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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Andrew Ng

Andrew Ng was most recently junior fellow in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington DC. He now lives in Ottawa and can be reached at[at]

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Positive-Sum Politics

Beyond entrenched divisions in the United States and Canada. September 2008
Is the promise of change nothing more than a sweet memory from the innocence of primary season? With the initial euphoria surrounding the landmark candidacies of senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as well as the early victory of Senator John McCain, the maverick conductor of the “Straight Talk Express,” in the Republican primary, many Americans—and people around the world—looked forward to the dawn of a new era in…