Volume 8, Number 32, August 18, 1981



Art Investor

by Dr. D. Stephen Pepper

End of speculative bubble.

Africa Report

by Douglas DeGroot and Mary Brannan

Appeasement by the OAU.

Report from Bonn

by George Gregory and Rainer Apel

Trade unions attack Bundesbank.

Report from Paris

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

Defferre caught in the SAC.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

British push Saudi option.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Credit squeeze in agriculture.


by Anita Gallagher

Sen. John Meicher, Democrat of Montana.

Energy Insider

Stanger on the key to the drilling funds.


Phibro, Citibank, and the Anglo-Dutch Gameplan

by David Goldman

Control over commodity finance and marketing may provide advantages in the shakeout ahead.

Currency Rates

Much of Third World Already Bankrupt

by Renée Sigerson

In some cases, all export earnings go to cover debt service.

Documentation: An interview with a senior IMF official.

European Coalition Against High Rates

by Jacques Cheminade

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

A new wave of unemployment.


by Kathy Burdman

The All-Savers Certificate: it won’t.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Bergsten predicts dollar collapse.


by Susan B. Cohen

Farm sector solvency threatened.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

Who Profits from the Criminalization of New York City?

by Leif Johnson

Leif Johnson outlines how the 1975 “fiscal emergency” was prearranged, and the subsequent diversion of funds into the drug banks’ operations.

Behind New York’s Drug and Arson Wave

by Stephen Parsons

Stephen Parsons on the budget cuts that permitted the drug and real-estate interests to run wild.

The Long-Term Strategic Bombing Attack on New York City’s Public Services

by Stephen Parsons

A summary of the cold statistics.

Mayor Edward Koch and His Backers

The Hong Kong Policy: A Strategy for ‘Free Enterprise Zones’

by Lonnie Wolfe


Haig Wants Depopulation on North-South Agenda

by Dennis Small

Assurances that “nothing will happen” at the October summit in Mexico are false.

Documentation: An interview with a Club of Rome spokesman.

Hesburgh Oversees Regional Blowups

by Timothy Rush

The Notre Dame president has a particular relationship with Central America.

Panama: Torrijos Death Opens the Way for Chaos

by Gretchen Small

The Vatican: Cardinal Renews Charge of Conspiracy

by Giuseppe Filliponi

A report on the Polish Primate’s statement.

The Function of Teaching of Grammar as a Crucial Element of Military Policy

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Part III in the military strategy series by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In the Wake of Britain’s Wedding: Social Controllers See New Feudal Order

by Mark Burdman

International Intelligence


Democratic Senators Mount an Open Challenge to Volcker

by Graham Lowry and Susan Kokinda

Unreported in the world’s news media.

Documentation: Washington correspondent Susan Kokinda analyzes why the congressmen began to make their fight.

Leftist Purge Attempt Follows Key Election

by Donald Baier

How the Socialist International-backed candidate won the Washington State Democratic chairmanship, and the lineup in the party thereafter.

CFL Suit Against the FEC Draws Line Against Regulatory Overreach

by George Canning

The Citizens for LaRouche may undercut the unconstitutional practices of the Federal Election Commission.

National News