2007.03

March 2007

"I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait till oil and coal run out before we tackle that."
- Thomas Edison

A House Divided

A House Divided

A young writer takes a surreal road trip through Israel and the West Bank in search of a legendary house where an Arab and a Jew live together in peace. NMA nominee: Essays
We Want a Black Poem
In search of an interview with James Baldwin, a young Canadian immigrant experiences the intensity of Harlem in the 1960s, and ultimately finds Malcolm X.
The Last Lumberjacks
Times change for Quebec loggers
St. Patrick’s Day
Tough luck o’ the Irish. NMA nominee: Humour
Here Comes the Heat
New research suggests climate change could be faster and more furious than anyone expects
Blood Simple
Cord-blood stem cells save lives. Why aren’t they readily available to Canadians?
An American Type of Sadness
US writers keep mining our stuff-packed, consumerist world. Why do Canadians prefer to keep things tidy?
Priming the Pump
As a storm-lopped tree
Snail Males
Why are men falling behind in universities while women speed ahead? NMA nominee: Illustration
Schoolboy Chic
Designer Thom Browne goes rock’n’roll with the classic men’s suit
Selling on the Sly
Earning a living on the streets of Turkey’s largest city is getting tougher
Hail to the Hammer
Ancient ballads get the Viking heavy-metal treatment
Abalone Vice
Shady diving expeditions and missing shellfish have put DFO’s team on high alert
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