2005.09

September 2005

"In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular."
- Laurence J. Peter, author of The Peter Principle (1969)

Revenge of the Small

Revenge of the Small

After a lifetime of two-party rule in Ottawa, the little guys are finally winning.
Foreign Billionaires Bring English Football to World, Agony & Ecstasy to Fans
If this keeps on, we’ll end up with the ground full of football tourists
The Rising Fall of the American Empire
Republican imperialism has left the US divided. Can a United Nations initiative save America from itself?
Jew Funk
Josh Dolgin, a.k.a. Socalled, is Montreal’s leading mixer of klezmer and hip hop.
Dangerous Liaisons
How Hollywood seduced the world, then ate it.
Why Psychoanalysis Matters
It has taken a back seat to pop psychology, pills, and other therapies in recent years. But now, thanks to Tony Soprano (and new neuroscientific research), the “talking cure” is sexy again.
You and Whose Army?
Our last soldier in Cyprus
Killer Ridge
Down with Perfume
New York perfumer Christopher Brosius wants you to smell like you.
What Lies Beneath
Sleeping with the Movies
From first dates to film fests, cinema remains a most intimate experience.
How I Fell for Film
Godard, Bresson, Kurosawa—it doesn’t get any better than that.
A Mass for Romero
Liberation theology in El Salvador
At the Floe Edge
On the hunt in Igloolik with Zacharias Kunuk
Poppy Fields Forever?
Booming opium production in Afghanistan is the latest—and potentially greatest—threat to the beleaguered country’s steps toward democracy.
The Flavour of Money
The high end of wine-buying
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