By Tom Randall
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||Clean#9: Tom Talks... Think Tanks, with Christopher Rastrick||In this episode, I talk with Dr. Christopher Rastrick on think tanks. Our conversation begins with answering some foundational questions, such as what think tanks are, how think tanks differ between each other in important ways, and how think tanks...||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8: Tom Talks... The Invisible Injured, with Adam Montgomery||In this episode, I talk with Dr. Adam Montgomery about his book "The Invisible Injured: Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan". "The Invisible Injured", published by McGill-Queens University Press and...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7: Tom Talks... North Korea, with Manpreet Abrol||In this episode, I talk with Manpreet Abrol about North Korea. Our conversation is wide-ranging, and provides a lot of historical context to make sense of the ongoing international tensions with North Korea's nuclear program. We discuss: North Korea's..||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6: Tom Talks... Random Acts of Green, with Jessica Correa||In this episode, I talk with Jessica Correa about Random Acts of Green. Random Acts of Green is a social enterprise founded by Jess that aims to educate, engage, and empower the public to participate in sustainable behaviour, reduce greenhouse gas...||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: Tom Talks... Peacebuilding and Critique, with Surer Mohamed||In this episode, I talk with Surer Mohamed about peacebuilding and critique. Our conversation starts by questioning the authenticity of peacebuilding as an activity carried out by international communities, using peacebuilding in Somalia as an...||8/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Tom Talks... Special Obligations, with Ali Seven||In this episode, I talk with Ali Seven about special obligations. The basic issue we approach is a dilemma we all experience in our everyday moral lives. It is said all humans ought to be treated with equal moral consideration, but we do not live our...||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: Tom Talks... Science Communication, with Alex Kirkpatrick||In this episode, I talk with Alex Kirkpatrick about science communication. Our conversation ranges from: contemporary problems with communicating science to the general public; the importance of narrative to build rapport and trust between scientists...||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Tom Talks... International Development, with Candace Ellison||In this episode, I talk with Candace Ellison about international development. Our conversation ranges from: the phenomena of voluntourism; micro-financing; and the importance of having a critical mindset with development projects. Candace...||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Tom Talks... Right-Wing Populism in the United States, with Jeremy Roberts||In this episode, I talk with Jeremy Roberts about right-wing populism in the United States. Our conversation ranges from: pinning down a definition of populism; the significance of voter perception of the political landscape independent of statistics;..||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|