Thursday May 28, 2015
We follow up on a story we brought you yesterday about the Rohingya people, a persecuted minority fleeing their home in Burma however they can... and at the centre of a humanitarian crisis. We speak with the Burmese ambassador to Canada to address the accusations of genocide.
The Current programming highlights for the week of June 1st.
Monday May 25, 2015
Osama bin Laden had an English-language reading list that spanned critiques of democracy, explorations of religious extremism, and musings on 9-11 conspiracies. Since the creation of al-Qaeda, we struggle to understand the minds of terrorists. So what can we learn about bin Laden by the books on his shelves?audioListen 27:28
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There's a consensus the history of Residential schools needs to be understood, explored and absorbed by everyone, not just by people of aboriginal descent. On the day the Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases its recommendations, we're asking about efforts to reconcile that truth among all Canadians. More
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Rwandan President Paul Kagame, a one-time political darling credited for pulling Rwanda out of genocidal trauma is now accused of targeted assassinations. We hear from a Rwandan Canadian who has been warned by Canadian police and security officials that he too, is a target. MoreListen 25:00
Ideas so zany, they just may work. That's how Winston Churchill seemed to like them, as he led the Allies to victory in WWII. Our series, By Design meets some outside-the-box ideas, and their out-of-the-ordinary inventor as we look at warfare, eccentricities and the role of science in battle. MoreListen 25:00