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The Path of Poetic Resistance

To disarm Canada and its canon

Are Interests Really Value-Free?

A salvo from the “realist” school of Canadian foreign relations

Going It Alone

The marvellous, single-minded, doggedly strange passion of citizen scientists

Back Issues

September 2004

Chris Barry Chris Barry is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design,where he studied illustration for four years. He works mainly in mixed media but is recently exploring using pen and ink, and has done graphic design work for a number of small companies. More of his work is available at <>.

Rx for the NDP

A party that aims for moral victories should be retooling for a parliamentary one.

Reed Scowen

Two-Track Minds

How rational thinking keeps us from being enslaved by our genes.

Ronald de Sousa

The Bard as Modernist Revolutionary

A Canadian academic unearths the work of a Ukrainian genius.

Banuta Rubess

Ballot-Box Blues

An academic thinks the Canadian voting system is fine, but our reviewer begs to differ.

Duff Conacher

A Lioness in Winter

One of Canada's leading economists is honoured with two new books.

Barbara McDougall

Zombies, Zodiacs and Sacrificial Cats

A serious writer strays into the fantasy genre with unhappy results.

Cathy Stonehouse

An Austro-Hungarian Cauldron

Is this a novel of ideas, or a thriller? The two may not mix.

George Jonas

Imagining Democracies

A Canadian philosopher shows why exporting ideas is always problematical.

Ray Conlogue

A Story of Global Survival

Can we find the language to capture the world's attention before it is too late?

Kathryn O'Hara

Defining Genocide

Do all countries that murder citizens have something in common?

Noah Benjamin Novogrodsky

The Old Canadian Question

A new crop of academics takes a stab at pinpointing the Canadian literary identity.

Carolyne Van Der Meer

The Wayward Ones

The lives of mistresses examined through the ages.

Sondra Gotlieb