November 19, 1990

COVER

FIGHTING MAD

BUSINESS

CAUTIOUS YULE SHOPPERS

CANADA

BRAVE NEW WORLD

FIGHTING MAD 3233
COVER

FIGHTING MAD

WITH ELECTION WOUNDS STILL FRESH, GEORGE BUSH TURNS UP THE HEAT ON IRAQ
CAUTIOUS YULE SHOPPERS 4041
BUSINESS

CAUTIOUS YULE SHOPPERS

FALLING SALES AND HIGHER VACANCY RATES USHER IN A LEAN SEASON FOR RETAILERS
BRAVE NEW WORLD 1415
CANADA

BRAVE NEW WORLD

IN QUEBEC, THE NEW 37-MEMBER COMMISSION ON THE PROVINCE’S FUTURE BEGINS PUBLIC HEARINGS
Beery eloquence 6465
BOOKS

Beery eloquence

Poet Al Purdy produces his first novel at 71
‘We are at war here’ 2828a
WORLD

‘We are at war here’

An IRA leader justifies killing
The frightening vision of a leading poet 44b45
BUSINESS WATCH

The frightening vision of a leading poet

‘We feel afraid, forlorn and comfortless, seeking warmth, like lost sheep plunging back into a flock that follows no direction’
An urgent mission 1819
CANADA

An urgent mission

Canadians seek the release of Iraq hostages
A profound choice 5051
HEALTH

A profound choice

Uniting against a proposed abortion law
Welcome to the voodoo future 1213
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Welcome to the voodoo future

The economy of the 1980s was an elaborate pyramid scheme, and the list of suckers includes just about everyone
The roots of chaos 4647
SCIENCE

The roots of chaos

An exciting theory stirs the scientific world
RAISING THE STAKES 2223
WORLD

RAISING THE STAKES

TENSIONS RISE AS WASHINGTON ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SEND LARGE REINFORCEMENTS TO THE GULF
Family food fights 4243
BUSINESS

Family food fights

Consumers and farmers clash over prices
MIDTERM BLUES 3839
COVER

MIDTERM BLUES

INCUMBENTS SURVIVE, REPUBLICANS SUFFER
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