2009.12

December 2009


Walking the Way

Walking the Way

A tale of endurance, remonstrance, and remembrance on the pilgrim’s trail in Spain
Zero Sum
In implementing zero tolerance for sexual abuse, has the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario become a source of harm to the patients it’s trying to protect?
A Sorry State
Canada is becoming a world leader in official apologies. Do they benefit anyone but the people offering them up?
The Maestro
Montreal’s young classical superstar, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, takes his place on the world stage
Schematic Diagrams for Proposed Objects
An illustrated series
Editor’s Note
Introducing the December 2009 issue of The Walrus
Green Giants
How urban planners are turning industrial eyesores into popular public spaces
Kawabata
Dances with Werewolves
Kelley Armstrong celebrates the animal within
Mind Over Matter
Keeping a place for thought experiments in an empirical age
Where the Wild Things Were
A retrospective of werewolves in popular culture
The Museum of Sound
Dogfight
Reckoning with the RCMP’s involvement in the demise of the Inuit sled dog
Birthright
Is giving young Jews a taste of the homeland the best way to save Judaism?
Letters
Castro’s Favourite Capitalist
Will Sherritt International come to regret dealing with Communist Cuba? CEO Ian Delaney doesn’t think so
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