The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights)

The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights)

Canada

CBC Radio's The Sunday Edition is a lively three-hour program of conversation, documentaries and music. Michael Enright, an accomplished journalist and broadcaster, is the host and tackles everything from politics to pop culture, in Canada and around the world.

Episodes

History of white nationalism; Eclipse as a spiritual experience; Throwing out the upright piano; Drowning in stuff  

The new white supremacist movement isn't caused by Trump, and it's only getting worse, says lifelong researcher (0:40); eclipse as a spiritual experience (22:46); lessons on dying (33:16); throwing out old pianos (39:57); history of consumption (49:22)

Fighting for justice and fighting off criticism; streetwise barbers; Bee Nation; grey divorce  

Former British Muslim police chief Nazir Afzal (0:39); documentary on barbers who cut hair in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (32:58); First Nations students competing in first spelling bee (48:26); dramatic rise of divorce among people over 50 (1:09:01)

Dementia and the life of the mind; dissing decluttering; curry and the Brexit vote; angry young men and radicalization  

Writer Gerda Saunders on her experiences of living with dementia (0:39); Essay on why you should stop decluttering (50:46); Documentary on the British curry industry in crisis (57:49); What gangs and terror cells have in common (1:19:30)

Murdered British MP's husband fights for diversity and tolerance; a mother's revelation; why Chekhov still matters so much  

Brendan Cox, husband of British MP Jo Cox, on grief, resilience, and carrying on her fight (0:40); Listener mail (35:36); Essay on motherhood, race and identity (40:34); why Chekhov matters today (47:06) (file contains audio fix)

Murdered British MP's husband fights for diversity and tolerance; a mother's revelation; why Chekhov still matters so much  

Brendan Cox, husband of murdered British MP Jo Cox, on grief, resilience and carrying on her fight (0:40); mail: forest fires (35:36); Essay on motherhood, race and identity (40:34); Chekhov for the 21st century (47:06)

Preventing forest fire damage; Russian interference in Germany's election; Cheap glasses; Dyson on race  

Forest fires (39 sec); Russian election interference in Europe (26:05); Montreal optician wants to make glasses affordable for everyone (52:08); Michael Eric Dyson on race and Obama's legacy (1:14:08)

Poem on B.C. fires; Baseball's pace of play; Trump vs. climate change; Telephone book club  

B.C. poet Lorna Crozier on our complicated relationship with fire; Is it time to speed up baseball?; 2016 Enright essay on baseball; Renowned climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe; Documentary on a read-out-loud book club

Nonfiction comics; Quebec journalist quits chemo; Former South African Public Protector Thuli Madonsela  

Sarah Glidden and Guy Delisle on using comics to tell serious stories (46 sec); Quebec journalist quits chemo (26:44); Michael Enright's 2016 conversation with Thuli Madonsela, the former Public Protector of South Africa (52:26)

The Vimy myth; Taking over the ranch; Why Trump supporters are so loyal  

Vimy (40 seconds); Documentary: "The Rate a Heart Can Beat" (37:32); Arlie Hochschild on Trump supporters (55:29)

Canada in the balance; Biography of O Canada; Three founding peoples; Expo 67 Fashion  

Michael's essay (38 sec); Robert Harris on O Canada (5:12); Peter Russell on Canadian history (44:07); Expo 67 fashion doc (1:04:54)

Why we hate; Overtreatment and overdiagnosis; Young teacher in Fort Hope; Daphne Merkin on depression  

Michael's essay (38 sec); overdiagnosis panel (4:47); Helen Mirren convocation speech (31:51); Documentary about young teacher in Fort Hope (38:05); Daphne Merkin on depression (1:05:19)

Privacy; Palliative care physicians on medically-assisted death; Scaachi Koul; Soulpepper Theatre goes to New York  

Michael's essay (38 sec); Palliative care (4:31); Mail: Kennedy (37:53); Scaachi Koul (41:15); Mail: AI (1:07:19); Albert Schultz (1:15:37)

JFK; Afghanistan "unwinnable"; Morningside remembered; Artificial intelligence changes everything  

Michael's essay on JFK (38 sec); Paul Rogers on Afghanistan (5:49); Mail & Morningside tribute (27:03); artificial intelligence doc (38:30)

Death of children; perception of terrorism risk; essay on dying w/grace; new Cons. leader; a special graduation; nat’l housing policy  

Death of children (00:00:38); perception of terrorism risk (00:05:36); essay on dying w/grace (00:29:47); new Conservative leader(00:36:34); a special graduation (00:51:08); nat’l housing policy (01:03:13)

RCMP needs reform; Conservative party; Kipnis on sexual paranoia; Willpower is a myth  

Michael's essay on why the RCMP should come under civilian control (39 sec); Conservative leadership race primer (5:20); Laura Kipnis on gender, power and sexual politics on campus (42:53); Willpower is a myth (1:10:04)

Why we need young risk-takers; Richard Ford on writing about his own parents; Mothers and 'Radical Inconvenience'; Europe's first all non-white orchestra; Peter Wohlleben and The Hidden Life of Trees  

Why we need young risk-takers (00:38); Richard Ford on writing about his parents (05:51); Mothers and 'Radical Inconvenience' (33:22); Europe's first all non-white orchestra (40:17); mail on façadism (58:32); The Hidden Life of Trees (01:06:28)

Digital Sabbath; Dystopian lit; Brexit Vindaloo and Façadism  

A day without technology (38 sec); Margaret Atwood, a Sinclair Lewis scholar & a Hannah Arendt scholar on dystopia in the age of Trump (5:46); How Britain's curry crisis helped drive the Brexit vote (45:40); architectural façadism (1:12:21)

Robert Pirsig; Trump vs. climate science; mail on Dominic Barton; Bee Nation  

New version of the April 30, 2017 edition of the program. The documentary has been deleted for editorial reasons, which are explained on The Sunday Edition website.

Robert Pirsig; Trump vs. climate science; mail on Dominic Barton; Bee Nation  

New version of the April 30, 2017 edition of the program. The documentary has been deleted for editorial reasons, which are explained on The Sunday Edition website.

Robert Pirsig; Trump vs. climate science; mail on Dominic Barton; Female ex-cons help each other; and Bee Nation  

Robert Pirsig (00:38); Trump vs. climate science (6:01); mail on Dominic Barton (47:41); Female ex-cons help each other (53:00); Bee Nation (1:10:42)

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