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 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 15, 2013 | 24:00The Current Alexandra Jamieson: I am not vegan anymore Audio
The Current Alexandra Jamieson: I am not vegan anymore May 15, 2013 | 24:00After 13 years as a high profile Vegan, a chef and holistic health counselor, Alexandra Jamieson made a very public confession … she had begun eating eggs and meat. She wasn't vegan anymore. We speak to Alexandra Jamieson about the politics of food.
May 16, 2013 | 22:00The Current The Power of Polls Audio
The Current The Power of Polls May 16, 2013 | 22:00Before we dismiss the ubiquitous election campaign polls after BC’s election results, maybe we need to look at this differently. The power of opinion polls may not reside in the ability to predict but rather in their ability to influence voter behaviour.
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.
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 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 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 22, 2013 | 27:29The Current The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills Audio
The Current The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills May 22, 2013 | 27:29A statistical study using data from the Great Depression of the 30s, to post-communist Russia, to austerity in Greece suggests there is a measurable human cost to severe govt cutbacks. Today, our guests explain the politics of life and death.