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 8th.
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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Justice Murray Sinclair heard thousands of stories from Aboriginal adults whose inner child still cradles deep hurt. They have formed the spine of the recommendations of his unprecedented investigation into the consequences of residential schools, a process forcing long-held secrets to the surface. More video
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The TRC report lays the groundwork for a relationship but education is still needed from the rest of Canada. Reconciliation depends on all Canadians believing injustices against First Nations have had lasting and profound negative impact. Now how do we move forward? More videoListen 25:00
There are celebrations over a $15 Billion judgement against three tobacco companies, but few are expecting them to roll over. In the U.S., big tobacco argues smoking is a form of free speech and the industry is considered a main distributor of American symbols of freedom. So how do you fight that? MoreListen 27:29