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Monitor Archive for October 7, 1986
Falling oil revenues spur Nigeria to take bold economic step. Currency devaluation reignites public debate over dealing with IMF
Small-scale nuclear waste is a little-noticed danger
Sanctions and values
Takeover or rescue? Canadian banks assess big buyout by Britons
New units shine Apple Computer outlook
Soviet sub probably not worth US salvage
Lifesavers or loopholes? Reasons for tax transition rules may be sound, but critics say US government needs the revenue
Barbara Tuchman. `I would call [this] an Age of Disruption ... a period when we've lost belief in certain kinds of moral understanding of good and b...
In policy shift, Nicaragua grants peasants ownership of land
Toward a just S. Africa
AS BASEBALL WINDS UP -- AND DOWN
S. Africa whites feel increasingly isolated from Western world. Effects of US sanctions seem mainly psychological, for now
Is the `star wars' scramble on?
Five billion of us (and more to come)
The history of `futurism,' and the future of space
PULLING TOGETHER. Strong, silent strokes perforate the city bustle as Radcliffe rowers develop synchonization and camaraderie
To tape a masterpiece
Rising waters raise concerns about flood control measures
US says it won't balk at future spy arrests after Daniloff affair. But critics worry that US will hesitate for fear of another crisis
High waters in the heartland
Philip Larkin on snapshots. Philip Larkin was born in Coventry, England. Chosen to succeed Sir John Betjeman as poet laureate, he turned down the jo...
Hollywood case spurs safety guidelines for film sets
The greening of Kenya. Two million trees, and counting, help stop the desert
Weinberger in China. Pentagon chief's visit to discuss global and regional security issues comes when US-Chinese relations have begun to cool
TV commercials replace baby kissing in California contest
Stakes high in battle for right to run Senate. Nation's course could change
Travel notes: Asia in the fall of '86
Clayfooting to the summit. Both US, USSR need an easing of burdens
Parisians adapt to antiterror `vigilance'. But Americans vexed with long lines for French visas
Soviet writers decry loss of spiritual values in society
The inns that serve visitors a savory slice of old Japan
Kohlmeyer art exhibition
Tips for sparking kids' interest in nature
Some highs, lows, and unusual twists of the '86 baseball season
Regional nature show takes the family on visual `field trips'
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