The Current

The Current for September 8, 2015

From the small ghost town of Riace, Italy welcoming refugees to live in abandoned homes, to the ripple effect of Martin Cooper's invention of the cell phone, to undecided voters in the federal election... This is The Current.
In the Italian region of Calbria, there exists a small town of Riace, population of 2000. Ever since Domenico Lucano became mayor, Riace has been welcoming refugees, giving them old abandoned homes Italian residents left behind, long ago. (piervincenzocanale, Flickr cc)
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From the small ghost town of Riace, Italy welcoming refugees to live in abandoned homes, to the ripple effect of Martin Cooper's invention of the cell phone, to undecided voters in the federal election... This is The Current.