Volume 6, Number 31, August 7, 1979


This Week

A de Gaulle for Iran?

by Nora Hamerman

The Week in Brief


Volcker Shoving America Over the Recession Threshold

by Lydia Schulman

USDA’s Energy Office: Dung and Gasohol

by Cynthia Parsons and Susan Cohen

International Credit: Phase 2 of the EMS?

by Alice Roth

Gold: London Can’t Torpedo the Bullion Price

by Kathy Burdman and Susan Johnson

West German Trade Pickup Boots Domestic Investment

by Richard Schulman

British Industry Gags on Tory Medicine

by Marla Minnicino

The Vulnerabilities of the Pound Sterling

by Susan Johnson

With Friends Like AIF, Nuclear Needs No Enemy

by Leif Johnson

Atomic Industrial Forum Supports Nuclear Moratorium.

Special Report

How To Fill America’s Tank

Riemannian analysis shows LaRouche’s energy program means economic boom.

Goals and Parameters of the Nuclear Program

Research and Development for a Fusion Economy

Hydrogen’s Role in a Nuclear-Powered Economy – The U.S. Commitment to Nuclear Power

What Is the Fusion Torch

The President’s Impossible Program

How the Alternate Energy Policies Stack Up

The World Is Going Nuclear


Africans Blast British at Lusaka Commonwealth Meeting

by Douglas DeGroot

Pretoria’s Apartheid Changes Mean Genocide

by David Cherry

U.S. Report

Hitting Hard on the Issues

LaRouche tells Illinois antidrug dinner “we must fight to win.”

Press Sees a Winner ... or Fears a Winner

Latin America

Who’s Getting Mexico’s Oil?

by Timothy Rush

State-to-state negotiations put France in lead for share of huge oil reserve.

France, Mexico Agree On Oil for Technology

by Mary Goldstein

Mexico-Japan Ties Hurt By Tokyo’s Slow Pace

by Peter Ennis

U.S. Wages Energy War Against Mexico

The Common Market: A 1980 Election Issue?

by Timothy Rush

‘Modernization the Only Road for Mexico’

Diaz Serrano: “Ixtoc Is Not a Catastrophe.”

The Truth About Ixtoc-I

Nicaragua Rebuilds

by Chris Curtis

But IMF demands shattered country adopt “austerity.”

What Somoza Did to Nicaragua

by Gretchen Small


The Gangs – Who Benefits?

by Fay Sober

Reporter Roy Harvey’s exposé of Ed Levi and the Blackstone Rangers.


Congressional Calendar

by Susan Kokinda and Barbara Dreyfuss

Most of Carter Program Stalled – House Votes Standby Rationing – House Backs Breeder Program; McCormack Backs Fusion – Republicans Chart British Campaign.

Labor Periscope: Taking a Bull by the Horns

by L. Wolfe

Facts Behind Terrorism: Counterterrorist Forces Close in on Italy’s PSI

by Michele Steinberg

World Trade Review