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.
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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.
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Guest host Amanda Lindhout joins three other survivors of captivity, who know what it's like to start life again after such a harrowing experience More
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Oscar award-winning Canadian journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has turned her lens on honour killings in Pakistan for her latest film, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness. MoreListen 21:11
Rami Jarrah has seen first-hand what the effect of Russian airstrikes is on Aleppo and says the attack on the city will lead moderate, average people to join ISIS against Bashar Assad. MoreListen 24:40