2011.04

April 2011


On the Margins of Freedom

On the Margins of Freedom

An essay by a Canadian convicted of murder
Mister Right
How has Nigel Wright, Stephen Harper’s new chief of staff, reached the top of the business and political worlds without making enemies?
Intelligence Deficit
What will happen when computers become smarter than people?
Letters
Suicide Solution; Mappy Days; Harsh Territory; Taxing Affair; Civil Engagement; Cor!; and Tusk, Tusk
Yesterday’s Canadian
Letting go of the French-English duality
Mosque Makeovers
Reimagining a sacred space
Traditional Exports
When the American Right needed courtroom-ready arguments against gay marriage, it looked to three academics from McGill
To Pot
Legalizing marijuana would benefit everyone: cops, taxpayers, and victims of crime. Everyone, that is, but the stoners
Editor’s Note
Imagining a future in which water is the new oil
The Species Problem
What do you get when you cross a polar bear with a grizzly?
Live from Halifax: “The Importance of Early Intervention and How to Reduce Stigma”
Third in a series of onstage conversations on matters vital to today’s thought leaders, opinion makers, and policy creators
A Political Meltdown
For decades, Canada has been a world leader in the production of medical isotopes. So why did the government announce that it was dumping the entire program?
Rome, 1978
There was nothing here for a man like him
Enchained Melody
Desktop wallpaper for your computer
Live from Vancouver: “The Importance of Early Intervention and How to Reduce Stigma”
Second in a series of onstage conversations on matters vital to today’s thought leaders, opinion makers, and policy creators
This Just In
Dogwalker’s Law
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