2007.12

December 2007

"I am afraid my subject is rather an exciting one, and as I don't like excitement, I shall approach it in a gentle, timid, roundabout way."
--Max Beerbohm

Thinking Inside the Big Box

Thinking Inside the Big Box

It is an old story, often told: Wal-Mart, with its predatory pricing, s
Rat Trap
Why Canada’s drug policy won’t check addiction
Road of Fire
The war in Afghanistan will be won or lost on Highway 1
December 2007
Review — Outside the Wire: The War in Afghanistan
Lost and Found
Review — Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis
Making Red
A mystery in colour
Test of the Heart
This is the story of a heart operation. It’s also the story of a marriage.
Review — White Rapids
Rock Bottom
With the seas nearly barren, should Digby Neck, Nova Scotia, settle for selling the earth?
Unlimited Editions
A collector’s obsession with award-winning books. NMA nominee: Arts & Entertainment, Still-life Photography
Not So Secret
Plundering Eastern religions for enlightenment and profit
To Die For
Activist design collective Fabrica uses icons of consumer culture to contrast lives in the affluent West with those in war-torn Darfur
The Autobiography of an Idea
Rethinking the Holocaust in light of 9/11, my mentor, and my dad
One Hundred Years at Forty
Gabriel García Márquez’s sumptuous and tragic vision of the modern world
Review — La Sagouine
If It Bleeds Like a Duck...
A Laurentian twist on a French delicacy
Mission Not Yet Accomplished
How Iraq figures in Big Oil’s dreams
Keeping the Beat
Music and mourning in Ghana
How to Get a Head
The birth of a dough boy
The Garden of Subjection
For Vancouver pioneer Jeff Wall, politics and beauty do mix
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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