May 9, 2013 | 23:59The Current Is the case for austerity crumbling? Audio
The Current Is the case for austerity crumbling? May 9, 2013 | 23:59An influential report written by two Harvard University economists helped convince govts around the world they were spending too much and had to reign it in. Societies convulsed. Now it looks as if the economists' spreadsheet program contained errors.
May 9, 2013 | 26:03The Current Checking-In: Listener Response Audio
The Current Checking-In: Listener Response May 9, 2013 | 26:03Dangerous drones and dangerous bikers. Our listeners' thoughts on stories of the week. Plus, why people who have been sexually assaulted don't file a complaint. And a fundraising campaign to remove the body of a suspected terrorist is over-subscribed.
May 8, 2013 | 21:38The Current Still at Sea: The Queen of the North Audio
The Current Still at Sea: The Queen of the North May 8, 2013 | 21:38On March 22, 2006 the Queen of the North ferry sank. For the ensuing seven years, Trina Benedict would struggle with what she saw. As a passenger aboard the Queen of the North, Trina Benedict has never spoken publicly. Today she tells her story.
May 8, 2013 | 27:28The Current Unrepentant: Lorne Campbell Audio
The Current Unrepentant: Lorne Campbell May 8, 2013 | 27:28Lorne Campbell was 16 when he began wearing the colours of Satan's Choice, eventually migrating to Hell's Angels. He says he liked the motorcycles and the loyalty of the other guys and the beatings and shooting were simply the cost of crossing his gang.
May 7, 2013 | 23:59The Current A soldier's right to follow their conscience Audio
The Current A soldier's right to follow their conscience May 7, 2013 | 23:59There’s an estimated 200 men and women who have come to Canada seeking refugee status as War Resisters. The Pentagon calls them Deserters. Today, our ongoing look at ethical dilemmas - Line in the Sand - asks if and when a soldier has the right to follow
May 7, 2013 | 24:09The Current Raising Cubby: A Father and Son Story Audio
The Current Raising Cubby: A Father and Son Story May 7, 2013 | 24:09John Elder Robison was almost 40 when he realized he was living with Asperger's, only to discover his son Cubby had the same diagnosis. He saw his son through his interest in fireworks and a charge of terrorism. Today, the story of an enduring bond.
May 3, 2013 | 22:00The Current Relocating outport Newfoundlanders Audio
The Current Relocating outport Newfoundlanders May 3, 2013 | 22:00In Newfoundland and Labrador, a community has taken a vote - to accept or reject the government's offer to relocate. The province offers to pay people to move from remote coastal communities. And Little Bay Islands just voted on whether to do itself in.
May 3, 2013 | 23:58The Current Solutions to doing business in Bangladesh Audio
The Current Solutions to doing business in Bangladesh May 3, 2013 | 23:58Some of our clothes come from the world's poorest countries. Loblaw plans a relief fund to help some of the workers' families, and its Joe Fresh brand will remain in Bangladesh. We hear what some worker's rights advocates think should happen next.
May 2, 2013 | 22:00The Current Waiting to Be Heard: Amanda Knox Audio
The Current Waiting to Be Heard: Amanda Knox May 2, 2013 | 22:00In her only Canadian broadcast interview, Amanda Knox tells us about the price she paid after she was charged with murdering her room-mate, her eventual acquittal and the recent call by Italy's top court for her to stand trial again.