2009.12

December 2009


Castro’s Favourite Capitalist

Castro’s Favourite Capitalist

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