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Issues

 
16

The strange tale of Canada’s Israeli lobby

Reg Whitaker: Why isn’t the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement open to debate? [Issue 40, 2017]
by Reg Whitaker
 

 
 
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Will Bangladesh go the way of Pakistan?

John Richards: Little cause for optimism as Bangladesh follows Pakistan’s lead [Issue 40, 2017]
by John Richards
 

 

 
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Standing up to Trump, Le Pen and Putin

Patrick Webber calls for unity in the centre to resist the illiberal left and right [Issue 40, 2017]
by Patrick Webber
 

 
 
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The enduring Jack Kerouac

Bob Chodos looks at newly published work by Jack Kerouac [Issue 40, 2017]
by Bob Chodos
 

 

 
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A guidebook to the entire planet

Dominic Cardy explores Francis Fukuyama’s guide to the entire planet [Issue 40, 2017]
by Dominic Cardy
 

 
 
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The Nobel committee lets in a bit of light

Arthur Milner celebrates Nobel laureate Bob Dylan [Issue 40, 2017]
by Arthur Milner
 

 

 
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The television crime drama goes global

Jeffrey Oberman: A distinctly American genre flurishes outside the United States [Issue 40, 2017]
by Jeffrey Oberman
 

 
 
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Poems for troubled times

Philip Resnick’s poems for troubled times [Issue 40, 2017]
by Philip Resnick
 

 

 
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Syria and liberal interventionism – II

Dominic Cardy: The West’s obligation to intervene in Syria [Issue 40, 2017]
by Dominic Cardy
 

 
 
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Political theatre, then and now

Arthur Milner on political theatre in Canada [Issue 40, 2017]
by Arthur Milner
 

 

 
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Populist or dictator in the making?

Garth Stevenson on the Philippines’ populist, and possibly dictatorial, president [Issue 40, 2017]
by Garth Stevenson
 

 
 
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The deep culture of Canadian politics

Gad Horowitz traces the 50-year history of the “red tory meme” [Issue 40, 2017]
by Gad Horowitz
 

 

 
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The last days of Weimar?

Reg Whitaker on the erosion of trust and civility in the United States [Issue 40, 2017]
by Reg Whitaker
 

 
 
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The meaning of left and right

An introduction by Henry Milner on Issue 40's Political Alignments section. [Issue 40, 2017]
by Henry Milner
 

 

 
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Trials of a role model

Patrik Öhberg and Elin Naurin on the retrenchment of a “humanitarian superpower” [Issue 40, 2017]
by Patrik Öhberg
 

 
 
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Integration of immigrants: A tool against terror

Julia Smith on Canada’s programs to integrate immigrants [Issue 40, 2017]
by Julia Smith
 

 

 
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Immigration: A tale of two countries revisited

An introduction to Issue 40's Immigration section by Henry Milner [Issue 40, 2017]
by Henry Milner
 

 
 
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Ambition without means

Chris Green finds the Paris climate agreement long on hope, short on realism [Issue 40, 2017]
by Chris Green