Cabinet of Curiosities

July 10, 2014 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat stops in London to make sure he’s got the right Rosetta Stone in sight.

An Independent Newsroom Where Self-Censorship Rules

June 1, 2014 by  
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Dan Gawthrop reports from Burma. The post-dictatorship press looks “independent,” but what about the big story on which it is tip-toeing the government line?

Ukraine: Here’s Facebooking at You, Kid

May 20, 2014 by  
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A little Facebook music please: transcript of a social media conversation about current events.

CBC: The Stursbergians-vs-The Gzowskiteers

May 19, 2014 by  
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A call to arms for the national broadcaster.

Jim Flaherty’s State Funeral

April 26, 2014 by  
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Brian Fawcett isn’t convinced there should have been a State Funeral for former Harper Government Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

Chronicles of Chronos: Ian Reid

April 9, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky checks the time.

On the Margaret Wente Annual Anti-University Column

March 17, 2014 by  
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This year, Margaret Wente thinks professors aren’t working enough. The underworked Stan Persky checks it out.

Crisis in Ukraine: it’s hard to tell the players, even with a scorecard, and a bunch of hyperlinks.

March 9, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky tries to sort out the strands in the Ukrainian web.

The Lady, the Cult, and the Dented Halo

March 7, 2014 by  
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Dan Gawthrop on the future of Myanmar, and its internationally renowned political figure, Aung San Suu Kyi, “The Lady.”

Orwell’s Nightmare: 75 Years Later

February 7, 2014 by  
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Seventy-five years after its publication, Stan Persky takes note of George Orwell’s “Homage to Catalonia,” and its anniversary.

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