June 19, 1989

THE TERROR NOW 2425
COVER

THE TERROR NOW

PURGES BY CHINA’S HARD-LINE RULERS ARE ONLY PART OF THE AFTERMATH OF BLOODY SUNDAY
A STARK BEIJING DIARY 3031
COVER

A STARK BEIJING DIARY

A REPORTER CHRONICLES THE TERROR
Home sweet house 5051
BOOKS

Home sweet house

An architect explores the joy of building
FEAR IN THE COLONY 3233
BUSINESS

FEAR IN THE COLONY

NEWS OF BEIJING’S BLOODY SUNDAY AND ITS AFTER-MATH MADE THE HONG KONG STOCK MARKET PLUMMET
Small-screen static 5253
TELEVISION

Small-screen static

Experts take the tube’s pulse in Banff
Where second best is good enough 5657
COLUMN

Where second best is good enough

The soul of the Canadian personality is supposed to be reticence. This is the country that has made “diffident” a bad word. Politeness is our second name. No one wishes to be pushy and those among us who are aggressive are assumed to be either Americans who have worked out their Vietnam draft-dodger angst or recent arrivals from Hong Kong.
Profits in the mail 3636a
BUSINESS

Profits in the mail

Canada’s post office is now in the black
Road maps to AIDS 4041
HEALTH

Road maps to AIDS

Experts pool their knowledge of the threat
Liberal controversies 1617
CANADA

Liberal controversies

Ontario’s premier faces three abrupt resignations
RAGE AND SORROW 2828a
COVER

RAGE AND SORROW

CHINESE IN CANADA MOURN THE DEAD
OPENING NOTES 1011

OPENING NOTES

Dan Quayle takes a joke, Bob and Chris Elliott look to the past, and Ronald Reagan continues a tradition
A deadly explosion 4647
TECHNOLOGY

A deadly explosion

A pipeline leak leads to a fiery disaster
A STUNNING VICTORY 1819
WORLD

A STUNNING VICTORY

IN THEIR FIRST FREE ELECTIONS IN 45 YEARS OF COMMUNISM, POLES VOTED MASSIVELY FOR REFORM
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