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The Current - Ireland votes in historic same-sex marriage referendum - May 22, 2015May 22, 2015 | 22:00The Current Ireland votes in historic same-sex marriage referendum - May 22, 2015 Audio
The Current Ireland votes in historic same-sex marriage referendum - May 22, 2015 May 22, 2015 | 22:00Today, Ireland votes in a referendum deciding whether to legalize same-sex marriage. There is real support for a yes vote. But The Catholic Church is fighting against what it sees as a fundamental redefinition of marriage, and Irish society.
The Current - 50 fentanyl deaths in Alberta calls for more treatment centres - May 26, 2015May 26, 2015 | 22:00The Current 50 fentanyl deaths in Alberta calls for more treatment centres - May 26, 2015 Audio
The Current 50 fentanyl deaths in Alberta calls for more treatment centres - May 26, 2015 May 26, 2015 | 22:00In the first two months of this year, Alberta set a disturbing provincial record – 50 fatal fentanyl drug overdoses. Anecdotally,many of those who buy fentanyl on the streets, don’t know what they’re taking …confusing it with other opiates .
The Current - Bin Laden's book list reveals how we judge people by their library - May 25, 2015May 25, 2015 | 27:28The Current Bin Laden's book list reveals how we judge people by their library - May 25, 2015 Audio
The Current Bin Laden's book list reveals how we judge people by their library - May 25, 2015 May 25, 2015 | 27:28Osama bin Laden had an English-language reading list that spanned critiques of democracy, explorations of religious extremism, and musings on 9-11 conspiracies. So what can we learn about bin Laden by the books on his shelves?
The Current - All the Single Ladies! 'Spinster' author says celebrate party of one - May 20, 2015May 20, 2015 | 25:00The Current All the Single Ladies! 'Spinster' author says celebrate party of one - May 20, 2015 Audio
The Current All the Single Ladies! 'Spinster' author says celebrate party of one - May 20, 2015 May 20, 2015 | 25:00"Spinster" may sound old-fashioned but a growing number of modern women are choosing to stay single. In her new book, "Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own," author Kate Bolick explores her own relationships and her reluctance to tie the knot.
The Current - Prison watchdog Howard Sapers troubled by Canadian corrections - May 25, 2015May 25, 2015 | 22:00The Current Prison watchdog Howard Sapers troubled by Canadian corrections - May 25, 2015 Audio
The Current Prison watchdog Howard Sapers troubled by Canadian corrections - May 25, 2015 May 25, 2015 | 22:00After more than a decade as Correctional Investigator of Canada, the federal government is showing prison watchdog, Howard Sapers, the door. He joins us today to tells us how treatment of federal offenders has changed, and why it's so worrisome.
The Current - Federal election 2015: A new type of horse race for Canada - May 26, 2015May 26, 2015 | 24:51The Current Federal election 2015: A new type of horse race for Canada - May 26, 2015 Audio
The Current Federal election 2015: A new type of horse race for Canada - May 26, 2015 May 26, 2015 | 24:51Tom Mulcair's federal New Democrats are so close to the other two major federal parties in the polls, they are changing the nature of this year's electoral fight. Then again, they are all fighting a new game, using data mining and micro-targeting.
The Current - Help Wanted: Executioners needed in Saudi Arabia to address workload - May 21, 2015May 21, 2015 | 7:12The Current Help Wanted: Executioners needed in Saudi Arabia to address workload - May 21, 2015 Audio
The Current Help Wanted: Executioners needed in Saudi Arabia to address workload - May 21, 2015 May 21, 2015 | 7:12The job posting says eight new positions are open, civil service jobs in a country with deep ties to the U.S. and Canada, jobs often performed in Saudi Arabia, in public squares. The jobs postings are for executioners.
The Current - Court cuts bank robber's sentence to avoid deportation to Syria - May 21, 2015May 21, 2015 | 21:58The Current Court cuts bank robber's sentence to avoid deportation to Syria - May 21, 2015 Audio
The Current Court cuts bank robber's sentence to avoid deportation to Syria - May 21, 2015 May 21, 2015 | 21:58Canada's so-called Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act says non-citizens sentenced to more than 6 months in jail must be deported. But what if deportation of someone convicted of a crime here would land them in the midst of a vicious war back home?
