2011.09

September 2011


Life After Death

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
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
Blinded by Science
Modern-day hucksters are cashing in on vulnerable patients
Lessons Learned
A decent proposal
The Upside of Tragedy
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Bluegrass
Spellbound
La nouvelle orthographe is supposed to improve language — to the chagrin of some French speakers
Aid for Aides
A Carleton program will certify political aides, the fall guys behind our elected officials
A People’s History
On an iconic Toronto street, the past lives in the details
Letters
Fit to Be Tied; Other Authorities; Sized Up; Ice Cold; and Correction
Dead White Guys
European classics still dominate Canadian theatres
Giving Offence
Gavin McInnes co-founded Vice magazine. As it got big, he got ousted
Editor’s Note
Is it time for a slow news movement?
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?
I Understood Our Time Was Running Out
For Julie
Rude Awakening
Steven Shearer provokes at the Venice Biennale
The Money Tree
Climate change provides a tree planter with the business opportunity of a lifetime
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