2010.06

June 2010


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A federal resettlement program for Burmese Karen sees 4,000 refugees starting new lives in Canada
Do Not Touch
From the author’s new collection, Greedy Little Eyes
Immature Design
Canadian foreign policy has become a mishmash of conflicting priorities and half-baked initiatives. Can it be fixed?
Spliced
Vincenzo Natali’s new film re-engineers the Cronenberg tradition
The Unrepentant Whore
How Jamie Lee Hamilton changed the way we look at Canada’s underclass
Letters
Hope Springs Maternal, Bearing Witness, Northern Exposure, Reform School, and In Poor Taste
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The Good Woman
How to take care of your life, your career, and your struggling man
Size Matters
Will the G-20 stumble under its own weight?
Cold Blood
Since 2002, Alberta’s wild horses have been picked off with brutal abandon. Who is responsible?
Editor’s Note
Introducing the June 2010 issue of The Walrus
Letters and Words (2010)
A new artwork commissioned for our pages
Super G8
Ice Houses of the Holy
On her blog A Theory of Ice, the virtually anonymous E writes about hockey with the passion of a religious convert. The American expatriate relives the barnstorming tour of Canadian rinks that made her a believer
Hockeyland
A lifelong fan finds himself at hockey games in America’s sunbelt, and understands for the first time the consequences of the nhl’s expansion south. The game we think is ours... isn’t
Sin of Omission
From the forthcoming collection, Folk
Teen Angst, RIP
There’s something disturbing about the overwhelming happiness of Canada’s teenagers
The Air Strip
Airport body scanners give new meaning to fear of flying
Shoah Business
Yann Martel and the Holocaust novel
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