Volume 13, Number 20, May 16, 1986



Carl Oglesby

by Herbert Quinde

The former SDS leader insists that LaRouche “has never been a Marxist.”


Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

Nigeria Fights To Solve Crisis.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Norway Turns Socialist.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Kohl Missed a Great Opportunity.

Report from Paris

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Patriot, Engineer, Entrepreneur.

Report from Rome

by Linda Cellini

Italian Scientific Tradition Revived.

Dateline Mexico

by Héctor Apolinar

The PRI and Economic Policy.

Andean Report

by Jaime Ramírez

Debt-for-Equity Urged in Venezuela.

Report from New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Six AIDS Cases Turn Up in Tamil Nadu.

Middle East Report

by Omar al Montasser

The New Countdown Has Begun.


LaRouche and the Civil Rights Commission


Tokyo Summit: World Leaders Abdicate to IMF

by David Goldman

The Tokyo Economic Declaration adopted by the world’s leaders is an agreement to mutually enforce the very policies that have driven the Western economies to the brink of ruin.

Text of the Tokyo Economic Declaration

A Japanese View: Cooperating To Avert Disaster

Excerpts from a speech delivered by Himshi Uchida, head of the Ministry of International Trade & Industry, on March 13, in Tokyo.

Currency Rates

New Disease Epidemics in Brazil Show Water and Sanitation Collapse

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Israel: Dirty Banker Recanati Gets Unusual Message

by Mark Burdman

Peres: ‘Economic Progress Is the Key’

Agriculture: Swiss Cartel Poisons U.S. Dairy Cows

by Marcia Merry

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Dollar Slide Continues after Summit.

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

P-9 strike: Labor’s Nightmare.

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

The Soviet Disaster: Accident—or War Push?

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Western Safety Standards Make Nuclear the Safest Energy Around

by Jon Gilbertson

Chernobyl: An Archaic Reactor Design

What the Experts Say

Interviews with: Joseph M. Hendrie, former chairman, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Sue Gagner, Public-affairs officer for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Paul North, Manager of Nuclear Reactor Research and Technology for EG&G Idaho at the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Engineering Laboratory; Walter Loewenstein, deputy director of the nuclear power division, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in Palo Alto, Calif.; Richard Wilson, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard University (chaired Nuclear Regulatory Commission-sponsored study group of the American Physical Society on “Radiological Consequences of Severe Nuclear Accidents”); and Petr Beckmann, professor of electrical engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder.


Russia under the New Stalin: Blood and Trials

by Konstantin George

Political Cards Reshuffled in Thailand

by Sophie Tanapura

India: Police Clean Up Golden Temple, Again

by Susan Maitra

Facts Behind Terrorism: Herr Genscher’s Message for Assad

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


The LaRouche Phenomenon in American Politics

by Criton Zoakos

Discusses the “reality-oriented” LaRouche movement, as opposed to the “perception-oriented” Democratic National Committee leadership.

Returns for NDPC-Backed Candidates in Texas, Indiana, and Ohio Primaries

Lyndon LaRouche on National Television

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From an interview on CNN’s “Evans and Novak” program aired on May 3.

Meese Justice Dept. Backs Liberals, Organized Crime To ‘Get LaRouche’


Tax Reform: Merrill Lynch Rides Buffalo Bill

by David Goldman

Volcker Won’t Deny He’d Legalize Dope

Delta Explosion: Another Accident?

by Carol White

NBC: Friend of Moscow, Terrorists

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Democrats Scurry in All ‘Directions’

by Nicholas F. Benton

Judiciary: Media Gets License To Lie—for Now

by Sanford Roberts

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Taiwan Braces for the Solarz Treatment — Kicking Our Friends in the Teeth.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Cruising East with the Doges of the Future — Resurrecting the Doges.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News