Volume 10, Number 39, October 11, 1983



Dr. Maritza Izaguirre

by Kathy Burdman

At the Sept. 27-30 IMF conference, Venezuela’s Minister of State for Planning and Cooperation, asserting that she saw no evidence of recovery in any sector of the world economy, called for an end to the IMF policy of “forgetting development when promoting adjustments.”

Willard Butcher

by Kathy Burdman

Chase Manhattan’s chairman calls continuing U.S. support for the IMF the government’s—not the banks’—problem.

Tim McNamar

by Kathy Burdman

The Deputy Secretary of the Treasury states he has no plans for dealing with the crisis in Brazil except waiting for Brazil to run out of oil.



Mexican terrorists threaten LaRouche


‘The Whole Thing Has a Smell of Dunkirk’

by David Goldman and Kathy Burdman

EIR Economics Editor David Goldman and Banking columnist Kathy Burdman report from the International Monetary Fund conference in Washington, D.C.

Documentation: Excerpts from the statements by the head of the Swiss National Bank, the IMF’s managing director, African and Ibero-American representatives, the chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers, and the new head of the UN General Assembly.

Currency Rates

How the Federal Reserve Rigs Its Industrial Production Index

by Leif Johnson

EIR continues its groundbreaking exposure of how the Fed faked the recovery.

Bankruptcy Wave Sweeps the U.S.

by Richard Freeman

Baldwin-United Tied to Unsavory Democrats

by Renée Sigerson

The Soviet Economy

by Rachel Douglas

A Potemkin Village?

Business Briefs

Special Report

A Matter of Life or Death

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche discusses the essential changes in current scientific thought that must occur if biologists are to cease to consider life merely “non-deadness.”

The Club of Life Pursues Civil Defense and Medical Research Breakthroughs

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

A report on the Club of Life’s Sept. 16 conference in Washington, D.C.


Strategic Parameters of Pacific Basin Development

by Uwe Parpart-Henke

From the Sept. 15 EIR conference in Washington, D.C.

Harsh Credit Cutbacks Aid Marcos Opponents

by Richard Katz

The Lebanon ‘Ceasefire’: A New Humiliation for the United States in the Mideast?

by Judith Wyer

Fast Trigger on a New Persian Gulf Oil Crisis

by Judith Wyer

Kohl Government’s Wavering Leads to Setbacks in the State Elections

by Rainer Apel

Swedish Peace Research Institute Pushes Treaty To Stop U.S. Beam Weapons Program

by Clifford Gaddy


by Augustinus

The Vatican and Mitteleuropa.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

A “frustrated fascist.”

International Intelligence


Administration Sidetracked from the Strategic Crisis?

by Richard Cohen

LaRouche Announces His Candidacy for the Democratic Presidential Nomination

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“A patriot first and a Democrat second.”

Daniel Graham and the ‘Western Moles with Eastern Goals’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Graham Complicit in Moscow Attacks on Beam Weapons

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Western Goals’ John Rees: A Curious Past History

Sales Pitch and Economic Policy of a Middle-of-the-Road Malthusian

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Part II of a profile of Democratic presidential candidate John Glenn.

Eye on Democrats

by Anita Gallagher

A challenge to Manatt’s freezenik “consensus.”

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

The appeasers and the State Department.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News