2005.01

December/January 2005

"Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song/A medley of extemporanea/And love is a thing
that can never go wrong/And I am Marie of Romania."
- Dorothy Parker

The Mystery of Marriage

The Mystery of Marriage

Half of modern unions end in divorce or separation. Is it just us? Or does the institution itself need to be reconsidered?
Who Controls Canada’s Arctic?
Spies, submarines, and foreign ships may signal that our claim to the North is melting
Burma on the Brink
The military junta in Burma has agreed to discuss democracy, but the pace of reform is agonizingly slow
From Sir, With Love
Burning Man
A Lilac Begins To Leaf
A Very Civil War
Inside a Different Kabul
Seven portraits from post-Taliban Afghanistan, photographed by Ahmet Sel
The Names of Our Lives
Will the real Paul Martin please stand up
The Wilcox Manuscripts
Midnight in Moscow
Everyday Poisons
Are fire retardants actually a toxic hazard?
Time Machine
A Truthful Mind
God in a Pickup Truck
An Israeli’s Life
Lease
Hail to the Hicks
How Hee Haw, Red Green, and Corner Gas uphold a grand Canadian tradition
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