2009.01

Jan/Feb 2009


Rattle and Hum

Rattle and Hum

Hello, Baghdad! A Kurdish singer rocks Iraq
The Lynching of Louie Sam
In 1884, an American mob brought frontier justice to the Canadian border.
Canadian Politics 101
Features and reports on Canadian party politics from The Walrus archives.
Feed-In Frenzy
A simple green tariff has transformed Germany. Why isn’t Canada following suit?
A Film for Would-Be Immigrants
“We fade into a blistering sun... which detonates in a BLOOD EXPLOSION”
A Day in Vancouver Towne
...Being a Reckord of One Yank’s brefe encounters with Canada
Persian Melodies
How Vancouver became a hub for Persian classical music
Two Fables
Two short stories by Goran Simic
Do You Know What You’re Eating?
Canadians want labels on GM foods. But would we understand them?
The Dictatorship of No Alternatives
Progressive economists are rethinking markets
The Mountain That Eats Men
A descent into Bolivia’s dark heart, with a gallery from photographer Jason Rothe.
Interview with Lynda Barry
Our comics blogger interviews Lynda Barry about her new book, What It Is
“Coca Si, Cocaina No”
The struggle to legitmize the coca leaf
Smooth Talk
From feedlots to noble rot: vines and wineries in Kings Country, Nova Scotia
Change of Pace
Former tobacco farmers have a bumper new crop to exploit: ginseng
The Archipelago of Fear
Are fortification and foreign aid making Kabul more dangerous?
Mincemeat Pie
Your mother’s Christmas pudding recipe is all wrong
Dream of the Last Shaker
We stream into the meetinghouse through two doors like twin cords...
Getting It, Together
A path to mental health recovery in Toronto
The Future Has Begun
Vertical farms will take eating local to the next level — but are they safe?
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