2009.04

April 2009


The Giant Ball

The Giant Ball

Looks like the Giant Ball did it again
Calgary’s Quixote
David Swann takes over the most thankless job in Canadian politics — leader of Alberta’s Liberal Party
Goodbye, Guantánamo
A photo gallery from the US military base in Cuba
The Other Porn Addiction
Why are ordinary women exposing themselves online?
Doctor Evil
Teaching disruptive physicians collegiality
Love and Rockets
An India-Pakistan wedding, briefly interrupted by fighter jets.
The Walrus Presents...
Conrad Black pardoned? Read our new monthly comic strip
The Outsider
How Stephen Harper brought Canada to conservatism and the Conservatives to crisis
All in the Game
Inside the mind of Barack Obama as he sets forth on his first term as president
A Warbler At My Window
A poem in The Walrus, by John Pass
April 2009
On security in Kabul, Bolivian cocaine, and the mountain that ate men.
Perimeter’s Heart
World-renowned physicist and social innovator Neil Turok brings his mission to Waterloo
It’s About Time
A foolproof way to beat the late-winter blahs
Not-So-Mechanical Worlds
Struan Sinclair bridges the gap between print and virtual reality
Extraordinary Canadians
In a new biography series, Canada is reimagined as a liberal Protestant nation
Cashing In
With a new series on Showcase, Aboriginal humour is going mainstream
The Porn Identity
Stacey May Fowles in conversation with Hal Niedzviecki on privacy and internet pornography
Editor’s Note
On the April 2009 issue of The Walrus
The Whole Story
“What I wanted was for an idea to seize me, to arrive as expected”
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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