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Monitor Archive for October 22, 1986
`Smoke and mirror' tricks used to cut budget deficit. Actual US deficit expected to top Gramm-Rudman limits
An arms control primer for those trying to make sense of it all. A look at the key issues (with a minimum of acronyms)
Nicaragua and the US press. In Managua and Moscow, Marxist governments are using the media more skillfully. Nicaragua is showing a rare openness wit...
New pragmatism in Ethiopia's efforts to boost farm output
The wisdom of Patience Gromes
Tax bill may be reform, but there are flaws in the ointment
`The Common Pursuit': life among intellectuals
S. Africa faces regional tension in wake of Machel's death
Disappointing Kesey novel
New bill seen as useful step but not final answer on drug abuse
There are good ways to avoid common abuses in rare coins
Postseason a showcase for Marty Barrett's all-around play. Second baseman belts few homers, but his contributions as a hitter and fielder make him t...
Sketch of another Fergie
Film: `Lightship' runs aground
WHERE IS CABBAGE HEADING? Much-maligned veggie finding new respect
The marsh as weathercock
Aim of Soviet `openness' policy. In Managua and Moscow, Marxist governments are using the media more skillfully. Nicaragua is showing a rare opennes...
. . . and glitter
New US expulsions show spy concerns. Washington's retaliatory ousters cast pall over relations between superpowers
A grappler with `principles'
Mozambique: `treading water'. Machel's possible successors unlikely to change his policies
Rice on the wild side: exotic natural grain from Minnesota
Pressure builds on US companies in South Africa
Canadian Pacific selling its big stake in mining
Zimbabwe -- human rights under fire. Locking up the opposition in a leading `front-line state'
Putting the horse before the cart
Discovered at Depot Harbour
Scraps of wood
Banner year for environmental legislation. Grass-roots support, bipartisan effort credited with turnaround
Sailors seek high-tech help to win America's Cup
The Poets' Theatre gives itself a curtain call