November 29, 1993

THE FIGHT FOR OPEN MARKETS 3233
COVER

THE FIGHT FOR OPEN MARKETS

Bob Franks voted in favor of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in the U.S. House of Representatives last week. But like a lot of his colleagues, the 42-year-old first-term Republican congressman from New Jersey had trouble making up his mind.
'NO SURRENDER' 2021
WORLD

'NO SURRENDER'

IN BELFAST, PROTESTANT ANGER DROWNS OUT TALK OF PEACE
`Your spirit can never be chained' 4445
BOOKS

`Your spirit can never be chained'

Three Beirut hostages recall their seasons in hell
University grades 45
LETTERS

University grades

My congratulations on your third annual ranking of Canadian universities (“A measure of excellence,” Cover, Nov. 15). It makes a real contribution to stimulating better performance. I have only one minor quibble—too many of the “distinguished” alumni you listed for each university were politicians.
Tinkering with Mother Nature 3839
SCIENCE

Tinkering with Mother Nature

A controversial report on reproductivetechrlogies
GETTING TO KNOW YOU 3031
COVER

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

It took less than an hour last week in the first-ever meeting between Canada’s 20th Prime Minister and the 42nd President of the United States to signal an end to the backslapping bonhomie that has existed between the two country’s leaders during the past nine years.
Conflict on campus 1617
CANADA

Conflict on campus

It was the kind of excitement that the tranquil campus of the University of New Brunswick in downtown Fredericton seldom sees. Within the space of a few days, cameras from Atlanta-based CNN were invading the offices of the student newspaper, producers from New York City’s Donahue talk show were phoning, and outspoken social critic Camille Paglia was offering her views.
A COMMUNITY IN FEAR 1213
CANADA

A COMMUNITY IN FEAR

GAYS IN MONTREAL LIVE WITH VIOLENCE
Soft on the Grits, hard on the Tories 2627
MEDIA WATCH

Soft on the Grits, hard on the Tories

The heading over the national column in The Globe and Mail on Nov. 12—Giles Gherson batting for Jeffrey Simpson, who is on sabbatical at Stanford University in California—declared: “The Liberals are back in town, and the civil servants are rejoicing.”
Women easy winners in battle of the sexes 1011
COLUMN

Women easy winners in battle of the sexes

AN AMERICAN VIEW
REA CHING OUT 2829
COVER

REA CHING OUT

French farmers protest the GATT agricultural accord in Marseilles There were no rollicking rounds of When Irish Eyes Are Smiling wafting over the water of Seattle’s Puget Sound last weekend. In fact, the jolly spirit of the 1985 Shamrock Summit, where Brian Mulroney and Ronald Reagan burst into song, was nowhere to be found at the initial meeting between Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and President Bill Clinton. When global markets and international competitiveness were emerging in the 1980s, Mulroney’s frank admiration for his presidential mentors to the south gave a strong bilateral focus to Canadian policy initiatives in an increasingly multilateral world.
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