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From the archives

Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Back Issues

June 2010

COVER ART AND ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT THE ISSUE BY KATE WILSON. Kate Wilson is a Toronto-based visual artist.

Darwinists and Divinity

A whirlwind tour through western thought explores the big questions

Salem Alaton

Diderot Derivative

A novel (?) poses puzzles to convey the angst of the Holocaust

Michel Basilières

The Thinking Man’s Marxist

From Montreal youth to Oxford chair, G.A. Cohen became one of our era’s great philosophical minds

Andy Lamey

Culture Clash

From opposing political camps, two new polemics aim to Enlighten

Ray Conlogue

Football Fables

The beautiful game bestrides the world like a colossus.

Richard Poplak

Dangerous Liaisons

Strathcona Park. They did so with an ulterior purDangerous Liaisons Revealing the hidden history of anti-gay security measures in Canada.

Mark Lovewell

Selling Tradition

In Nova Scotia, history has been written for the visitors.

Christina Cameron

An Unpopular PM Revisited

There was a lot more to R.B. Bennett than the Bennett buggy.

Michiel Horn

Inventive Evasion

Narrative games avoid the problem of confronting pain.

Connie Gault

The Canadian Supernatural

In fiction from Charles G. D. Roberts to Gabrielle Roy and Joseph Boyden, nature takes on spiritual power.

Thomas Hodd

A Political Pioneer

The personal struggles and triumphs of Canada’s first black member of Parliament.

Donna Bailey Nurse

Escape to Turkey

An Iranian father places his teenage son in the hands of smugglers.

Yadi Sharifirad

A Persistent Myth

Whether effective or not, we love our peacekeepers

J. L. Granatstein

Quiet Resilience

Flight from Nazi Vienna … to the Quebec bench … and to Morin and Truscott.

Philip Girard

Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Stephanie Cavanaugh