December 1, 1967

The Beautiful People of Detroit 2425

The Beautiful People of Detroit

A REPORT ON HOW IT FEELS TO BE BLACK
The bitter taste of money 3233

The bitter taste of money

Al Kulan struck it rich in the Yukon. Art Jellinek could have. Kulan lived to regret it. Jellinek died to escape it. This is their story
THE DAY QUEBEC QUIT CANADA... 1617

THE DAY QUEBEC QUIT CANADA...

A semi-fictional history of the rise and fall of the Republic of Quebec
THIS IS THE TEAM THAT JACK BUILT 3839

THIS IS THE TEAM THAT JACK BUILT

The Los Angeles Kings have broadloomed dressing rooms, a palatial rink and miniskirted usherettes. But can they play hockey?
HOW A GENTLE CANADIAN BUILT A VILLAGE OF LOVE 2425

HOW A GENTLE CANADIAN BUILT A VILLAGE OF LOVE

The story of a good man—Jean Vanier—and the new life he brings to the world’s least wanted “children”
“They’re ready to die ... many will have to” 2829

“They’re ready to die ... many will have to”

“I DON'T DEAL in coal.” That was a very black Detroit barber's way of telling me some years ago that he would not date a woman as black as himself. “Beauty is only skin deep but black goes all the way to the bone,” he said. While sociologists were theorizing about the alienation of the light-skinned people within the Negro community, the Negroes themselves, despising their own blackness, were placing light-skinned women on a special pedestal.
AND WHY IT CAN’T HAPPEN 1617

AND WHY IT CAN’T HAPPEN

A hard-nosed appraisal of the costs of separatism
Where bright kids can break the classroom barrier 4041

Where bright kids can break the classroom barrier

While educators wrestle with the problems of slow learners, the equally pressing needs of the exceptionally bright* have been neglected. Now an exciting experiment in learning is freeing frustrated minds—and challenging teaching’s old lock-step methods
MAILBAG 8687

MAILBAG

In Does It Pay To Go Bankrupt?, the administrator of a welfare fund observes, “Why can’t people see that the cost of these bill-payer loans is greater? No man ever borrowed his way out of debt." What a pity our governments do not take note. It would save us taxpayers a mighty sum. — CECILIA L. HILL, PARKSVILLE, BC
FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT 1415

FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT

Russell A. Plumley says: “I’m fed up with talk about ‘the high cost of car insurance.’ It’s cheaper now—and I can prove it”
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