November 2009

  • Palace on the Rideau

    A review of Sarah Jennings’ Art and Politics: The History of the National Arts Centre
  • Shopping ’Til We Drop

    A review of The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization, by Gordon Laird
  • Prepping for Privilege

    A review of The Best of the Best: Becoming Elite at an American Boarding School, by Rubén A. Gaztambide-Fernández
  • Freedom Redefined

    A review of Public Philosophy in a New Key, Volume 1: Democracy and Civic Freedom and Volume 2: Imperialism and Civic Freedom, by James Tully
  • Derailed

  • Stations

    A poem
  • The Past As It Ought to Be

    A review of The Heart Specialist, by Claire Holden Rothman
  • From the Somme to Guernica

    A review of Underground, by June Hutton
  • Right-Wing Cabals?

    A review of Not a Conspiracy Theory: How Business Propaganda Hijacks Democracy, by Donald Gutstein
  • Bleak Island

    A review of The Blythes Are Quoted, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre
  • The Honest Adman

    A review of The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate Our Culture, by Terry O’Reilly and Mike Tennant
  • Lest We Forget

    A review of Canadians Fighting the Great War 1914–18, Volume 1: At the Sharp End and Volume 2: Shock Troops, by Tim Cook

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Ben Clarkson

Ben Clarkson is a multidisciplinary artist and illustrator based in Winnipeg. To view more of his work visit