This Magazine

Progressive politics, ideas & culture


United States

January-February 2012

For decades, the Haudenosaunee have protested a border they didn’t draw

Mary Dirmeitis

On the second Saturday of every July, the Haudenosaunee people march across the border at Niagara Falls to remind North America of a message: “We are not American. We are not Canadian. We are Haudenosaunee.” Harry Doxtator can remember attending the ceremony as a toddler, and now sits on the Border Crossing Committee as the […] More »
January-February 2012

When Canada’s biggest businesses need access in Washington, they call lobbyist Paul Frazer

Lyndsie Bourgon

Paul Frazer is an invisible Canadian. He doesn’t live in Canada, and hasn’t for more than two decades. But he works for us, and he represents us abroad, and he holds sway over the leaders and big businesses that affect our lives. In many ways, he has power over the powerful. But here at home, […] More »

Wednesday WTF: Dating tips from the U.S. Department of Health!

kim hart macneill

The rules for dating haven’t changed much in the last 60 years, according to the U.S. government. Dating, when done properly, leads to marriage and babies. The website Two Of Us promotes marriage as “a viable option to 18 to 30-year-olds” and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the […] More »