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  • OBIT Koostachin 20100603

    Friday November 27, 2015

    The Current Remembering Shannen Koostachin and the forgotten generation of Indigenous children

    Shannen Koostachin was a teenager from the troubled Northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat, who campaigned for improvements in aboriginal education until her tragic death. NDP MP Charlie Angus was her friend and has taken up her cause in his new book, Children of the Broken Treaty.

    Posted: Nov 27, 2015 8:03 AM
    Last Updated: Nov 27, 2015 12:52 PM
    Listen 22:44
  • 95e31/huch/1358/1

    Thursday November 26, 2015

    The Current Calling out the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson and other historical figures

    Princeton students want Woodrow Wilson's name pulled from campus institutions, citing racist federal policies under his administration that turned back the clock for Black Americans by 50 years. It is a roiling controversy in the U.S. but this is an issue that crosses into Canada and beyond.

    Posted: Nov 26, 2015 7:54 AM
    Last Updated: Nov 26, 2015 12:37 PM
    Listen 18:52
  • Schools and Ipads

    Thursday November 26, 2015

    Toronto teacher blames smartphones for her badly-behaved students

    Last week, Sherry Turkle was on the program to talk about the isolating side-effects of communications technology that leaves so many uncommunicative. After our discussion, we heard from a teacher who saw in her students all the warning signs in her students. She shares her concerns.

    Posted: Nov 26, 2015 8:25 AM
    Last Updated: Nov 26, 2015 12:36 PM
    Listen 7:53

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