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Birth is generally thought of as a universal experience, but studies show that Indigenous and racialized families in Canada may not have the same outcomes as others. Infant mortality rates among Indigenous communities are twice the national average. Migrant mothers are twice as likely to experience pre- and post-natal depression, while pregnant refugees suffer from limited qualifications for insured health care. Three experts join The Agenda to talk about this perinatal health care gap.
Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Featuring a diverse cast including celebrated philosophers, trauma surgeons, factory workers, refugees, and politicians.
Denise Ho: Becoming the Song explores the openly gay singer's remarkable journey from Cantopop superstar to outspoken political activist, putting her life and career on the line to support the struggle for democracy and freedom in Hong Kong.
In this episode, we're in the east of Britain. Finds Include revelations from 'Britain's Pompeii,' the theatre where Shakespeare premiered Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, and evidence that we may have found the location of the Battle of Barnet.
When Hurricane Katrina ravaged the United States' Gulf Region in 2005, killing over 1800 people, displacing over a million and causing over 151 billion dollars US in damages, New Orleans was caught in the eye of the storm.