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Technology and environmental sensitivity

A visit to Zhejiang Wanli, a new university built by private investors on public land [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Jon Gottschall


Evangelicals in Canada

Canada has no equivalent of the American Christian Right. In the first place, Canada is a much more secularized society than the United States. [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Gregory Baum



The evolving landscape 
of American Christianity

Gregory Baum looks into the evolving landscape 
of American Christianity [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Gregory Baum


The religious test

Elections and politics and religions and theological grounds. Bob Chodos writes about the religious test in the U.S. [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Bob Chodos



The right to vote

Is the right to vote universal or qualified? Claude Couture takes a look. [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Claude Couture


Observing the folks next door

Some Canadian reflections of America by Garth Stevenson [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Garth Stevenson


Mucwini gathering

Northern Uganda

Compiled by Bob Chodos, from reporting by Dave Klassen 
and Rick Gamble. Photographs by Dave Klassen [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Dave Klassen


A work in progress

It is almost 15 years since the African National Congress took power in South Africa – a good time to look back and assess accomplishments and prospects. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Robert Cohen



Thinking North America

What exactly does it mean to be a North American? Europeans have been engaged in a long-running debate about the meaning and nature of Europe. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Philip Resnick


Francophone immigration 
beyond the Bilingual Belt

As a journalist, Graham Fraser could be critical of Canada’s language policy, but he did find a bright spot: attracting francophone immigrants to bolster the francophone minorities outside Quebec. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Charles Castonguay



Linguistic peace: a time to take stock

Statistics Canada’s release of 2006 census data on language brought forth a number of reactions, particularly in Quebec. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Linda Cardinal

Boys with toy guns

Scenes of hope and horror

An introduction by Bob Chodos and John Richards on the Africa Section of Issue 23. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Bob Chodos



Language: how well are we doing?

An introduction by John Richards on the Language section of Issue 23 [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by John Richards


Polygamy, impunity and human rights

A column by Daphne Bramham based on her book: 
The Secret Lives of Saints: 
Child Brides and Lost Boys in Canada’s Polygamous Mormon Sect. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Daphne Bramham



Trust on a street corner, 
approaching midnight

What is remarkable about successful societies is that non-naive residents expect transactions involving strangers and casual acquaintances to be, in the main, happily resolved. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Finn Poschmann


From the Melting Pot to Reasonable Accommodation

An introduction by Bob Chodos on the Reasonable Accommodation section of Issue 22 [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Bob Chodos



Individuals as actors in their own civic life

Why voters with young families supported the ADQ, and how to get them back [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by Camil Bouchard


When liberalism and pluralism conflict

David Goodhart the editor of the London-based magazine Prospect, recounts his week long trip to Canada. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by David Goodhart