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Gambling on Addiction : How Governments Rely on Problem Gamblers – The Fifth Estate

[ ♪♪ ]>>Mark: We all know when it comes to gambling, the house always wins.>>I was cashing my paycheques, taking it there, started borrowing from banks, started borrowing from loan sharks.>>Mark: But the dirty little secret is just how much government-run casinos rely on problem gamblers.>>15% to 50% of gambling revenue comes from the problem gamblers.>>There’s no doubt that they...

The National for Sept. 12, 2019 — First Debate, U.S. Politics, Vaping Fears

*)>>Adrienne: TONIGHT… THE FIRST DEBATE.>>Andrew: BUT NOT ALL OF THE LEADERS TAKE THE STAGE.>>The Hon. Andrew Scheer: I THINK THAT –>>Andrew: A FIRST LOOK AT THE CHALLENGERS AND FACT-CHECKING AND A LIBERAL PROMISE. AND ROSEMARY WITH THE “AT ISSUE” PANEL.>>SUB-QUALITY INVESTIGATION.>>Adrienne: IN THE U.S. A BABY STEP TOWARDS IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS.>>Andrew: FEARS ABOUT VAPING.>>IT JUST TASTES GOOD.>>Andrew: THE EVIDENCE IS MOUNTING....

Politicians do say the same things over and over: You’re not wrong

Vassy Kapelos:Tell me if this sounds familiar?The environment and the economy have to go… [together] ..hand in hand. People are barely getting by, and they’re definitely not getting ahead. I believe that better way is possible. Vassy:Those are called talking pointsand as you can see, a lot of politicians use them.Some are easier to spot than others, but experts willtell...

The National for Sept. 10, 2019 — Canada Votes, U.S. Politics, The Handmaid’s Sequel

[*]>>Adrienne: YOU TONIGHT, ITS ELECTION EVE.>>Andrew: A CALL ONLY HOURS AWAY. THE LEADERS, THE VOTERS, THE STAKES. ROSEMARY BREAKS IT ALL DOWN FROM RIDEAU HALL.>>>DONALD TRUMP’S NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR IS OUT.>>Adrienne: AND SUBWAY SUICIDES ARE ON THE RISE. HOW CANADA’S BIGGEST PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEM IS TURNING TO COMMUTERS FOR HELP.>>Andrew: PLUS, THE “HANDMADE’S ” SEQUEL>>THIS IS MORE THAN A BOOK...

The National for Sept. 9, 2019 — Dorian Aftermath, Pipeline Politics, Brexit Mayhem

(*)>>Adrienne: TONIGHT, FROM NOVA SCOTIA, LIFE IN THE WAKE OF DORIAN.>>IT’S A SMALL PLACE AND THIS STUFF HAPPENS.>>Adrienne: NO POWER, NO CELL SERVICE, NO IDEA WHEN THEY’LL BE OUT OF THE DARK.>>Andrew: ALSO TONIGHT, BREXIT MAYHEM.>>(Speaker of the House): ORDER!>>Andrew: AND A COLOURFUL CHARACTER PLANS HIS EXIT.>>I’M NEVER GOING TO GET TIRED OF HOLDING THIS THING.>>Andrew: BIANCA ANDREESCU GETS THE...