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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

December 2012

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Hugh Langis. Hugh Langis is a Toronto-based illustrator and art director at Half Hunter. His work has been recognized by American Illustration and Creative Quarterly and published in The Globe and Mail, Condé Nast Traveler, Maisonneuve and L’actualité.

Scrapping Welfare

The case for guaranteeing all Canadians an income above the poverty line

Hugh Segal

A Tale of Two Massacres

The haunting parallels—and striking differences—between a pair of Native uprisings.

Myrna Kostash

Remaking Political Life

The regulation of biotech innovation

John Duffy

Sympathy for the Devil

Gary Bettman’s rise to head enforcer for the NHL ownership

Christopher Dornan

Playing the Rights Card

A history of Canadian foreign policy as domestic theatre.

Diana Juricevic

Our Muslim Citizens

Are they any different from previous waves of Catholics or Jews?

Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos

The Caregiver Dilemma

Stories we prefer not to dwell on about our children’s nannies.

Marina Jimenez

These People

Retelling the fate of pre–World War One Ukrainian Canadians

Thomas Trofimuk

The Other Internment

Retelling the fate of pre–World War One Ukrainian Canadians.

Thomas Trofimuk

Flight of Fancy

Love, rage, war and frustration against a Balkan backdrop.

Modris Eksteins

Physics as Humanism

A gifted communicator argues for better living through better science

Mélanie Frappier

Too Cool

One of Canada’s best broadcasters produces a memoir that’s... a little narrow

Ibi Kaslik

Blood and Treasure

When wars involve natural resources, the only sure thing is complexity

Madelaine Drohan

Marching as to War

How two unlikely prime ministers steered Canada through the great 20th-century battles

Adam Chapnick