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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.

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.

Location:

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

The Art of the Poster

10/18/2021
For 16 years, the album illustrations commissioned for the Polaris Prize have equalled the beauty of the music itself.

Duration:00:08:54

Is it Time for Unions to Seize the Moment?

10/18/2021
The last year has seen workers' rights and safety continue to erode. Collective action may be the answer.

Duration:00:14:48

Citizen of Nowhere

10/18/2021
Deepan Budlakoti was Canadian one day, stateless the next. Who is responsible for someone no country wants to claim?

Duration:00:31:00

The Campus Mental Health Crisis

10/4/2021
Canada's colleages and universities are offering more wellness programming than ever before, yet rates of student mental illness continue to rise.

Duration:00:47:24

When Positivity turns Toxic

9/27/2021
"Good vibes only" has become a rallying cry. But how much positivity is too much?

Duration:00:12:51

I'm Sick of Reboots and Rewatches and you should be too

9/27/2021
We've all spent the pandemic in a popculture feedback loop. Lisa Whittingham-Hill says, for the love of God, make it stop!

Duration:00:12:06

Slavery's Ghosts

9/27/2021
Canada remains haunted by a past it hardly acknowledges

Duration:00:29:03

What do you do with a Billion Grams of Surplus Weed?

9/21/2021
Cannabis legalization was supposed to be a license to print money. Three years on, nobody is turning a profit.

Duration:00:21:29

How Empty Storefronts are Killing our Neighbourhoods

9/21/2021
All over North America, speculators are raising rents and pushing out tenants. Will our cities ever be the same?

Duration:00:15:25

Breathing Trouble

9/21/2021
Tens of thousands of Canadians who have received asthma diagnoses don't actually have it.

Duration:00:13:34

The Double Exploitation of Deepfake Porn

9/9/2021
Discussions around deepfakes have focused on their political danger. But revenge porn and IP theft are the more pressing thefts.

Duration:00:11:59

The Maximalist House

9/9/2021
In a time of fearful self-restraint, sometimes more can be more.

Duration:00:17:10

Seahorse

9/9/2021
To build the life of her dreams Skye must first escape her dead-end Maritime town. Years later, she learns that you can reinvent yourself, but you can't leave tradegy behind.

Duration:00:23:23

Taken for the Team

9/2/2021
Esmaa Mohamoud's installations capture the way professional sports profit from Black bodies.

Duration:00:19:56

Salmon Sickness

9/2/2021
For years, Fisheries and Oceans Canada have minimized the risk of a virus some of its own scientists believe is threatening wild salmon.

Duration:00:36:18

Province of No Choice

8/22/2021
Why doctors are still fighting to provide abortion care in New Brunswick

Duration:00:49:25

Students for Sale

8/16/2021
International students are lied to, cheated, and exploited on multiple fronts. They are also propping up higher education as we know it.

Duration:00:48:39

Life in the Stacks: A Love Letter to Browsing

8/1/2021
Algorithms are integral to how we find and consume art. But old-fashioned browsing still has its benefits.

Duration:00:23:16

Affected Development: Will Kids Ever Recover from Isolation?

8/1/2021
For many children, our panicked pandemic lives are the only lives they've ever know. How will this affect them in later life?

Duration:00:12:27

Instagram Parent Trap

8/1/2021
Influencers modelling an idyllic image of motherhood are highly clickable - but pictures never tell the whole story.

Duration:00:23:16