If trust is lost, the whole process loses its purpose. Why not extend the inquiry’s mandate past the original 2018 deadline?
Aug 11, 2017
For more than 70 years, Setsuko Nakamura has chosen to speak out about the horror she witnessed as a young girl in the hours and days after an atomic bomb rained destruction onto Hiroshima. Her fight for a world free of nuclear weapons has often been maddening, but finally the disarmament activist has something to celebrate
Aug 05, 2017
You might think the President could put down his rhetorical weapons for a minute. Instead, his daughter-in-law is broadcasting on his Facebook page with an amateur newscast, informing America what really to believe, and setting fire to the very notion of truth and observed reality
Aug 04, 2017
Who knows where today’s bio-hacking – such as the vending machine microchips in Wisconsin – will lead? In this world – we don’t have to remember our car keys or our cash – which problems will be solved, and for whom?
Jul 29, 2017
Will a rambling political speech before a beloved U.S. institution be the moment Americans turned against Donald Trump en masse?
Jul 25, 2017
Speaking out and banding together are what women at the top level need to do to highlight pay injustice, for all the people who don’t have that kind of megaphone
Jul 22, 2017
Battle between those who want to free the feline and those who fear its threat to songbirds have neighbourhoods – and owners – conflicted
Jul 21, 2017
Harry Leslie Smith is deeply disturbed at how democracy has become endangered. He’s convinced young people can be the planet’s salvation – and he’s reaching out to them one podcast at a time
Jul 16, 2017
How do you adequately communicate the risk of climate change while not frightening people so much that their brains shut off?
Jul 15, 2017
The disease is not new to the country, but the destruction of water-treatment plants and sewage systems has made the problem much worse
Jul 13, 2017
Elizabeth Renzetti has worked at The Globe and Mail as a columnist, reporter, and editor of the Books and Review sections. From 2003 to 2012, she was a member of the Globe's London-based European bureau. Her Saturday column is published on page A2 of the news section, and her features appear regularly in Focus.