March 2009

Let’s All Be Neighbours on Will Wright Street

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
Forged in Fire
A red diaper baby in Russia witnesses the rise of Vladimir Putin
Editor’s Note
On the new look of The Walrus.
The Outsider
How Stephen Harper brought Canada to conservatism and the Conservatives to crisis
Audio Q&A: On Stephen Harper
An audio interview with Walrus writer William Johnson
March 2009
On Afghanistan, and “The Lynching of Louie Sam”
House of Snow
A memoir of whiteout in Newfoundland
The Walrus Presents...
Stephen Harper woos Michaƫlle Jean in our new monthly comic strip.
What Would Smith Say?
The financial meltdown, through the eyes of the father of capitalism
The NFB in 2009
A introduction to the work of Canada’s National Film Board
The All-Inclusive Exclusive
A week in a Cuban paradise, until Hurricane Paloma hits
Some Other Just Ones
A footnote to Borges
Q&A: David Bergen
David Bergen speaks to The Walrus Blogs about his novel, The Retreat
War Correspondence
Staying connected through Sudan’s struggle
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.
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?
Divided Souls
For director Daniel Brooks, life and work are one
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
The Walrus SoapBox
The Walrus Laughs
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