January 21, 2013

The new underclass 3839
Society

The new underclass

Why an entire generation of ambitious, smart and well-educated young Canadians have no future. Charlie Gillis and Chris Sorensen report
GOING ON THE OFFENSIVE 1819
National

GOING ON THE OFFENSIVE

Why, oh why does he have to keep winning?
THE MILLIONDOLLAR PROMISE 4243
Society

THE MILLIONDOLLAR PROMISE

A university degree was once a guarantee of higher incomes. Those days are gone, argue two profs.
Venice, from empire to tourist town 5657
Books

Venice, from empire to tourist town

Plus, a new take on Flavius Josephus Jefferson’s slave brings haute cuisine to America, Diana Vreeland, Elizabethan spies, and a political lyricist
Traditional societies—good and bad—and what we might learn about conflict resolution 1213
Interview

Traditional societies—good and bad—and what we might learn about conflict resolution

JARED DIAMOND IN CONVERSATION WITH BRIAN BETHUNE
Twin nightmares 5051
Film

Twin nightmares

American Mary has made Jen and Sylvia Soska global sensations on the cult horror circuit
IDOL NO MORE? 1415
National

IDOL NO MORE?

Little is known about Chief Spence, which suits her supporters and critics just fine
Newsmakers 89
This week

Newsmakers

Chris Hadfield’s homage to Star Trek, Justin Bieber’s homage to Stratford, and Prince Charles opens up
A winning record 3233
Business

A winning record

Three times now, the commissioner has locked out his players. Three times now, he’s delivered a win. Jonathon Gatehouse reports on why Gary Bettman is here to stay.
Internatinoal 2425
An army for Europe?

Internatinoal

EU leaders, facing the threat of financial collapse in Spain, Italy and Portugal, have somehow concluded now is the time to mount a European army
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