June 20, 2016

International

Brexit vs Bremain

National

The sunniest way

Society

Ali and America

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International

Brexit vs Bremain

The latest polls show a surge in support for the ‘Leave’ camp in the battle for Britain to abandon the European Union. Can the ‘Remain’ side pull the vote back from the brink?

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National

The sunniest way

A rookie MP and top Quebec cabinet minister, Mélanie Joly has become the optimistic, smiling face of Justin Trudeau-era Ottawa. What could go wrong?

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Society

Ali and America

The complicated legacy of the most important athlete of all time. Allen Abel reports from Muhammad Ali’s birthplace.

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National

REBOOTING CANADIAN DEMOCRAY

A Liberal promise to change the electoral system hits a snag—and early cynicism

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The strange science of war

Plus why poetry disappoints us all, even poets, Chuck Klosterman’s strangely satisfying futurism, and what if stat nerds ran a baseball team?

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This Week

LETTERS

Kevin O’Leary’s self-serving pronouncements are, if nothing else, exactly like his performances on television, momentary sources of entertainment: somewhat quizzical at times, perhaps, but causes of amusement, nonetheless. Since when does this avowed capitalist concern himself, even the slightest, about “jobs, jobs, jobs”?
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MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

The shoe baron and the One-Cent Magenta

What a $9A-million exhibit at a stamp show says about a hobby that won’t die

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Economy

TOO HOT TO HANDLE

Scotiabank and others who once dismissed talk of Canada’s overheated housing market are now worried about a bubble

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MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

A future that never was

A touring collection of Mao-era propaganda art marks an anniversary China would rather forget

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This Week

ANTHEM POLITICS... AND ME

FROM THE PATRIOTIC cries of outrage, you’d think some secret cabal of politically correct liberal wizards were swapping the words of our national anthem with the lyrics to the Sex Pistols’ punk version of God Save the Queen. The fact is, all Mauril Bélanger’s private member’s bill seeks to change is the line “In all thy sons command” to “In all of us command.”

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