Volume 8, Number 33, August 25, 1981



Report from Bonn

by George Gregory and Rainer Apel

Staying out of economic traps.

Science & Technology

by Dr. John Schoonover and Lydia Schulman

Nuclear power still stalled under Reagan.

Book Review

by Valerie Rush

Horror tales and liberation theology: Cry of the People by Penny Lernoux.

Report from Paris

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

A fight for nuclear energy.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

A labor president?

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Fahd’s new peace plan: a new element.


by Edward Spannaus

Can Mrs. O’Connor defend America’s Constitution?


by Stanley Ezrol

Dr. Richard DeLauer, U.S. Defense Department undersecretary for research and engineering.

Labor in Focus

by Laurence Sherman

A wedge against Davis-Bacon.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Why they hate James Watt.


A Surprise in the Works on Raw-Materials Prices?

by David Goldman

The potential for a 1973-style bubble.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Third World debt: $159 billion.


by Montresor

Off-market transactions.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

A pathological flow of funds.


by Susan B. Cohen

USDA sells half the “butter mountain.”

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

Haig, Weinberger Perform Carrington’s Strategic Bluff

by Criton Zoakos

The prelude to a Cuban Missile Crisis in reverse.

Western Europe Responds to Pentagon

A grid, including Peking and Moscow as well, of N-bomb reactions.

Defense Secretary Weinberger on the Neutron Bomb and Its Implications

Excerpts from his Aug. 10 press conference.

New Soviet Signals on Military Policy

by Rachel Douglas

And on Carrington’s diplomacy.

‘Imminent Soviet Moves Against Pakistan’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


Britain Now ‘Mediates’ North-South Relations

by Uma Zykofsky

China Enforcing Population Slashes

by Richard Katz

Central America: September Fuse

by Dennis Small

Where and How the ‘Hot Spots’ Have Been Planted Throughout the Region

by Gretchen Small

Church Radicals Say Mexico Next Poland

by Dolia Estevez Pettingell

Kirkpatrick Pushes Latin America Toward Military and Economic Disaster

by Cynthia Rush

Who Is Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick?

Brazil: Mossad’s Cold Coup Against Golbery: Undercutting Pragmatic Nationalists

by Mark Sonnenblick

London Plans Iranian Civil War

by Robert Dreyfuss

Faceoff with Soviets over Warsaw Debt?

by Rachel Douglas

India: Tarapur Nuclear Plant Fuel Talks with U.S. Break Down

by Daniel Sneider

International Intelligence


PATCO Strike Used To Militarize Economy

by Robert Greenberg

An exclusive report on how the Socialist International helped engineer the militant strike, and how the psychological warfare experts intend it to accustom the population to antilabor actions and emergency controls.

Rationalization and Contraction: The Goal for the U.S. Airlines

by Leif Johnson

They are ready to invoke the PATCO strike as a pretext for drastic shakeouts.

The Method Used To Corrupt Federal Courts

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Abscam-Brilab perversions, writes LaRouche, are only one symptom of a profound estrangement of the judiciary from the Founding Fathers’ principles.

Gonzalez Bill Would Curb the Fed

by Katherine Notley

The Texas congressman has introduced one bill to impeach Paul Volcker and another to decrease the Board’s overall powers.

National News