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The Current - How ISIS is using social media to spread its message - June 23, 2014Jun 23, 2014 | 21:58The Current How ISIS is using social media to spread its message - June 23, 2014 Audio
The Current How ISIS is using social media to spread its message - June 23, 2014 Jun 23, 2014 | 21:58As the battle for territory continues to rage in Syria and Iraq, the militant group ISIS is extending its fight for hearts and minds into the online world. We look at how the group is using social media to attract fighters and supporters.
The Current - Extreme Foodies: The quest to eat the best raw, wriggly and unexpected cuisine - June 23, 2014Jun 23, 2014 | 23:57The Current Extreme Foodies: The quest to eat the best raw, wriggly and unexpected cuisine - June 23, 2014 Audio
The Current Extreme Foodies: The quest to eat the best raw, wriggly and unexpected cuisine - June 23, 2014 Jun 23, 2014 | 23:57Fearless eaters actively seek out exotic meals, no matter how squirmy and revolting. Author Dana Goodyear says the definition of what is daring, dangerous and disgusting in food is changing, and the search for new tastes and sensations is transforming our
The Current - Money Psychology: Project MoneyJun 22, 2014 | 27:30The Current Money Psychology: Project Money Audio
The Current Money Psychology: Project Money Jun 22, 2014 | 27:30Psychologists are uncovering the profound affect that that both wealth and poverty can have on the mind. Research finds that as wealth accumulates, empathy, compassion and generosity decline. And scarcity takes a major mental toll on the poor.
The Current - Windfall: Project MoneyJun 22, 2014 | 27:30The Current Windfall: Project Money Audio
The Current Windfall: Project Money Jun 22, 2014 | 27:30Have you ever dreamed of winning the lottery or striking gold? Meet Canadians who have experienced a windfall and managed it in very different ways.
The Current - Money Rules: Project MoneyJun 21, 2014 | 27:30The Current Money Rules: Project Money Audio
The Current Money Rules: Project Money Jun 21, 2014 | 27:30More than ever, Canadians are living in debt. Gail Vaz-Oxlade wants to turn things around. And she doesn't mince words. The financial writer and "Till Debt Do Us Part" TV host shares her tough love with Canadians in the red.
The Current - Health and Wealth: Project MoneyJun 21, 2014 | 27:30The Current Health and Wealth: Project Money Audio
The Current Health and Wealth: Project Money Jun 21, 2014 | 27:30Health and wealth are inextricably linked. Fully one-half of a person's ability to heal is determined by socio-economics - income, education and living conditions. We'll hear from doctors who say it is time to "prescribe" money to poor patients.
The Current - Will Elon Musk's patent decision save the electric car? - June 20, 2014Jun 20, 2014 | 21:58The Current Will Elon Musk's patent decision save the electric car? - June 20, 2014 Audio
The Current Will Elon Musk's patent decision save the electric car? - June 20, 2014 Jun 20, 2014 | 21:58Tesla's founder Elon Musk stunned many last week when he announced his company would make its advanced electric car patents available for all to see and use. Some believe Musk's latest move could change the way the auto industry functions.
The Current - Why are some countries still using fake bomb detectors? - June 20, 2014Jun 20, 2014 | 23:56The Current Why are some countries still using fake bomb detectors? - June 20, 2014 Audio
The Current Why are some countries still using fake bomb detectors? - June 20, 2014 Jun 20, 2014 | 23:56An attack on Jinnah International airport in Karachi, Pakistan earlier this month left 28 people dead. One suspected cause of the security breach involves a questionable bomb detection tool used by the Pakistan Airport Security Forces.
The Current - And the City Swallowed Them: Model Diana O'Brien's Shanghai murder - June 20, 2014Jun 20, 2014 | 27:24The Current And the City Swallowed Them: Model Diana O'Brien's Shanghai murder - June 20, 2014 Audio
The Current And the City Swallowed Them: Model Diana O'Brien's Shanghai murder - June 20, 2014 Jun 20, 2014 | 27:24Canadian Diana O'Brien travelled to China after landing a contract with a Shanghai modeling agency. She had been in Shanghai barely 12 days when her body was discovered. How fate brought her and her killer together is the backdrop for a new e-book.
The Current - Minimum Wage Wars: Project MoneyJun 20, 2014 | 27:30The Current Minimum Wage Wars: Project Money Audio
The Current Minimum Wage Wars: Project Money Jun 20, 2014 | 27:30Virtually every Canadian trying to survive on minimum wage in any province - and the wages vary - lives below the poverty line. We'll hear both sides of the debate around raising the minimum wage... in Canada and around the world.
The Current - Money Markets Gone Wild: Project MoneyJun 20, 2014 | 27:30The Current Money Markets Gone Wild: Project Money Audio
The Current Money Markets Gone Wild: Project Money Jun 20, 2014 | 27:30Author Michael Lewis argues that US stock markets are essentially rigged by something called High-Frequency Trading. And he tells the story of Canadian trader who did something about it. Also, a former trader says he was addicted to money.
The Current - Dr. Oz controversy raises questions about celebrity doctor endorsements - June 19, 2014Jun 19, 2014 | 21:56The Current Dr. Oz controversy raises questions about celebrity doctor endorsements - June 19, 2014 Audio
The Current Dr. Oz controversy raises questions about celebrity doctor endorsements - June 19, 2014 Jun 19, 2014 | 21:56American daytime TV star Dr. Oz is facing criticism for claims he's made on his show regarding "miracle" weight-loss drugs. The controversy raises questions about the ethics of celebrity doctors promoting unproven products to the public.
The Current - Bad English: Ammon Shea takes on language purists - June 19, 2014Jun 19, 2014 | 23:58The Current Bad English: Ammon Shea takes on language purists - June 19, 2014 Audio
The Current Bad English: Ammon Shea takes on language purists - June 19, 2014 Jun 19, 2014 | 23:58We hear from Ammon Shea, the author of a new book, Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation, in which he takes down much of what we think we know about the English language.
The Current - Checking-in: Wren Kauffman, Justin Trudeau and the Northern Gateway pipeline - June 19, 2014Jun 19, 2014 | 25:16The Current Checking-in: Wren Kauffman, Justin Trudeau and the Northern Gateway pipeline - June 19, 2014 Audio
The Current Checking-in: Wren Kauffman, Justin Trudeau and the Northern Gateway pipeline - June 19, 2014 Jun 19, 2014 | 25:16When we first heard from Wren Kaufman, he was starting Grade 7, identifying as a transgender youth. Now, he's won official recognition with a new Alberta birth certificate. And, we check-in on stories of the week with Friday host Piya Chattopadhyay.
The Current - Sharing It: Project MoneyJun 19, 2014 | 27:30The Current Sharing It: Project Money Audio
The Current Sharing It: Project Money Jun 19, 2014 | 27:30This episode is all about spreading money around. We debate the merits of tipping, introduce you to an artist who leaves cash on the street for strangers and take a look at the come-back of the share economy.

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