January 5, 1981

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Cover Story

1980 THE TURBULENT YEAR THAT WAS

Along time ago in a galaxy far, far away....Try to imagine how it was. Back then Joe Clark was prime minister. His finance minister, John Crosbie, had just been selected Man of the Year by The Globe and Mail's Report on Business. Pravda was admitting the U.S.S.R. was sending “a limited military contingent” to Afghanistan, but argued it was merely to help repel— (wink)—outside aggression.
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Q&A: FARLEY MOWAT

The face behind the cardboard cutout

Farley Mowat has always been some-thing of a performer in life. He has used his appearance—the unruly, bristling bird's nest of a beard—as something to hide behind, and if that didn't work he could always resort to his bad-boy image. Over the years he has built a reputation of being a prickly, unpredictable maverick who at formal dinners has been known to bare his buttocks and other private parts at the flip of his Sutherland kilt.
Slouching toward the beverage room 4041
RECREATION

Slouching toward the beverage room

The transformation of dreary Canadian beer parlors into palaces for erotic spectacles
The bleak year 2425
BUSINESS

The bleak year

Maclean’s Panel of Economists sees a grim 1981
The fast way to the bottom - and the top 5051
TELEVISION

The fast way to the bottom - and the top

Lally Cadeau’s four night debut is the video version of being shot from a cannon
On the edge of a scimitar 1819
WORLD

On the edge of a scimitar

Saudi Arabia preserves its stability despite the surrounding turmoil
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BACKSTAGE: OTTAWA

Lip service for Canada’s poor

A mini-city-state out of touch with tough times in the land
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PODIUM

No applause for this performance

'Running a theatre is a political and social responsibility ’
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CANADA

We scratch theirs, they scratch ours

A case for investment in the well-being of the poor
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