2005.10

October 2005


Betting on Separation

Betting on Separation

How speculation on the Quebec referendum nearly ended in financial disaster
Taming the Monster
How a son learned to live with the death of his father
Melting Point
How global warming will melt our glaciers, empty the Great Lakes, force Canada to divert rivers, build dams, and, yes, sell water to the United States
Containing China
The United States is drawing a military noose around China, and India is glad to help. But is anyone considering the possible consequences?
To Catch a Thief
Closet Obsessions
Has the current mania for household organization gone a little too far?
Lady Oracle
Amy Cutler on her quiet magic realism
Afterglow
The half-life of Uranium City
Big Father is Watching
Is Osama Winning?
Chaim and the Great Time Elevator
Between the Cross and the Jewish Graveyard
After decades in a fiery cultural forge, Polish art emerged sharp and beautiful. But have the country’s ghosts returned to dull the edge?
Who Killed Globalization?
Was it Colonel Bush in the kitchen with a gun? Mr. Nike in the Gym with a blunt instrument? Sir Ralston Saul in his study with a sharp pencil?
Funeral March to Freedom
October 2005
Equality in the Making
“I have come here for two days to see the vote on same-sex marriage, to bear witness to history...”
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