The Current

The Current for Nov. 7, 2019

Today on The Current: We look at the spate of brazen liquor store thefts in Winnipeg; longtime correspondent Robert Fisk says President Trump is leaving a vacuum in the Middle East; why the internet is rife with retorts of “OK boomer”; and the lasting divides of the Berlin Wall, 30 years after it fell.
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 look at the spate of brazen liquor store thefts in Winnipeg, talking to staff in the line of fire, and asking what can be done about it; plus, longtime correspondent Robert Fisk says President Trump's Middle East policy is creating a vacuum in the region. Then we look at the latest weapon in the war of words between the generations — "OK boomer"; and our documentary The Wall in the Head looks at the lasting divides of the Berlin Wall, 30 years after it fell.