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Issue 19 – Summer / Fall 2006

Inroads 19 takes us back to Pour un Québec lucide, the work of 12 prominent Quebeckers. It gave rise to a profound public debate: opposition centered on a counter-manifesto Pour un Québec solidaire signed by 35 left wing intellectuals and activists, a shortened version of which is found in the issue. In addition, we hear from two prominent authors of Pour un Québec lucide. André Pratte is editor of La Presse and a leading federalist spokesman in Quebec, while Joseph Facal is a former PQ cabinet member under Bernard Landry and Lucien Bouchard. Pratte gives us insight into how the group was formed, and how it reconciled the different concerns of its members.




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Bullets fired through time on the Australian frontier

A book review of Deborah Bird Rose's Reports from A Wild Country: 
Ethics for Decolonisation. [Issue 19, 2006]
by Stephen Muecke


A believable messenger for another brand of federalism

A book review on Claude Castonguay's Mémoires d’un révolutionnaire tranquille. [Issue 19, 2006]
by Gérald Leblanc



Sounding the climate change alarm

A book review on Tim Flannerys The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change [Issue 19, 2006]
by Jan Narveson


The use and misuse of autobiography

Book review of: Philip Roth, The Plot against America & Bob Dylan Chronicles: Volume One. [Issue 19, 2006]
by Henry Milner



The world according to Stuart

A review of: Stuart: A Life Backwards & Life at the Bottom: The Worldview that Makes the Underclass [Issue 19, 2006]
by Paul Delany


Chasing after the mad heart of the hatter

A lament for This is Wonderland [Issue 19, 2006]
by Ariane Blackman



A society in search of itself

Reactions to Quebec’s “Lucide” manifesto [Issue 19, 2006]
by Joseph Facal


Arriving at a clear-eyed vision of Quebec

"We are concerned.” So begins a nine-page document that attracted a good deal of attention last fall in Quebec. [Issue 19, 2006]
by André Pratte


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Seeing Quebec with clear eyes

Intro to Quebec section of Issue 19 [Issue 19, 2006]
by Henry Milner

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Brand Canada

The brand state and the decline of the Liberal Party [Issue 19, 2006]
by Richard Nimijean


Canadians Elect A New Government

Ottawa is worth a Mass

Stephen Harper’s rise to power [Issue 19, 2006]
by Tom Flanagan

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Mothers’ milk and babies’ blood

Hunger and HIV in Malawi [Issue 19, 2006]
by Betsy Trumpener



Free education – and then what?

Two NGOs try to cope with eastern Africa’s overcrowded schools [Issue 19, 2006]
by Don Cayo


Integrating high school dropouts

The experience of Quebec’s CFER work/study program [Issue 19, 2006]
by Nadia Rousseau


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Diversity as a resource

Multiculturalism in practice in a Mississauga school [Issue 19, 2006]
by Bob Chodos

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Reaching young people

An Intro to the Youth section of Issue 19 [Issue 19, 2006]
by John Richards


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The child care debate

Dealing honestly with some fraught questions [Issue 19, 2006]
by John Richards


Where has all the truth gone?

A Letter to the Editor and a response. Re: “Where have all the rabbis gone?”, from the Summer/Fall 2005 Issue [Issue 19, 2006]
by Michael Benazon