December 2010

  • Canadian Political Science: Missing in Action?

    A practitioner wonders why the progressive side of the discipline has gone mute.
  • News for the World?

    A review of Global Journalism Ethics, by Stephen J.A. Ward.
  • The Rich Are Bad for Your Health

    A review of The Trouble with Billionaires, by Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks.
  • Demythologizing the Fur Trade

    A review of Commerce by a Frozen Sea: Native Americans and the European Fur Trade, by Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis
  • Intervention or Protection

    A review of Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership to Prevent Mass Atrocities, by Frank Chalk, Roméo Dallaire, Kyle Matthews, Carla Barqueiro and Simon Doyle.
  • Through a Windshield Darkly

    A review of Breakfast at the Exit Café, by Wayne Grady and Merilyn Simonds.
  • Zola, bravest of Leonardo’s apprentices, leaps from the tower of San Francesco, wearing his master’s wings

  • The Largest Baobab Tree in Africa

  • The Winter Garden

  • Footnote to Genesis

    A poem
  • Like Father, Like Daughter

    A review of The Ghost Brush, by Katherine Govier.
  • Feral City

    A review of Fauna, by Alissa York.
  • A Tangled Tale

    A review of A Fleeting Empire: Early Stuart Britain and the Merchant Adventurers to Canada, by Andrew D. Nicholls.
  • A Battle for Reputation

    A review of The Madman and the Butcher: The Sensational Wars of Sam Hughes and General Arthur Currie, by Tim Cook.
  • A World Turned Upside Down

    A review of Getting Back in the Game: A Foreign Policy Playbook for Canada, by Paul Heinbecker and Open Canada: A Global Positioning Strategy for a Networked Age, by Edward Greenspon