The Current

The Current for Nov. 6, 2019

Today on The Current: We speak to a scientist who was one of 11,000 signatories to a declaration of a climate emergency; plus, what former Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall (and our national affairs panel) thinks about western alienation; and author Jon Ronson discusses his investigation into the internet’s disruptive effect on the porn industry.
Veteran CBC political reporter and foreign correspondent Laura Lynch is interim host of The Current. (CBC)
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Today on The Current: We speak to a scientist who was one of 11,000 signatories to a declaration of a climate emergency warning about "untold suffering" if urgent action is not taken; plus, what former Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall (and our national affairs panel) thinks about western alienation; and author Jon Ronson discusses his investigation into the internet's disruptive effect on the porn industry, from the impact on performers' mental health, to why some porn stars are now hired to destroy stamp collections.