Volume 8, Number 23, June 9, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Anglo-American split over oil prices?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Master plan for destabilization.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

For the birds


World Trade in the 1980s: The Emergence of Blocs?

by David Goldman

A review of the transformed trade picture over the late 1970s period.

A Private-Sector Brandt Policy

by Renée Sigerson

U.S. commercial bankers are enthused about “cherry-picking” investments in the Third World, something very different from an overall technology transfer.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

The fight over money supply.


by Susan B. Cohen

Judge decides for DES.


by Montresor

Central banks against the nation-states.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Mexican Spokesmen Battle Volckerism

by Elsa Ennis

Trade-union, farm, and business leaders call for industrialization, not high rates.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Global 2000 Debate Out in the Open

by Vin Berg

The Basic Scientific Fallacies of the Global 2000 Reports

by Dr. Steven Bardwell

Documentation: Excerpts from the Global 2000 Report.

Stating the Premises: Willful Depopulation or Investment for Economic Growth?

Opening statements by Nicholas Yost and Uwe Parpart at the Washington debate.

How Less-Developed Countries Are To Be Brainwashed

by Joseph LeGrande

Where the State Department Gets Its Policy Levers for Pushing Global 2000

Spokesmen for Mass Murder

by Susan Welsh

Alexander King, Aurelio Peccei, and German Free Democrats.


Schmidt Boosted At Home by the Reagan Summit

by Susan Welsh

The Fall of Italy’s Government Exposes Kissinger Links

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Loggia Propaganda Due networks include some key Haig-Kissinger friends, casting additional light on what’s wrong with NATO.

Roberto Calvi and the Inter-Alpha Group

The New Appointees in the French Cabinet: A Transition Team for the Club of Rome

by Dana Sloan

Conservative ‘Unity’ Helps Mitterrand

Who’s in Charge of Lebanon Policy?

by Nancy Coker

Some positive signs that President Reagan is supervising the dangers there.

Figuereido in Bonn: Uncertainties Persist

by Mark Sonnenblick

International Intelligence


The President and the Interest-Rate Battle

by Richard Cohen

Will the White House seize the openings against Volcker made by the House Majority Leader, or get trapped in deeper and deeper budget cuts?

Operation Prime Cut Targets Paul Volcker

by Anita Gallagher

An interview with Walter Kelly, Jr., cochairman of Chrysler-Plymouth Auto Dealers Council of the United States.

Administration To Lose Its Labor Allies Through IBT Purge?

by Scott Thompson

A witch-hunt against labor won’t save the White House from “corruption” scandals; it will, however, sever Reagan from an indispensable constituency, writes Scott Thompson.

National News