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This week, an interview with Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders on his latest book 'The Myth of the Muslim Tide', which challenges the notion that Western values are being threatened by a wave of Muslim immigration.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_013_-_Doug_Saunders_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:38pm EDT

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and outspoken public intellectual Chris Hedges on his latest book Days of Destruction Days of Revolt, and on his life spent fighting for political and social justice.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_012_-_Chris_Hedges_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

An in-depth interview with host of CBC's Definitely Not The Opera, and all around Canadian rennasaince woman, Sook-Yin Lee

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_011_-_Sook-Yin_Lee_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Founder of True North Records and iconic figure of the Canadian music industry Bernie Finkelstein on his beginnings as a producer, the Toronto Yorkville scene of the 1960s, and his life spent celebrating and fighting for homegrown Canadian music and cultural talent.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_010_-_Bernie_Finkelstein_-_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05am EDT

A feature conversation with former mayor of Toronto David Miller on his childhood growing up in Britain and Canada, his life in politics and his ongoing efforts to make our cities more sustainable.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_009_-_David_Miller_-_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:50am EDT

Writer and Professor of Philosophy Mark Kingwell reflects on modern society, valuing the intrinsic, and some of his early influences that turned him on to the world of philosophy and literature.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_008_-_Mark_Kingwell_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Sean Wainsteim is a Toronto-based filmmaker and director. He also happens to be the creative and award-winning mind behind some of the most imaginative music videos to come out of Canada in the past few years. Working with the likes of Tokyo Police Club, Hannah Georgas, and Wintersleep he's become known for his ability to take familiar songs and interpret them in new and novel ways.

I sat down to talk with Sean about the creative process, the power of a good story, and the perennial challenge of creating art that rings true.

Check out his work at http://www.seanwainsteim.com/

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_007_-_Sean_Wainsteim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:11pm EDT

Writer and artist Lindsay Zier-Vogel speaks about her unique community art initiative The Love Lettering Project, and Juno nominated musician Jeremy Fisher on his latest album Mint Juleps and the virtues of the simple life.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_006_-_Jeremy_Fisher_and_Lindsay_Zier-Vogel_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Journalist and author Linda McQuaig, on her latest book The Trouble with Billionaires,  and her early political influences, including the time spent as co-editor of The Varsity, the campus newspaper at the University of Toronto.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP_005_-_Linda_McQuaig_podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

An interview with Jonathan Goldstein, the host of CBC's Wiretap and an contributing editor for This American Life, on his life as a writer and his journey in public radio.

Direct download: The_Public_-_EP004_-_Jonathan_Goldstein_-_podcast_fixed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm EDT

A full-hour interview with writer and public thinker John Ralston Saul-  On citizenship, corportism, and the experiences that influenced him as a young man.

Direct download: The20Public20-0320-20John20Ralston20Saul.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16pm EDT

Filmmaker Daniel Cross speaks about the recent culture cuts by the federal government and what it means for the future of documentary filmmaking and Rick Salutin shares his thoughts on democratic renewal

Direct download: The_Public_-02_-_Daniel_Cross_and_Rick_Salutin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT

In this episode writer, activist and feminist Judy Rebick speaks about occupy, social movements, and the formative years she spent traveling around the world.

Direct download: The_Public_-_Judy_Rebick_-_July_19th_2012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:31pm EDT

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