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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Stephanie Cavanaugh

Stephanie Cavanaugh is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. She studies inter-cultural contact and religious conversion in the early modern Atlantic world. Her hometown is Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage June 2010
Modern-day North American society assumes that, until recently, marriage has been a constant, unwavering tradition. Some believe that skyrocketing divorce rates, common-law and single-parent families, and gay marriage, among a litany of changes, have altered us irrevocably by damaging the tradition of marriage: they wax nostalgic over the vanished virtues of a supposedly time-honoured family…