Thursday April 28, 2016
Rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia among middle-aged and older adults are on the rise. And Alberta's latest figures on STIs show troubling increases among a wider age group. The Current looks at a call for sex education for the ages - from teens to their grandparents.
The Current Anna Maria Tremonti: What I Learned By Listening
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Wednesday April 27, 2016
For years, successive Australian governments diverted boatloads of refugees to camps on two remote islands, to hold them in indefinite detention. No information is allowed out but filmmaker Eva Orner found a way to document the devastating conditions.
All eyes will be on Rio de Janeiro this summer, as Brazil hosts the Olympic games. The country has been hard at work burnishing its image in advance. The Current looks at a new documentary about the costs of cleaning up Rio's favela's - a timely film. More
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Millions watched Beyoncé's new "visual album" Lemonade when she released it last Saturday. And for many black women, they saw something in the music and film they seldom see in popular culture. They saw their own lives reflected back at them. MoreListen 24:37
The closing of half of Newfoundland and Labrador's libraries has The Current asking what role do libraries play in the community? Is there a future for the institution in our communities and in our knowledge economy? MoreListen 18:41