May 22, 2013 | 27:29The Current The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills Audio
The Current The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills May 22, 2013 | 27:29A statistical study using data from the Great Depression of the 30s, to post-communist Russia, to austerity in Greece suggests there is a measurable human cost to severe govt cutbacks. Today, our guests explain the politics of life and death.
May 21, 2013 | 27:29The Current How to use a barcode for a boycott Audio
The Current How to use a barcode for a boycott May 21, 2013 | 27:29Just wave a mobile device over a product's tiny barcode and reveal a vast corporate web -- and perhaps a lot more than the manufacturer would prefer to reveal. We look at what consumers can do with the Buycott application.
May 21, 2013 | 21:18The Current The morning after the Oklahoma tornado Audio
The Current The morning after the Oklahoma tornado May 21, 2013 | 21:18The people of Moore, Oklahoma listened to weather forecasters in a way few others do. But even warnings faster than usual were little defence against the massive funnel cloud that roared through the city yesterday, eliminating entire neighbourhoods.
May 17, 2013 | 3:02The Current Monday: Sarah Harmer hosts The Current Audio
The Current Monday: Sarah Harmer hosts The Current May 17, 2013 | 3:02Juno Award winning musician Sarah Harmer hosts a Victoria Day edition of The Current. Sarah investigates what's behind the low water levels on the Great Lakes and speaks with friend and collaborator Bruce Cockburn on mixing music and social activism.