As It Happens

As It Happens: Tuesday Edition

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Full Episode Transcript

Part One

Bangladesh workers
A Bangladeshi labour leader says that hundreds of garment workers have been fired after protests for higher wages — in order to put clothes on so many of our backs. 

Reading: The Hockey Sweater 
Roch Carrier returns with a reading of The Hockey Sweater about a catalogue sin, a sacrilegious jersey, and a plea that moths would come and chew the thing away. 

Part Two

Encore: Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
Vera Sung's family bank was the only institution busted for the 2008 mortgage crisis and she and the film-maker behind Abacus: Small Enough To Jail say they didn't deserve that fate.

Part Three

As It Happened: Four-Legged Episode
Our As It Happened archival feature brings together a menagerie of four-legged finds, including a kick-ask interview with a donkey-impersonator who's animal was taken to court.