Ideas is CBC Radio's premier program of contemporary thought, eclectic in form and content. We cover social issues, culture and the arts, the humanities, geopolitics, history, biography, science and technology. Most of our programs are documentaries in which thoughts are gathered and connections made.
Monday, December 9, 2013 9:00pmDegrowthers believe we need a more modest and sane alternative to the constant pressures of expansion that are destroying the ecological basis of our existence. Richard Swift explores the degrowth alternative, in theory and in practice.
Sunday, December 8, 2013 9:00pmJill Eisen explores the politics, economics, and science of overeating. We're eating, on average, 200 calories per day more than we did just 30 years ago. What happened to bring about this sudden change?
Thursday, December 5, 2013 9:00pmThere's a lot of buzz about 3-D printers -- guns! skin grafts! But as Regina computer scientist David Gerhard discovers, these machines, and the people who use them, are about to revolutionize the way we think about manufacturing, and how we get stuff.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 9:00pmAn intimate and candid portrayal of the founding father of the new South Africa, presented by journalist and filmmaker Robin Benger.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 9:00pmPinchas Zukerman, the illustrious conductor of Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra joins Paul Kennedy to celebrate the musical genius of Mozart.