The Roundtable Podcast 72: Crimes Against Headlines

Week of 28.09.2014

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Walking In LA | One Month to the Toronto Mayoral Election | Game: Crimes Against Headlines | Music: Tanya Tagaq | The World Conference on Indigenous Peoples | Paul Calandra | Is Canada Going to War? (Yes) | Fighting ISIS: The Coalition is Growing

 

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Week of 20.07.2014

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Rob Ford’s nephew, Mikey Ford, running for councillor in Doug Ford’s Etobicoke riding | Remove a letter, ruin a band | Mike Duffy | Israeli troops battle Hamas in 2nd day of ground offensive, as Palestinian death toll tops 330 | Music: Future, “Shit” | Ukraine says Russia helping separatists destroy evidence at Malaysia Airlines crash site | Finish the Headline | Protests and crowd-funding can’t prevent N.B. Morgentaler clinic from performing final abortions | Peter MacKay’s Privacy Deficit Turned These Lives Upside Down

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Week of 04.05.2014
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Rob Ford continued | News Clip: Nikki Ashton Calls on Federal Government to Hold Missing, Murdered Women Inquiry | Al Feldstein, longtime Mad magazine editor, dies at 88 | Doing Comedy | Bob Dylan’s original manuscript for Like a Rolling Stone’s lyrics goes on sale | Music: Awon & Phoniks, “Forever Ill” | Burritos | Nigeria’s Stolen Girls | Shawn Atleo Resigns

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Week of 20.04.2014
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez | Jim Flaherty | Rob Ford’s Campaign Party | Laureen Harper | Music: Willie Nelson, “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” | Record Store Day / 4-20 | Justin Trudeau Selfie | Hipster Craft Beer Snobs Are Nerdgasming Over New Star Trek Brew | New Beer Store Ads | The Four Basic Ways to Tuck in a Shirt

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Week of 06.04.2014

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The Campaigns for Kabul | Afghanistan: Seen Through the Lens of Anja Niedringhaus | Rwanda | Kurt Cobain: What Ever Happened to Nirvana | New Music: Timber Timbre, “Hot Dreams” | Chewbacca: The Cure For Bad Tattoos? | Food obsessives: the people searching for the perfect cheese, bread and coffee | Germans seize cocaine on its way to Vatican | Best Places To Live In Canada, And The Worst, According To MoneySense

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Week of 09.03.2014

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Ukraine says progress made on Crimea mediation plan | New warrant issued in Mayor Rob Ford police investigation | Islamic Leaders Issue Fatwa Prohibiting One-Way Trips to Mars | Lev Tahor members stopped in Trinidad return to Canada Sunday night | New Music: Little Simz, “Mandarin Oranges Part 2” | Is Mississauga ready for a new mayor after 36 years of Hazel McCallion? | Parti Québécois election platform highlights values charter and French language | Nebraska shocked to learn it has Parti Quebecois-style religion law | Mandy Gives Online Dating Tips

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Week of 09.02.2014

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Old People News: the 50-Year Anniversary of the Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Appearance | Philip Seymour Hoffman 1967-2014 | (Yet) More Rob Ford | Bangladesh factory owners surrender after 2012 fire that killed 112 | Featured Article of the Week: The Olympics: A lie we all tell ourselves | Subway to remove chemical from bread | Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture | Iranian poet and peace campaigner Hashem Shaabani hanged for ‘waging war against God’ | Scientifically Accurate Flintstones | Woody Allen | Mandy Goes Ice Fishing | New Music: Guided By Voices | Sloe Gin | Moist, Gotye, and other forms of torture

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Week of 01.12.2013 | Black Friday

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Black Friday shopping in US marred by violence | ‘This isn’t Toronto,’ sheriff says after U.S. mayor’s drug arrest | Afghanistan to reintroduce public stoning as punishment for adultery | Game: Finish the Headline | Featured Article: Rumsfeld’s War and Its Consequences Now | Syria war ‘damaging a generation of children’, UN warns | Music: Queens of the Stone Age | Feds spend $40 million to pitch natural resources | Feds to monitor social media round-the-clock | New Snowden docs show U.S. spied during G20 in Toronto | Highlights from Boring Tweeter ‏@b0ringtweets | Teacher’s attempt to educate students on Internet safety turns into weird viral science lesson | Meindfeld | Why I Keep a Spreadsheet of Everyone I’ve Ever Slept With

