Francis Fukuyama revisited his influential "End of History?" article recently and told readers of the Wall Street Journal (on June 6) that he was right after all.
There was a time when the Canadian shopping mall was more than a mecca for consumer culture. It was a community space that functioned as an exercise circuit for seniors, a fun escape for moms on maternity leave and the default weekend hangout for teenagers.
"Hey, aren't you somebody?" the teenager queried as I got into the elevator.