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Aug 24

The Agenda in the Summer: Rosemary Sullivan, Part 1

Writer and biographer, Rosemary Sullivan joins The Agenda in the Summer to discuss her latest book, Stalin's Daughter, about Svetlana Alliluyeva, her life as a dictator's daughter and her attempt to slough off his legacy.

Aug 25

The Agenda in the Summer: Rosemary Sullivan, Part 2

Writer and biographer Rosemary Sullivan joins Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss her latest book, "Stalin's Daughter."

Aug 26

The Agenda in the Summer: Camilla Gibb

Award-winning author Camilla Gibb joins Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss her memoir, "This is Happy," about finding support in unexpected places after the birth of her child and the end of her relationship.

Aug 27

The Agenda in the Summer: Plum Johnson

What makes up a life? Author Plum Johnson finds out as she and her siblings clear out their parents' belongings and sell their house after their deaths. She writes about it in, "They Left Us Everything."

Aug 28

The Agenda in the Summer: Robin Rinaldi

Author Robin Rinaldi discusses her book, "The Wild Oats Project:One Woman's Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost," about her experience with an open marriage and sexual freedom.

Steve Paikin's Blog

More speeches like this one from former Ontario NDP leader Stephen Lewis would be a good antidote for voter apathy.

A practicing Anglican priest, Derwyn Shea was an unusual politician. Though a man of faith, he was no shrinking violet. 

The efforts undertaken to ensure that Conservative Leader Stephen Harper never has any contact with any Canadian not vetted by his political machine is extraordinary.

Former Saskatchewan finance minister Andrew Thomson faces off against Conservative candidate and federal finance minister Joe Oliver. Will the NDP’s bold move pay off?

Ontario premiers running against the federal government is a tried and tested campaign tactic, writes Steve Paikin. So why is Stephen Harper spending so much time attacking Kathleen Wynne?