The Current

The Current for August 12, 2019

Today on The Current: We discuss the situation in Kashmir, talking to people with family caught up in the political tensions; plus, we speak to a Canadian-Egyptian who invited a group of U.S. Islamophobes to explore their own prejudice — with a free trip to Egypt; and we listen to Episode 1 of CBC podcast Finding Cleo.
Duncan McCue is this week's guest host of The Current.
Listen to the full episode1:14:28

Today on The Current:

  • We discuss the situation in Kashmir, talking to people with family caught up in the political tensions.
  • Canadian-Egyptian Tarek Mounib wanted Islamophobes in the U.S. to explore what drove their prejudice, so he offered them a free trip to Egypt. We talk to the director, and a woman who took him up on his offer.
  • All summer, The Current is bringing you the best in CBC podcasts. Today we listen to Episode 1 of Finding Cleo, about a family's search for a young Cree girl, taken away in the Sixties Scoop.

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