January 26, 2009

WORLD

WILL YOU BE MY FRIEND?

SPECIAL REPORT

CAN WE REALLY SPEND OUR WAY OUT OF THIS MESS?

SPECIAL REPORT

SPEEDING TOWARD THE ABYSS

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WORLD

WILL YOU BE MY FRIEND?

Who can Canada count on in president Barack Obama’s new Washington?

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SPECIAL REPORT

CAN WE REALLY SPEND OUR WAY OUT OF THIS MESS?

The remarkable re-embrace of deficit spending is every bit as mindless as the financial panic that preceded it

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SPECIAL REPORT

SPEEDING TOWARD THE ABYSS

The U.S. is on pace to take on $10 trillion in debt over the next decade. What happens when America's credit runs dry?

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SOCIETY

IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU

The debt crisis is just a symptom: how the new narcissism became a marketer’s dream, and turned our economy on its head. An exclusive excerpt,

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INTERVIEW

'Some celebrities use pregnancy and their kids to get ahead. As I say, “Sell your firstborn.” Even Angelina Jolie does that.'

PEREZ HILTON TALKS TO ANNE KINGSTON ABOUT JOHN TRAVOLTA'S TRAGEDY, HIS ISSUE WITH AVRIL LAVIGNE, AND THE NEW 15 SECONDS OF FAME

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MAILBAG

‘A family’s happiness does not depend on whether their loved one gets sober’

YOUR YEAR IN PHOTOS issue (Jan. 5) contained a reasonable balance of the positive and negative events of 2008. That is a significant improvement relative to the large amount of negative news that circulates around too often in various forms of media.
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THE BACK PAGES

Literally leaping off the page

Reality and fiction collide spectacularly in Cornelia Funke’s beloved ’Inkworld' trilogy, a magical ode to reading

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BUSINESS

YOU CALL THIS A SHOWROOM?

This year, Detroit’s annual auto party feels more like a wake

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NATIONAL

CASHING IN ON MAIL

Profits are up—yet rates are rising again. Does Canada Post need a radical rethink?

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WORLD

CAN OBAMA WIN THE MIDDLE EAST?

Expectations for the new president were high, but the reservoir of goodwill in the Arab world is being drained

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