders before they make a decision on September 20? Steve Paikin gets a read from around the province with pollster Erin Kelly, CEO of Advanced Symbolics, Inc.; political columnist Susan Delacourt; Nipissing University political science pr…
 
Annie Kidder, executive director at People for Education; and Caroline Alphonso, education reporter at the Globe and Mail talk to Nam Kiwanuka about the challenges that lie ahead as the province attempts another in-class learning school year. Will students and parents feel safe in that environment? And, have students fallen too far behind? See omny…
 
As families across the province prepare for a new school year, parents might be worrying about the safety of their children during COVID-19's fourth wave. We invite parents from across the province discuss their concerns as well as their hopes for Ontario's fresh attempt at in-class learning. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Fast-rising home prices in southern-Ontario markets, together with the pressures of the pandemic, are driving people in search of more affordable options farther north. As a result, northern Ontarians are being priced out of their own communities, both in real estate and rentals - and they're looking for solutions from the next federal government. …
 
In the early 1990s, the nascent Bob Rae government confronted a deep recession. It legislated The Social Contract, bringing in the infamous Rae Days: time off without pay for thousands of public-sector employees. The first budget implemented stimulus spending, a concept that hadn't been practiced since pre-Second World War. Since stimulus spending …
 
The past decade in Ontario has seen intense debate over sex education in schools. The result has been a curriculum overseen by Liberal and Progressive Conservative governments that has been written, scrapped, then rewritten. We revisit the disagreements, parental pushback, and discuss where the province is now on this contentious issue. See omnystu…
 
The former world-class urban entertainment park was shuttered almost 10 years ago. Now, following the Ontario government's proposed redevelopment plans, we look back at debates over the years on what to do with Ontario Place, and discuss what is being done to it now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
We'll be looking back at more than a decade of full-day kindergarten in Ontario. How well has it worked? Were the original concerns about it warranted? And has it accomplished its goals. With guests Jane Bertrand of OISE at the University of Toronto; the Toronto Star's Kristin Rushowy, and the University of Toronto's Elizabeth Dhuey. See omnystudio…
 
The re-opening of the Canada/U.S. border has brought with it an unlikely threat - the spotted lantern fly. During its fall breeding season, this invasive species could wreak havoc with the orchards and vines in Ontario's rich Niagara Region. Justin Chandler, TVO's Hamilton-Niagara reporter describes why this pretty little fly is so dangerous. See o…
 
Affordable housing, climate change, COVID-19 pandemic recovery, health care. What are the issues on the minds of Canadians as they prepare to head to the polls on September 20. And are they even engaging yet in this summertime snap election campaign? Nam Kiwanuka gets a read on the leaders and their parties from Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles and …
 
Seb Cox, furniture designer, maker and environmentalist, talks about the potential for market growth around the ancient practice of coppicing, the accessibility of social media for independent businesses using sustainable timber to thrive online, and Seb shares his manifesto for land-use. In this episode Seb recommends these great Instagram account…
 
Some patients with COVID-19 are experiencing neurological symptoms ranging from confusion and depression to encephalitis (inflammation in the brain.) And scientists are struggling to figure out why. We examine the idea that COVID-19 might be a brain disease and if so, what does that mean for future potential remedies. See omnystudio.com/listener fo…
 
In 2010, it had been 12 years since Booker-prize winning author had been out of hiding from Iran's fatwa, issued over his book, "The Satanic Verses." Steve Paikin took the opportunity of the publication of Rushdie's second children's book, "Luka and the Fire of Life," to also chat about the nature of storytelling, and literature's influence on poli…
 
Author Walter Isaacson explains what the discovery of the gene-editing tool CRISPR relates to the science behind COVID-19. He discusses his newest biography featuring the co-inventor of CRSIPR, "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Theoretical physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein talks to Nam Kiwanuka about her latest book, "The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred." In it she writes about her love of Star Trek, particle physics, and why science is for everyone. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Infectious diseases physician Isaac Bogoch talks to Nam Kiwanuka about the 4th wave of the pandemic and the Ontario government's new policies on vaccinations and COVID-19 testing for health care and education workers. Other topics will include Ontario's back-to -school plan, breakthough infections and booster shots. See omnystudio.com/listener for …
 
