Friday, February 24, 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.
QUR'AN FRIDAY PROTEST. Prayers and protest. The messages from Mullahs at Friday prayers in Afghanistan were especially pointed today, following days protest after copies of holy Quran were burned at a U.S. Air Base.
TUNISIA MEETING ON SYRIA. Meet and meet again. Countries from around the world come together to look for a solution to the bloodshed in Syria, and leave with no clear plan, except to meet again.
GST ON FOOD. GST on everything. Did I get your attention? That's the idea behind a new report by two leading Canadian economists. We'll hear from U of T economist, Michael Smart.
SURROGATES SCANDAL. An American prosecutor explains the case against Theresa Erickson, who was found guilty in a surrogacy scheme that began in San Diego, but spread all the way to Ukraine.
ODDEST BOOK TITLES. A Title challenge. From Estonian sock patterns to a taxonomy of office chairs, we take a peak at the shortlist for this year's oddest book title of the year.
CARDIFF FAN RESCUED. A good sport. A Welsh soccer fan tells us how following his favourite team saved his life.