October 30, 2006

Pornography, gambling, lies, theft and terrorism: The Internet sucks (Where did we go wrong?) 4445
SOCIETY

Pornography, gambling, lies, theft and terrorism: The Internet sucks (Where did we go wrong?)

They're all still down there, out of sight and all but out of mind—hundreds of millions of miles of hair-thin strands of glass, strung beneath the streets of every city, under farm fields, suburbs, deserts, and strewn across the ocean floor.
THE TERROR OF TEHRAN 3233
WORLD

THE TERROR OF TEHRAN

How can Canada bring Saeed Mortazavi to trial for the Kazemi murder?
WHY I LEFT THE LEFT BEHIND 2223
NATIONAL

WHY I LEFT THE LEFT BEHIND

The Liberal candidate on his defection, and his vision for Canada
A local boy at home in the world 6869
THE BACK PAGES

A local boy at home in the world

Montreal was Richler’s place, but there was a larger story going on.
‘Trades are lowbrow work. That’s why most companies have to sugar-coat jobs.' 67
MAIL BAG

‘Trades are lowbrow work. That’s why most companies have to sugar-coat jobs.'

I WILL READ Ron Joyce’s book Always Fresh because I was married to a Buffalo Sabres player at the time Tim Horton died, and I was out to dinner with Tim and his wife, Lori, just days before the car accident. That was one of the most uncomfortable nights out I can remember.
'Russia ceased to be a democratic country. And some prominent critics of the regime have been beaten or killed.’ 1819
INTERVIEW

'Russia ceased to be a democratic country. And some prominent critics of the regime have been beaten or killed.’

FORMER PUTIN ADVISER ANDREI ILLARIONOV TALKS TO KENNETH WHYTE ABOUT HOW BASIC HUMAN AND POLITICAL RIGHTS ARE DENIED IN RUSSIA
So guys, let’s count up the Oscars 7677
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So guys, let’s count up the Oscars

A left-wing, Clint-friendly Scientologist, Paul Haggis is a mystery man with a Midas touch
'...ONE OF THOSE RIDICULOUS DECISIONS COUN CIL MAKES THAT COMES BACK AND DOESN’T JUST SNIP BUT BITES YOUR REAR END WHOLEHEARTED LY’—CHARLOTTETOWN COUNCILLOR PHILIP BROWN 6667
NEWSMAKERS

'...ONE OF THOSE RIDICULOUS DECISIONS COUN CIL MAKES THAT COMES BACK AND DOESN’T JUST SNIP BUT BITES YOUR REAR END WHOLEHEARTED LY’—CHARLOTTETOWN COUNCILLOR PHILIP BROWN

After months of investigation, police recommended Israeli President Moshe Katsav be indicted for rape. If criminal charges are laid, they will be the most serious ever faced by an Israeli politician. At least 10 women complained they were harrassed by Katsav while working for him; one said he demanded sex if she wanted to keep her job.
It’s just so doggone enlightening 7273
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It’s just so doggone enlightening

This collection of losers and nutters manages to touch on almost every folly of our times
ALL IN THE FAMILY 4041
BUSINESS

ALL IN THE FAMILY

The line between the media business and politics is getting fuzzy
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