Volume 10, Number 1, January 4, 1983


The Year in Review

by Mary McCourt

A chronology of events.

‘Great Enterprises’: Space Exploration, Medical Research, and Infrastructure: The Gains in 1982

by Marcia Merry Pepper

Projects in Brazil and Siberia, the artificial heart breakthrough, and the U.S. Space Shuttle, show the potential for LaRouche’s “Great Enterprises” proposal.

EIR Interviews in 1982

by David Wolinsky

A synopsis of our discussions with international leaders—especially in the developing sector—over the course of the year.

Depression Politics: an Age of Instability

by Nancy Spannaus

Surveying the Western leadership changes, Soviet deployments, and developing-sector demands in 1982, propelled by the breakdown of the global economy.

World Economy: Financial Collapse Exposes Depth of Trade Shrinkage

by Renée Sigerson

The debt crisis is a consequence of increasingly skewed and contracting international trade, caused above all by U.S. policies.

End-Point for America’s Labor Force: The Destruction of Industrial Potential

by Leif Johnson

LaRouche-Riemann Model’s Forecasts and Analyses in 1982

by Mary McCourt

EIR’s economic modelers were dead right about the U.S. economy when everyone else was dead wrong. In addition, we identified the branching-points for other important economies, including West Germany’s and Colombia’s.

The LaRouche Factor in U. S. Politics: 20%-40% Showing in the Elections

by Warren J. Hamerman

The “depression politics” dynamic can work for good as well as ill. Warren J. Hamerman, chairman of the National Democratic Policy Committee, describes the new LaRouche insurgency in the Democratic Party.

Operation Juárez: Fight for Economic Growth Follows Malvinas Defeat

by Dennis Small

How the South Atlantic war awakened Ibero-Americans to the immediacy of NATO’s neo-colonial threat, and how LaRouche’s “debt bomb” proposal has since shaped the inconclusive war with the IMF.

The Middle East: ‘Two Hundred Years of Chaos’ or a Breakthrough Toward Development?

by Mark Burdman

Following the carnage of 1982, those are the choices facing the Middle East-particularly leaders in Egypt and Israel.

After the China Card’s Demise, the Winds of Change Begin To Sweep the Region

by Daniel Sneider

How Asian leaders see Washington, Moscow, and their own future.

Africa: Can Leadership Be Mustered Against the International Monetary Fund’s Murder?

by Douglas DeGroot

In Africa, time is running out.

The Oligarchy’s Plan To Control the New Governments of Europe

by Webster Tarpley

Reviewing the drastic governmental shifts there, and outlining the convergence of policy among the continent’s monarchist houses, their East bloc liaisons, and British strategists for a de-industrialized, geopolitically obedient continent.

Will Moscow Maintain the Delusion that Western Collapse Is to Its Advantage?

by Rachel Douglas

The advent of the Andropov leadership.

American Intelligence Wakes Up to the Truth about the Anglo-Soviet Connection

by Konstantin George

The history one needs to know to understand the Prime Affair and its sequels.

Narcotics, Terrorism, and Weapons Traffic: An East-West Conspiracy

by Nora Hamerman

Thanks to EIR, to the Italian magistracy, and to the beginnings of a U.S. “war on drugs,” not only has our intelligence on who controls drugs and terror has been profusely confirmed, but many controllers are being put in the docks.

Dr. K.’s Career Takes a Turn for the Worse

by Mark Burdman

LaRouche-Teller Proposal Dislodges MAD Doctrine and ‘Nuclear Freeze’

by Paul Gallagher

The public fight over beam-weapons development for an anti-ballistic missile defense—a possibility that, except in EIR and Fusion magazine, remained secret until the autumn of 1982.

Will Reagan Remain Boxed In by the BIS ‘Permanent Depression’ Plan?

by Richard Cohen

How a covert alliance of Fabians and monetarists in Congress and the White House forced the President into concession after concession.

Shultz Follows the Al Haig Policy Track

by Graham Lowry

1982 Frameups and Inquisitions Put the U.S. Constitution in Jeopardy

by Linda de Hoyos

From Abscam’s witch-hunt against legislators who had shown no “probable cause” for sting operations whatever, to New York District Attorney Morgenthau’s vendetta against EIR founder LaRouche on behalf of Dope, Incorporated.

How EIR Exposed the Harrimans’ Nazi Record

by Robert Zubrin

“Mr. Liberal,” the patrician Democratic elder statesman Averell Harriman, and his family have for decades promoted “Nordic race science” and fascist movements.