2009.06

June 2009


How Google Unconquered The World

How Google Unconquered The World

Google’s new Android mobile phone, and why Apple lost the ball (again)
Back In Palookaville
Cartoonist and designer Seth emerges as comics’ premier historian
Canadian Primal
Five poet-thinkers redefine our relationship to nature
Editor’s Note
Junk science, credibility, and the race to save the environment
Water Everywhere, 1982
An excerpt from Lisa Moore’s new novel, February, published by Anansi.
The Peace Plus One Social Club
Inside the budding Chinese environmental movement
Chop Chop Square
Inside Saudi Arabia’s brutal justice system
Waiting for a New Day
Scenes from Afghan life in wartime
Stephen Harper
A short biography of our great Prime Minister
The Prodigal Preacher
A grandson contemplates a patriarch who favoured the company of strangers
Land of the Lost
A gallery of creatures, plants and other strangenesses
An Inconvenient Talk
Dave Hughes’s guide to the end of the fossil fuel age
Consumed
New research gets at the root of our celebrity obsession
The Walrus Presents...
Hockey, torture, and the Don Cherry Doctrine
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
The Case for Europe
As Europe swings to the right, BBC journalist Nick Fraser asks: is the EU worth saving?
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
Off the Rails
How Canada fell from leader to laggard in high-speed rail, and why that needs to change
June 2009
Readers’ letters on porn and Barack Obama
Crossing the Dezadeash, Haines Junction
A new poem by Jan Zwicky
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