As a Southerner, transplanted nearly nine years ago to Canada, I am experiencing the dismaying isolation that comes with seeing both sides of a problem, integration in the South, that everyone I know tells me has only one side. My relatives in Brownsville, Tennessee, see the solution clearly: keep the Negro in his place.
When the bank messenger was slain in Montreal's Bank of Hochelaga holdup, Tony Frank was strutting around City Hall. But Frank and three more hoodlums —including an ex-cop—were hanged. Here is how and why a jury decided that Frank was an absentee killerBy Leslie Roberts16 min
Adult smokers are hopeless addicts, doctors have decided. But why do more and more youngsters choose to run the smoker’s terrifyingly high risk of disease and death? Can anything persuade them to leave cigarettes alone? Here are some surprising findings inBy Franklin Russell14 min
Most of the world has cheered the sit-in developed by Negro students of the southeastern United States as a new and peaceful medium of protest. This spring, some white students in the southwestern U. S. will unveil still another kind of protest.
What makes you object so strenuously that Canada should be called a Christian country? (Editorial, Feb. 11) We are what we profess to be. Are you going to call us a bunch of liars if we call ourselves Christians? Yet that is what you have implied.
Today you can rent a wine press, a bartender or an entire party, with a beatnik guest You can rent a slenderizer, a palm tree or a sucking pig. You can, in fact, keep well ahead of the Joneses without actually owning a thingBy Trent Frayne7 min
Forty-three years after they got the vote, the women of Britain next month score another victory in their campaign for equality: 220,000 female teachers in the state education system will move up to the salary paid male teachers. This will match the achievement of the 200,000 women in the civil service who graduated to equal pay last January 1 after a five-year program of yearly increases.By Leslie F. Hannon7 min
The man who carries the mantle of leadership in any Canadian political party, even when it’s out of office, usually has an aura about him that bespeaks power and prestige and a disengagement from the grab and push of ordinary politics. He is, at least in theory, not just another politician, but only one long step away from statesmanship.By Peter C. Newman6 min
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