Volume 9, Number 32, August 24, 1982



The Archbishop of São Paulo

by Dennis Small

Msgr. Paulo Evaristo Arns prefers “grass-roots” organizing among the poor to rapid industrial development.

Dr. José Goldemberg

by Dennis Small

A Brazilian physicist internationally prominent for his opposition to nuclear technologies.

Shahpour Bakhtiar, former Prime Minister of Iran

by Mary Lalevée and Thierry Lalevée

A caustic evaluation of the superpowers, the exile factions, and the plot to dismember the Mideast.

Dr. Mehdi Rouhani, Shiite leader in Europe

by Mary Lalevée and Thierry Lalevée

How the Ayatollah Khomeini has perverted Islamic humanism.


Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Rozone’s reasons to go to the IMF.

Report from Italy

by Leonardo Servadio

Kissinger, Craxi, and Monaco.


The oligarchy has no clothes.


A Global Credit Shutoff: Project 1980s in Action

by Laurent Murawiec

An overview of the debt and bankruptcy situation worldwide, and the plans for “controlled disintegration,” i.e., selective bank failures and a lending clampdown.

Ibero-American Debt Crisis Will Force IMF Takeovers or the LaRouche Solution

by Cynthia Rush

That solution mandates “blood transfusions” of credit for growth, not just rollovers.

Who Is Wrecking the Mexican Economy and How To Defeat the Monetary Warfare

Will Mexico up the “dirigist” ante?

Documentation: President López Portillo: “We Must Crush Speculation”.

Currency Rates

EIR Joins the Fight over the Brazilian National Energy Plan

by Dennis Small

Ibero-America Editor Dennis Small on his visit to Brazil.

Documentation: Interviews with anti-nuclear spokesmen José Goldemberg and Msgr. Paulo Evaristo Arns.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

American banks going down.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

Why the World’s Steel Industry Must Be Saved

by Richard Freeman

The “protectionist” designs for shrinking every nation’s production are an atrocity.

‘Great Enterprises’ Require Steel Output: The Dimensions of Economic Recovery

by Marcia Merry Pepper

What could be done around the world.

Advanced Nuclear Technologies Can Power 21st-Century Steel Production

by Marsha Freeman

The Decline and Fall of U.S. Steel: A Case Study in De-Industrialization

by Lydia Schulman


Can Sharon’s Reign of Terror Be Brought to an End?

by Daniel Sneider

As the crisis around Lebanon persists, “radical Arab” terrorism takes off.

An Open Letter to Menachem Begin

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Iran-Iraq War, the Superpowers, and the British Gameplan for Savaging the Gulf

by Thierry Lalevée

Documentation: Interviews with Shahpour Bakhtiar and Dr. Mehdi Rouhani.

Mitterrand, Wharton, and Tavistock Are Out To Butcher the City of Paris

by Dana Sloan

A long-standing plan is pulled off the drawing board by the Socialist International.

The Frankfurt Mafia, Part III

by Volcker Hassmann

What’s wrong with the West German state of Hesse.

International Intelligence


Financiers Predict a Crash in September

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Mr. Reagan could stave it off. Lyndon LaRouche specifies how.

Henry Kissinger Sets His Sights on a ‘Lame-Duck’ President Reagan

by Richard Cohen

A private meeting this month in Vail, Colorado, was designed to wrap up the plan for installing the latest Kissinger administration. The tax issue, the GOP’s electoral fate, and the “New Right” operation (with Jack Kemp and Bill Buckley playing foils to each other) are facets of the manipulation.

Moynihan ‘Unfit To Hold Public Office’

by Nora Hamerman

The former aide to Averell Harriman, now the senior New York Senator, thought he would have no opponent in the Democratic primary. Then came Mel Klenetsky, backed by the National Democratic Policy Committee.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News