Volume 8, Number 11, March 17, 1981



The Art Investor

by Dr. D. Stephen Pepper

The key to collectibles. A new column by Dr. D. Stephen Pepper.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

The Saudi-Italian stakes.

Eye on Washington

by Richard Cohen

Congressional Close-up

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Small coal-producer program fiasco.


Springing a Monetary Trap on the White House

by David Goldman

David Goldman on the notion that Volcker’s interest-rate policy can be terminated by following Volcker’s budget prescriptions.

Documentation: Part One of an interview with Arthur Burns.

Why Supply-Side Economics Is an Antigrowth Swindle

by Kathy Burdman

The Bank for International Settlements monetarists cooked up “Lafferism” as a new PR ploy for austerity.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Poehl: Germany’s Volcker?


by Montresor

Tucker, Anthony warns of shakeout.

World Trade

by David Ramonet

Rep. Bailey on U.S. Growth Needs

by Barbara Dreyfuss

An EIR interview with a cosponsor of Ronald Mottl’s anti-Volcker legislation.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

Mexico: A $100 Billion Neighbor

by Robyn Quijano

Mexico 2000: Energy and Economy

by Dr. Uwe Parpart

Dr. Uwe Parpart’s introduction to the FEFAMEF program.

The Urgency of a Full Education Drive

The LaRouche-Riemann Model Shows Industrial Transformation

by Dr. Steven Bardwell

Dr. Steven Bardwell on the program’s effects in the agricultural, petroleum, and capital goods sectors.

Documentation: Eighteen LaRouche-Riemann computer graphics.

Oil-for-Technology Deals: The Potential

by Timothy Rush

And Mexican projects already under way.

Documentation: An American Nuclear Society spokesman interviewed on U.S. exports.


A Hobson’s Choice for Mideast Policy?

by Mark Burdman

Reagan has options beyond Camp David or an AngloAmerican RDF.

Soviet Party Congress: Nuclear Energy Pivot of Five-Year Plan

by Rachel Douglas

French Presidency: Giscard Campaigns Against Socialists

by Garance Upham Phau

‘The Enemy Is Europe’

by Susan Welsh

How the Royal Institute of International Affairs really sees the world.

Peking Halves Capital Investment, and Jeopardizes the China Card

by Richard Katz

EIR predictions are being confirmed.

Sihanouk To Cover for Pol Pot Again

by Ramtanu Maitra

An Auto-Defense Tradeoff for the U.S.?

by Richard Katz

A report on Japanese export negotiations.

OSS ‘Old Boys’ Welcome Maggie Thatcher in New York

by Scott Thompson

International Intelligence


Red Alert On Reagan’s Budget Cut Plan

by Warren Hamerman

Acting without scientific advice, the Administration is undercutting the basis of the economy and its own political lifeline.

Stockman’s Global 2000 Approach

by Christopher White

The OMB director is on the bottom rung of two decades of planning for mass murder.

Documentation: Interviews and statements from Harlan Cleveland, George McGhee, John Oakes, Sen. Charles Mathias, and George Ball.

Justice Department Turning Into a National Police Apparatus

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The story goes far beyond an attempted FBI takeover of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

National News