Monday, February 14, 2011


He can't take it with him. At least, that's what Egyptians are hoping -- as various authorities move to freeze ex-President Hosni Mubarak's substantial assets.

Labour pains. Despite a military order to knock it off, Egyptian strikers continue to demonstrate for better wages and the right to unionize.

The soft cell approach. Calgary's police chief proposes "safe jails" -- where people who've committed crimes to feed their habits can detox.

Let the games begone. Dozens of Canadian athletes were already in Europe, waiting to compete at the Deaflympics -- when the games are abruptly cancelled.

It's a lose loos proposition. To cut costs, the city of Manchester, England cans sixteen of its seventeen public washrooms.

And...cutting-edge cutting edge art. A British engraver figures all work and no blade would make him a dull boy -- so he carves a tiny slogan into the sharp edge of a razor.
As It Happens, the Monday edition. Radio that figures precision is his shaving grace.

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