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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

A Larger Role for Unions

Organized labour may be shrinking but the rhetoric is still upbeat

This United League

Will not die, will not perish

Alexander Macleod

Alexander MacLeod is a professor of English and Atlantic Canada studies at St. Mary’s University. His short story collection, Light Lifting (Biblioasis, 2010), was shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor Award, the Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Prize.

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Can the Humanities Save Us?

The crisis in education, and the surprising uses of the liberal arts December 2016
In the shocked week after Americans elected Donald Trump their president, the beleaguered liberal arts received a shot in the arm. “Dear Artists: We Need You More Than Ever,” read a headline in the Huffington Post. An exhortation by American author Toni Morrison, beginning with “This is precisely the time when artists go to…