May 8, 1989

COLUMN

Hookers aren’t the only ones for sale

SPECIAL REPORT

THE THATCHER REVOLUTION

BUSINESS WATCH

A pessimistic and enraging budget

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COLUMN

Hookers aren’t the only ones for sale

Is there something especially immoral about prostituting one’s body in order to finance one’s ambitions?
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SPECIAL REPORT

THE THATCHER REVOLUTION

AFTER A DECADE, BRITAIN’S PRIME MINISTER FORGES AHEAD WITH HER RIGHT-WING AGENDA
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BUSINESS WATCH

A pessimistic and enraging budget

As usual, the madcap pilots of the Royal Canadian Air Farce got it right—and our political masters blew it. According to CBC’s resident radio wits, Finance Minister Michael Wilson should have combined the budget’s most controversial measures by forcing Via Rail to adopt nuclear-powered locomotives—and buying submarines that serve bad coffee.

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THE ARTS

CULTURE IN CRISIS

CAN MARCEL MASSE REASSURE AN ARTS COMMUNITY SUFFERING FROM FEDERAL FUNDING CUTBACKS?
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CANADA/COVER

THE TAX SQUEEZE

A BUDGET LEAK BRINGS THE GRIM ANNOUNCEMENT OF TAXES AND CUTS A DAY EARLY
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WORLD

Beleaguered Beirut

The Arab League calls another ceasefire
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WORLD

A fatal money scandal

A leader resigns and his aide commits suicide
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ENVIRONMENT

A losing battle

Oil spill workers fight against futility
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COVER

THE BUDGET: ‘A TAX TIDAL WAVE’

HARSH MEASURES—AND A BIG DEFICIT
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SPECIAL REPORT

FROM MISERY TO SELF-RELIANCE

THE NORTH STRUGGLES TO RECOVER
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