Volume 9, Number 42, November 2, 1982



Ghazali Shafie, Foreign Minister of Malaysia

The government considers cracking down on illegal drugs a national security priority.


Investigative Leads

by Vivian Zoakos

A Roy Cohn link to the Dalla Chiesa murder?

Middle East Report

by Judith Wyer

The assassination threat to Mubarak.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Labor puts the IMF in check.


The test for labor unions.


Andean Pact Carries Out Populorum Progressio

by Christian Curtis

In a move little publicized in the advanced sector, Ibero-American nations are working out a joint debt-renegotiation stance.

Documentation: Excerpts from Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Populorum Progressio, which declared that material development is essential for spiritual development, and the burden of usurious debt must not be allowed to stand in the way of growth.

Currency Rates

A War Against Andean Drug Financiers

by Christian Curtis

A second obstacle to growth, the narcotics plague, is also newly targeted.

Paul Volcker’s ‘Recovery’ Talk Is Aimed at Ibero-American Debtors

by Kathy Burdman

Promises of a U.S. upswing and enhanced rollover liquidity cannot be taken at face value.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Making waves.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Brazil boxed-in.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

LaRouche-Riemann Model Debunks the Myth of U.S. Recovery

by Christina Nelson Huth

An introduction specifying how real recovery could be achieved.

The Model’s Fourth-Quarter Forecast Shows the Scope of the U.S. Disaster

by David Goldman

Why the Predictions of a Recovery Are a Fraud

by David Goldman

Machine-Tool Collapse Signals End of America’s Industrial Base

by Leif Johnson


Club of Life Launches Organizing Worldwide

by William Engdahl

A report on the Oct. 20-21 founding conferences and the specific initiatives the new organization has put forward in the spheres of labor and medical research.

The Theory of the New World Economic Order

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The text of EIR founder Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.’s speech to the Club of Life founding sessions.

Chinese Move Toward Moscow and Away from Washington

by Richard Katz

Recognizing the U.S. decline as a world power, Peking makes a profound shift toward accommodation with the U.S.S.R., and a “Third World” outreach.

The Propaganda-2 Circles Who Are Infesting Mexican Political Life

by Timothy Rush

For the past seven months, EIR’s warnings have been borne out.

NATO Accelerates Militarization of the Middle East—with Arab Funds

by Judith Wyer and Nancy Coker

Profile of Central Europe’s Oligarchy: the Wittgenstein Family

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

Their candid remarks on what they consider “little Jews” and “butcher-boy” politicians.

International Intelligence


The Truth About New York Candidate Lewis Lehrman

by Charles Tate

The organized-crime-linked gubernatorial aspirant is part of a pattern of fascist-modeled Depression candidates.

California Electoral Race: Brown Hayden Lose Ground with Voters

75% of Pensioners Set To Be Robbed

by Lonnie Wolfe

Very few union pensions are vested any longer: a national scandal.

The Record of the 97th Congress: Failure To Counter Depression

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

The Mellons: Portrait of an American Oligarchic Family

by Freyda Greenberg

One of the richest and most perverse.

National News