The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

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    • Mark Schatzker: The Dorito Effect - Duration: 26 minutes.

      • 14 hours ago
      Food journalist and author Mark Schatzker sits down with The Agenda in the Summer to discuss his book "The Dorito Effect:The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor," a look at how the food we e...
    • Johann Hari: Ending the War on Drugs? - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 day ago
      Author Johann Hari returns to The Agenda in the Summer to continue his conversation with Piya Chattopadhyay about his book "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs." Hari ta...
    • Johann Hari: Origins of the War on Drugs - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 2 days ago
      Author Johann Hari joins Piya Chattopadhyay for a feature conversation on his new book "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs." Hari explains how one U.S. lawman's crusade...
    • Andrew Pyper: Horror Show - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      Author Andrew Pyper joins The Agenda in the Summer for a feature interview about his horror novel "The Damned," about a man haunted by the ghost of his deceased twin sister. Pyper also explores why...
    • Kazuo Ishiguro: On Writing and Literature - Duration: 27 minutes.

      • 6 days ago
      Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro continues his conversation with Piya Chattopadhyay about his latest novel, "The Buried Giant," adapting his books into films, and the state of the literary scene today.
    • Kazuo Ishiguro: The Buried Giant - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Celebrated novelist Kazuo Ishiguro returns to TVO for a feature-length interview about his new book "The Buried Giant," his first novel in ten years. Set in post-Arthurian England, Ishiguro's tale ...
    • Agenda Plus: On Amortalism - Duration: 3 minutes, 52 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, explains the concept of "amortalism," the idea that humans can find a scientific solution to overcoming death.
    • Thomas King: An Indigenous Renaissance - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Thomas King returns to The Agenda in the Summer to continue his conversation about his novel "The Back of the Turtle." He also explores how Aboriginal artists have influenced the debate over Aborig...
    • Thomas King: The Back of the Turtle - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      Thomas King joins Piya Chattopadhyay for a feature-length conversation on his novel "The Back of the Turtle," winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction. His novel centres around a...
    • Denis and Dunnell: The Destruction of Pompeii - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      When Mount Vesuvius erupted almost 2000 years ago, it wiped out the people of Pompeii, burying a vast array of cultural artifacts and human remains under hot ash and debris. Hundreds of years later...
    • Hendrik Poinar: Decoding the Black Death - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      The Black Death and the Plague of Justinian were ancient killers that wiped out tens of millions of people in their respective centuries. Hendrik Poinar, Director of the Ancient DNA Centre at McMas...
    • Hendrik Poinar: Resurrecting the Woolly Mammoth - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Woolly Mammoths went extinct thousands of years ago, but scientists are hard at work trying to understand what caused their extinction - some even going so far as to try and resurrect the beasts. H...
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    • Rise of the New Atheists? - Duration: 32 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      As the documentary "The Unbelievers" premieres at Toronto's Hot Docs Festival, two of the men featured in the film: professor Richard Dawkins and physicist Lawrence Krauss sit down with Steve Paiki...
    • Emily Luk: A Tiger Daughter Weighs In - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      The Amy Chua Effect: What is it like being the child of Chinese immigrant parents in the Western world? A young Chinese-Canadian woman gives us her perspective.
    • Tapping the Potential - Duration: 22 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      When her son Jacob was 2, Kristine Barnett was told he might never speak due to severe autism. Today, Jacob is poised to become a future Nobel Prize winner. Kristine and Jacob Barnett tell Steve Pa...
    • Michael Coren: Why Catholics Are Right - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Yes, Catholics are right. According to Michael Coren anyways. He says he wants to set the record straight: there is apparently little worse in modern, Western society than being a devout Roman Cat...
    • When Anxiety Attacks - Duration: 50 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      Anxiety disorders may be as pervasive a condition as depression, yet they are still not as widely discussed as depression. As part of The Agenda's Mental Health Matters coverage, we'll examine the ...
    • Kelly McGonigal: Controlling Our Willpower - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      We are tested every day. A battle between what we want to do and what we should do. Many of us could use more willpower, but few of us know how to get it. Kelly McGonigal, author of "The Willpower ...
    • Dr. Gabor Mate: Addiction - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      A bad childhood: Vancouver physician Gabor Mate and the social roots of our addictions.
    • Terry Crews: Manhood, Feminism & the Mindset that Leads to Rape - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      These days we're talking a lot about gender: about sexism, discrimination, sexual assault, and gender roles. Actor, author and former NFL Football player Terry Crews, who is well known for his wor...
    • Bill Nye: Creationism is Bad for Us - Duration: 24 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      Last year, Bill Nye debated Ken Ham, founder of the Creationist Museum in Kentucky, about creationism as a viable model of origins. With his new book, "Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Crea...
    • Indian Democracy, Chinese Autocracy - Duration: 51 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      Tiger vs dragon: China opened its economy to the world in the 1970s. India didn't follow suit until the 1990s. Despite China's 30-year head start, India's economy is quickly gaining ground, read...
    • Canadian Immigration: Finding Work - Duration: 5 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Web Exclusive: Canadian Immigrants who applied for immigration as skilled workers discuss the challenges in finding work.
    • Mark Steyn and Islamophobia 1/5 - Duration: 8 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      For more videos like this, go to tvo.org/theagenda. Debate between Mark Steyn, Khurrum Awan, Naseem Mithoowani, Muneeza Sheikh about the efforts by Awan, Mithoowani & Sheikh to have the Canadian Hu...
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