The Current

The Current for Jan. 17, 2020

Thousands of activists are protesting Australia's climate policies while much of the country is still on fire; American authorities have nabbed three men they say were part of the neo-Nazi group The Base, including Canadian ex-reservist Patrik Matthews; A series of events in the U.S. Democratic race are a reminder of the challenges facing women candidates, including in Canada; Joel Stein makes the (hilarious) case for elitism.
Matt Galloway is the host of CBC Radio's The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current:

  • Thousands of activists are protesting Australia's climate policies while much of the country is still on fire
  •  American authorities have nabbed three men they say were part of the neo-Nazi group The Base, including Canadian ex-reservist Patrik Matthews
  • A series of events in the U.S. Democratic race are a reminder of the challenges facing women candidates, including in Canada
  • Joel Stein makes the (hilarious) case for elitism.