Hosted by Evan Solomon, Hot Type was a CBC show about print culture and ideas.

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Episodes

Hot Type Noam Chomsky: What the Media Ignores

Noam Chomsky, American intellectual, media critic and political dissident, talks about the stories the media is ignoring, the Clinton impeachment trial, his take on Wag the Dog and bombing Iraq, plus changing attitudes toward American military interventions.
  • 1999
  • 00:11:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015

Hot Type Noam Chomsky: Is the U.S. a Terrorist State?

Is the U.S. itself a leading terrorist state? Does American foreign policy dictate an escalation of violence around the world to the benefit of U.S. power elites? And is their project supported by the ready assistance of a domestic press prone to propaganda? In the wake of the events of September 11, uncompromising American dissident Noam Chomsky says yes.
  • 2002
  • 00:17:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015

Hot Type Robert Kaplan: Post-Cold War and the Coming Anarchy

In 1994, geo-political guru Robert Kaplan rocked pipe dreams of world peace in the post-Cold War era with a foreboding article in Atlantic Monthly magazine called "The Coming Anarchy." Using slum-ridden Ivory Coast and violence plagued Sierra Leone as examples, he argued that the increasing divide between rich and poor would create untold chaos in the New World Order. Host Evan Solomon ...
  • 2000
  • 00:17:05
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015

Hot Type Robert Kaplan: Keeping Power in a Violent Future

Robert Kaplan's new book is Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands A Pagan Ethos. In it, he argues that in order to keep power in a future filled with continued violence, America must adopt foreign policies that have nothing to do with Judeo-Christian values. Instead, he looks to ancient political philosophers like Machiavelli for guidance and unashamedly promotes the idea that "the ...
  • 2002
  • 00:17:31
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2015