By James Shelley
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Adventures in second-guessing the obvious... This is a category-rogue podcast featuring interviews, audio essays, and lectures. This is a channel for people who, like myself, know that we all have something to learn from one another.
||CleanWhat is the Future of Gender in Canadian Society?||What is on the horizon for feminism? How has a heightened awareness of LGBT2Q+ experiences shifted our understanding about the nature of gender? Does the men’s rights movement reflect coherent concerns about masculine identity? What have been the ongo||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlcohol to Opioids: Part 2||Curious Public goes on the road to visit the Middlesex-London Health Unit to talk with Christopher Mackie (Medical Officer of Health) and Ana Ning (Associate Professor in Sociology) about psychoactive substances in our community. In this episode we ask&||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat was your experience of reading ‘Brother’ by David Chariandy?||Four Londoners share their reflections about participating in One Book One London||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlank Panther, Violence, and The Wretched of the Earth||Is violence a viable means for achieving one's liberation? Is Killmonger's strategy justifiable? And importantly: who gets to decide?||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Story Behind Every Street||Everything about every human-designed space comes down to human decisions. Who makes them?||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat do people mean when they say, ‘Science’?||Or: when I say 'evidence-based', what do you think I am saying?||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHas the Canadian government done due diligence in responding to the opioid crisis?||In this episode, debaters from the UWO Debate Society take to the mics to argue about the efficiency and efficacy of the Canadian government’s response to the opioid crisis. Has Canada done enough, quickly enough, to be considered ‘responsible||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDrug policy in Canada: from alcohol to opioids||Beginning with the history of alcohol and tobacco regulation, this conversation explores some big questions about how and why psychoactive substances are used and controlled in Canadian society. The Panel Tara Bruno is an Associate Professor in Sociolog||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#MeToo and the Presumption of Innocence: how can we believe victims and protect the legal rights of accused at the same time?||This conversation was born from a question: does assuming that the accused is innocent mean assuming that accusers are liars? And, in contrast, does believing a victim’s story without an investigation mean denying the accused of their presumed innoc||1/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhose version of the past counts? Do the residents of Utopia have a history? What makes time invisible?||The past, it seems, does not exist anymore. It is inaccessible and unalterable. Once the egg is scrambled and fried, it can no longer be reshaped and reconstructed into its oval shell. As far as human perception goes, the arrow of time goes decidedly in||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|