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This course is intended for arts managers, arts funders and policy makers, artists, researchers, teachers, sympathizers, and thinkers. It is designed to provide a deeper understanding of some of the most pressing issues affecting the arts in the United States and around the world. It also seeks to examine the implications for the cultural sector of the rapidly changing political, economic and social context in which policies affecting cultural provision are formed and executed
 
Hosts Yianni and Willie discuss the current issue of The New Yorker magazine.Podcast Mission Statement: To foster and encourage young minds to awaken and become enlightened with the knowledge of weekly thought and issues and ideologies to better heal the world, themselves, their neighbors, their family, their communities, their podcast, for the children.
 
Get straight to The Pressing Issues on current events, politics, foreign policy, and culture clashes of the day. Subscribe and enjoy on your favorite podcast app. Want to support the pod? First, subscribe to the podcast and follow us on social for the latest updates and behind-the-scenes info. Also, if you believe what we're doing matters, become a patron on Patreon to keep us going!Support the Podcast: https://www.patreon.com/ThePressingIssues
 
Financial Issues with Dan Celia airs on AFR Talk weekdays from 8:00 - 10:00 AM CST. Financial Issues airs Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM CST. Dan has worked for over thirty-five years as an entrepreneur and businessman. He has developed and uses a biblically-responsible system of financial management with great success. He started a part-time radio ministry in 1997 and has seen the Lord expand and bless this ministry to its current state. Dan has interviewed newsmakers, pundits, and successful ...
 
Stroke has launched a monthly podcast, Stroke Alert. Hosted by Dr. Negar Asdaghi, each episode begins by posing key takeaway questions from featured articles in the current issue of Stroke. This is followed by a brief summary and analysis of these articles, as well as an interview with the author of one of these featured articles or with one of the Stroke editors.
 
A podcast dedicated to ending the environmentally destructive practice of Mountaintop Removal Mining (MTR) that is devastating the Appalachian Mountains. Featuring a summary of the best current news items and media pieces focusing on MTR.Email: StopMTR@WaterPodcast.comFor further information on Mountaintop Removal Mining visit: ilovemountains.org and appvoices.org
 
Join in for weekly girl talk as two sisters explore the mutual damage their father has done to each of them respectively in a self deprecating, funny and light way. Bonding over damage makes this a relatable show that is for anyone and everyone with childhood trauma! Each week we dive in to funny/sad/dramatic stories both current and past and unpack why it is 100% our Dad's fault in some way or another. Lots of laughs and sometimes tears, grab your drink of choice and commiserate with us as ...
 
So what do a couple of IT guys from Detroit talk about when they go to the bar? Welcome to the IT in the D show, brought to you by long-time Detroit IT veterans Bob Waltenspiel (The Sales Guy), and Dave Phillips (The Geek). The duo has been putting on free networking events for the metro Detroit information technology community for over 10 years, helped more than 1,200 people find new jobs, and been featured in local and national news stories and publications for their efforts. After taking ...
 
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In one of the worst fire seasons on record for B.C., one First Nation managed to save their buildings, but not their land. Matt Galloway talks to members and firekeepers of Skeetchestn First Nation, to hear what they know of the land and fire, and why they want more support to use that knowledge to keep communities safe.…
 
The return to campus at Western University in Ontario has coincided with allegations of multiple sexual assaults. We talk to Carina Gabriele, a former student union executive at Western who has spent years working for better measures to address sexual assault on campus; Alan Shepard, the president and vice-chancellor of Western University; and Farr…
 
Todd and Bob follow last week's discussion on Biblical manhood with a discussion on Biblical womanhood. They contrast the values that the world champions with the role that God has given women. -- Edifying the Saints: The MBC Pastor Podcast is a ministry of Maranatha Bible Church in Comstock Park, MI, and is available on Facebook, YouTube, Apple Po…
 
In a special broadcast from Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S., Matt Galloway hosts a forum about access to health care and mental health resources, including in smaller, more rural communities. More than 75,000 Nova Scotians are seeking a family doctor, with emergency rooms struggling to pick up the slack, even as they face temporary closures over staffin…
 
Alberta and Saskatchewan have the lowest vaccination rates in Canada, and the highest rates of COVID-19 per capita right now — with packed ICUs leading to cancelled surgeries. Matt Galloway discusses the pressure on their health-care systems with Dr. Shazma Mithani, an emergency room doctor in Edmonton, and Dr. Lookman Abdul, an ICU doctor at Battl…
 
Life for Nova Scotians looks almost back to normal, even while other regions look at reviving restrictions to combat the delta variant of the coronavirus. But the province’s chief medical officer of health isn’t ready to fully reopen just yet. Dr. Robert Strang talks about how the province has managed.…
 
Director Danis Goulet says that even though her film Night Raiders is fictional, it’s based on events that are very real; residential schools in Canada. Night Raiders is set after a war across North America, where the government is taking children from their families and putting them in forced-education camps. Night Raiders is screening as part of …
 
New Yorker Magazine Sep 13, 2021 This week Willie and Yianni discuss a wide range of topics such as feminism, hating coffee lovers, punk funk junk, glib libs, and nature vs nurture: pick your fighter. Plus all the usual bits and bobs along the way! 0:00 Cover by Pascal Campion 3:18 Mail 4:48 Talk of the Town 12:13 The Sex Wars by Amia Srinivasan 31…
 
In Hamilton, Ont., problems around homelessness, housing and affordability reflect a national election issue. Matt Galloway talks to Vic Wojciechowska, with the Hamilton Encampment Support Network; and Laura Kennedy and Mike Rigitano, who have just bought their first home after an emotional and frustrating year-and-a-half of multiple offers, and al…
 
