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Issue 37 Articles


The strange case of the missing Aboriginal women

Garth Stevenson asks what purpose an inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women would serve [c]
by Garth Stevenson

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Federal election 2015: The leaders, the issues and the unknowns

Dominic Cardy on the issues, the leaders and the campaigns [Issue 37, 2015]
by Dominic Cardy



Electoral reform: Here’s the evidence, Mr. Trudeau

Dennis Pilon on why the alternative vote is not real electoral reform [Issue 37, 2015]
by Dennis Pilon


The Paris attacks were foreseeable events

Mezri Haddad: Time for a thorough review by those in power [Issue 37, 2015]
by Mezri Haddad



The Jonah syndrome

Kamel Daoud: The Arab intellectual’s Jonah syndrome [Issue 37, 2015]
by Kamel Daoud


Two worlds that can never understand each other

Tahar Ben Jelloun: First they attack freedom, then they go after the Jews [Issue 37, 2015]
by Tahar Ben Jelloun



Podemos and Spain’s new political landscape

Marc Sanjaume: Podemos and the fall of Spain’s two-party system [Issue 37, 2015]
by Marc Sanjaume-Calvet


The radical left Syriza in power:
 Will it change Greece – and Europe?

Irene Martín: Greece’s new government and the negotiations with Europe [Issue 37, 2015]
by Irene Martin


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Pruning the uncared-for olive grove

Chloe Dimitriadis: Many Greeks have left, others are foraging for food [Issue 37, 2015]
by Chloe Dimitriadis


Russia’s ecumenical jihadist

Ronald Beiner: Aleksandr Dugin, Russia’s “ecumenical jihadist” [Issue 37, 2015]
by Ronald Beiner



How Hollywood sold its soul to the comic book fanboy

Jeffrey Oberman laments the decline of Hollywood’s creativity and the rise of the 17-year-old fanboy [Issue 37, 2015]
by Jeffrey Oberman