Wednesday February 10, 2016
Extremism is one of the most pressing and defining issues of our times, and it's been Rukmini Callimachi's focus as a New York Times foreign correspondent for years. She joins us to discuss the unique ethical challenges posed by covering extremists for a living.
Starting today, CBC will post full transcripts of The Current every day for the hearing impaired, and post one full American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted radio documentary every month.
Monday February 08, 2016
A dog named Justice was found bound in tape and abandoned for dead. His human tormentor has been sentenced to a federal penitentiary, but animal rights activists point to this disturbing case as an example of why animal protection in this country need to be strengthened.
The U.N. Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, joins Anna Maria Tremonti to discuss where the U.N. is succeeding in the world today, and where it's failing... touching on hot spots from Syria to North Korea. The UN chief is meeting the prime minister later today in Ottawa. *Audio posted soon* More video