HIGH IN THE HILLS of the U. S. island possession of Puerto Rico, men and women are compelling themselves to do things they have never done before. No matter how terrified, they scale rocky peaks and lower themselves down sheer cliffs. They swing from tree to tree on dangling ropes.By Ian Sclanders
IN ONE OF THOSE ominously jovial interviews he holds from time to time with western journalists, Nikita Khrushchov not long ago told Walter Lippmann that the next nation to fall his way would he Iran. He intimated that this would happen without Soviet military intervention, the country is so rotten-ripe for a triumphant revolution of the masses.By Peter C. Newman
AMERICAN LUTHERANS are proposing, in the Christmas issue of their church publication, that Christian congregations should henceforth ignore the Yuletide festival and let it relapse into its original status, a pagan feast of the winter solstice.
SINCE TELEVISION first cast its benison or blight over the country ten years ago, we've been flooded with talk about Canadian theatre. A galaxy of shiny new stars has wheeled before us at Stratford and Vancouver, on professional stages in a few other cities, and on every television screen.By JANICE TYRWHITT
bout long-lived bosses: A ten-year study of mortality among business executives, reported in Archives of Environmental Health, dispels the impression that an executive is “a harried and hurried man driven inexorably toward an early death.”
Douglas Campbell is a lean, bearded. 31-year-old owner of a Toronto coffee house who has, in the past 18 months, been arrested six times for talking to people. He deliberately courted the arrests. When he is not serving coffee, Campbell is a self-styled "political revolutionary” whose self-appointed mission is to turn the streets and parks into a debating forum.By DAVID LEWIS STEIN
Lawyers in every province except Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland contribute annually to compensation funds which reimburse people who can prove they have been cheated by a lawyer. Ordinarily the number of complaints against lawyers is small and the compensation funds are usually well stocked.By SHEILA KIERAN
Within the next year, a group of maveick Canadian unions may join to form new independent labor federation. The prospect is that it will be spearheaded by James Hoffa’s bumptious teamsters Union. The Canadian Labor Congress, this country’s big central labor organization nce the merger of two older federations in 1956, has more than 1,100,000 members, but the list of those outside the Congress pale has been growing.By MURRAY GOUDBLATT
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