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Rose City Politics is a weekly, hour-long show focused on the movers-and-shakers affecting the political scene. Municipal politics is the emphasis when you join panelists Kieran McKenzie, Paul Synnott, Pat Papadeas, Mark Boscariol, Don Merrifield and Doug Sartori as they dissect, debate, educate and inform on political happenings in Windsor and Essex County.
 
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Tonight on the show we are joined by Anneke Smit and Aucha Stewart to discuss their report on municipal states of emergency under COVID-19. Later, we are joined by newly-elected Ward 7 Councillor Jeewen Gill. Even later, we do a post-mortem on the byelection, media coverage and social media shenanigans. Check out the States of Emergency report here…
 
What are the African Middle Ages? A place, certainly, and a time period, evidently. But also a “documentary regime,” argues François-Xavier Fauvelle. How do we reconstruct these centuries of the African past in the face of a daunting lack of sources? In thirty-four thoughtful vignettes, Fauvelle takes us along for the ride as he wrestles with this …
 
Mexico of five centuries ago was witness to one of the most momentous encounters between human societies, when a group of Spaniards led by Hernando Cortés joined forces with tens of thousands of Mesoamerican allies to topple the mighty Aztec Empire. It served as a template for the forging of much of Latin America and initiated the globalized world …
 
Tonight’s show is a discussion of food security, community engagement and activism. Our guests are - Steve Truant, an engineer by profession who was one of the lead organizers for the June 27 Miracle Day. - Lynda Davidson, Food Bank Coordinator at Unemployed Health Centre - Sarah Sabihuddin, Senior Manager of Community Impact at the Hamilton-Halton…
 
In Collecting Food, Collecting People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa (Yale University Press, 2016), Kathryn M. De Luna documents the evolving meanings borne in the collection of wild foods for an agricultural people in south central Africa around the turn of the first millennium. It is a history of everyday life that bears great insight…
 
We are schooled to believe that states formed more or less synchronously with settlement and agriculture. In Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States (Yale University Press, 2017), James C. Scott asks us to question this belief. The evidence, he says, is simply not on the side of states. Stratified, taxing, walled towns did not inev…
 
Brian Greene is a Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Columbia University in the City of New York, where he is the Director of the Institute for Strings, Cosmology, and Astroparticle Physics, and co-founder and chair of the World Science Festival. He is well known for his TV mini-series about string theory and the nature of reality, including t…
 
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