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The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights): Episodes

Listeners respond to Michael's essay "Valentina vs. the TSO"; and his interview with Paul Rogers on military intervention in the Middle East.
As we approach the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, three artists - a filmmaker, a musician and a writer - explain how a hundred-year-old event continues to resonate for them personally and within the Armenian community.
The US can make "The West Wing". The UK can make "House of Cards". Little Denmark can make "Borgen". Why can't Canada produce a top-flight political TV drama series?
Borgen; Armenian genocide; Listener mail
The Toronto Symphony's decision to cancel a concert by Ukrainian pianist Valentina Lisitsa is just the latest clash between politics and classical music.
Now that Canada has taken the fight against ISIS into Syria, Paul Rogers, of the University of Bradford illuminates with his usual bracing blend of history, wisdom and sharp analysis.
Our listeners were not afraid to weigh in on the politics of fear, following our conversation with Penelope Ironstone of Wilfrid Laurier University. Also, mail in response to my elegy for a city tree keeps coming.
Tim Parks believes we all should write on the pages of the books we are reading.
When does diminished mental capacity become an excuse for a criminal act? Our guest is philosopher Nicole Vincent.
Somewhere out there, there's another person with a totally different life who shares your name.
Valentina & TSO; The myth of military intervention; Online namesake; Writing in the margins; Being responsible
Shrewd politicians are often savvy brokers of fear; hence the extended military mission to Syria, and the controversial measures of Bill C-51. Michael speaks with Dr. Penelope Ironstone of Wilfrid Laurier University about the politics of fear.
A few weeks ago, crowds of people came to an event called Power Up, consisting of forty classes in singing, writing and making the very best of gospel sound.
Author Erik Larson tells the story of the doomed passenger ship, The Lusitania, in his new book, "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania".
With the extension of Canada's military mission in Iraq to Syria, questions must be asked.
Listeners respond to Michael's essay from two weeks ago called
"Elegy for a tree". We also hear responses to our hour-long special on medical marijuana, and to Michael's interview with Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy.
Why is Canada at war; The politics of fear; School of gospel; The sinking of the Lusitania
Two years ago, Shelly and Fred Muntau of Vancouver adopted an orphaned child from the Democratic Republic of Congo; but a bureaucratic catch-22 is preventing their adopted son from coming to Canada.
Gideon Levy is a highly controversial columnist with the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, who has made life in the Occupied Territories his beat.
The government has authorized more than 50 thousand Canadians to use medical marijuana; but professional medical organizations say not enough is known about its effectiveness or its potency to write an accurate prescription.
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