The Current

The Current for April 10, 2019

Today on The Current: What should governments and tech companies do to combat the online spread of white nationalism and other forms of extremism? Next, author and primatologist Frans de Waal says most animals have emotions as complex as humans. Then, our national affairs panel on the Green Party's future in P.E.I. and beyond.
Anna Maria Tremonti hosts The Current's 17th season. (CBC)
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Today on The Current:

  • What should governments and tech companies do to combat the online spread of white nationalism and other forms of extremism? We talk to tech entrepreneur Vidhya Ramalingam and analyst/professor Taylor Owen.
     
  • Author and primatologist Frans de Waal says most animals have emotions as complex as humans. He talks about primate societies and what they might reveal about ourselves in his newest book Mama's Last Hug.
     
  • The Green Party in P.E.I. may be on its way to a historic win. Our national affairs panel discusses its future, and the future of Greens across the country.