The Current - Burma's Rohingya among the world's most persecuted people - May 27, 2015May 27, 2015 | 22:00The Current Burma's Rohingya among the world's most persecuted people - May 27, 2015 Audio
The Current Burma's Rohingya among the world's most persecuted people - May 27, 2015 May 27, 2015 | 22:00It's a story unfolding in real time... as a persecuted people takes to the sea to escape what is being called nothing short of genocide. Boatloads of Rohingya migrants floating in the Andaman Sea while mass graves have turned up in Malaysia and Thailand.
The Current - John Burns reflects on 40 years as foreign correspondent - May 21, 2015May 21, 2015 | 25:00The Current John Burns reflects on 40 years as foreign correspondent - May 21, 2015 Audio
The Current John Burns reflects on 40 years as foreign correspondent - May 21, 2015 May 21, 2015 | 25:00As a foreign correspondent, John Burns broke many stories. But when he created a war-time bureau for The New York Times in Baghdad, he broke boundaries. Today, he is lauded for finding ways to keep journalists in the field, in most treacherous places.
The Current - 'The Outside Circle': Rethinking rehabilitation for aboriginal offenders - May 26, 2015May 26, 2015 | 27:29The Current 'The Outside Circle': Rethinking rehabilitation for aboriginal offenders - May 26, 2015 Audio
The Current 'The Outside Circle': Rethinking rehabilitation for aboriginal offenders - May 26, 2015 May 26, 2015 | 27:29At 15 years old, she was sent to federal prison. Now, she's on day parole, with a good job, and plans to give back to her First Nations community. Today, we explore the Warrior Program, that gives aboriginal offenders a chance for a promising future.
The Current - Architect Jacques Herzog shapes city culture with building design - May 20, 2015May 20, 2015 | 25:45The Current Architect Jacques Herzog shapes city culture with building design - May 20, 2015 Audio
The Current Architect Jacques Herzog shapes city culture with building design - May 20, 2015 May 20, 2015 | 25:45The man who brought Beijing its Birds Nest is now soaring toward another project, eyeing an empty parking lot that will become a new Vancouver Art Gallery. Architect Jacques Herzog shares his ideas on how a building can change the cultural face of a city.
The Current - Popping Canada's 'Carbon Bubble' good for economy, says Jeff Rubin - May 19, 2015May 19, 2015 | 25:00The Current Popping Canada's 'Carbon Bubble' good for economy, says Jeff Rubin - May 19, 2015 Audio
The Current Popping Canada's 'Carbon Bubble' good for economy, says Jeff Rubin - May 19, 2015 May 19, 2015 | 25:00Economist Jeff Rubin questions the ongoing government reliance - and hope - on Canada's oil industry. He says The Carbon Bubble is bursting and it is time to embrace new industry boosted by the climate change Carbon has created.
The Current - Defensive architecture is keeping some people out of public space - March 17, 2015Mar 17, 2015 | 24:58The Current Defensive architecture is keeping some people out of public space - March 17, 2015 Audio
The Current Defensive architecture is keeping some people out of public space - March 17, 2015 Mar 17, 2015 | 24:58From uncomfortable benches to spikes in doorways, as part of our By Design series, we explore how spaces ostensibly made for everyone are welcoming only to some.
The Current - Chris Hedges says America on road to revolution, even in Baltimore - May 13, 2015May 13, 2015 | 24:56The Current Chris Hedges says America on road to revolution, even in Baltimore - May 13, 2015 Audio
The Current Chris Hedges says America on road to revolution, even in Baltimore - May 13, 2015 May 13, 2015 | 24:56From income inequality, to police brutality, to new methods of surveillance, journalist Chris Hedges believes we are in a point in time that is nothing short of a revolutionary moment. Chris Hedges joins us to talk about the moral imperative of revolt.

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