June 2006

  • Beyond Shame and Outrage

    An essay
  • Death and Diamonds

    A review of A Dirty War in West Africa: The RUF and the Destruction of Sierra Leone, by Lansana Gberie
  • Making Connections

    A review of Building Canada: People and Projects that Shaped the Nation, by Jonathan Vance

  • Accountability: Three Approaches

    An essay
  • Jazz in Strange Places

    A review of Some Hustling This! Taking Jazz to the World, 1914–1929, by Mark Miller
  • Born-Again Bilingualism

    A review of Sorry, I Don’t Speak French: Confronting the Canadian Crisis That Won’t Go Away, by Graham Fraser
  • Astronomical Talent

    A review of Fabrizio’s Return, by Mark Frutkin
  • A Dystopic Debut

    A review of Zed, by Elizabeth McClung
  • Scientist, Activist or TV Star?

    A review of David Suzuki: The Autobiography
  • NAMU and the Neoliberals

    A review of Towards North American Monetary Union? The Politics and History of Canada’s Exchange Rate Regime, by Eric Helleiner
  • Living under the Radar

    A review of Union Station: Love, Madness, Sex and Survival on the Streets of the New Toronto, by Joe Fiorito
  • “Whatever Happened to Canada?”

    A review of Canada Among Nations 2005: Split Images, edited by Andrew F. Cooper and Dane Rowlands, and In the Canadian Interest? Assessing Canada’s International Policy Statement, edited by David J. Bercuson and Denis Stairs
  • The Wal-Mart-ization of Wheat

    A review of The Economics of Genetically Modified Wheat, by Colin Carter, Derek Berwald and Al Loyns
  • Scientist of the Human Heart

    A review of The Tent, by Margaret Atwood
  • Hatch, Shelter, Garden Snail, Gastropoda, At The Slave Museum

  • Progression of the Disease

    A poem
  • Bright Light

    A poem

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Aino Anto

Aino Anto is a Toronto-based freelance illustrator with interests in editorial illustration and children’s books. Her first work, Len Gasparini’s A Christmas for Carol, was published by Seraphim Editions in 2002. More examples of her work can be seen at