For Canadians, it was a revelation that seemingly came out of nowhere: the confirmation back in May of over 200 unmarked graves at Kamloops, BC, thought to be the remains of young people who decades ago attended one of Canada’s nearly 140 Indian Residential schools. Children who never got to go home to the families from whom they’d been forcibly re…
 
Federal party leaders have made several promises on Indigenous issues during this election campaign, but some Indigenous voters see a poor track record, and have heard enough. Matt Galloway weighs up the promises and the parties behind them with Niigaan Sinclair, an Anishnaabe writer and professor, and columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press; and Wil…
 
Washington Post investigative reporter Craig Whitlock says the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan was cloaked in lies, to cover up the fact the US and its allies were losing. As part of our series, Afghanistan, in the Shadow of the Taliban, he tells us about his new book The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History Of The War.…
 
It’s expected that 50 to 90 per cent of the world’s 7,000 languages will be lost by the end of the century, with research suggesting a loss of languages is linked to a loss of biodiversity. Plant medicine educator Joe Pitawanakwat has made teaching about medicine plants — and preserving their Anishinaabemowin names — his life work. He talks to Dunc…
 
Then, we continue our series of special interviews — Afghanistan: In the Shadow of the Taliban. Fawzia Koofi was Afghanistan's first female deputy speaker of parliament, an advocate for women’s rights, and part of the government's negotiation team that engaged in peace talks with the Taliban. The Taliban has tried twice to kill her, and she escaped…
 
Bob and Todd discuss the concept of biblical manhood, contrasting what the Bible commands of men and the traits that the world champions for men. They discuss how men who desire to be more faithful can accomplish that goal. -- Edifying the Saints: The MBC Pastor Podcast is a ministry of Maranatha Bible Church in Comstock Park, MI, and is available …
 
The Flamethrowers captures the punch-you-in-the-mouth energy and sound of right-wing talk radio. Host Justin Ling takes us from the fringe preachers and conspiracy peddlers of the 1920s to the political firestorm that rages today. With humour and candour, Ling examines the appeal of broadcasters like Rush Limbaugh, who found a sleeping audience, ra…
 
Where do the federal parties stand on fixing long-term care, after the devastation of the pandemic? To weigh up what’s being promised, and what’s missing from the conversation, we talk to Laura Tamblyn Watts, CEO of CanAge, a national seniors' advocacy organization; Dr. Quoc Dinh Nguyen, a geriatrician and researcher at the University of Montreal H…
 
Under what circumstances — perhaps medical, or religious — can you get an exemption from getting a COVID-19 vaccine? And what are the ethical considerations around exemptions, and mandates? Matt Galloway talks to Cheryl Pauls, president of the Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg; Dr. Mariam Hanna, the Ontario Medical Association’s Chair for A…
 
The first in a series of special interviews — Afghanistan: In the Shadow of the Taliban. Former Canadian correspondent for the Globe and Mail Graeme Smith discusses his time in the country and what he calls a ‘meat grinder’ of a war. He discusses what he thinks the future might hold for his friends now living under the Taliban and his new TVO Origi…
 
A new law in Texas prohibits abortion after six weeks — before some women even know they're pregnant. We hear about the particular impact on young people, from Rosann Mariappuram, executive director of Jane's Due Process, a nonprofit that ensures legal representation for pregnant minors in Texas. And a discussion on how the new law works, and how i…
 
Protests are flaring up across the country as vaccine passports are rolled out. How are premiers handling it? Matt Galloway discusses the politics of the fourth wave with our national affairs panel: Kelly Cryderman, a reporter and columnist for the Globe and Mail in Alberta; Rob Benzie, the Queen's Park bureau chief for the Toronto Star; and Tanya …
 
New Yorker Magazine Sep 6, 2021 This week Willie and Yianni discuss a wide range of topics such as the hell-ish life of a restaurant worker, bottom feeders, munching on bugs, and apologizing. Plus all the usual bits and bobs along the way. So settle down with your favorite bug-flavored meal and give this podcast a thought or two. 0:00 Cover by Tom …
 
As another school year starts amid pandemic disruption, what can be done to help students get back on track — academically, socially, and emotionally? We talk to Graeme Hopkins, a Grade 12 student in Saskatoon who wants schools to return to regular semesters; Tracy Vaillancourt, Canada Research Chair in school-based mental health and violence preve…
 
Canadian Andrea Constand was one of the women who accused U.S. entertainer Bill Cosby of sexual assault, leading to his conviction in 2018 (before that conviction was overturned this summer.) She tells Matt Galloway about her new book The Moment: Standing Up to Bill Cosby and Speaking up for Women.
 
It’s the start of a new school year, the third disrupted by the pandemic. What are the risks related to the delta variant, and what needs to be done to keep kids and educators healthy? Matt Galloway puts listener questions to Edmonton pediatrician Dr. Tehseen Ladha, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Alberta; and Dr. Lisa Barret…
 
Jon Cadang has struggled with his mental health since childhood, but he says spending time in nature proved to be a powerful treatment against his depression. He’s not alone, says Vancouver-based physician Dr. Melissa Lem, the director of PaRx, an evidence-based nature prescription program. She says there’s a body of research that indicates spendin…
 
Team Canada won 21 medals at the Paralympic Games, after the pandemic made it a Games like no other. We hear about the experience with Tristen Chernove, a four-time medallist in paracycling, who won silver in Tokyo; and first-time Paralympian Sarah Mickey, who finished 6th in the discus.
 
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