Inez Sharp talks about the topics you'll find in the February 2015 magazine.
"There's no other explanation I can think of," writes Mike Pilewski. "There are two Barack Obamas." A look at the 2015 State of the Union address.
"The Party aims to control everything, even language": Mike Pilewski on the language and ideas in George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
"Can hackers really prevent the showing of a film?" Mike Pilewski on the threats and controversy surrounding The Interview.
"There are inexpensive ways to enjoy London": Inez Sharp gives you a look at the contents of the January magazine.
"It was the best of times; it was the worst of times." There is often good news among the bad, writes Mike Pilewski.
Owen Connors presents some interesting facts from Newfoundland's thousand-year history.
"Christmas ads remind me what the festivities are all about," writes Dagmar Taylor.
"Here's a useful way to expand your vocabulary": Inez Sharp introduces our new audio product, Spotlight express.
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