April 20, 2009

ON THE FRONT LINES OF AMERICA'S MELTDOWN 3031
Business

ON THE FRONT LINES OF AMERICA'S MELTDOWN

A special Maclean's road trip in California, the hardest-hit state of the U.S. recession
MICHELLE OBAMA'S REAL AGENDA 2425
World

MICHELLE OBAMA'S REAL AGENDA

The first lady is a woman of ideas, and some of those ideas may turn out to be pretty radical
MAIL BAG 45

MAIL BAG

‘Monastic life is not a virtue when all it amounts to is “to live inside ourselves”’
EMOTION AND ECONOMY 1617
INTERVIEW

EMOTION AND ECONOMY

Q Looking at what’s going on out in the world right now, with all the greed giving way to fear, are we surprised at the notion that the economy’s being driven by “animal spirits”? We can see it all around us, can’t we? A: Depends on who you talk to.
LEADING HIMSELF 4445
History

LEADING HIMSELF

Why China? What caused Bethune to end his hugely successful speaking tour of North America raising funds for the Canadian Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy? He felt at first that he wouldn’t be very good at giving these speeches, but as the tour went on, he drew thousands of people and proved to be a riveting speaker.
FORGET THE ’70S 3637
Business

FORGET THE ’70S

There are no simple solutions for the plight of the middle class, but all is not lost
Dear Miss L♥nelyhearts 6465
THE BACK PAGES

Dear Miss L♥nelyhearts

The exotic dilemmas of working-class Winnipeg provide fodder for the earthiest advice column ever
LET THE RECYLING BEGIN 4243
Vancouver 2010

LET THE RECYLING BEGIN

Vancouver’s Olympics get serious about the Games' environmental and social impact
NEWSMAKERS 1011
7 DAYS

NEWSMAKERS

FARMER PLAYS VIGILANTE, PUTIN’S TEA PARTY RUINED, BANKER CONSIDERS GIVING BACK
THE MAKING OF MARY 4849
Faith

THE MAKING OF MARY

How did a few cameos in the Bible create the world’s most powerful woman ever?
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