Volume 10, Number 4, February 1, 1983



Jan Kubit

This Polish energy ministry official discusses nuclear power.

Dr. Bazyli Samojlik

An economic adviser to the Polish Prime Minister.


Report from New Delhi

by Paul Zykofsky

India’s electricity bind.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

From Puerto Vallarta to Chile.


The Gaullist “bicycle.”


The Bailout That Would Bankrupt the United States

by Laurent Murawiec

The fondi think they can stage a financial collapse, bankrupt the U.S. Treasury, and come out on top.

Currency Rates

The Effort To Merchandise a ‘New Bretton Woods’ System

by Kathy Burdman

What Congress is being told to induce it to go along with this scenario.

U.S. Debt Bomb Is About To Explode

by Richard Freeman

The public and private debt now totals some $5 trillion, EIR estimates.

The Solution to the Social Security Mess

by Leif Johnson

Sound industry and demographic growth.

U.S. Farmers’ Debt: How Will It Be Paid?

by Cynthia Parsons

No “bailouts” envisaged here.


by Montresor

Edmond Safra’s secret pessimism.

A Topological Shock-Wave Model of the Generation of Elementary Particles

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

The sequel to our December 1982 articles on economic shock waves.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Poland’s Hope for the Future Lies in Global Debt Fight

by Clifford Gaddy

Documentation: A discussion of the debt question in the Polish weekly Polityka.

Heritage of Tadeusz Kosciuszko: A Basis for Polish-American Ties

by Kerstin Tegin-Gaddy

Since the time of the Revolutionary War and the Cincinnatus Society, Polish nation-builders have allied with American System proponents.

Black-Market Mafia Undercuts Economy

by Kerstin Tegin-Gaddy

The Anti-Malthusian Current in Poland

by Kerstin Tegin-Gaddy

Based on the Roman Catholic tradition and the experience of Nazi occupation.


Non-Aligned: ‘Development Now, Debt Payment Later’

by Robyn Quijano

The January ministerial meeting in Nicaragua which began preparing for the March summit omitted the usual plea to boost IMF liquidity and instead blasted the “irrationality” of the financial system.

Documentation: Excerpts from the final communiqué, press commentary on the Ditchley Group of bankers, and excerpts from a discussion between EIR founder LaRouche and Ibero-American journalists.

Andropov Plays a Middle East Card in Bid To Secure Arms Control

by Judith Wyer

Mitterrand Disrupts Moscow’s Mideast Game

by Mark Burdman

Soviets and Social Democrats Out To Neutralize Germany—and Reagan

by Konstantin George

Morgenthau Plan Returns to West Germany, Vaunted by Left and Right ‘Green Fascists’

by Rainer Apel and Mary McCourt

Italy’s Fanfani Fails To Complete His Task

by Umberto Pascali

Nakasone and Reagan Meet in Washington To Talk Baseball Bats and Battleships

by Richard Katz

International Intelligence


Beam-Weapons Sabotage: Heritage Boosts Andropov

by Donald Baier

The foundation’s “conventional” defense strategy, and the “leaks” about offensive beam-weapons development, add up to a national-security danger.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Heritage strategy document, from an article by the new ACDA director, Kenneth Adelman, from Aviation Week, and from the Livermore, California newspaper, Valley Times.

Teller Will Soon Crack Beam-Weapons Secrecy

by Paul Gallagher

The physicist says he has been given an opportunity to explain why the U.S. should develop these antiballistic-missile capabilities.

Farmers on ‘Paritycades’ Told that Fight for Higher Prices Isn’t Enough

by Alan Ogden

The National Democratic Policy Committee is finding a response among farmers who want to reverse political as well as financial bankruptcy nationwide.

National News