Volume 9, Number 15, April 20, 1982



Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

French Socialists play oil roulette.

Report from Paris

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

Mitterrand economics: too little, too late.

Inside Canada

by Pierre Beaudry

Civilian internment camps?

Africa Report

by Douglas DeGroot

East Africa: Club of Rome target.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

A growing sense of urgency.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Ferment in the trade unions.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The superpowers and the Malvinas.


U.S. Economy Comes Under a Rentier-Finance System

by Richard Freeman

With special attention to the transformation of the home-building industry.

Tokyo’s Overtures and Washington’s Line

by Richard Katz

The possibility of low-cost Japanese credit to U.S. entities, and the Commerce Department’s push to open Japanese firms to foreign ownership.

Chancellor Schmidt Elaborates His Approach to Economic Policy

by David Goldman

The West German leader’s April 5 address to industrialists.

Europe’s Common Agricultural Policy: The Attempts To Dismantle It

by Cynthia Parsons and Susan Brady

Currency Rates


by Montresor

The Congressman from Basel speaks.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

The deadly second quarter.


by Susan Brady

The “user fee” caper, Part III.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Fascist International Coup and Terror Network

by Criton Zoakos

Eyewitness Report: How the Sicilian Separatists Do NATO’s Bidding

An Anglo-American Intelligence Project: The Mafia and Sicily’s Separatism

by Michele Steinberg

Allen Dulles, William Buckley, and the Nazi International

by Scott Thompson

The Malmö Network of Right-Wing Fascists and the Strange Case of François Genoud

by Thierry Lalevée

Club of Rome’s Peccei Embraces Separatists


The Thatcher Government Assaults Monroe Doctrine

by Cynthia Rush

Past violations of the doctrine are not an excuse for allowing Whitehall to destroy U.S. ties to the developing sector: the questions involved in the Malvinas Islands conflict.

The Liberal Democratic Party: Will Suzuki Retain the Prime Ministry?

by Daniel Sneider

The third and final part of Asia Editor Daniel Sneider’s report on his trip to Tokyo outlines the factional situation and the policy stakes.

Young Socialist Militants Play Havoc with National Institutions in France

by Mark Burdman

Correspondent Mark Burdman’s impressions of Paris under Mitterrand.

International Intelligence


Arms-Controllers Take Aim at the White House

by Richard Cohen

An examination of the “no-first-strike” nuclear proposal and the three arms-control resolutions now before Congress.

Why the U.S. ‘Peace Movement’ Is a Hoax

by Lonnie Wolfe

Some of its leaders simply want an assurance that nuclear threats will not interfere with conventional wars, in postcolonial regions designed to reduce populations.

Scientists Call on the Administration To Uphold the Fusion-Energy Development Law

by Marsha Freeman

Excerpts from testimony before the House of Representatives demanding the mandated financial support for a full engineering approach to attaining commercial nuclear fusion power.

Stockman Endangers Strategic Waterways

by Glenn Mesaros

What a “flat users” fees would do to the industrial area around Pittsburgh.

National News