James Allan Evans is Professor Emeritus of Classical, Religious and Near Eastern Studies at the University of British Columbia. His The Age of Justinian: The Circumstances of Imperial Power (1966) has just been issued in a new paperback edition and a book on the empress Theodora, Justinian’s wife, will be pub-lished this year by the University of Texas Press. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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Four views on Iraq (book reviews)

As I write this, CNN is airing a program entitled ”œ1,000 Days in Iraq.”' George W. Bush has already declared victory from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, but 160,000 US troops …

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Four views on Iraq (comptes rendus)

As I write this, CNN is airing a program entitled ”œ1,000 Days in Iraq.”' George W. Bush has already declared victory from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, but 160,000 US troops …

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Immigration: The Economic Case (book review)

The ”œproblem” of immigration raises a number of questions. In the first place, is it a problem at all? Neither Diane Francis nor Daniel Stoffman is against immigra- tion: Francis is an immigrant herself who came …

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Make the DINKs pay

Startling news has emerged from Germany. In April of this year, the German Constitutional Court ruled that workers with no children should pay higher premiums for Germany's nursing-insurance plan than workers with children. The insurance …

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Picking through the debris

I spent the evening of 26 November, 2000, the day before the federal election, on the Queen of Nanaimo, returning from her mainland terminal south of Vancouver at Tsawassen to Mayne Island. The ferry was less …

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Snapshot of Canadian national development

Rudyard Griffiths' Who We Are falls into two parts, plus suggested remedies for Canada's ills, and a personal confession in the final chapter. Griffiths is one of the founders of the Dominion Institute, created after …

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