Friday, March 9, 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.
ELECTIONS CANADA POWERS. Retrofitting Canada's robo-cop. The Prime Minister's Parliamentary Secretary on his government's promise to boost Elections Canada's investigation powers.
FRENCH MASCULINE PLURALS. Tongue-tied no longer! A leading French feminist makes her case for cutting women free from the patriarchal bonds of...French grammar.
JAPAN TSUNAMI ANNIVERSARY. The wave that nearly drowned a country. A year after the earthquake and tsunami, newly released documents show that Japan's government had no plan to deal with a nuclear crisis.
OBIT: "DISCO INFERNO" MUSICIAN. There's only one inferno anyone wants to party into. Jimmy Ellis -- lead singer for The Trammps - the group behind "Disco Inferno" died yesterday, and we celebrate his biggest hit.
KENYAN NURSES FIRED. Health workers in Kenya go on strike demanding a raise. In response, the government fires every one of them --twenty-five-thousand of them.
ENCORE: LARRY HARVEY. Some tunes never get old. We bring you an encore presentation of Carol's interview with 1950's country musician Larry Harvey.