2009.06

June 2009


An Inconvenient Talk

An Inconvenient Talk

Dave Hughes’s guide to the end of the fossil fuel age
The Case for Europe
As Europe swings to the right, BBC journalist Nick Fraser asks: is the EU worth saving?
Consumed
New research gets at the root of our celebrity obsession
Extreme Giving
For the Haida of the Pacific Northwest, the potlach is still at the centre of a culture of in which you are what you give
Man with a Movie Camera
Canada’s Mark Lewis launches an ambitious (and expensive) project for the Venice Biennale
No Small Mercy
How a Rwandan genocide survivor made peace with the man who almost killed her
Chop Chop Square
Inside Saudi Arabia’s brutal justice system
Stephen Harper
A short biography of our great Prime Minister
Editor’s Note
Junk science, credibility, and the race to save the environment
Waiting for a New Day
Scenes from Afghan life in wartime
The Peace Plus One Social Club
Inside the budding Chinese environmental movement
Off the Rails
How Canada fell from leader to laggard in high-speed rail, and why that needs to change
The Walrus Presents...
Hockey, torture, and the Don Cherry Doctrine
The Prodigal Preacher
A grandson contemplates a patriarch who favoured the company of strangers
Back In Palookaville
Cartoonist and designer Seth emerges as comics’ premier historian
Crossing the Dezadeash, Haines Junction
A new poem by Jan Zwicky
Canadian Primal
Five poet-thinkers redefine our relationship to nature
Water Everywhere, 1982
An excerpt from Lisa Moore’s new novel, February, published by Anansi.
How Google Unconquered The World
Google’s new Android mobile phone, and why Apple lost the ball (again)
June 2009
Readers’ letters on porn and Barack Obama
Land of the Lost
A gallery of creatures, plants and other strangenesses
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