Friday, January 27, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
Just a few of the highlights from the latest show. For a more detailed rundown, click on "Read More" at the bottom of this entry. Or consult the box marked "Latest Audio" at the right-hand side of the webpage.
IMRAN KHAN. From playboy to President? Former Pakistan cricket captain, Imran Khan explains the populist politics that have taken him to the top of Pakistan's rough and tumble political standings.
SWAP-O-MATIC. Master of the trade. Face it, you have lots of junk you don't need. Well, Lina Fenequito has invented a way for you to swap it out with ease for something new-to-you.
BAHRAIN MAN IN HIDING. Nowhere to run to, but somewhere to hide. Naser Al-Raas is a Canadian citizen convicted for pro-democracy activity in Bahrain. He's in hiding, trying to escape a five year prison sentence. We reached him at an undisclosed location.
GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE. Queer choice of words. An Ontario Catholic school student responds to the name her school board has decided she'll have to use for her anti-homophobia club.
CANADIAN PENSION CHANGES. Old Age Security may not be so secure. Prime Minister Stephen Harper hints at major changes to Canada's retirement pension system, with Old Age Security a likely target.
WHALE-SINGING DOLPHINS. As if dolphins weren't cool enough already. Researchers in France have uncovered that their captive dolphins are making whale noises at night . And they haven't even met a whale!