Volume 9, Number 37, September 27, 1982



Dr. H. K. Jam, Director, Indian Agricultural Research Institute

by Susan Brady

Why the Punjab’s agriculture took off, and how the rest of the country could accomplish the same rapid output growth.

Edwin Kintner, former Director of the DOE’s Office of Fusion Energy

by Paul Gallagher

No theoretical or engineering obstacles stand in the way of nuclear fusion energy development.

Stephen O. Dean, President, Nuclear Fusion Power Associates

by Steven Bardwell

Where fusion research stands internationally.


China Watch

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

Deng’s Pyrrhic victory.

Report on Africa

by Douglas DeGroot and Mary Brannan

The Fez summit and the Horn.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

PAN runs into trouble in Sonora.


In their own name.


Deranged Central Bankers Attempt Lending Clamps

by Laurent Murawiec

The bottom line of chatter about “debt rescheduling” and “debt restructuring” is the IMF plan to cut off new net credit.

Will Colombia’s Private Banks Get the Mexico Treatment?

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: The text of proposals for a dirigist credit system and an all-out industrialization commitment.

Mexico Maintains a War Footing on Debt

by Cynthia Rush

While other Ibero-American nations wage internal battles over the question.

Closing the Mexican Flight-Capital Spigot

by Renée Sigerson

A Two-Pronged U.S. Attack Against Brazil

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Japan Debates Its Response to the Ibero-American Debt Crisis

by Richard Katz

Hoaxter Makes Good as CEA Chairman

by David Goldman

The lowdown on Martin Feldstein.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Fusion Power Is Now In Sight for the 1990s

by Paul Gallagher and Steven Bardwell

Documentation: “Achieving Fusion Is a Problem of Politics, Not Technology”: An interview with Edwin Kintner — Polarized Fuel: The Research Discovery That Could Move Up Fusion’s Timetable, Excerpted from the groundbreaking September 1982 issue of Fusion magazine — “Nuclear Fusion Is Ready for the Engineering Stage Now”: An interview with Stephen O. Dean.

Will Japan and Europe Outstrip the United States’ Fusion Effort?

by Marsha Freeman


Austerity Policy: The Crux of the West German Crisis

by Rainer Apel

The end of the Schmidt coalition pre-empted the national importance of the Hesse elections. A late Weimar-style budget-slashing government is about to come in.

Israelis Extend the Occupation of Lebanon: Analysis of a Murder

by Thierry Lalevée

Politics inside Israel: Begin Plays to Mob While the Labourites Remain Divided

by Mark Burdman

The Political Legacy of Nahum Goldmann

Excerpts from a Der Spiegel interview just before the death of the great Jewish leader.

‘Old’ and ‘New’ Mafia: France under Siege

by Garance Upham Phau

‘The British Control Sicilian Organized Crime’

Red and Black Terror Threatening Poland

by Irene Beaudry

Not only are there parallels with Italy: the same networks are demonstrably involved.

International Intelligence


An Avalanche for LaRouche Seen Building

The significance of the results in Baltimore and the 6th Congressional District in Minnesota farm country, where National Democratic Policy Committee-backed candidates were running on Sept. 14.

Incumbents Fail To Challenge Volcker

by Graham Lowry

Both the Republican and Democratic congressional leaderships are making no pretenses of doing anything about high interest rates at this point.

Democrats Split at the Texas Convention

by Laurence Hecht

The LaRouche faction at the September state party conference raised a ruckus over policy questions.

Moynihan Affirms His Racialist Allegiance

by Mary McCourt

Upholding the record of Averell Harriman and the views of Arthur “blacks are inferior” Jensen.

The Roots of the Cinema Conspiracy

by Michael Minnicino

Part I of a six-part series on the brainwashing goals and capabilities of motion pictures. Pass it along to anyone who thinks films are harmless entertainment. The essence of brainwashing is the complicity of the victim.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News