Volume 10, Number 2, January 18, 1983



Friedrich von Hayek

by Laurent Murawiec

The Fabian monetarist of the Mont Pelerin Society calls for an economic crash and a return of the world to the days of the Roman Empire.

Jorge Carrillo

President of the Union of Colombian Workers for Bogotá and Cundinamarca (Utraboc) and Vice-President of Colombia’s national UTC labor federation, with chief responsibility for labor-government negotiations in his nation. Carrillo proposes a program which would make Colombia an industrial power by the turn of the century.


Report from Bonn

by George Gregory and Rainer Apel

The shadow of the March elections.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Bhutto treatment for López Portillo?

From New Delhi

by Paul Zykofsky

Countdown for the Non-Aligned.


Mankind’s punctum saliens


Morgan Breaks the Rules of the Game: Will the Game Break Morgan?

by David Goldman

Behind the drive to have a controlled financial panic now is the desire to stampede Congress into bailing out the International Monetary Fund. But it might just backfire.

Documentation: An interview with Morgan Guaranty’s chief economist, Rimmer De Vries; and excerpts from Time and other media panic-mongering.

How Morgan Rigged Brazil’s Debt Crisis

by Mark Sonnenblick

What Brazil Demands of Its International Creditors

Mexico under the IMF: Case-Study in Forced Deindustrialization

by Timothy Rush

British Solution to the Debt Crisis: A Grab for Raw Materials

by Judith Wyer

The Raw-Materials Grab and Population Wars

Currency Rates


by Cynthia Parsons

Block’s Pig in a Poke.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

A Reply to Soviet Critics: Why a Beam-Weapons ‘Arms Race’ Is Necessary

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche elaborates on proposals respectively advanced by himself and Dr. Edward Teller. He demonstrates that most objections to this “technology race” by Moscow result from Russia’s playing very dangerous, “clever” geopolitical games.

The World’s Press on Beam Weapons

News media, from the United States to Europe to Soviet Russia, have reacted sharply to the circulation of the beam-weapons development proposal. Excerpts from the leading editorials and news reports to date.


Now or Never, Says Harriman, on Arms Deal with Andropov

by Rachel Douglas

The Eastern Establishment “patricians” are worried that the Soviet consensus arrangement by which Moscow is supporting the “nuclear freeze” movement in the West won’t last for very long.

U.S. Christian Fundamentalists’ Front for Begin on the West Bank

by Nancy Coker

A real-estate swindle involving Arab lands finds “Moral Majority” types collaborating closely with Henry Kissinger, British intelligence, and extreme-right fanatics in Israel.

Is Freemasonry a Homosexual Cult?

by Leonardo Servadio

Yes, it is, with roots buried deep in ancient castration rites.

International Intelligence


BIS Tries ‘Panic’ Blackmail To Force Bail-Out of IMF

by Graham Lowry

The international bankers’ agents on Capitol Hill are already hard at work trying to ensure that Congress and the Administration fall for the latest financial swindle concocted in Basel, Switzerland

Princeton Fusion Device To Achieve Energy Breakeven

by Charles B. Stevens

The TFTR tokamak at the New Jersey campus is about to record another, major historic breakthrough.

LaRouche Tells ICLC Conference: Beam-Weapons Policy Is the Key

by Mary McCourt

A summary of the Democratic figure’s historic keynote address to the cadre organization he founded in 1969.

A ‘Conspiracy’ Book by the Conspirators

by Carol White

Carol White picks apart the late Carroll Quigley’s The Anglo-American Establishment, written years ago, but only just published.

National News