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New Research on Social Isolation and Though Patterns with Dr. Jonathan Smallwood

Professor Jonathan Smallwood from the Department of Psychology here at Queen’s University joins us in this segment.  He was recently involved in a research study with several British Universities on the impact of prolonged social isolation and changes to work opportunities on people’s thought patterns.  Like Canada, the first UK lockdown caused huge disruption to […]

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Murakami Wood on Frances Haugen and the Beginning of the End of Surveillance Capitalism

“With every prominent whistleblower and every firing of those who speak out, we are getting closer to the beginning of the end for ‘surveillance capitalism’,” says Dr. David Murakami Wood (Associate Professor, Sociology and Director of the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University).  Surveillance capitalism is “the model that has driven the rise of platform […]

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With federal elections in Canada fast approaching Queen’s University Professor and Chair of Political Studies, Dr. Jonathan Rose joins us in this segment to chat about leadership debates and their value in election cycles.  

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Almost Home + YGK Thrift!

In this segment, Alexandra sits down with Sam Macleod, Fund Development Manager of Almost Home Kingston and Liz Suurd, Manager of YGK Thrift, a store who’s proceeds go to Almost Home! Check them out on Instagram @almosthomekingston and @ygk_thrift for all updates!

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