27 Ways To Celebrate International Men's Day
Hemingway’s Paris memoir becomes token of defiance
“we ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.”
Ontario can’t keep growing if economy doesn’t keep up
Article points out two huge employment zones – Markham and the area around Pearson – that are not served well by transit.
The megazone encircling Pearson Airport boasts about 300,000 jobs. That makes it bigger than business districts in Montreal, Calgary or Vancouver, yet it is a transit black hole that remains off the radar of provincial planners. The Pearson megazone is the second-biggest source of jobs in Canada, yet it lacks a single subway stop.
SmartTrack isn’t really a cogent transit plan, but one good thing about it is the attempt to provide something of a transit link to these areas.
Adoring media fans mob Trudeau at Manila economic summit
“He’s so hot and intelligent and he just took all our stress away”
Turkey could cut off Islamic State’s supply lines. So why doesn’t it? | David Graeber
Putin vs Isis: Russia’s great game in Syria
Pretty amazing web piece about the people who live on one block in Bed-Stuy
Can Science Solve Terrorism? Q&A with Psychologist John Horgan
Dear Syria hawks: step up your game.
At the very least explain what the victory conditions are, right?
Some of the problems with working from home
Paris Attacks Kill More Than 100, Police Say; French Seal Border
Shadowy Black Axe group leaves trail of tattered lives
The New Intimacy Economy
“The future is not a prison of robot overlords, but a Lucky Charms hell world stuffed with ‘plushies’ you backed on Kickstarter”.
Putin's daughter, a young billionaire and the president's friends
Getting Your Kids to Eat (or at Least Try) Everything
Mark Bittman, who is my Food God
Magical Thinking & Thought Terminating Clichés
Re Paul Graham and Silicon Valley VC righteous disruption types
America's middle class: Poorer than you think
Despair, American Style
Hundreds of Nude Photos Jolt Colorado School
Cars smaller than anything in Canada all the rage in Japan
Kei cars. Sounds good to me.
Turns Out, the NDP Just Wasn't Ready – How The NDP Campaign Failed
How private lenders and debt-crazed homebuyers are pushing Toronto's real estate market to the brink
Sky-is-falling piece from Toronto Life, but the parts about private lenders sure are eye-opening.
The disappearing middle class is threatening major retailers
The poor things.