October 9, 1989

Symbols of danger 2627
WORLD

Symbols of danger

Anniversary festivities mask social unrest
THE DANGERS OF DIETING 4849
COVER

THE DANGERS OF DIETING

THERE IS GROWING EVIDENCE TO SUGGEST THAT MANY DIETS DO NOT WORK
Waging war without weapons 14D15
AN AMERICAN VIEW

Waging war without weapons

After promising no new taxes, Bush now finds himself trying to mount a full-scale assault on drugs without sufficient cash
THE POWER OF CANADA POST 3233
BUSINESS

THE POWER OF CANADA POST

OTTAWA PREPARES TO PRIVATIZE CANADA’S NEWLOOK, PROFITHUNGRY POSTAL SYSTEM
OPENING NOTES 1213

OPENING NOTES

Lloyd Axworthy finds a leak in the family, Washington’s iron grip on a spy’s wife, and Jeffrey Simpson tells all
Is time running out? 3030A
WORLD

Is time running out?

Legislators confront the nation’s problems
A TRAGIC OBSESSION 5253
COVER

A TRAGIC OBSESSION

EATING DISORDERS CAN SOMETIMES BE FATAL
Bound for glory 62D63
MUSIC

Bound for glory

Jane Siberry reaches for greater heights
The re-election of a barefaced opportunist 4445
BUSINESS WATCH

The re-election of a barefaced opportunist

For Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa, the idea that Canada should be valued instead of audited counts for very little
THE ENIGMA OF CHOLESTEROL 54B55
COVER

THE ENIGMA OF CHOLESTEROL

DOCTORS DEBATE POPULAR THEORIES
LETTERS 45
LETTERS

LETTERS

The province of Quebec, contrary to what you depict in “Storm clouds over Quebec” (Cover, Sept. 25), is not seething with separatist sentiments. However, should you persist with your fear-mongering, it will be. As an anglophone struggling to learn the other official language, it is rather disheartening to see Maclean's acting so irresponsibly.
LEAVING THE KILLING FIELDS 2425
WORLD

LEAVING THE KILLING FIELDS

THE PROSPECT OF CIVIL WAR RETURNS AS THE VIETNAMESE WITHDRAW FROM CAMBODIA
Showdown on the dollar 3839
BUSINESS

Showdown on the dollar

Central banks are attacking the greenback
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