2009.03

March 2009


Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

On the new look of The Walrus.
The Opposite of Apocalypse
Conservationists are restoring a living tortoise fossil to its prehistoric range. Can we recreate nature?
Saved
A new short story by David Bergen
To NFB or Not to NFB
The NFB celebrates its 70th birthday to accolades abroad, but obscurity at home
Travelling Through Time
An series of illustrations from the March 2009 issue.
Forged in Fire
A red diaper baby in Russia witnesses the rise of Vladimir Putin
The Walrus Presents...
Stephen Harper woos Michaƫlle Jean in our new monthly comic strip.
Human Resources
ReCAPTCHA: The job you didn’t even know you had
Let’s All Be Neighbours on Will Wright Street
In Spore and Sims 3, gamers become gods
March 2009
On Afghanistan, and “The Lynching of Louie Sam”
The NFB in 2009
A introduction to the work of Canada’s National Film Board
The Outsider
How Stephen Harper brought Canada to conservatism and the Conservatives to crisis
Some Other Just Ones
A footnote to Borges
Divided Souls
For director Daniel Brooks, life and work are one
War Correspondence
Staying connected through Sudan’s struggle
What Would Smith Say?
The financial meltdown, through the eyes of the father of capitalism
The All-Inclusive Exclusive
A week in a Cuban paradise, until Hurricane Paloma hits
Q&A: David Bergen
David Bergen speaks to The Walrus Blogs about his novel, The Retreat
House of Snow
A memoir of whiteout in Newfoundland
Audio Q&A: On Stephen Harper
An audio interview with Walrus writer William Johnson
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