In the last 20 fear-ridden years I’ve been bled for $25,000, seen my home broken, verged on suicide-all to hide my past. No more. This is my story, my secretan end, at last, to the living hell ofBy POWELL SMILY15 min
Sure it does, for a tiny, mini-skirted minority. But too many Britons are still living in dank Victorian slums like the one on the facing page, the economy's in deeper trouble than usual, violence is on the increase, and the caste system still puts a brake on change. ALAN EDMONDS, revisiting his birthplace, saw one hopeful sign: the British no longer blame others for their woes. But he found the scene depressing, and he's glad to be back home.
Jean Drapeau thinks big, works fast—then lets Montrealers in on what's happening. It would be suicide for other mayors. But what's happening is a multi-billion-dollar dream city come true. And Drapeau's still The Boss. For close-ups of others who make things happen in Montreal, turn the pageBy Ian Adams13 min
Nobody's signed any truces yet, but the astonishing fact is that Israel is more at peace than at war with the Arabs outside and inside her borders. Even her biggest worries are peaceful ones: a color problem, a brain drain, a trade deficit—and the fear that her little cold wars may grow hotBy Blair Fraser13 min
What is Montreal, anyway? Well, it's buildings and pretty women and young cops and fan-tan games and Gallic traffic jams and penthouses and slums and 5,000 bars and several million rats. Here is a portrait of the city that is also a portrait of the human conditionBy IAN ADAMS13 min
I LIKE Robert Thomas Allen's opinions on The New Moralists, and am intrigued to learn that he is plagued by "moral laziness." Laziness is a difficult disease to fight. It is so contagious. All too many clergy catch it. It is so much easier to fight Traditionalism, Legalism, and Old Fogeyism from the comfort of a study, the safety of a pulpit or book.
THE FLAT BUILDING on Montreal's Côte de Liesse Road looks like a gigantic airplane hangar. Inside, the imaginations of a swinging young generation of Canadian filmmakers are warming up and the roar is being heard in cinemas across the world.By DON BELL6 min
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