October 4, 2010

National

THE MOST CORRUPT PROVINCE

Society

Lord of the ring

International

Beijing’s new playing field

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National

THE MOST CORRUPT PROVINCE

Why does Quebec claim so many of the nation’s political scandals?
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Society

Lord of the ring

Can a smart, sharply dressed Canadian bring ultimate fighting into the mainstream?
Beijing’s new playing field 3233
International

Beijing’s new playing field

Massive Chinese investment raises a host of thorny issues. But is it also Africa’s best chance to get ahead?
A first-rate (mis)adventure writer 8485
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A first-rate (mis)adventure writer

Plus, a novel about Shakespeare’s illegitimate daughter, a case for the oil sands, a shocking confession, war biographies, and a head-spinning tour of central Europe
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Letters

While the United States represents less than five per cent of the world population (“Third World America,” International, Sept. 20), they have the highest incarceration rate with over 23 per cent of the world’s prison population wasting away behind bars in the “land of the free.”
Was Louis Riel insane? 7677
Society

Was Louis Riel insane?

Though the Metis leader didn’t agree, madness seemed the best defence against charges of high treason
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Interview

On the benefits of praise, why criticism gets overblown, and calming an angry driver

A PROFESSOR AT Stanford University and author of The Man Who Lied to His Laptop, Clifford Nass is an expert on how people respond to technology. His experiments with humans and computers show why traditional workplace strategies for managing employees don’t work.
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Judge Jennifer

‘American Idol’ needs someone who can be as hated as Simon Cowell Bring on the condescending self-absorbed diva.
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Society

The beginning of the end of frosh week

The tragic death of a Queen’s student has renewed calls for a crackdown that is already well under way
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This week

TIFF Newsmakers

Hilary Swank cleans up for the cameras, the Boss is still working, and the FUBAR guys have some advice for the PM
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