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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

A Larger Role for Unions

Organized labour may be shrinking but the rhetoric is still upbeat

This United League

Will not die, will not perish

Back Issues

December 2018

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Keeping Governments Honest

Ottawa’s press gallery has evolved but its task is unchanged

Tim Harper

The Case for Dissensus

In a time of mass agreement, a call for oppositional thinking

Alex Good

"I Simply Did a Mash-up"

Margaret Atwood in conversation with Michael Enright

Margaret Atwood and Michael Enright

Enough Heat to Melt the Ice

A new generation of novels about hockey finds the action away from the rink

Stephen Smith

Polar Opposites

Arctic nations see opportunity in receding sea ice but the economic rewards may prove elusive

Edward Struzik

Without a Prayer

How Christianity is losing ground in Canada

Michael W. Higgins

A Doubled Apocalypse

A remote community, the end of modernity, and an unnerving, "intensely claustrophobic" novel

Navneet Alang

A Catholic and a Jihadi Walk into a Storeroom...

Faith, terror, and temptation converge in satirical campus novel

J.C. Sutcliffe

The Mysteries of the Rainbow

Making and interpreting the colours around us

Ruth Jones

Money Matters

Canadians and Americans bank on high finance in different ways

Michael Taube

The Life and Death of Parents

Two writers look to the generation before them to tell stories of their past

Marian Botsford Fraser

An Uncertain Royal Path

Three Windsor women and the future of the monarchy

Patricia Treble

Boredom as a Political Weapon

Saul Bellow fought banality—and taught us to look hard at the world

Tom Jokinen

On a Personal Note

A look at boyhood, a guide to goodness, and sports-based parenting

John Allemang

The Problem with Privilege

Private schools sell status and scandals are bad for business

Andy Lamey