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Erin Heidenreich on 'Girl Unbound,' gender disparity, honesty, and inspiration
Erin Heidenreich on 'Girl Unbound,' gender disparity, honesty, and inspiration | Dec 2 2016 | Face2Face | Erin and Face2Face host David Peck talk about gender disparity, her new film "Girl Unbound," honesty, inspiration and where our perspective comes from.
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World class chefs turn food waste into culinary masterpieces for those in need | Dec 2 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | "Theatre of Life" brings homeless people, sex workers, refugees, drug addicts and common people together to break bread in a unique dining experience in Milan.
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rabble's 2016 gift guide for the nerds on your list | Nov 30 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Once again it's time to buy gifts for the gadget nerd in your life. Whether it's dongles, headphones or micro controllers, Wayne MacPhail delivers sage advice this holiday season.
Tina House and Annita McPhee at rabble's panel "Decolonizing the Mind."
Decolonizing the Media: Media Democracy Days 2016 | Nov 30 2016 | Victoria Fenner | Excerpts from two presentations -- Ryan McMahon, Indigenous storyteller and podcast host; and Indigenous Anti-Oppression Activist Tami Starlight.
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Red, black and click on Black Friday | Nov 29 2016 | Kelly Okamura | On this show: Black Friday in Canada, and shopping with students at a charity thrift store.
The Peace in Peril
Book: The Peace in Peril | Nov 29 2016 | Redeye Collective | In 2015, writer Christopher Pollon and photojournalist Ben Nelms paddled the 83-kilometre stretch of the Peace River that will be destroyed by the Site C dam reservoir. A new book documents that trip.
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More than 50 cultural and political icons urge Green Party to stay the course on BDS | Nov 28 2016 | various | More than 50 cultural and political figures released the following open letter today, calling for the Green Party of Canada not to reverse its policy to support Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions.
Mary Poppins and friends
Red threat: Socialist secrets of 'Mary Poppins' | Nov 28 2016 | Christopher Majka | The Fraser Institute's Jonathan Fortier alleges that "Mary Poppins" is rife with "latent socialist ideas," an ideology that has "created more human suffering than any other." Can this be true?
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Fake news is foolish but the consequences are real | Nov 23 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | When people of any political stripe let dogma defeat data and outrage quell common sense, there are consequences.
Forget about catching up | Nov 22 2016 | Lynn Thompson | I have found a more relaxed way to approach my "get to do" list.
Laundromat Ai Wei Wei, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Soho
Window shopping and wearing toilet paper | Nov 21 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Kelly Okamura goes shopping in NYC after the 2016 U.S. election.
Yesim Ustaoglu on Clair Obscur, Tradition, Sexual Politics and Patriarchy
Yesim Ustaoglu on Clair Obscur, tradition, sexual politics and patriarchy | Nov 19 2016 | Face2Face | Yesim and Face2Face host David Peck talk about tradition, sexual politics in Turkey, harsh modernism, manipulation, control and patriarchal power.

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