2011.09

September 2011


The Jihadi Hunter

The Jihadi Hunter

Provocateur Tarek Fatah wants Canadian Muslims to embrace progressive, secular values. His fans think he’s a hero; his critics think he’s exploiting anti-Islamic sentiment
Goin’ Down the Road
In which the writer recalls a lifetime of Trans-Canada road trips, first with her parents, then with her family, and, with her nest now empty, alone with her husband. Is this the end of something or the beginning?
Blinded by Science
Modern-day hucksters are cashing in on vulnerable patients
Spellbound
La nouvelle orthographe is supposed to improve language — to the chagrin of some French speakers
A People’s History
On an iconic Toronto street, the past lives in the details
Dead White Guys
European classics still dominate Canadian theatres
The Money Tree
Climate change provides a tree planter with the business opportunity of a lifetime
Lessons Learned
A decent proposal
Aid for Aides
A Carleton program will certify political aides, the fall guys behind our elected officials
Editor’s Note
Is it time for a slow news movement?
Rude Awakening
Steven Shearer provokes at the Venice Biennale
Life After Death
Thirty years after HIV/AIDS was first identified — after it decimated gay communities across the country — a new generation comes of age in its long shadow
Letters
Fit to Be Tied; Other Authorities; Sized Up; Ice Cold; and Correction
I Understood Our Time Was Running Out
For Julie
The Upside of Tragedy
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Giving Offence
Gavin McInnes co-founded Vice magazine. As it got big, he got ousted
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