Day 6 from CBC Radio
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Day 6 is a news magazine show that delivers a surprising take on the week.
||Episode 248: An ex-marine remembers Katrina, censoring China's market crash, Nunavut's food crisis & more||Ex-marine John Keller shares stories of Hurricane Katrina 10 years later, how censors are keeping Chinese citizens in the dark about "Black Monday", food prices in Nunavut as an election issue, the most Canadian headline ever and what aliens look like.||8/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 247: Debating the ABC movement, the death of the one-hit wonder, changing political coverage and more||On this week's episode: Debating the 'Anyone But Conservatives' campaign, the death of the one-hit wonder, how the Buckley-Vidal debates changed political coverage, a forgotten chapter in Canadian music history, and the music of South African firefighters||8/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 246: Oath Keepers in Ferguson, exonorating Ethel Rosenberg, digitally faking death and more||On this week's show: Armed Oath Keepers on the streets of Ferguson, Ethel Rosenberg's son pushes for her exoneration, a new flag for New Zealand, faking your own death online, and a Day 6 encore: the music that inspired Sean Michaels' prize-winning novel.||8/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 245: First Nations voting debate, spotting lying politicians, Martin Short on Robin Williams and more||On this week's show: The longest election in Canadian history, how to tell when a politician is lying, First Nations and the merits of voting in the federal election, Martin Short shares stories of Robin Williams and the untold stories of "Into The Wild"||8/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 244: Shorting Canada, saving lion cubs, the end of Blacks Photography and more||On this week's show: Why American investors are betting against Canada, saving lion cubs from canned hunting in South Africa, the lights go out at Blacks Photography, plus a Day 6 encore: author James Ellroy.||7/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 243: Talking to aliens, Kanye West, Airbnb vs. the apartment hunter and more||On this week's show: Should we make contact with extraterrestrials? Why people get so riled up about Kanye West, and is Airbnb hoarding all the good apartments? Plus a Day 6 encore: Hitler and the royals.||7/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 242: Songs of El Chapo, Go Set a Watchman, the U.S. military's trans ban, comedian Tig Notaro and more||On this week's show: narcocorridos about El Chapo's epic escape, Harper Lee's hyped book Go Set a Watchman, transgender people openly serving in the U.S. military, comedian Tig Notaro, and swimming up the St. Lawrence river.||7/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 241: Firefighting from the frontlines, Greek debt & classical tragedy, erotica vs. Amazon and more||On this week's show: what it's like to fight a wildfire, how Greek tragedy can help explain the financial crisis, dealing with bad neighbours, and why erotica writers are unhappy with Amazon.||7/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 240: Memorial to the Victims of Communism, Stripped, Naked at Lunch, redefining autism & more||Ottawa's controversial Memorial to the Victims of Communism| CBC's Stripped| Naked at Lunch| and a Day 6 encore: redefining autism||7/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 239: illegal download notices, Rhinos Without Borders, Danny Smith on Stephen Harper & Bruce McCulloch||Should you pay if you get an illegal downloading notice?| Rhinos Without Borders| Danny Smith on Stephen Harper | the six songs that shaped Bruce McCulloch||6/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 238: The history of the Emanuel AME Church, the blob in the ocean, driverless trucks & more||The history of the Emanuel AME Church | the blob in the ocean | driverless trucks | Trump's presidential bid | the ultimate summer reading list||6/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 237: The cost of the Senate audit, the cheater's high, parkour prison breaks & more||The cost of the Senate audit | the thrill of cheating | the Buddha Pill | parkour prison breaks | the right to repair||6/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 236: Transgender parenting, trauma and genetics, Bobby Baun, gun lobbyists vs bill C-51 & more||Transgender parenting | Residential Schools | trauma and genetics | Bobby Baun | the NFA on Bill C-51||6/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 235: Sports corruption, unionizing fitness workers, 3D printing vs. ISIS and more||Declan Hill on corruption in FIFA and beyond | why Goodlife Fitness workers want a union | 3D printing artifacts destroyed by ISIS | video games to treat ADHD | fighting food waste||5/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 234: Heckling as sexual harassment, anti-NSA pranks, the police chief who won't arrest addicts & more||When does heckling become sexual harassment? |a police chief's radical approach to fighting addiction |anti-NSA pranksters who eavesdrop | a debate on whether gas pumps should have warning labels| Michael Winterbottom's "The Face of an Angel"||5/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 233: Keeping Mad Men's finale a secret, the people smuggling business, nude beach pics, nitrous & more||Three Hollywood heavyweights on keeping series finales secret |a look inside the criminal people smuggling business |how Vancouver's Wreck Beach handles creeps with cameras |the UK's ban on nitrous | Mark Danielewski 's The Familiar||5/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 232: The changing face of Canada's politics, Scientology's tax-exemption, free range parenting & more||Are gender and sexual orientation becoming non-issues in Canadian politics?| Why an anti-polygraph crusader is on trial| Alex Gibney on Scientology's tax-exempt status | a satirical Senate bid |a viral video about playground predator||5/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 231: the Wire's "Snoop" on Baltimore unrest, predicting earthquakes, UK's Independence Party & more||The Wire actress Felicia "Snoop" Pearson on Baltimore | why earthquakes can't be predicted |British UKIP supporters talk about leaving the EU||4/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 230: Omar Khadr gets bail, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, death doulas and more||Two perspectives on Omar Khadr being granted bail | a look at the hype surrounding boxing's most lucrative fight | death doulas | the unanswered stories behind the Boston bombing||4/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 229: A fake Ukrainian war casualty, Tig Notaro, Danny Williams and sex robots||The story behind a fake Ukrainian casualty of war | Tig Notaro | Danny Williams on Stephen Harper | the ethics of sex robots||4/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 228: Cameras in the courtoom, Bruce Dickinson, police killings and illegal download notices||The case for cameras in Canadian courtrooms | Bruce Dickinson talks blimps | police killings in the U.S. | illegal download notices||4/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 227: Canada's moral obligation to fight ISIS, Tidal, Akelius and abortional reversal||On this week's show: debating Canada's moral obligation to fight ISIS; Jay Z's new music streaming service Tidal; charity-owned international landlord Akelius; and Arizona's 'abortion reversal' law.||4/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 226: Pilots and mental illness, Dot Sucks and Pregnant in Limbo||Episode 226: Pilots and mental illness, Dot Sucks and Pregnant in Limbo||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 225: Las Vegas' hockey bid, Medical tourism, Space-cakes at the Supreme Court, The Jinx and Robert Durst and more||On this week's show we take a look at Las Vegas' bid for an NHL team, what's attracting patients to Canada for medical treatment, the case of Robert Durst, Space-cakes at the Supreme Court, and more.||3/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 224: Syria's Monuments Men, Montreal mosque closures, Hitler and the Royals and more||ISIS and the war on history | Hitler and the Royals | McDonalds in decline | A Montreal Mosque Moratorium | Godwin's Law |||3/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 223: Terrorism and mental illness, charity gone wrong, Gary Kasparov and more||Mental illness and lone wolf terrorism | The pitfalls of crowd-sourced charity | Russian democracy activist Gary Kasparov and more||3/5/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
My thought on day 6
Day 6 is a great way of keeping informed. It's fun fast and captivating.
Good stuff here.
I always run outif podcasts to listen to, and Day 6 is always there for me. I really like CBC Radio.
Informative and fun
Worth the time, good summary of the weeks news.