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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

September 2014

Illustrations by David Barnes David Barnes is an illustrator and artist currently living on Vancouver Island. More information about his work is available at <>.

Racetrack Man

A son tells the story of his father's checkered career

Joe Fiorito

Saving Medicare

As costs steadily rise, we need to build a healthcare system outside hospitals

Michael Decter

Psychiatric Turf War

Social versus neurological explanations for delusion

Edward Shorter

Can't Lit

How English departments impair creative writing in Canada

Darryl Whetter

Penned In

Former inmates tell grim but all-too-credible stories

Kirk Makin

Making Aid Obsolete

Are enterprising local innovators the future of global development?

Larry Krotz

Codes in Conflict

Native-French culture clashes during the Seven Years War

Philip Marchand

What Remains

Remembering Palestine with love and sadness

Ayah Victoria McKhail

Storm Warnings

Cloud computing's hidden environmental and human costs

Tom Slee

In the Nobel Archives, with Crackpots

Harry Karlinsky's playful second novel teases the reader

J.C. Sutcliffe

Faithfull in Her Fashion

A roman à clef about an obnoxious English celebrity

Robin Roger

Tales from the Barley Field

One man's quest for the perfect pint

Michael Ruse

The Importance of Ernest

A faded Canadian naturalist becomes an enduring Czech passion

Don Sparling

A Powerful Thirst

Water drove human evolution, argues a controversial new book

Renée Hetherington

The Metaphysics of Math

A philosopher asks why it counts to think about numbers

Florin Diacu