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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Tim Sly

Tim Sly is an epidemiologist and professor in the School of Occupational and Public Health at Ryerson University. He has published in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, and has worked in Brazil, Taiwan and the Caribbean.

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Tim Sly

What Goes In Must Come Out

The problem of excrement in a seven-billion-person world July–August 2013
David Waltner-Toews’s latest book, The Origin of Feces: What Excrement Tells Us About Evolution, Ecology and a Sustainable Society, is an extraordinary document. My thesaurus offers no term beyond “comprehensive” or “all embracing,” but that is the descriptor I need. This tome offers more than a superficial (or even “superfecial”) exposé of matters…