2011.09

September 2011


Blinded by Science

Blinded by Science

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