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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?

Back Issues

April 2018

Illustrators Ka Young Lee is a Toronto-based illustrator. Lee’s work relies on a combination of both analog and digital methods. Her use of soothing palates and graphic components both transcends and pays homage to her Korean heritage. Leeay Aikawa is a multidisciplinary artist, illustrator, and graphic designer whose artistic practice extends to painting, drawing, and collage. Her work has been published in the New York Times, The Walrus, The Atlantic, and elsewhere.

Did Virtue and the Think Piece Ruin Criticism?

Criticism in the shadow of cultural poptimism

John Semley

A Few Words of Praise for Jordan Peterson

The controversial professor’s uncommon sense

Marc Lewis

Women with an opinion—oh dear

Michelle Dean and Michelle Orange on women critics, 'the back of the book,' and being called a feminist

Who says the alt-right doesn’t like poetry?

Hapless old harridans flapping their traps and other gems of verse

Aaron Giovannone

What Do We Owe Other Humans in Need?

The ethics of refugee programs in an era of humanitarian crisis

Howard Adelman

Child swallowings and vainglory

The marvellously unrelatable world of the ancient Greeks

Jack Mitchell

Goodbye to all that

The politics of romantic exits

Anne Thériault

Kim Thúy and the burdens of the past

The beloved novelist's latest is an answer of sorts to her critics

Donna Bailey Nurse

Come from away

Do we have a chance against alien species?

Mark Winston

The Thin White Line

The shifting boundaries of racial identity

Bardia Sinaee