December 13, 1976

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I'm OK and you’re OK, but that’s not good enough

Originally the purpose of psychotherapy was to make sick people well, but today its role is increasingly to make well people better
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All the world’s a kitchen

For the Canadian team, winning the World Culinary Olympics wasn’t everything. Beating the French was
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The World

Foul wind for Jamaica

Cracker’s got a problem, a heavy one for him. The late-aftenoon heat is becoming intolerable and for two days his CB200 motorcycle, Cracker’s only escape from the fetid slums of West Kingston’s Trench Town up into the cool Jamaican hills, has been broken.
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Interview With Ivan Illich

Ivan Illich was born in Vienna in 1926; his father was Dalmatian, his mother a Spanish Jew. He grew up in Europe, and at the end of World War II attended the universities of Florence, Rome and Salzburg, obtaining degrees in history, philosophy and theology.
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Canada

The big payoffs: good business? Or bad?

The dollar was falling, René Lévesque was assuming power in Quebec, and the postal workers were threatening to strike again. But throughout late November and early December, the country’s attention was focused not on these domestic issues but on a series of bizarre payments to questionable characters in far-off places by a Crown corporation, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL).
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Letters

As it happens, here’s how As It Happens really happened

Doug Fetherling’s review of Barbara Frum’s As It Happened (November 15) compounds the book’s shortcomings as a record of what really happened. The idea of As It Happens was not, as they both suggest, borrowed from a West German radio show.
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Show Business

A woman for all seasons

Sophia Loren may be the wealthiest film actress in the world. She lives, splendidly, in luxurious pieds-à-terre in Paris, New York and Rome; her possessions include Picassos and Rembrandts to look at, Balmains and Diors to wear. Her friends are the rich and famous of the world—actors, directors, politicians, presidents and kings.
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Canada

The men who make the world go ’round

For more than three decades, Shaul Eisenberg was little, more than a faceless name, amassing afortune behind multiple veils of secrecy and known only to the powerful few who dominate world finance. But suddenly, in late November, the heavy jowled, German-born Eisenberg found himself at the centre of a national controversy swirling around Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., his carefully groomed anonymity in danger of being stripped away.
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Education

Why Johnny can’t read in Britain either

Over the well-trimmed hedges of English suburbia this month, middle-class conversations are buzzing with unwonted approval of Labor Prime Minister Jim Callaghan. The reason: Callaghan has finally voiced a concern that has troubled many parents privately for years—that “progressive” classroom innovations of the Sixties may have led to a decline in Britain’s educational standards.
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With the traditional Canadian ‘mixed marriage’ doomed, do we split-or rewrite the contract?

Within 10 years, Quebec and the rest of Canada, the Frenchand the Englishspeaking peoples living in this half of North America, will have worked out a new relationship. They will deal with each other on a basis of equality, there will be real respect for each other’s being here, and clear and specific rules will govern their dealings with each other.
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