Volume 8, Number 22, June 2, 1981



Science & Technology

by Leif Johnson

Amtrak on the rail equipment crunch: an interview.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Mitterrand’s Socialist friends in Mexico.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Superpower entente or a “new Yalta”?

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

The U.S. uranium industry is now an endangered sector.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


New Phase in the Global War Over Interest Rates

by David Goldman

If President Reagan dismisses Chancellor Schmidt’s argument that high rates are inflationary and self-defeating, a September blowout may occur in the U.S. with international repercussions.

Aspen: Schmidt Will Press Brandt Policy

A senior Aspen Institute spokesman claims in an interview that Helmut Schmidt is ready for the Socialist International’s approach to North-South relations.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

A case of subversion.


by Kathy Burdman

The prospect of permanent inflation.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

The wreck of the EMS.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Reagan should have listened.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

LaRouche-Riemann Model Tackles Kemp-Roth Bill

by David Goldman

The results of EIR’s econometric projection.

Documentation: Two bar diagrams and 24 computer graphs.

Federal Subsidies To Decapitalize the U.S.

by Leif Johnson

The “refundability” and “transferability” gimmicks drafted by Charls Walker.

An Alternate Plan for Productive Tax ‘Shelters’

How the National Democratic Policy Committee proposes to hike household incomes and hard-commodity investment.


Why the Anglicans Want To Eliminate the Pope

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Documentation: Mumford: “Catholics a Security Threat.”

Herbert Waddams: Intelligence Strategist

An Open Letter to President Brezhnev

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Behind Ito’s Ouster

by Richard Katz

Reagan’s self-distancing from the China Card and related military policies opened a wedge against Japan’s Kissinger faction.

Why U.S. Aid to the Zia Government Will Destroy the Nation of Pakistan

by Daniel Sneider

Support for Bhutto’s murder will not prevent the country from moving, to the point of centrifugal breakup.

Documentation: An interview with People’s Party leader Khar.

‘We Should Reduce Italy’s Population by Two-Thirds’

by Warren Hamerman

NDPC chairman Warren Hamerman interviews one of Italy’s domestic Global 2000 planners.

E.P. Thompson’s Dissident Networks in the East Bloc

by Luba George

Part III of EIR’s report on the peace movement.

International Intelligence


The Kissinger Gameplan for Dumping Reagan

by Nancy Spannaus

Contributing Editor Nancy Spannaus summarizes the relation between Giscard’s downfall and the efforts against the U.S. President.

Haig Cronies Topple Giscard in France

Sen. Sasser Kicks Off Debate on the Federal Reserve and ‘Dual Rate’ Plan

by Vin Berg

The important thing about the Tennessee Democrat’s resolution to curb Federal Reserve autocracy and study a favored prime rate for industry is not that it was defeated, but how it will shape discussion on and off the Hill.

Documentation: Statements on the floor by Sasser and Byrd.

National News