Volume 8, Number 25, June 23, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Begin’s re-election bid: an outrage.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Behind the Díaz Serrano ouster.

Focus on Labor

by Laurence Sherman

An eyewitness report.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

NRC nominees can end moratorium.


The U.S. Fed Pursues the Brandt Report Strategy

by Kathy Burdman

Global restructuring is accelerated by the IBFs decision. Credit flows (or non-flows) to the Third World are to be “conditioned” on population policy.

Documentation: Interviews with Federal Reserve Governor Henry Wallich and Jacques Pollak of the IMF.

Social Security Going Bankrupt?

by Leif Johnson

Not necessarily, despite Stockman’s claims.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

The new loan insurance scheme.


by Kathy Burdman

The Florida deregulation story.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Susan B. Cohen

Interest rates hound U.S. farms.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Inside Story of the Club of Rome

by Nancy Spannaus

Contributing Editor Nancy Spannaus provides a guide to understanding and using the interview that follows.

Club of Rome Founder Alexander King Discusses His Goals and Operations

by Laurent Murawiec and Dino de Paoli

Including his co-thinkers in the Soviet Union, his role in the May 1968 upsurges, the Club’s promotion of “New Math,” and his expectation that “the white race is finished.”

Alexander King: A Subverter of Science

Dzherman Gvishiani: A Mole in the U.S.S.R.

Who Are the Members of the Club of Rome?

The Club of Rome To Hold Venezuela Session


Reagan and López Portillo Create a New Epoch in Neighborly Relations

by Dennis Small

The ‘Big Lie’ behind the Israeli Hit on Baghdad’s Nuclear Facility

by Robert Dreyfuss

Menachem Begin’s Alliance with the Iranian Regime

Challenges Facing the U.S. Administration

Will Reagan allow Israel to massacre national sovereignty?

Warfare Surfaces on ‘Nonproliferation’

by Judith Wyer

Documentation: An interview with a senior Aspen Institute strategist.

The Actual Purpose of the Osirak Facility

Outlooks for the Future of Iran

by Thierry LeMarc and Mary Brannan

Part II of an interview with Hossein Rastegar of the Iran Liberation Army.

Two Options Confront Chancellor Schmidt

A European Labor Party statement.

International Intelligence


The New Dangers in Haig’s Tricontinental Diplomacy

by Graham Lowry

The Secretary of State is trying to convince the President that the Socialist International is a weapon against the U.S.S.R.

‘No American Patriot Can Tolerate Volcker’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A statement by the National Democratic Policy Committee on monetary and credit measures.

Denver DNC meeting foreshadows conflicts

The Democratic Party is still on the skids, but demands are increasing for a policy debate.

Dan Moldea Spells Out an Alliance of the U.S. Left and FBI Against Reagan

An exclusive transcript of an institute for Policy Studies session.

National News