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DNA of Ancient Skeleton Linked to Modern Indigenous Peoples

Some 10,300 years ago, a man known as Shuká Káa​ lived on the Pacific Northwest Coast, presumably hunting bears and feasting on fish. Archaeologists …

U of T professors fight to save dying Indigenous languages

The Indigenous language Ryan DeCaire is fighting to save isn't one he spoke regularly — or fluently — while growing up on Wahta Mohawk …

Justin Trudeau's Liberals lose lead to Tories for 1st time in 2 years

For the first time since Justin Trudeau took over the party two years ago, the Liberals have lost the lead in national voting intentions.<p>While that …

Canada

The Beer Store: Everything you need to know about Ontario's lucrative monopoly

A customer returns bottles for recycling at a Beer Store in Toronto in this file photo. (The Globe and Mail)<p>What is The Beer Store? How does it work?<p>The Beer Store is a privately-owned, 447-outlet retail chain with the exclusive right to retail most of the beer in Ontario.<p>Under a deal with the …

What Marxist Ideology Can Set In Motion

By Brian Leiter.[An extract from ‘<i>Marx, Ideology, Legal Positivism</i>‘: Forthcoming in 101 <i>Virginia Law Review</i> (2015)].I want to focus on what I take to …

Empiricism

To defeat our foe, we must first define him

This is not simply a war against terrorism. We are in a fight to the death with theocrats<p>Almost 15 years since the current “War on Terror” began, we seem little closer to understanding and defeating a common enemy, which remains primarily defined by its tactics of terror and the underlying …

Ottawa to tout terror bill at Obama summit

Barack Obama is hosting a meeting of 60 countries Thursday to tackle the difficult problem of homegrown terrorism as Western nations struggle for answers on how to deal with the radicalization of their citizens.<p>Federal Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney will attend for Canada, outlining new …

Five key questions remain as Ottawa presses ahead with anti-terrorism bill

Two attacks in Canada last October led the government to promise more power to thwart terrorists, and now they're trumpeting their actions to stop "jihadists." They've presented a new anti-terrorism bill – and polls suggest the public is thirsty for security measures. But Bill C-51 would give a …

'Doctor Who' is now darker, stranger and more honest

<i>Warning: This post contains spoilers for the first episode of the eighth season of</i> Doctor Who.<p>"I’m not on the phone. I’m right here."<p>The Doctor is more or less a god in the world of Doctor Who. He can go wherever he wants, whenever he wants and he carries a magic wand that can control everything …

The Order of Abstergo: The Rise of the Templars in Assassin's Creed

<i>"Even when your kind appears to triumph ... Still we rise again. And do you know why? It is because the Order is born of a realization. We require no</i> …

The 'true' story of a Pokémon game that turns you into a murderer

There are two versions of Pokémon Black: the one you know and the one that will make you a cold-blooded killer.<p>The former is the first game of the fifth generation of the series, first released alongside <i>Pokémon White</i> in Japan in 2010. The other you is quite different. Rumored to be found in a flea …

How Harper transformed Canada’s foreign policy

Under the Harper government, Canada has experienced the most radical shift in foreign policy since the Second World War.<p>What was elitist is now populist; what was multilateral is far more bilateral; what was co-operative has become assertive; what was – you name it: global security, global …

Designing A Computer Game To Overthrow Capitalism

Paul Mason has an odd piece in The Guardian where he tries to sketch out how a computer game might be used to overthrow capitalism. Or rather, if we changed the economics within computer games then we might educate people to overthrow capitalism. Or something: it’s not entirely clear what he …

4 Reasons Video Games Are Good For Your Health (According To American Psychological Association)

A new paper in <i>American Psychologist</i>, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association, looks at the positive effects of video game play.<p>I’ve already written about the 5 reasons I’m buying my kids a Wii U this holiday season. In a way, this post offers 4 more reasons, emphasizing some …