Jeremy Nathan Marks and James Shelley discuss ‘The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-events in America’ by Daniel Boorstin.
This conversation was prompted by imaging responses to the comment, “I’m not doing anything wrong, so why should I worry about privacy?” This episode was recorded at Innovation Works on Thursday, May 24, 2018, with Emma Blue, Stuart Clark, Laura Camarra, Chris Gittings, and Jim Rule.
This is a podcast about ‘reconciliation’ in Canada. We’re thinking about reconciliation in quotation marks because we want to critically analyze the narratives, power dynamics, potential pitfalls, practices, and consequences unfolding around us.
What is on the horizon for feminism? How has a heightened awareness of LGBT2Q+ experiences shifted our understanding about the nature of gender? Does the men’s rights movement reflect coherent concerns about masculine identity? What have been the ongoing consequences of movements like #metoo?
Curious Public goes on the road to visit the Middlesex-London Health Unit to talk with Christopher Mackie (Medical Officer of Health) and Ana Ning (Associate Professor in Sociology) about psychoactive substances in our community.
Four Londoners share their reflections about participating in One Book One London
Everything about every human-designed space comes down to human decisions. Who makes them?
Or: when I say ‘evidence-based’, what do you think I am saying?
In this episode, debaters from the UWO Debate Society take to the mics to argue about the efficiency and efficacy of the Canadian government’s response to the opioid crisis. Has Canada done enough, quickly enough, to be considered ‘responsible’?
Beginning with the history of alcohol and tobacco regulation, this conversation explores some big questions about how and why psychoactive substances are used and controlled in Canadian society.
#MeToo and the Presumption of Innocence: how can we believe victims and protect the legal rights of accused at the same time?
This conversation was born from a question: does assuming that the accused is innocent mean assuming that accusers are liars?
Whose version of the past counts? Do the residents of Utopia have a history? What makes time invisible?
The past, it seems, does not exist anymore. It is inaccessible and unalterable. Once the egg is scrambled and fried, it can no longer be reshaped and reconstructed into its oval shell. As far as human perception goes, the arrow of time goes decidedly in only one direction.
According to the quote meme on the internet, the musician John Butler once said, “Art changes people and people change the world.” It also seems evident that events in the world inspires the art that people create. This reciprocal nature of society and human expression has mesmerized artists, researchers, activists, historians, and ethnographers for a …
Provocative metaphor? Simplistic soundbite? Journalistic sensationalism? Legitimate description of a truly critical situation?
What happens to the fight for justice when everyone is fighting a different battle?