2009.03

March 2009


The Outsider

The Outsider

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