Highlights from TVO.org's series of articles profiling landmarks across Ontario, such as Gravenhurst's giant Muskoka chairs, the Wawa Goose; Sault Ste. Marie's giant baseball; and Sudbury's Big Nickel. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.על ידי TVO | Steve Paikin
 
In her debut novel, "Gutter Child," writer and founder of the Festival of Literary Diversity, creates an imagined world divided into two distinct ways of life: the privileged Mainland and the policed Gutter, revealing a fractured world of heartbreaking disadvantages and shocking injustices. She discusses her ideas with Nam Kiwanuka. See omnystudio.…
 
Almost a year and a half into the pandemic, the real post-pandemic economic recovery is just beginning. We examine the hurdles and what will be needed most on the long road ahead with Ontario's Finance Minister, Peter Bethlenfalvy, economist Armine Yalnizyan and Ontario Retail Council president Diane Brisebois. See omnystudio.com/listener for priva…
 
Three Canadian political titans with decades of political experience share their reflections on leadership with Nam Kiwanuka. This intimate conversation with Elizabeth May, former leader of the Green Party of Canada; Jean Augustine, the first Black woman elected to the House of Commons; and Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Ontario's Lieutenant Governor, is ho…
 
There are 34 public health units in Ontario, all working overtime throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. How are they holding up and what lessons have come out of this emergency? Nam Kiwanuka asks Sioux Lookout Mayor Doug Lawrance, and chair of the Northwestern Health Unit; Andy Mitchell, Mayor of Selwyn, Ont., and chair of the Peterborough Board of Hea…
 
In her BY DESIGN Trilogy of Life, Love, Heartbreak and Hope, Author, J. Boykin (Janet) Baker reveals the Characters that could be Anyone of Us - and how, WITH God's help and PLAN it's never too late! Mirroring the Author's own life: emotionally honest, poignant, hopeful and humorous - "there is something for everyone"!!…
 
Named after the canaries common in coal mines towards the beginning of the 20th century, After the Canary Song examines the true stories behind popular disaster songs. This podcast from the Johnson Victrola Museum discusses the original tragedies that inspired these songs and the ways in which they became distorted with time. You can find new episo…
 
This is the last episode of The Saving Delaware History Podcast. Thank you for your support and please continue exploring your local history. Learn more about the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs at history.delaware.gov. Find After the Canary Song at https://www.buzzsprout.com/1831758.…
 
In a Studio 2 interview from 2005, Steve Paikin talks to Mikhail Gorbachev about his country and the post-Cold War era he helped usher in. The former, and last, leader of the Soviet Union celebrated his 90th birthday this past March. While reflecting on this archival interview in 2012, Paikin wrote that Gorbachev was the "single most important pers…
 
It's been 80 years since the first traditional-style comic book was published in Canada. Hamilton-Niagara Ontario Hub journalist Justin Chandler talks about how Canadian publishers got into the comic-book game during the Second World War. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.על ידי TVO | Steve Paikin
 
In this episode, Isabella Tree, conservationist and bestselling author of 'Wilding- the Return of Nature to a British Farm', tells Jez about the rewilding project, she and her husband Charlie Burrel undertook to transform their 3,500-acre estate in West Sussex, Knepp Estate, into a nature-haven, brimming with life. Check out the amazing work being …
 
In 2005, Steve Paikin interviewed former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev. In this short video, TVO.org's Daniel Kitts; former Agenda executiver producer Dan Dunsky; and Steve Paikin reminisce about the interview and Gorbachev's historical importance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Tonight, we return to a 2012 conversation about debt with writer Margaret Atwood, whose narratives and non-fiction works have been influencing readers around the world for more than half a century. Here, she discussed debt as a motif and theme, especially in 19th century literature, the topic of her book, "Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealt…
 
Daro, Pomru and Joe In this episode, Rob and Don sit down with comics artist and animator Doug Rice to discuss Doug’s long and fascinating career in comics and animation. Along the way, the trio discuss how Doug got into comics, his experiences working at FIRST Comics and MARVEL during the 1980s, and his crowning... Read More…
 
Julia Gillard has the distinction of being Australia's first female prime minister and served as such from 2010 to 2013. In what's been called the most unforgettable moment in Australian TV history, Gillard delivered her famous "misogyny speech," calling out the opposition for sexism. In this 2017 conversation with Steve Paikin, Gillard discussed t…
 
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