May 18, 2013 | 26:29WireTap Tough Guys Audio
WireTap Tough Guys May 18, 2013 | 26:29From Etgar Keret's story of a bus driver who's a stickler for rules, to a woman who performs in a room full of tough guys at a maximum security prison, to cartoonist Dave Collier on re-enlisting in the army in his 40s.
May 16, 2013 | 27:36As It Happens Mukesh Kapila Audio
As It Happens Mukesh Kapila May 16, 2013 | 27:36The world has stood by, unable -- or unwilling -- to stop the killing in Syria. Meanwhile, the genocidal legacy in Darfur remains unchecked in parts of Sudan -- as the world remains silent.
Few people understand this better than Mukesh Kapila.
May 17, 2013 | 3:22The 180 Had enough of Chris Hadfield? Audio
The 180 Had enough of Chris Hadfield? May 17, 2013 | 3:22Canada's first commanders of the International Space Station may have strummed, sung and tweeted his way into our hearts, but John Semley has little love for the astronaut. He's the online editor of NOW magazine in Toronto.
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 10, 2013 | 9:30Spark 3D Piracy Audio
Spark 3D Piracy May 10, 2013 | 9:30Matt Mason is the author of The Pirate's Dilemma. As 3D printers continue to expand the realm of digital goods to the physical world, will piracy finally be seen as legit or will the fight get bigger?
May 15, 2013 | 51:14The Story From Here May 15, 2013 Audio
The Story From Here May 15, 2013 May 15, 2013 | 51:14In this episode, the author of Cures For Hunger describes his unconventional childhood; we hear about house training heifers in Saskatchewan; the sixties scoop; and we learn about the restoration of the SS Nasookin.
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.
May 14, 2013 | 54:00Ideas Return to Tripoli Audio
Ideas Return to Tripoli May 14, 2013 | 54:00Libyan novelist Hisham Matar was still a boy when his family fled to Cairo in order to escape the dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. He talks to IDEAS host Paul Kennedy about his recent return to a country that his imagination never left.