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      By Ben Makuch Jan 27, 2013

      What Are the French Really Up to in Mali?

      When it comes to going to war, it's not too often we get to see France beat the US to the punch. But in the case of Mali, the troubled north African country with a serious jihadi problem, the French are playing the usual American role of global terrorist-…

      By Ben Makuch Jan 27, 2013
      By Ben Makuch Jan 10, 2013

      What Exactly Is Idle No More?

      In an era where the streets of Athens seem to be permanently burning, senseless partisanship nearly sent America off the fiscal cliff, and a delicate global economy fuels revolutions everywhere, continual political unrest is par for the course. Even Canad…

      By Ben Makuch Jan 10, 2013
      By Ben Makuch Dec 20, 2012

      How Canadian Police Overlooked a Serial Killer

      Back in December 2011, while producing an article about the state of First Nations women in Canada we interviewed Anishinaabe activist Audrey Huntley. She gave us some valuable insights into Vancouver's infamous crime and drug-riddled Eastside, then told…

      By Ben Makuch Dec 20, 2012
      By Ben Makuch Sep 11, 2012

      Whoa, Dude, Are We Inside a Computer Right Now?

      Two years ago, Rich Terrile appeared on 'Through the Wormhole,' the Science Channel's show about the mysteries of life and the universe. He was invited onto the program to discuss the theory that the human experience can be boiled down to something like a…

      By Ben Makuch Sep 11, 2012