2005.02

February 2005

"The one thing that holds us together is our lack of unity."
- Pierre Berton (1920-2004)

Strange Journey

Strange Journey

Everything old is new again as China reinvents itself for the twenty-first century.
Is Africa’s Pain Black America’s Burden?
An essay
Our Home and Wired Land
Spycraft struggles to stay on top of both terrorists and technology
Corporate Cannabis
Will a new marijuana mist become the Aspirin of the twenty-first century?
Quebec’s Final Victory
Pierre Trudeau tried to stop a cycle of blackmail, where one province held up the national interest by bargaining solely for its own parish. Paul Martin’s new health accord is an invitation not just for one blackmailer, but for ten.
Aging Gracefully
Wild Spaces
Curator Kitty Scott on Peter Doig’s disturbing landscapes
Be Prepared
Sistani’s Silent Partners
The mysterious Al Dawa party, in league with head cleric Ayatollah Sistani, may be the new powerbrokers in post-election Iraq.
Talking Through Divorce
Hockey: The Great Literary Shutout
Hockey literature takes a bodycheck
Only Connect
The story of technological breakdown, a failure of true love, and how an Internet service non-provider ruined my life
A Vote for Democracy in Palestine
Missing Marshall McLuhan
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