December 27, 2010

A man of many secrets 2829
International

A man of many secrets

How a former teenage hacker became the crusader who exposed the world. The strange story of Julian Assange, and what he has wrought.
The Holmes complex 4849
Society

The Holmes complex

The TV shows, books and magazines aren’t enough for Mike Holmes. He wants to fix the world. And he figures he’s got just 13 years left, reports Jonathon Gatehouse.
On his Jewish grandmother, his atheism, his writing—and facing his own mortality 1617
Interview

On his Jewish grandmother, his atheism, his writing—and facing his own mortality

THE 61-YEAR-OLD author and Vanity Fair columnist Christopher Hitchens is one of the most popular, eloquent and contrarian public intellectuals of our time. His book, The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice, assailed the reputation and work of the Catholic nun and icon, as his later The Case Against Henry Kissinger did Richard Nixon’s former secretary of state.
High praise for low-life horse racing 6869
MACLEAN’S

High praise for low-life horse racing

Plus, why Cleopatra got a raw deal, the man who killed Pluto, Keith Richards on Mick Jagger, Louisa May Alcott’s revenge, and the vanishing ski bum
Letters 67

Letters

As a member of the latest lost generation, I read with much interest Jonathon Gatehouse’s “Generation Screwed: what the boomers are leaving their children” (Society, Dec. 6). I’m 29 years old with a master’s in urban planning and solid technical skills.
Newsmakers 1011
This week

Newsmakers

Skeletons in Princess Victoria’s closet, Dick Cheney meets his match, and LeBron James goes home
Gulliver's Traumas 6263
MACLEAN’S

Gulliver's Traumas

Why does the famous literary classic inspire so many bad movie adaptations?
HOW DO THEY GET AWAY WITH IT? 2021
National

HOW DO THEY GET AWAY WITH IT?

Peter MacKay and Maxime Bernier have been way offmessage this year, but Harper hasn’t slapped them down
Much(less)Music 4041
Business

Much(less)Music

Once an iconic arbiter of teen cool, MuchMusic is now fighting to reinvent itself in an age when demand for music videos on television is virtually nonexistent
Without exception 2223
National

Without exception

Strict new legislation will ensure every sex offender is put on a federal registry. Will it make society any safer?
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