Booksellers and publishers seem continually under assault whether from disruptive new technologies like e-readers or from the latest manoeuvres of Amazon. Often accused of being conservative and resistant to change, the books’ industry is trying to change that mind-set and to embrace tech and innovation. A clear example of that is the inaugural BookTech Awards which will be handed out on Friday at this year’s FutureBook Week. Click hears from one of the organisers, Molly Flatt and one of the finalists, Michel Lafrance from the Owl F...
12/02/2015 at 06:45 AM
AIDS is one of the most well-known and most misunderstood diseases humans are susceptible to. In part one of this two-part series, Josh and Chuck explain how the disease is contracted and how it works.
12/02/2015 at 06:30 AM
The Wampis have declared the first autonomous indigenous Government of Peru. Their goal is not independence but to protect their territory of 1.3 million hectares from invasions, mining, oil and tree logging. The Wampis number around 10,600 people...(Su objetivo no es la independencia, sino proteger un territorio de 1,3 millones de hectáreas de invasiones, concesiones mineras, petroleras y tala de árboles.
12/02/2015 at 05:30 AM
Kristen Marhaver studies corals, tiny creatures the size of a poppyseed that, over hundreds of slow years, create beautiful, life-sustaining ocean structures hundreds of miles long. As she admits, it's easy to get sad about the state of coral reefs; they're in the news lately because of how quickly they're bleaching, dying and turning to slime. But the good news is that we're learning more and more about these amazing marine invertebrates -- including how to help them (and help them help us). This biologist and TED Senior Fellow offers a g...
12/02/2015 at 05:15 AM
An elite group of Mexican artists, led by producer Camilo Lara, pay tribute to Morrissey, the leader of acclaimed British 80s band, THE SMITHS, playing some of their most emblematic songs freely adapted to Spanish and fused with different rhythms,...(Un selecto grupo de artistas mexicanos, encabezados por el productor Camilo Lara, rinden homenaje a Morrissey, el líder de la aclamada banda británica de los 80, THE SMITHS, interpretando algunas de sus canciones más emblemáticas adaptadas libremente al español y fusionadas con diferentes...
12/02/2015 at 03:00 AM
Our second profile is for an international student who comes to Australia to study English and has all the points but has had the English test a few times. What are the options?
(Nuestro segundo perfil es de un estudiante internacional que llega a Australia para estudiar inglés y tiene todos los puntos, pero no ha logrado sacar el puntaje mínimo en el IELTS. ¿Cuáles son sus opciones?
Escucha a nuestro experto Juan Rincon.
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12/02/2015 at 02:21 AM
Thousands of children are set to enter public schools across this country as refugees of war. We hear from an expert on the integration of refugee children on how teachers feel ill-prepared for the new arrivals.
12/02/2015 at 02:15 AM
The debate over the importance of the Monarchy has been re-ignited with a new Canadian citizen Dror Bar-Natan's disavowal of his oath to the Queen after his citizenship ceremony this past Monday. Has the time come to swear off an old swearing-in habit?
Those tracking Donald Trump's once-entertaining bombast are now concerned, pointing to his xenophobia, ultra-patriotism and vows to expel or monitor identifiable minorities, as examples of something ominous in U.S. politics. Is Donald Trump a fascist?
More women than ever are being charged with impaired driving in Nova Scotia. But why remains an open question. CBC Reporter Jack Julian tells us more.
12/02/2015 at 02:00 AM
Teachers are voting on the controversial contract deal that their union reached with the province. Information Morning speaks with Larry Haiven and Kevin Lacey to discuss the process.
To Christian missionaries, Japan was a most attractive prospect. Literate, cultured and rich - the Jesuits arrived in Japan in the 1500s and set about a process of conversion: from the lowest peasant to the highest warlord. In Part One, we chart the rise and rise of Christianity under Nobunaga and Hideyoshi - before things turned sour.
12/02/2015 at 01:45 AM
The number of people being diagnosed with diabetes has been on the decline since 2009, after soaring for decades. Doctors say people may be changing their eating and exercise habits for the better.
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12/02/2015 at 01:16 AM
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter @carsonjfbruno
Carla Marinucci, Politico California Playbook; Twitter @cmarinucci
James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, Department of Politics, University of San Francisco
The year's almost over; one big election is behind us, but 2016 is racing toward us at top speed.
Join us as we explore the biggest, most controversial, and sometimes the surprising political issues with expert commentary by panel...
12/02/2015 at 01:07 AM
According to Sven Beckert , cotton was central to capitalism's development, and in particular its accelerating globalization. A key part of his narrative highlights the crisis brought on by the abolition of slavery in the US, when both capitalists and governments looked to new regions and workers for the raw cotton they desperately needed.
For more details and higher-quality audio, visit againstthegrain.org .
12/02/2015 at 01:03 AM
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12/02/2015 at 01:00 AM
As the U.N. climate summit continues, questions arise about which countries should provide funding for change; a look into the life of a young woman seeking asylum in the United States; and how a merger is waking up the mattress industry.
12/02/2015 at 12:45 AM
internet radio show for people who love to shoot film! Viviane Li visits
Harman Technology Ltd. in Mobberley in the United
Kingdom, home of the well-loved Ilford black
and white films and darkroom paper. She takes us on a tour of the factory to
learn about various stages of manufacturing.
12/02/2015 at 12:25 AM