2007.06

June 2007

"When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bike. Then I realized, the Lord doesn't work that way. So I just stole one and asked Him to forgive me."
- Emo Phillips

Oasis of Hope

Oasis of Hope

Love, sex, and a mid-life crisis at a Tijuana cancer clinic. NMA nominee: Health and Medicine
“The Society of Difference”
An excerpt from the eighth annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture, March 2, 2007, Vancouver
A Russian Tragedy
Once soulful and historic, the Russian village is dying. Will the state survive?
Permanent Ways
Riding the midnight train to Moscow
Vive le Saskatoon libre
Bonus Photos for “Peaking on the Prairies”
Notwithstanding
A playwright takes on the Charter
Verse and Versatility
Central America’s poets confront the era of globalization
Forgiveness
The weak get even, and the great get over it. NMA nominee: Best Short Feature
Bonus Photos for “All That Glitters”
Photos of Afghan gem journeys
All That Glitters
From jagged crevice to jeweller, Afghan gems travel a perilous path
Holy Intercourse
An Egyptian professor dispenses her sex advice to the Arabic-speaking world
June 2007
Peaking on the Prairies
Long before touching down in San Francisco, LSD was primed to become a psychiatric wonder drug in Saskatoon
Bonus Photos for “Peaking on the Prairies” (Part II)
The Mindful Museum
Museums were once mausoleums of the past, but the museum of the future will help us understand our place in the vast expanse of time. NMA Gold Medal: Arts & Entertainment
Advanced Search
A real-life Google query goes awry
Tank Talk
Overheard at the armoury. NMA Gold Medal: Spot Illustration
The Sounds of Science
Computer-generated music moves out of the lab
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