Nov 22, 2005

Fennario's art and politics in the Pointe

Sean Mills
There is a strange pattern to the reviews of <i>Condoville</i>, David Fennario'shit play. It has been described as witty and entertaining, a hilarious look at inner citylife, a &#147;triumph,&#148; t
Oct 29, 2005

Canada and Quebec: The <i>Breaking Point</i>

Yee-Guan Wong
In our society the words &#147;Do you agree,&#148; starts the question that too many answer with yes, leading to a life of togetherness, foreverness 'till death do them part&#226;e&#166; at least unt
Sep 2, 2005

Women in IT: How are we doing?

Krista Scott-Dixon
Let us say that I ask my sysadmin (systems administrator) how she resuscitated my email after it choked on a piece of rather bony code. She might respond, &#147;Well Krista, I telnet'ed to 110 and lo
Sep 1, 2005

King Ralph and 'special interests' in Alberta

Trevor W. Harrison, Bill Johnston and Harvey Krahn
The Ralph Klein revolution marked a turning point in Alberta history. Populist mobilization in Alberta had a long history of focusing upon external enemies such as banks, railroads or the federal gov
Aug 31, 2005

Carving order from chaos

Steven Edwin Laffoley
Alex Colville began painting during World War II. In 1944, he travelled with Canadian troops to aliberated Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp. After the war, he painted meticulous, detailed im
Aug 30, 2005

Beyond censorship: Feminists and pornography

Judy Rebick
There has never been a more polarized debate within the women's movement than the debate over pornography. While there had always been some discussion on the issue among women in Canada, intense orga
Aug 29, 2005

Starting down the road to leftism

Ian McKay
The general state of affairs, we are told again and again, every day, by a hundred voices and in a hundred ways, is the only way things can possibly be: all of these massive patterns are beyond human
Jul 26, 2005

Network news as counter-reality

Steven Laffoley
Certainly, it wasn't what I expected to hear from a CNN news anchor. But there it was &#151; striking honesty about the news. Arms waving for emphasis, the host of the CNN morning show passionately c
Jul 25, 2005

New film compares similar lands

Swati Sharan Anand
In 1944, Iceland, a desperately poor island, became independent from Denmark. Five years later, Newfoundlanders voted to join Canada. A new film explores the differences and similarities of these two
Jul 11, 2005

The Karla-versus-the-media show

There are times when I'm not all that proud to be a journalist &#151; times when the grand old profession, throwing its last shreds of dignity out the window, embarrasses me. This happens at the sigh


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