year ahead 2014

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Television in 2015: What’s new is old again

Networks, suffering from a lack of confidence, hope to get extra mileage out of creaky hits in 2015
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The most anticipated books of 2015

With Ishiguro, Tyler and Franzen back with new fiction, this year will herald the return of the literary heavy hitters
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Blissfully believing in ourselves in 2015

Scott Gilmore on the tough questions we should ask ourselves–but might not get the answers to–in 2015
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Election 2015: No easy path to victory

A festival of insurmountable obstacles will greet each party leader in next year’s election
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Scott Feschuk’s hottest, most inexplicable tech trends of 2015

If ideas are the juice that powers our economy, wait till you try the mind milk that created these hot technology trends for 2015
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Pope Francis has an American problem

A U.S. trip will reveal the rift between him and his conservative bishops
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Rethinking Cuba and the U.S. embargo

Washington concedes its Cuba policy has failed, and it finally seems ready to change tack
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Five things that will shape Canada’s economy in 2014

The country’s fragile recovery extends into 2014
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Fawzia Koofi on Afghanistan’s fragile future

The parliamentarian and women’s rights advocate hopes for peaceful elections
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What you’ll be watching in 2014

Our professional TV watcher previews the year ahead