2011.10

October 2011


The Farms Are Not All Right

The Farms Are Not All Right

The growing gap between what they produce and what they earn is driving many farmers off the land. The crisis in Canadian farming
Adrift on the Nile
The recent revolution that began in Tahrir Square has taken Egypt into uncharted waters. A report from the new — and chaotic — Cairo
Glorious and Free
Making Canada a model nation for the treatment of refugees
Setpiece
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The Idea of North
At a college in upstate New York, a band of outsiders share an esoteric interest: Canada
Editor’s Note
The price of freedom
What Happened
We’ve spent ten years asking ourselves what the events of 9/11 mean. Do we understand them any better now?
Food for Thought
Mirko Betti, university researcher and self-made philosopher, represents the vanguard of a brand new technology: in vitro meat
The Ring Bin
If these people knew the whole truth, they’d be more than annoyed. They would be outraged, unsettled, struck dumb
Letters
Liberal Application; Our Fallen; Happy Medium; and Tusk-Tusk
New Year’s Revelations
There’s no time to lose
Ossian’s Folly, Black Linn Falls
Mountain Due
Ski porn meets climate change in a new movie by the Rocky Mountain Sherpas
Disturbing Content
Montreal FX artist Rémy Couture may face imprisonment for gory images he disseminated on his website. In horror terms, he’s made it
Guess Who’s for Dinner
The Cannibal Spirit joins a long tradition of flesh-eating literature set in Canada
Revisionist Chinese
What began in immigrant-owned diners and evolved into the more authentic fare of urban Chinatowns is now giving rise to something called modern Chinese. Updated ancestral dishes, however, are not to everyone’s taste
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