December 2005

  • Still Unresolved

    A review of Loss of Faith: How the Air India Bombers Got Away with Murder, by Kim Bolan, and Soft Target: The Real Story behind the Air India Disaster, by Zuhair Kashmeri and Brian McAndrew
  • The Liberal Toolbox Revealed

    A review of The Big Red Machine: How the Liberal Party Dominates Canadian Politics, by Stephen Clarkson
  • The Robots Are Coming

    A review of War X: Human Extensions in Battlespace, by Tim Blackmore

  • Broken Promises

    A review of Race Against Time by Stephen Lewis
  • A Thoughtful But Conflicted Analyst

    A review of John Ibbitson’s The Polite Revolution: Perfecting the National Dream
  • Mapping Wonderland

    An essay
  • Reimagining Canadian Poetry

    A review of Writing in Our Time: Canada’s Radical Poetries in English (1957–2003), by Pauline Butling and Susan Rudy
  • Pygmy Owl

    A poem
  • Not Going to Choose the Nitobi Gardens, Choosing Poetry Instead

    A poem
  • Orange You Glad

    A poem
  • Love’s Triumph

    A review of Michael Crummey’s The Wreckage
  • A Troubling Parable for Our Times

    A review of The Unyielding Clamour of the Night, by Neil Bissoondath
  • Heroine or Hellcat?

    A review of Lady Franklin’s Revenge: A True Story of Ambition, Obsession and the Remaking of Arctic History, by Ken McGoogan
  • What Price Independence?

    A review of Too Close for Comfort: Canada’s Future within Fortress North America, by Maude Barlow, and Globalization Unplugged: Sovereignty and the Canadian State in the Twenty-First Century, by Peter Urmetzer
  • The Prophet’s Dark Side

    A review of Alexander John Watson’s Marginal Man: The Dark Vision of Harold Innis
  • Who Wrote The Double Hook?

    A review of Always Someone to Kill the Doves: A Life of Sheila Watson, by F.T. Flahiff

Tom Pokinko

Tom Pokinko is a graphic artist based in Montreal. His work has appeared in The Progressive, Clamor and Fine Books & Collections (formerly OP Magazine), as well as with the United Nations Association in Canada. His portfolio is available at <>.