May 8, 2013 | 27:28The Current Unrepentant: Lorne Campbell Audio
The Current Unrepentant: Lorne Campbell May 8, 2013 | 27:28Lorne Campbell was 16 when he began wearing the colours of Satan's Choice, eventually migrating to Hell's Angels. He says he liked the motorcycles and the loyalty of the other guys and the beatings and shooting were simply the cost of crossing his gang.
May 15, 2013 | 24:00The Current Alexandra Jamieson: I am not vegan anymore Audio
The Current Alexandra Jamieson: I am not vegan anymore May 15, 2013 | 24:00After 13 years as a high profile Vegan, a chef and holistic health counselor, Alexandra Jamieson made a very public confession … she had begun eating eggs and meat. She wasn't vegan anymore. We speak to Alexandra Jamieson about the politics of food.
May 17, 2013 | 22:00The Current Duffy-Gate: Senate Scandal Audio
The Current Duffy-Gate: Senate Scandal May 17, 2013 | 22:00With Mike Duffy’s spending and borrowing habits under scrutiny, he quit the conservative party to sit as an independent. We hear about the potential damage of “Duffy-Gate” to the govt and why the Senator is considered so valuable to the Conservatives.
May 16, 2013 | 22:00The Current The Power of Polls Audio
The Current The Power of Polls May 16, 2013 | 22:00Before we dismiss the ubiquitous election campaign polls after BC’s election results, maybe we need to look at this differently. The power of opinion polls may not reside in the ability to predict but rather in their ability to influence voter behaviour.
May 16, 2013 | 23:58The Current What does posing as "oppressed" accomplish? Audio
The Current What does posing as "oppressed" accomplish? May 16, 2013 | 23:58It's one of the oldest of journalistic angles, pretend to be a homeless person to write about poverty. This month, an Egyptian man dressed up as a woman to experience harassment in Cairo. He got attention alright -- some of it from other journalists.
May 10, 2013 | 21:59The Current Can art go too far? Audio
The Current Can art go too far? May 10, 2013 | 21:59Everyone became a critic at Alberta's College of Art and Design when a student killed a chicken as part of an art project. But the most powerful critic was the school -- and it swung the axe. Was it performance art or an act of cruelty?
May 14, 2013 | 24:00The Current My Mother, the Nazi Midwife and Me Audio
The Current My Mother, the Nazi Midwife and Me May 14, 2013 | 24:00Gina Roitman's mother had long hinted at the dangers that surrounded her birth in a displaced persons camp in Germany after the Second World War. But it was only when she travelled to Passau, Germany decades later that she learned of the Nazi midwife.
Aug 2, 2011 | 23:59The Current Somaliland Independence Audio
The Current Somaliland Independence Aug 2, 2011 | 23:59As Somalia descends even further into chaos, one part of the country, an autonomous area called Somaliland, stands as a shining example of comparative calm and stability. Today, The Current spoke with the region's Foreign Minister.
May 16, 2013 | 27:29The Current Checking-In: Listener Response Audio
The Current Checking-In: Listener Response May 16, 2013 | 27:29We are catching up on and updating stories this week from vegan fury and grizzly bear worries … to a man who is literally drawing out the opposition in the upcoming Iranian elections with a fictional character from a popular graphic novel.