Volume 14, Number 12, March 20, 1987



Sen. Vincenzo Carollo

by Giuseppe Filipponi

Senator Carollo is the Vice-Chairman of the Christian Democratic group in the Italian Senate.

K.D. Sharma, Michael Billington

Dr. K.D. Sharma is an Indian economist and member of the International Commission to Stop Soviet-Style Human Rights Violations in the United States. Michael Billington belongs to the sales and fundraising staff for organizations associated with Lyndon LaRouche, and has been arrested four times in the past six months.

Book Reviews

The ‘Toscanelli Project’ Factor in the Christopher Columbus Story

by Mark Burdman

Christopher Columbus: The Grand Design, by Paolo Emilio Taviani, and Christopher Columbus, The Dream and the Obsession: A Biography, by Gianni Granzotto, are reviewed.


Parents revolt over U.S. AIDS policy

by Warren J. Hamerman

The Chicago Child-Murderers

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Pilsen Parent Calls on Pope for Help


Mother Russia

by Luba George

Russians Sweep Berlin Film Festival.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Commander Hofsten Sounds the Alarm.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The Strange Great Hurry in Bonn.

Report from Madrid

by Leonardo Servadio

Ledeen’s Spanish Connection.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

What’s in a Budget?


The Irangate Scorecard.

Science & Technology

Powered Flight to Mars in Less than Two Days

by Heinz Horeis

Evaluates the global parameters for developing fusion-powered space propulsion systems.

This NASA Budget Won’t Get Us to Mars

by Marsha Freeman


U.S. Real-Estate Crash To Flatten the FSLIC

by David Goldman

The Reagan Administration figures that Congress will have to come up with a $15 billion bailout package for the savings and loans’ insurer; but in fact the bill could reach the total amount of bad real-estate loans in the savings system—over $150 billion.

Argentina’s Fight for Independence and the Role of LaRouche

by Juan Gabriel Labaké

A guest commentary by the Peronist leader.

Report from Rio

by Mark Sonnenblick

Readying for Creditor Reprisals.


by Marcia Merry

Who Needs Tractors, Anyway?

Currency Rates

International Credit

by William Engdahl

The German Recovery: What Happened?

Business Briefs


World Bank’s Faction in Brazil On the Outs

by Robyn Quijano

President Sarney’s declaration of a debt moratorium was a defeat for the financial oligarchy and the malthusian supporters of World Bank genocide. But inside the cabinet, the battle rages on.

The World Bank’s Population Policy for Brazil

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Analyzes the origins of neo-malthusian population policies, and shows how the development of Brazil is in the vital strategic interest of the United States.

Operation Juárez

How Ibero-America Can Raise Farm Productivity

The subsistence farming favored by the World Bank is a fraud! The solution for the continent lies in high-technology agriculture. Continuing EIR’s serialization of the Spanish-language book Ibero-American Integration: 100 Million New Jobs by the Year 2000!


Will There Be a 1987 Summit Meeting?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

As the U.S. economy unravels and the Irangate scandal intensifies, Moscow has become less optimistic about President Reagan’s ability to deliver a disarmament agreement.

Europeans Warn: Russian Arms Offer is ‘New Munich’

Dutch General Warns of Spetsnaz Threat

by Dean Andromidas

Why Italy Needs a Patriots’ Movement

by Liliana Celani

Is Moscow Planning an Arab-Turkish War?

by Thierry Lalevée

The Venetian Defectors’ Market: Gorbachov’s Grand Deception

by David Goldman

The strange story of how Carlo Ripa di Meana, director of the Venice “Biennale” art festival, became the leading “anti-communist” in Italy .

International Intelligence


Parents Revolt over U.S. AIDS Policy

by Warren J. Hamerman

While the Supreme Court votes to allow teachers with contagious diseases into the schools, parents in Chicago are up in arms at the exposure of their children to the AIDS virus.

The Chicago Child-Murderers

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Pilsen Parent Calls on Pope for Help

The ‘Parallel Government’: The Case of Theodore Shackley

by Criton Zoakos

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Looking to 1988: Choose Your Poison.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News