2006.04

April 2006

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

Might is Wrong

Might is Wrong

Will Canadians make soft power work in Afghanistan?
Caught in Time’s Current
Our human quarrel with the clock
Night of the Hissing Cockroaches
Poached earthworms, beer-battered goat testicles, tempura tarantulas: for Explorers Club members, it’s dinner
The Right Side of the Road
Rwanda
Les vrais faux guides
Morocco
Natural Anxieties
Why go to a museum to see the sun?
Israel’s Divided Soul
Has the Zionist dream played itself out?
Dreams from Exile
New York-based Iranian artist Shirin Neshat descends into madness
And Flickering Tethers You to Me
Dispatches from the Void
Three journalists watch the gears of history work in real time
Insurance Insurance
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.
Poetic Rule
Poetic Rule
Liberty is a work of art
Repent and Click No More
United States
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
The Cost of Care
Unable to meet rising costs, the rural doctor becomes a vanishing breed
Mush Rush
Canada
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
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