October 11, 1993

THE KING OF PORN 5253
COVER

THE KING OF PORN

He used to run a muffler shop in his home town of Moosomin, Sask. Later he owned an industrial tools franchise, managed hotels and exported cars to the United States. And then, in the way of all success stories, he stumbled onto his fortune, which in Randy Jorgensen’s case happened to be pornography.
Social programs: the cuts to come 2021
CANADA

Social programs: the cuts to come

The politicians have failed to tell voters the whole truth about the looming crisis in program funding
REFORM ON A ROLE 1617
CANADA

REFORM ON A ROLE

PRESTON MANNING'S PARTY ENJO YSA SURGE IN SUPPORT-AND A FIRE STORM OF CRITICISM OVER ITS PLANS FOR MEDICARE
The public on lawyers—guilty 6869
LIFESTYLES

The public on lawyers—guilty

Books and movies are giving the legal profession a bad name
A mutual interest 4647
BUSINESS

A mutual interest

Canadians are buying investment funds at a record rate
Down on the farm 4041
WORLD

Down on the farm

Letter from Jiangsu Province
The pen is mightier than the sordid 7273
BOOKS

The pen is mightier than the sordid

“I was walking along South Granville. He spotted me from his car because I’m sort of busty for an Oriental person. He turned into an alley in front of me and called my name. We talked a bit. He was the first trick I had when I returned to prostitution—that was after I worked for the phone-sex line.
REVIEWING NEW WAYS TO SANITIZE SMUT 6263
COVER

REVIEWING NEW WAYS TO SANITIZE SMUT

For a film critic, it was an unusual assignment: rent some porn movies and review them. There were some snickers around the office—a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. At 10 a.m., the adult video store was mercifully empty. It was as big and bright as a Shoppers Drug Mart.
The National Dream 3031
SPECIAL REPORT

The National Dream

The major parties are resisting any pressure to curb immigration
TENSE STANDOFF IN MOSCOW 3839
WORLD

TENSE STANDOFF IN MOSCOW

Grimacing into the sleet gusting across the nearby Moscow River, Mikhail Vorotsov cradled his machine-gun and stamped his booted feet, chilled by four hours of tense inactivity. Nearby, two grey-haired women tended a campfire on the grounds of the Russian legislature.
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