Wintour would never have worn those earrings or those clunky shoes. And Streep would never be able to handle Wintour's job at Vogue. But that’s not the point of this movie. It's about making ordinary people feel good.By BARBARA AMIEL13 min
Two months have passed since the Iranian-Canadian philosopher Ramin Jahanbegloo was locked in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison, where Canadian photojournalist Zahra Kazemi was beaten to death in 2003. And Canada is making so little headway in securing his release that his advocates are turning to India, Bangladesh and Tibet for help.By LUIZA CH. SAVAGE11 min
We're more worried about a lack of time than about money, health or our children. Still, we make time to watch TV, and to sit and think. As for sex, well, it's just that we're so busy.By BARBARA RIGHTON11 min
Madrid. London. Toronto. Now Miami, where police last week arrested seven Muslim radicals who allegedly planned an attack “just as good or greater than 9/11.” Alberto Gonzales, the U.S. attorney general, described the suspects as “homegrown terrorists,” men “who for whatever reason came to view their home country as the enemy.”
Australian-born Margaret Somerville is a professor of law and of medicine at McGill University in Montreal, and the founding director of the university’s Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law. In two decades of work, the pioneering ethicist has staked out several positions that have stirred controversy, including her opposition to late-term abortion and infant circumcision.
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