THIS

Progressive politics, ideas & culture

Menu

retirement

November-December 2010

Snowbirds Gone Wild! Canadian retirees and locals clash in Honduras

Dawn PaleyWebsite

Canada’s “Porn King” has found an unlikely second career building retirement homes in Honduras. While Canadian snowbirds snap up paradise at $85 per square foot, the locals say the developments are illegal—and they intend to get their land back I’m sitting with the cab driver who has brought me to the end of a long […] More »
March-April 2009

No Country for Old Men

RM VaughanWebsite

Baby boomers: drop the watercolours, back away slowly In last spring’s flimsy caper comedy Mad Money, an uneasy truth lingered beneath the slapstick thievery and rolling-in-greenbacks hijinks: the fabled baby boomers, now hitting their early 60s, have no idea how to deal with the diminishing returns of their impending senior citizenship. Pardon me if I […] More »