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Brainwashed investigates the CIA’s covert mind control experiments – from the Cold War and MKULTRA to the so-called War on Terror. It’s the story of how a renowned psychiatrist used his unwitting patients as human guinea pigs at a Montreal hospital, and the ripple effects on survivors, their families, and thousands of other people around the world.

Latest Episodes:

  • Brainwashed Introduces: Pressure Cooker
    John and Amanda have lived on the fringes their whole lives. They’re on welfare, living with John’s grandma, and struggling with addiction to opioids and... Read more
    Published on: 2022-09-05
  • Brainwashed Introduces: Someone Knows Something: The Abortion Wars
    Host David Ridgen joins victims' family members as they investigate cold cases, tracking down leads, speaking to suspects and searching for answers. In Season 7... Read more
    Published on: 2022-05-16
  • Introducing: White Hot Hate
    The new investigative series White Hot Hate follows the extraordinary case of young Canadian journalist Ryan Thorpe who infiltrated an international neo-Nazi extremist network. While... Read more
    Published on: 2021-11-02
  • Introducing: The Flamethrowers
    The Flamethrowers captures the punch-you-in-the-mouth energy and sound of right-wing talk radio. Host Justin Ling takes us from the fringe preachers and conspiracy peddlers of... Read more
    Published on: 2021-09-08
  • Introducing: The Village: Season 2
    Transgender women, and trans sex workers in particular, know what it means to be marginalized, overpoliced, and underprotected. In season two of The Village, host... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-23
  • Introducing: The Next Call with David Ridgen
    From David Ridgen, the creator of Someone Knows Something, comes the new investigative podcast The Next Call. Tackling unsolved cases through strategic phone calls. From... Read more
    Published on: 2021-06-09
  • Introducing: A Death in Cryptoland
    When the young CEO of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is reported to have died while honeymooning in India, it sets off a cataclysmic chain of... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-25
  • Introducing: Life Jolt
    Life Jolt - prison slang for a life sentence - examines the lives of women navigating Canada’s correctional system. The team gained unprecedented access to... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-27

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