January 21, 2008

HOW TO FIX BOYS 4243
SOCIETY

HOW TO FIX BOYS

Let them start school later and, yes, let them fight and play with toy guns. KATE FILLION talks with child development expert Leonard Sax.
'You find yourself in a Kafkaesque situation where you don’t know who's arresting you, why you’ve been arrested' 1415
INTERVIEW

'You find yourself in a Kafkaesque situation where you don’t know who's arresting you, why you’ve been arrested'

RAMIN JAHANBEGLOO TALKS WITH KENNETH WHYTE ABOUT HIS ARREST AND IMPRISONMENT IN IRAN, AND WHY HE DOESN’T WANT REVENGE
'Amiel made a noble attempt to quantify that entity sitting in the corner of her life’ 45
MAIL BAG

'Amiel made a noble attempt to quantify that entity sitting in the corner of her life’

YOUR ARTICLE on the real estate boom in areas like Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver did not touch on the positive effect big-city high prices are having on smaller areas (“Is it a bubble? Is it about to burst?” Business, Dec. 31). In towns such as Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Nipigon and Red Rock in northwestern Ontario, for example, retirees with fixed incomes or with small businesses and the ability to operate anywhere, are arriving in significant numbers to take advantage of low housing costs and a good quality of life.
THE EXCITEMENT AROUND OBAMA HAS JFK WRITTEN ALL OVER IT 2627
WORLD

THE EXCITEMENT AROUND OBAMA HAS JFK WRITTEN ALL OVER IT

LOVE WAS IN THE AIR the day before as well, when more than 3,000 people filled two gymnasiums—one of them for the overflow crowdin the city of Nashua to hear Obama. The line outside stretched for a mile, and people kept coming. “I’m inspired by him.
Why this sudden interest in Kenya? 3233
WORLD

Why this sudden interest in Kenya?

Renowned novelist M.G. Vassanji writes about the country of his birth
CROSS-BORDER SUBVERSION 4849
THE BACK PAGES

CROSS-BORDER SUBVERSION

A fresh generation of Canadians puts an oddball spin on family values
The ideologically exotic suitor 5253
THE BACK PAGES

The ideologically exotic suitor

Is Unity Mitford's Hitler crush more laughable than Hollywood’s embrace of Hugo Chávez?
OBAMA RAMA! 2425
WORLD

OBAMA RAMA!

How Barack Obama has made this the most riveting presidential race in decades
A TROOP SURGE FOR AFGHANISTAN? 1819
NATIONAL

A TROOP SURGE FOR AFGHANISTAN?

Some say a boost in numbers could fix the mess once and for all
‘WHEN I’M 105, I DON’T WANT TO BE TH IKING, “I WISH I’D MOVED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD WHEN I WAS 102” ’—BRITAIN’S OLDEST EMIGRANT, ERIC KING-TURNER, WANTS NO REGRETS 4647
NEWSMAKERS

‘WHEN I’M 105, I DON’T WANT TO BE TH IKING, “I WISH I’D MOVED TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD WHEN I WAS 102” ’—BRITAIN’S OLDEST EMIGRANT, ERIC KING-TURNER, WANTS NO REGRETS

It doesn’t get him all the way back into the West’s good books, but Mikheil Saakashvili’s first-round victory in Georgia’s presidential election last Saturday at least saves him from ignominy. The country’s young president swept to power after a 2003 democratic revolution against the corrupt old guard, winning more than 90 per cent of the vote.
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