The Current

The Current for Feb. 27, 2020

Today on The Current: We discuss riots and violence on the streets of New Delhi, India, prompted by protests against a new citizenship law that critics say discriminates against the country's Muslim population. Then, we look at proposed changes to medical assistance in dying, that repeal the requirement that a person's natural death be "reasonably foreseeable," and continue to disqualify those whose sole underlying condition is a mental illness. And finally, we speak to Richard Antoine White, who started life as a homeless kid, and became an elite classical tuba player.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Full Episode Transcript

Today on The Current: We discuss riots and violence on the streets of New Delhi, India, prompted by protests against a new citizenship law that critics say discriminates against the country's Muslim population. Then, we look at proposed changes to medical assistance in dying, that repeal the requirement that a person's natural death be "reasonably foreseeable," and continue to disqualify those whose sole underlying condition is a mental illness. And finally, we speak to Richard Antoine White, who started life as a homeless kid, and became an elite classical tuba player.