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.
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 | 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.
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.