Volume 7, Number 43, November 4, 1980



Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

The PCM and a new ’68 uprising.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Military expert cites war danger.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

GAO report blasts Carter.


Fed Plays Chicken Game with World Credit System

by David Goldman

The Bank of England, U.S. Federal Reserve, and New York banks like Citicorp are trying to force a loan cutoff policy on European lenders.

Why ‘Shock Therapy’ Won’t Work

by Richard Freeman

An analysis of a policy paper by MIT’s Stanley Fischer, a Group of 30 strategist.

Currency Rates

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Auto industry cooks its books.


by Kathy Burdman

Florida dereg part of Billygate?

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Central banks boost sterling and dollar.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Japan: A High Score on Economics, But Not Politics

by Richard Katz

Business Briefs

Special Report

Why Carter Must Go

by Criton Zoakos

And why the United States needs a Democratic Congress.

The Carter Deal With Brezhnev

The Carter Family’s Trashy Record

by Konstantin George

The Record of Economic Sabotage

by Kathy Burdman

Carter’s Drug Record: The Inferno

by Nora Hamerman

Billygate: The Real Record

by Scott Thompson

Carter Vote Fraud: 1980 Prospects

by L. Wolfe

How Carter Stole the 1976 Vote

by Felice Merritt and Barbara Boyd

The Unholy Transformation of the U.S. Congress

The Rise of the Democratic Caucus

The Erosion of Leadership

The Post-Watergate Change in Congressional Committees


Ayatollahs Bargain for Washington’s Blessing

by Robert Dreyfuss

Beyond the hostage issue is the open push by the Carter Administration to “legitimate” Iran’s revolutionary regime.

Japan Stalls on Aid for Mexico’s Industrialization

by Richard Katz

The recent economic negotiations showed Japan making some familiar mistakes.

International Intelligence


Henry Kissinger as a Novelist

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Contributing Editor Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. on the first volume of Kissinger’s memoirs: what you’ve always wanted to know about Henry.

Teller, Bethe Call For Fusion Hybrid

by Vin Berg

Two preeminent physicists demand that the United States develop the fusion-fission hybrid reactor and the fast breeder. This Science and Technology feature includes material from an interview with Dr. Edward Teller by the Swedish-based journal Energi.

National News