March 27, 2006

NATIONAL

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JASON REITMAN IS FIRE

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BONANZA GLAM

Calgary, Canada’s new power nexus, is a city on steroids. The look is global superrich and the attitude is ‘less “cowboy,” more “how fast can we go?” ’
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In Harper’s Eleven (Cover, March 13), John Geddes writes that Stephen Harper’s admirers say “polls showing Canadians weren’t really outraged by the [David] Emerson defection vindicate Harper’s instinct to largely ignore the media frenzy.”
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HIS DAD MADE GHOSTBUSTERS. THE ‘TERMINATOR' IS A FAMILY FRIEND. HE’S FED UP WITH LIBERAL HOLLYWOOD, DEEMS CRASH OVERRATED, AND HAS FOUND A HERO IN BIG TOBACCO. MEET THE CANADIAN WHO WANTS TO DO FOR MOVIES WHAT JON STEWART DID FOR TV.
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'America, in its domestic institutions, feels that concentrated power is a danger. Yet when we go into international politics we say, trust US.'

Francis Fukuyama used to be one of America’s leading neo-conservative thinkers, a friend and protege of one of the chief architects of the Bush Doctrine, former U.S. deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz. His 1989 essay, “The End of History?” argued that history is inexorably moving toward the triumph of the Western model of democracy and free markets.
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BUILDING IZZY’S DREAM

Does Canada need to fund a national museum of human rights— located in Winnipeg?
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Enough with the globo-gab

Transnationalism may be on the way out—and not a moment too soon
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A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF DANNY WILLIAMS

Fresh from debating pop star Paul McCartney on the seal hunt, the Newfoundland premier received a challenge from the International Fund for Animal Welfare to yet another televised debate. Meanwhile, he turned his attention to less glamorous affairs: shuffling his cabinet.
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PRISONERS WITH NO COUNTRY

Why the U.S. can’t shut down Guantánamo Bay— even if it wants to
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Just quit lecturing them

A cognitive scientist takes aim at the way universities teach
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NEWSMAKERS

The Islamabad house arrest of IMRAN KHAN, the playboy cricketer-cum-political-maverick, has backfired. He was detained in advance of a planned protest against visiting U.S. President George Bush, but the move by Pakistan’s leader, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, has given some legitimacy to the tiny opposition party Khan founded.
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