Volume 9, Number 43, November 9, 1982



Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

“Cabinetitis” grips the country.

China Watch

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

A new “neighborly” diplomacy.


Time to kick Dr. K.


Ditchley Bankers Launch Showdown with the LDCs

by Renée Sigerson

So much for the “soft line” on the debt question.

Mexico’s Leadership Prepares For Economic Confrontation

by David Goldman

Economics Editor David Goldman reports on his October trip to Mexico.

Mont Pelerin Society Spells Out Its Determination To Crush Industrial Growth

Excerpts from a speech by the Society’s Herbert Giersch on how the working population is a drain on capital.

The Club of Munich: A Nasty Little Tool for the Oligarchs of the Southern Tier

by Laurent Murawiec

Third World Projects: Shutdowns Multiply

by Mark Sonnenblick

An overview of Ibero-America.

Belgrade Undercuts Itself with IMF Policies

by Irene Beaudry

Currency Rates

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Wharton calls off the recovery.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Club of Life: New Global Command Center Against Genocide

by Christina Nelson Huth

Documentation: Excerpts from the greetings sent by world leaders to the founding conference of the Club on Oct. 20-21, and the Club’s statement of founding principles.

The Philosophical Foundations of a Just International Order

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The founding conference speech by the Club’s initiator, Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

Addresses to the Club of Life Conference

Excerpts from the statements by Julio Silva Colmenares, Nancy Spannaus, John Weber, Pedro Rubio, Emmanuel Tremblay, Roy Innis, Emesto Poblet, Nicholas Uwazie, Muriel Mirak, R. Rama Rao, and Alberto Piñero.


The Stakes in Reagan’s Trip to South America

by Christian Curtis

A financial plan enabling indebted nations to invest and import would mean millions of new jobs for the United States.

Soviet Strategic Edge Dawns on Westerners

by Rachel Douglas

A British-U.S. Intelligence Clash, and Deployment of Moscow Gold

by Criton Zoakos

Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos on the significance of the recent espionage cases.

How Great Britain Is Double-Crossing the Americans in the Middle East

by Judith Wyer

Using proxies such as Oman.

The Navon Option Surfaces in Israel

by Nancy Coker

As Ariel Sharon’s fortunes decline.

Terrorism and the ‘New Right’ in France

by Dana Sloan

Racial Violence Explodes in Sweden, with Social Democratic Help

by William Engdahl

International Intelligence


Teller Spurs Beam-Weapon Policy in Strategic Debate

by Paul Gallagher

The Reagan Administration has evidently given the go-ahead for the physicist’s public initiative.

What the ‘Freezers’ Are Saying Now

They admit they favor “limited wars” and blast the beam-weapon defense policy.

The So-Called NATO Conventional Buildup

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Described as a neo-colonial assault on the developing nations.

How the U.S. Film Industry Was Subleased to the Mafia

by Michael J. Minnicino

The concluding part of our series on movies presents the full scope of organized crime’s control of the “entertainment” business.

National News