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From the archives

The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Our Feudal Immigration Policy

Why should an accident of birth determine who benefits from citizenship?

Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Back Issues

July–August 2013

Cover art and illustrations throughout the issue by Drew Shannon Drew Shannon is a freelance illustrator in Toronto. His work has appeared in The Globe and MailThis Magazine and Reader's Digest. He is currently working on a graphic novel for young adult.

The Politics on Our Plate

Should we push away from globalized food production, or just keep digging in?

Pierre Desrochers and Sarah Elton

Are Book Burners Always Villains?

The ethical quagmire of censoring “difficult” literature

Rinaldo Walcott

Bountiful Diversity

A leading Québécois scholar’s appreciative look at Canada’s biggest province

Barbara Yaffe

The Cultural Queen of Canada

How the country's most famous writer balances creation and celebrity

Suanne Kelman

A Quiet Exodus

Welcoming Baha'i refugees from Iran was a humanitarian landmark—and an enduring immigration lesson

Geoffrey Cameron

Blood in the Water

Weak political support and dependence on advertising leave the national broadcaster at serious risk

Rudy Buttignol

What Goes In Must Come Out

The problem of excrement in a seven-billion-person world

Tim Sly

Old on the Road

The adventures of two seniors who give their caregivers the slip

Prodigies under Pressure

A deft introduction to the savage sport of music competition

Deborah Kirshner

Black Power in Montreal

The ideas, leaders and pain behind the Sir George Williams riot

Frances Henry

From Zlín to the Royal Society

One of Canada’s leading political scientists tells his own story

Hugh Segal

Chilling Lessons

A First Nations chief recalls years of suffering at St. Joseph’s Mission school

Laura Robinson

Grey Owl's Wife

A new biography brings this fiercely free spirit to the fore

Sophie McCall

From Confederacy to Confederation

The American Civil War and the making of Canada

Christopher Pennington

A Neglected Royal

The Edward of Prince Edward Island finally gets his due

Michael Taube