Party Lines Master of the Senate Days in the lives of Ottawa staffers by Jeet Heer Illustration by Ethan RillyDecember 10, 2013 • 0 words Jeet Heer will publish Sweet Lechery, a collection of political and cultural essays, in December 2014.Ethan Rilly has won many awards for his comic book series, Pope Hats. Get the Walrus Weekly newsletter Newsletter Events Sign up Recommended Politics Sophie: #Elbowgate's Collateral Damage Much ado about Justin’s elbow—while forgetting his overworked spouse by Jessica Johnson Politics Canadians Are Better than Other People Alone among Western nations, our country has completely rejected the global trend toward shrill nativism by Jonathan Kay The Latest Environment Heavy Weather Fort McMurray is a humanitarian disaster, not a climate change talking point by Chris Turner Cities Bidding on the Future Could hosting Expo alter Toronto’s destiny? by John Lorinc Food Breaking Bread Bannock’s contentious place in Aboriginal cuisine by Zoe Tennant Books Many Shades of Invisible In his new book, Kamal Al-Solaylee explores the powerlessness of having brown skin by Rudrapriya Rathore International Affairs Ukraine's Mine Field A young boy lost both his legs when the RPG he was playing with exploded. What Canadian soldiers are doing to help by Christian Borys Join the Conversation VictorianShuter The series is a good mildly-amusing effort, even though the dry, knowing humour really isn’t my thing. However, when I had friends in Ottawa imparting me with juicy gossip on Parliament Hill, it was a lot more interesting that this.