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Voices of The Walrus

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Let us take you into the pages of the Walrus as a chorus of vibrant voices bring to life essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations and photography from some of Canada’s best writers and artists.

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Canada

Description:

Let us take you into the pages of the Walrus as a chorus of vibrant voices bring to life essays, fiction, poetry, illustrations and photography from some of Canada’s best writers and artists.

Twitter:

@AMIaudio

Language:

English

Contact:

1 800 567 6755


Episodes

How Connie Walker got us listening

2/18/2024
The Pulitzer prize-winning podcaster is changing journalism as we know it

Duration:00:40:41

The Quebec government's plan to kill English universities

2/18/2024
The Quebec provincial party's most radical base will be satisfied only if English-speaking institutions disappear from Montreal's landscape.

Duration:00:11:23

The Lonely Genius

2/11/2024
How a giant of Caribbean literature would up among hay bales and cowboys

Duration:00:20:41

My guilty Pleasure

2/11/2024
Doomscrolling is Casey Plett's guilty pleasure, scanning curated feeds, checking news sites, opening links, high-calorie information on tap for immenent consumption

Duration:00:06:03

All Aboard?

2/11/2024
The diminishng romance of train travel

Duration:00:26:45

The activist who made the TTC accessible

2/4/2024
Beryl Potter was a gadfly on a quest to make the TTC easier to use for people with disabilities. The fruits of her labour can be seen to this day.

Duration:00:23:00

Everybody's ADHD is different

2/4/2024
Pediatrician David Wong has learned that medicine alone doesn't do all the work that people with ADHD need

Duration:00:06:22

The lobby group that owns Assisted Death

2/4/2024
Dying with Dignity Canada played a huge part in the legalization of MAID. Few have the resources to oppose them

Duration:00:27:29

The inescapable rise of moral superiority

2/1/2024
Why does every online discussion terminate in ethical grandstanding?

Duration:00:09:05

We may be stuck with Doug Ford

2/1/2024
How did we end up with a guy like Doug Ford and how do we get rid of him?

Duration:00:15:28

How much further can mining go?

2/1/2024
Nauru fits the wider pattern of many remote resource hinterlands in the global south, where frontiers are invented exploited and abandoned.

Duration:00:26:06

Can porn ever be ethical?

1/21/2024
The new owners of one of the world's largest adult sites are determined to make the company - and the rest of the porn industry - safer.

Duration:00:16:46

One day, chat GPT will move you to tears

1/21/2024
Even if ChatGPT wrote better poems than we ever could, we would still write poetry. Because there is more to writing than generating text.

Duration:00:09:16

Art of the Steal

1/21/2024
Why are plundered African artifacts still in Western museums?

Duration:00:30:26

It's time for a birth control revolution

1/14/2024
What the pill teaches us about the failure and future of women's health care.

Duration:00:29:29

The philosopher helping countries protect minority rights

1/14/2024
From Nepal to Bolivia, Will Kymlicka is reshaping global policy.

Duration:00:24:25

Canada's National Parks are colonial crime scenes

12/24/2023
Many see wilderness as a right of citizenship. But the concept of Canada as untouched nature is unrecognizable to Indigenous people

Duration:00:12:47

Invisible Lives

12/24/2023
Without immigration status, Canada's undocumented youth stay in the shadows

Duration:00:04:59

Vaclav Smil is Fed Up

12/24/2023
The acclaimed enviromental scientist Vaclav Smil is criticizing climate activists shunning media, and stepping back just when we need him most

Duration:00:32:04

The next target on the war on affirmative action

12/17/2023
The move to weed out equitable hiring is part of a much longer history of exclusion in both the US and Canada

Duration:00:11:01