The Current

The Current for May 20, 2019

Today on The Current: We look at the popularity of the Toronto Raptors, talking to a player who was there when it all began; plus, we discuss the end of Game of Thrones and its depictions of woman and people of colour; and millennials are often labelled as lazy and entitled, but are they just suffering from burnout?
Piya Chattopadhyay is guest host of The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current:

  • We look at the popularity of the Toronto Raptors, talking to Tracy Murray, one of the players who was there when it all began.
  • Game of Thrones has finally come to an end, after eight seasons of political power struggles, epic battles and dragons. We look at the show's cultural impact, as well as its treatment of women and people of colour.
  • An essay arguing that millennials have become the burnout generation struck a chord when it went viral earlier this year, but one woman says burnout isn't a new phenomenon solely affecting white, middle-class people.  

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