Volume 14, Number 20, May 15, 1987



John Erickson

A Soviet expert from Edinburgh University discusses the current “restructuring” of the Soviet power apparatus.


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Sarney Gives Himself a Crisis.

Musical Recording Review: Time To Open the Raucheisen File

by Kathy Wolfe

Ludwig van Beethoven: Lieder, A Chronicle in Sound. Michael Raucheisen, Piano; Acanta/FonoTeam.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

1962, Déjà Vu?

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

A Colombian May Day.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Moscow To Change Swedish CP Leader?

American System

by Anton Chaitkin

What Really Happened in 1787?


Ogarkov: The Implications.


June Economic Summit: Under Water in Venice

by David Goldman

Washington is now concentrating on making it through week by week, and no new initiatives are expected at the upcoming summit.

Currency Rates

Alan García Gets the Funaro Treatment

by Gretchen Small

The battle for Peru centers on the effort of the anti-growth gang to get businessmen to turn against the President.

Ibero-America: New Document Calls for Joint Debt Talks

by Valerie Rush

Five former Presidents and 13 other prominent Ibero-American figures have called for an alliance to force a negotiated solution to the debt crisis.


by Marcia Merry

Commodity Credit Corp. Stops Paying.

Business Briefs

AIDS Alert

Second AIDS Virus Threatens New Epidemic

Cuban Troops Bring AIDS Back from Angola

Lyndon LaRouche’s AIDS Policy Defended in U.S. Senate Hearings

Dannemeyer Introduces Two New AIDS Bills

by Ronald Kokinda


The Soviet Role inside Project Democracy

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

U.S. intelligence services knew that the Contras were running drugs and were receiving Soviet weapons, even at the time that the National Security Council and the Project Democracy covert operations gang began diverting monies to support them.

Science & Technology

Industrial Laser Chemistry Required for Mars Mission

by Robert Gallagher

Among the near-term economic benefits of the push to colonize Mars by the year 2027, is the industrial revolution that must occur on Earth.


Soviets Stoke Replay of 1961 Berlin Crisis

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Assesses the May Day riots in West Berlin, whose significance has been totally missed by Western intelligence agencies.

Moscow Signature on Berlin May Day Riots

by Rainer Apel

Marshal Ogarkov Officially Resurfaces

by Luba George

Philippines: Grand Alliance for Democracy Set To Win 50% on May 11

by Linda de Hoyos

Documentation: A speech by Vicente Puyat, chairman of the new party.

German Press Leaks New Homintern Tale

by Mark Burdman

Pope John Paul II in Germany, Gives Moral Support to Industrial Labor

by Rainer Apel

Can a Conflict in the Maghreb Be Avoided?

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


‘Secret Government’ Thumbs Its Nose at the Constitution

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The “Irangate” hearings opened with defiant statements by Gen. Richard Secord justifying the covert operations of the secret government.

Lyndon LaRouche’s AIDS Policy Defended in U.S. Senate Hearings

Friends of OSS Mourn William Casey

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Has the Soviet Trust Steered Project Democracy since 1980?

by Jeffrey Steinberg

An Unprecedented Perversion of Law

by Attorney Edwin Vieira, Jr., Esq.

Characterizes the Justice Department’s witchhunt against LaRouche and associates.

Boston Judge Considers Dismissing Case against LaRouche Campaign

ADL Betrays the U.S. Once Again

by Joseph Brewda

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Hart’s Downfall Benefits Al Gore.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Armand Hammer: Zero-Option Author — SDI Chief Presents Economic “Modeling.”

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News