Can Democracy Work? asks James Miller. It’s not only this year’s question, it’s a question for the ages, from ancient Athens to the Trumpian present.
Two senior Vancouver poets, George Bowering and George Stanley, do a book together. John Harris reads and reviews.
Amos Oz, 1939-2018. Reading “A Tale of Love and Darkness.”
David Shields thinks Trump is missing an “inner life.” Brian Fawcett checks.
Sheldon Goldfarb’s history of student life at UBC takes us back to school.
Stan Persky reflects on the ex-prez’s Jan. 6 coup attempt, and the danger that the “next coup” poses to democracy in a post-truth era.
Michael Boughn on quitting cigarettes, and quitting Facebook. Compare and contrast.
In his article “Speaking Out” (The Walrus, June 2019), Toronto-based 30-something freelance contrarian John Semley tells the story…
Max Fawcett searches for the prophet of atheism.