March 1, 2004

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Australia

THAT DÉJÀ VU FEELING

For a Canadian, this country is like a funhouse-mirror image
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Politics

GUT-CHEC K TIME

The PM has been on the offensive throughout the scandal. Maybe he really means to call an election.
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Excerpt

OUR MAN IN CUBA

THE MAIN occupation of everyone—Cubans, visiting sympathizers and diplomats alike— was Castro-watching. For Cuba was a oneman country in 1981, just as it had been ever since Fidel Castro, sporting a long black beard, a cigar clenched in his teeth, and with his favourite rifle cradled in his arms, led his Twenty-Sixth of July Movement out of the mountains to power.
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Film

AT OSCAR’S ALTAR

Who’ll be exalted at that annual High Mass of celebrity, the Academy Awards?
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Business

PERFECT PITCH

Apple’s music box works—and makes a statement
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THE MAIL

Your article on Rick Mercer was fantastic (“Rick’s shtick,” Cover, Feb. 16). Not only is he a proud Canadian, but Mercer manages to see the issues clearly and then states what the rest of us are thinking. I nominate Rick Mercer to be our next governor general.
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Crime

BOOKWORM BANDIT

Surgery made him a woman, but what came after turned her into a thief
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Q&A

'FOR THE WORSE’

Canada’s Muslim community faces new pressures
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Column

ACT NOW, OR RISK A CRASH

Alan Greenspan must raise U.S. interest rates to shore up the dollar
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Cover

TEEN TROUB LE

Most young people turn out just fine, but adolescence can be a bumpy ride for all. Our four experts give parents a road map.
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