November 19, 2012

International

HOW OBAMA WON

MACLEAN'S BACK PAGES

The secret files on Mao Zedong

National

THE RIGHT WORDS

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International

HOW OBAMA WON

The stakes were never so high, the battle never so bitter. With America’s future in the balance, Barack Obama overcame a surprising surge from Mitt Romney to recapture the presidency. The inside story,
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The secret files on Mao Zedong

Plus, savage conflict in early America, why Paris didn’t burn in 1944, a terrifying medical mystery, Melissa Francis’s abusive stage mother and Renaissance intrigue
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National

THE RIGHT WORDS

By changing tactics, the pro-life movement is putting fetal rights back on the agenda
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Interview

On the impact of climate change, from the Dust Bowl to Sandy, and the ‘Ken Burns effect’

KEN BURNS, 59, has been chronicling America’s history on film for three decades. Weaving archival photographs and footage with oral history, he has directed and produced documentaries on epic subjects for PBS— notably The Civil War, Baseball and Jazz.
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Business

BAILOUT: BOOM OR BUST?

Three years on, the debate over whether saving Detroit was worth it still rages
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Letters

The social-justice movement in education goes back to the early 2000s (“Why are schools brainwashing our children?” National, Nov. 5). Teaching kids empathy, tolerance, responsibility, optimism and six other “key traits” was mandated all across Ontario, and similar programs were rolled out in many other provinces.
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Higher and dryer

Meet fames Dyson, inventor of the hagless vacuum, bladeless fan and heatless hand-dryer
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Health

The medical lottery

Why do treatment rates for heart surgery, mastectomy and asthma vary so wildly from one city to another?
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This week

Newsmakers

Rob Ford’s transit trouble, No Doubt’s native controversy, and B.C.’s seven-year-old hero
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Health

The wealthhealth paradox

Higher income traditionally means better health. But a growing cohort of female executives is finding just the opposite. Meet the new gender gap.
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