Naomi Klein is looking for a paper clip at 30,000 feet. On a flight to Boston—to address a conference called Change the World!—she has been scribbling revisions into a fresh speech, which lies spread across her tray table. Having left her laptop at home in Toronto, she’s cutting and pasting the old-fashioned way.By Brian D. Johnson15 min
Recently, I was in Laren, a small town in Holland. Not only did it have an impressively large art gallery and little boutiques, but also nine bookstores. I was told that these booksellers had been in business for generations. These small stores give their town elegance and a friendly atmosphere.
In west Devon, the snowdrops are in bloom, tiny pinpoints of white in fields of rolling green. They herald the coming of spring, in normal times as sure a sign of the changing season as the sudden appearance of countless frolicking lambs. But the times are not normal in this verdant corner of southwestern England, a principal seat of Britain’s livestock industry.By Barry Came7 min
Vancouver: Sure, we always knew the city rocks 'n' rolls, but really... The Libs: Stage sneak midnight vote, then invoke closure to pass bill severely limiting debate in House of Commons. You can always tell a Liberal—but now, you can't tell ’em anything...
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