Part 3: The mystery of consciousness tackled in Tucson by Geoff Olson • It’s an April afternoon in Tucson, Arizona, and the city streets are … Read more

Call it Harpocracy

READ IT by Bruce Mason • If Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister runs in the “fixed” federal election on October 19, 2015, despite the outcome, only … Read more


Farewell Farley Farley Mowat died on May 7, 2014, at the age of 92. He was one of a kind and his writing and life … Read more

The best of flicks and docs

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • Under normal circumstances, a tournament as big as the World Cup must be a big drain on summer … Read more

Can slaughter be humane?

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • I recently received a newsletter advertising local organic food that was subject to “humane slaughtering practices.” I find that … Read more

STAR WISE: June 2014

by Mac McLaughlin The Sun’s passage though the sign of Gemini usually hints at a lively and active time of the year. Gemini is ruled … Read more