2006.04

April 2006

"Time is the substance from which I am made." --Jorge Luis Borges, "A New Refutation of Time."

Caught in Time’s Current

Caught in Time’s Current

Our human quarrel with the clock
The Cost of Care
Unable to meet rising costs, the rural doctor becomes a vanishing breed
Might is Wrong
Will Canadians make soft power work in Afghanistan?
Natural Anxieties
Why go to a museum to see the sun?
Night of the Hissing Cockroaches
Poached earthworms, beer-battered goat testicles, tempura tarantulas: for Explorers Club members, it’s dinner
Insurance Insurance
Poetic Rule
Liberty is a work of art
A History of the Loonie, in Eight Pieces
The bird is hot. That flaxen-hued coin in your pocket is worth more than it has been since it was created in 1987. Economists predict it will fetch ninety cents or more against the US dollar before the end of the year, thanks to high prices for commoditie
Dispatches from the Void
Three journalists watch the gears of history work in real time
Israel’s Divided Soul
Has the Zionist dream played itself out?
Repent and Click No More
United States
Election After-Math
The chimeric effect of the polls turned us into strategic voters. The question was how should I vote to avoid this or that.
Les vrais faux guides
Morocco
Looking for Jean Rhys
An unresolved fascination with the author of Wide Sargasso Sea leads to the remote island of Dominica, and, alas, to oneself
Mush Rush
Canada
And Flickering Tethers You to Me
Dreams from Exile
New York-based Iranian artist Shirin Neshat descends into madness
Poetic Rule
The Right Side of the Road
Rwanda
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