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Week of 03.11.2013 | “THE UNIVERSE IS EXPANDING” Alvy Singer

How one video dragged Rob Ford into the dangerous world of gangsters | Conservatives condemn sex-selective abortion, assisted suicide as party convention winds down | Fifteen Tory motions to know about from the convention (and the Top Ten Conservative Motions that Didn’t Make it to the Floor) | New galaxy ‘most distant’ yet discovered | Recommended Article: Ben Franklin’s Daylight Saving Time Proposal Was Written as a Joke | Jailed Pussy Riot Member Missing Following Prison Transfer: Nadya Tolokonnikova’s relatives have had no contact with the jailed punk rocker for 10 days | 10-Year-Old Boy Discovers a 600 Million Year-Old Supernova | Music: Arcade Fire – “Flashbulb Eyes,” from the Album Reflektor | Hakimullah Mehsud, charismatic and ruthless leader of the Pakistani Taliban, killed by U.S. drone strike

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Week of 13.10.2013 | “SEND IN THE CLOWNS”

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Christian delusions are driving the GOP insane | Quebec physicians ordered to stop performing virginity tests | Vatican withdraws Pope Francis medals after spelling Jesus’ name wrong | Mike Duffy billed Senate $65,000 to pay friend for ‘no tangible work,’ RCMP alleges | Recommended Article: I got hired at a Bangladesh sweatshop. Meet my 9-year-old boss | This Comedian Hijacks a TED Talk And Basically Makes A Fool Out of Every “Thought Leader” Ever | Daniel Noehl Calls Police After Being Stiffed In Drug Deal | Music: Paul McCartney “New” | Charges that Canada spied on Brazil unveil CSEC’s inner workings | Scarborough residents report receiving robocalls after Toronto municipal Councillor Ainslie steps down | Giorgio Mammoliti is Back on the Toronto Executive Committee

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Week of 04.08.2013

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The T-shirt Turns 100 | John Baird encourages caution for Canadian travellers and diplomats after U.S. alert | Big tobacco seizure at Fort Erie bridge | Recommended Article: What religion has contributed to the world this month | Michael George Ansara: 1922-2013 | Senate reform | Texas faces possible shortage of execution drug | Gretzky’s childhood Koho stick fetches $38,838 in auction | Man who showed journalists alleged Rob Ford crack video arrested, offered tape to police for plea deal | NDP take two as PCs crack Toronto | Man tries to hide turtle in burger to sneak it past airport security

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Week of 16.06.2013

james joyceToronto Raid | Mac Harb | James Joyce | Psychics | Recommended Article: Disease Outbreak Threatens the Future of Good Coffee | Greece Shuts Down State Broadcaster | Ten years of Same-Sex Marriage in Ontario | Revelation of Nazi Unit Leader Living in US

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Week of 09.06.2013

U2 at Red Rocks

Conservative MPs Used Like ‘Trained Seals’ | Benjamin Franklin, Canada Post’s Founding Father | Calgary Man Fined for Fossil Trafficking | Thirty Years Ago This Week: U2 Live at Red Rocks | Recommended Video: VICE: High Country | Man, 66, Goes to Doctor and Finds He’s a Woman | Rob Ford | Pamela Wallin

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Week of 01.06.2013

Dr. Henry Morgentaler

How to Get Rob Ford to Call You a Racist | Henry Morgentaler | Town in Northern Ireland Turns into Virtual Potemkin Village Ahead of G8 | The Zombie Plan for Middle East Peace | Recommended Article: How the Rob Ford Crack Scandal Could Save Toronto | Game: “The Puffster” | The 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee | Nigeria Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Gay Marriage | 32 Killed in Iraq Attacks as May Toll Crosses 600

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Week of 26.05.2013

The Woolwich Attack | Rob Ford Denies Being an Addict | Orthodox Christian Priests Organize LGBT Attack in Georgia | Ai Weiwei Releases Metal Song | Judge Orders Lesbian Couple to Split, Citing Texas “Morality Clause” | Game: “Finish the Headline” | Using Honeybees to Find Land Mines | Driver Hits Cyclist and is Caught After Tweeting About It | 3-D Printing of Body Parts

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