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Show No. 55: The Music of Leif Vollebekk – Plus, Am I reading too much into Spider-Man: Homecoming?

(Recorded Tuesday, July 11th, 2017) This week we’re joined by the so very talented, Canadian singer/songwriter – Leif Vollebekk. Seriously, you’re going to love his sound. And later in the show, producers of The Comic Book Syndicate, Mike Poirier, and Jolie Inthavong join us to compare thoughts on Spider-Man: Homecoming!
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Show No. 53: A Plea for Change; No More Death by a Thousand Cuts.

(Recorded Tuesday, Jun 6th, 2017) This week we talk about the fragmentation of services within the health care system, specifically regarding mental health. We’ll explore the story of a woman who lost her daughter, Tamara, to suicide in part because of her disenfranchisement with the system – something described quite well in a memoir recently published in The Walrus titled, Death by a Thousand Cuts.
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Show 52, War on Drugs
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Show No. 51: The New War on Drugs –
From Legalization to Containment.

(Recorded Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017) In 1971 the media popularized the term ‘war on drugs’ after then-President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse as public enemy number 1. With over fifty billion being spent on anti-drug initiatives, and with illicit drug use still on the rise, clearly, it hasn’t worked. And just as capitalists have found more clever ways to expand their profits and to compete in a global market, so too has the illegal drug industry.
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An interview with David Sanger. The Nancy Duffy Show
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Show No. 49: Derision at the 38th Parallel; We’ve Been Here Before.

Hello there – today is Tuesday, April 18th and today we’re talking about Derision at the 38th Parallel – we’ve been here before, only now it’s different. And of course we’re talking about the current situation with North Korea and it’s nuclear arsenal… special guest, David Sanger, the National Security Correspondent for The New York Times joins us today to try and make sense of it all. Today It’s a bit of history mixed in with current events – to the 38th Parallel we go!
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Show No. 44: The Music of Donovan Woods and Tales of Walkerville with Elaine Weeks

On today’s show – we celebrate the music of Donovan Woods! And in the spirit of both Halloween and storytelling, later in the show, we dabble into tales of Walkerville and the history of our border city, Windsor, Ontario with Elaine Weeks from Walkerville Publishing. Join us as she sets the tone for her new novel, Time Trespasser. It’s life, music, talk – all grown up – you’re listening to the Nancy Duffy Show –Click on the show link above to listen now!
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On the tail end of Thankful: A Rant on the Presidential Debate #2 and The music of Allison Brown
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Show No. 43 / On the Tail End of Thankful: The Rhetoric of Debate #2 and The Music of Allison Brown

On this week’s show – we rant about Presidential Debate No. 2. Friend and journalist Harmony Peach will be joining in on that conversation. And later in the show, we talk with CJAM’s Border City Roots’ host, Allison Brown; spreading the word on her upcoming concerts beginning this Friday, October 14th. It’s life, music, talk – all grown up – you’re listening to the Nancy Duffy Show –Click on t
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Show 42 Vanessa Shields Dr. Costanza
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Show No. 42: Poetry with Vanessa Shields, and the New GDP with Dr. Robert Costanza

Today is about all things new!! First up on the show, we start off with the debut of new poetry with author and poet, Vanessa Shields – as she shares with us prose from her latest book, Look at Her. And The Huffington Post says that our GDP is not good enough! Later in the show – we talk about a paradigm shift and “The Need for a New Metric for Growth in a Changing World” – this is not small stuff. We’re talking about alternatives to the GDP – that’s gross national product, with Dr. Robert Costanza who joins us all the way from Austrailia…
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Show No. 37: Overcoming the Spectacle of Hate. A Conversation with Holocaust Survivor, Eva Olsson

The final installation of this 3 part series is about the spectacle of WWII and the undisputed spectacular actions of the allied forces, the soldiers, the prisoners in the concentration camps, those who defied death – the rescued and the escaped; and helpers and the doers… and those who lost their lives in the process. Tune in as we listen to excerpts from Nobel Peach Prize winner, author and holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel, Winston Churchill and Simon Wiesenthal – before diving into a full length conversation with holocaust survivor, Eva Olsson.
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4 Liter Water Challenge, Backlogged Rape Kits, Removing the Statute of Limitations
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Show No. 33: The 4L Challenge + The Race to Change the Statute of Limitations

This week we will hopefully be inspiring you to take the 4L Water Challenge in an effort to raise awareness about the value of water around the world on a very personal level… – Human Rights Advocate George McGraw will share some insights into what the challenge is all about. And later in the show, we talk about the fight against “Evidence in Holding” and Changing the Statute of Limitations when it comes to sexual assault cases. Activist Meaghan Ybos joins me as we discuss what has changed in the state of Tennessee – Let’s see if this catches on…
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