Volume 7, Number 45, November 18, 1980



Science & Technology

by Vin Berg

Carter Policy Challenged On Breeder Reactor.

Africa Report

by Mary Brannan

Carter rejects famine aid petition.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Power struggle in Iran.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

Behind the business-government spat.

Book Review

by Paul Gallagher

Review of How Credit Can Be Greatly Expanded Without Adding to Inflation, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

A victory for mineral development.


U.S. Allies Vote Against Carter Policy

by Renée Sigerson

Japan, Saudi Arabia, and France are challenging the ban on Third World financing.


by Kathy Burdman

Heimann’s rationalization plan.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

High rates and a cold economy.


by Susan B. Cohen

Behind the food crisis scare.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

“Strong dollar” is really overvalued.


by Alice Roth

Will the GOP victory boost gold?


by Steve Parsons

A short road to the junk heap.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

A Critical Juncture for German Growth

by Susan Welsh

A de facto coalition between Chancellor Schmidt’s partner and the opposition is urging monetarist policies.

Bonn’s Thatcherites Assail State Debt

Is the German Economy Losing Its Competitive Edge?

by Alice Roth

Basic trends and current problems.

German Steel Battles the EC

by George Gregory

The European Commission’s cutback plans won a partial victory.


Menachem Begin Driving Jews Out of Israel

by Mark Burdman

An economic survey.

Jerusalem Post Attacks Friedman-Style Policy

The Marijuana Lobby Wins Jamaica’s Election

The new Prime Minister favors a very special kind of business.

Edward Seaga: Portrait of a ‘Voodoo Economist’

What’s Next for the Caribbean?

‘Damage Control’: The Arden House Meeting on U.S.-Mexico Relations

by Tim Rush

A report from our correspondent on the scene.

International Intelligence


The Mandate Was Against Volcker: Will Reagan Put America Back to Work?

by Konstantin George

How every component of the Democrats’ “Roosevelt coalition” revolted.

White House Transition: The Fight for Policy Control

by Kathleen Murphy

The GOP factions line up for the transition period.

George Schultz’s Curriculum Vitae

A Fix that Wouldn’t Work

by L. Wolfe

The media and the pollsters.

The Senate: GOP Takeover

by Susan Kokinda

The new Senate committee picture.

The House: Shakeup for the Democrats

by Barbara Dreyfuss

The avalanche against Carter swept out not only liberal Democrats, but traditionalists.

National Policy: LaRouche on Reagan’s Landslide Victory

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Written Nov. 5 on the potential for a bipartisan Whig effort.

The Post-McGovern Era

National News