It Can’t Happen Here: Secret Police, No Evidence, No Fair Trial

By Tom Sandborn | October 28, 2004

Tom Sandborn looks at Canada’s "security detention" procedures, and wonders whatever happened to the rule of law.

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The Morgentaler of Dope

By John Dixon | October 19, 2004

Of cannabis, kisses, and constables. John Dixon doesn’t light up on the mean streets of Vancouver.

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The Democratic Deficit

By Max Fawcett | October 14, 2004

Max Fawcett makes some observations about the final Presidential debate between John Kerry and George Bush and asks some questions about the very nature of democracy in the United States.

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It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To

By Max Fawcett | October 9, 2004

Max Fawcett reviews the second U.S. Presidential debate, and is left with some pretty depressing conclusions.

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Letter from Berlin: CanLit Comes to Town

By Stan Persky | October 2, 2004

What does it feel like to go to a literary reading where the reader outnumbers the audience? Welcome to the Berlin Literature Festival. A report on Art-Torture.

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The Comeback Kid?

By Max Fawcett | October 1, 2004

Max Fawcett reviews the first of three televised Presidential debates and shares Yogi Berra’s belief that it ain’t over until it’s over…

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Virtual Inquisition

By John Harris | September 27, 2004

John Harris takes a run at Brian Fawcett’s Virtual Clearcut: The Way Things Are in My Home Town. It’s a direct hit, and pretty damned funny.

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Seeing What Al-Jazeera Really Does

By Max Fawcett | August 29, 2004

Max Fawcett thinks the documentary Control Room is worth seeing, and more…

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So What Happens Now?

By Brian Fawcett | June 27, 2004

On the eve of the Federal Election, Brian Fawcett listens to the dogs barking in his neighbourhood, discovers the metaphor for the election, and examines three outcomes…

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Significant Areas of Significance….

By Douglas Ord | June 18, 2004

Douglas Ord watches the televised debate of the Federal party leaders and finds his attention wandering…

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