The CJSR Edition
By CJSR 88.5 FM
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The CJSR Edition is a kaleidoscope of illuminated ideas, insights and stories. It's a weekly exploration of culture, both high and low.
||CleanFraming Ethical Oil + The Impact of Residential Schools||On this episode, Grant MacEwan Communications Professor Roberta Laurie talks about her research around Ethical Oil, a phrase popularized by polarizing lobbyist Ezra Levant in his eponymous book published in 2010. Then, a conversation with Charlene Bear||5/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEdmonton: The Worst Place for a Woman in Canada?||A recent study published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Edmonton was ranked the worst place to be a woman in Canada. The worst! To find out why, we called up the author of the study, Kate McInturff, the author of the study, to find out||5/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3.03 David Barsamian||Today’s episode features a personal interview with David Barsamian, the creator, producer and host of Alternative Radio. Barsamian is one of the America’s most beloved journalists and we speak to him about the modern American media land||5/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3.03 Truth and Reconciliation||Established on June 1, 2008, the goals of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission include documenting and promoting the extent and impact of residential school experiences. Their final national event took place in Edmonton from March 27-30. This episode||4/11/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReconciliation At Grandin Station||On March 27 – 30, the Truth and Reconciliation concluded its journey with its final national event here in Edmonton. However, the process of reconciling our history as Albertans is ongoing.||4/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3.02 A Solution to Homelessness?||On this week’s episode of the CJSR Edition, three radio stories about people attempting to wrap their heads around the complex problem of homelessness, and then doing their part, in both large and small ways, to help find a solution to Canada’s hom||3/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Psychology Of Charity||For 5 nights, March 9 – 13, 7 business students spent their nights outside, forgoing shelter, and omitting luxuries from their lives like cell phones, while still attending class, to raise awareness about youth homelessness and to raise money for YE||3/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInner City Immersion||A few weeks ago CJSR producer Karen Fraser spent a weekend in Edmonton’s inner city, at the drop-in centres, and on the streets to experience what life is like living on the streets. This is the audio diary of her experience.||3/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Wildrose Country to the Final Frontier||Space has become part of our everyday conversation and the barriers to entry for studying and exploring space are quickly dissolving. In fact, a group of students at the University of Alberta – or AlbertaSat – are on a mission to design, manuf||3/18/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn DeMont on Vanishing Vocations||On this week’s episode of the CJSR Edition, John DeMont spoke about how his study of dying jobs lead him to a better understanding of our collective history and national identity. But what about the people whose jobs are on the chopping block?||3/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|