Jan 9, 2013 | 27:28The Current Questioning Teen Sick-Lit Audio
The Current Questioning Teen Sick-Lit Jan 9, 2013 | 27:28From suicide ... to cutting .. to cancer ...the young adult literature flying off bookstore shelves features terminally-ill and depressed teens with titles such as "By the Time You Read This I'll Be Dead" ..."Never Eighteen" ..."Before I Die" ... "Vampire stories are so Yesterday". Welcome to the world of Sick-Lit, a genre that has critics questioning and others grateful that plots concerning illness, depression and sexuality are finally reflecting their young worlds.
Feb 27, 2013 | 22:00The Current Cleaning up the payday loan industry Audio
The Current Cleaning up the payday loan industry Feb 27, 2013 | 22:00Ontario's new premier may think there's a rein on payday loan companies but their level of creativity appears to be almost as high as the interest rates they charge. In some Canadian provinces and across the U.S., these so-called lenders of last resort are finding new ways to skirt the rules. Today, calls for reform in what one man calls ...the poverty industry.
Aug 22, 2013 | 23:59The Current The Nazi Midwife with Gina Roitman Audio
The Current The Nazi Midwife with Gina Roitman Aug 22, 2013 | 23:59Gina Roitman was born close to a displaced persons camp after the second world war. Years later, she learned the truth and horrors about a woman she calls the Nazi Midwife. We talk with Gina Roitman about her chilling documentary.