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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Back Issues

June 2017

Natalie Very B Natalie Very B. is a Polish-Canadian illustrator based in Toronto. She is a painter, digital artist and storyteller with focus on Polish folklore, female bodily existence and the secrets of the faraway galaxies. @natalieveryb

In Praise of Boredom

The modern life of a timeless condition

Mark Kingwell

Unhappy in Its Own Way

Tolstoy and Tolstaya: Literature’s most infamous marriage, through a lifetime of letters

Anna A. Berman

A Tragedy of Our Own

The Air India bombing and how we live with the past

Bob Rae

A Very, Very Modest Proposal

Can a microscopically small-ball approach accomplish political reform?

Christopher Moore

The Line Aquatic

Counternarratives of the much-mythologized waters at our border

Heather Menzies

Book Value

Redemption, shame and the bargain-bin sale of a cultural icon

Kenneth Kidd

Home and Away

Pasha Malla’s latest book, and what immigrants can write

J.C. Sutcliffe

Interlinguistic Planetary

Unmoored from time and space in a quasi-dystopia, two men are brought down to earth by a mysterious film

Andrew Forbes

Sketches of New Spain

An extraordinary year in the life of a gifted and adventurous scientist

Sir Christopher Ondaatje


Four decades of feminism through literature, and not a treatise in sight

Rosemary Westwood