Volume 6, Number 43, November 6, 1979


This Week

A Signal from West Berlin

by Nora Hamerman

The Week in Brief


Mobilization Against the European Monetary System

by Renée Sigerson

Solomon Demands Europe Follow U.S. into Shutdown

U.S. Savings Banks on the Chopping Block

by Lydia Schulman

The Gold-Oil Connection

by Alice Roth

Yen’s Weakness Rebounds Against Premier Ohira

by Richard Katz

Reuss Wants To Close the Discount Window

It Costs More and More To Transport Food

by Susan Cohen

Chrysler’s ‘Final Solution’ Proposed

by Steve Parsons and Susan Johnson

How an Antigold Policy Emerged in the U.S.

by Alice Roth

Economic Survey

Depression: Who Will Volcker Bring Down?

by David Goldman and Richard Schulman

Secret Auto Memo Warns of 300,000 Layoffs by Christmas

Riemannian Analysis Shows How Volcker Will Bring Down Economy

by David Goldman

Britain Caused the 1929 Crash

by David Goldman and Richard Schulman

U.S. Report

Illinois Legislature Unanimously Votes for Volcker’s Resignation

by Mel Klenetsky

Call for Selective Credit Action Issued

Illinois Rep. Bullock: It Means Catastrophe

Connally’s Economics or Kennedy’s: Is There Really Any Difference?

Sen. Kennedy: Austerity and Maybe Technology

by Kathy Burdman

John Connally: Austerity and Maybe Trade

Foreign Trade Is a National Security Matter

Jumping On to a Sinking Ship?

by Kathy Burdman

Latin America

Decoupling the Developing Nations

U.S. Federal Reserve credit policy means catastrophe for Brazil.


A Dope, Inc. Kidnapping: What’s Behind the Sindona Affair

Soviet Sector

Moscow Warns SALT Is Worthless If NATO ‘Modernizes’

by Rachel Douglas and Susan Welsh

Using a Peace Treaty To Prepare for War

Ustinov Views Global United States Posture

NATO ‘In The Grips of Inertia’


Labor Periscope

by Lonnie Wolfe

AFL-CIO Wants ‘Equality of Sacrifice’ – What Fraser Is Doing to the UAW and Chrysler.

Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Repeal of Regulation Q, Sweeping Banking Reforms Pass Senate – Congressman Asks Fed: Why Not Two-Tiered Interest Rates? – Senate Okays Oil Import Curb – Alaska Lands Bill Passes Senate Committee – Deconcini Opens Drug Enforcement Hearings.

Facts Behind Terrorism: Kooks, Death Threats and the Occult

Energy Extra

by Judith Wyer

Britain Earning “Price Hawk” Reputation – Europeans Plan Strategy.

World Trade Review