Volume 14, Number 36, September 11, 1987



Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

No Surprises for the Banks.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

García Battles the Banking Oligarchy.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A Policy for the West, or the East?

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Reagan to Welcome Sweden’s Premier.

Report from Rome

by Antonio Gaspari

Behind the Nuclear Referendum.


Celebrate “National Americanism.”

AIDS Update

Israel Pioneers Public Health Measures against AIDS Threat

by Muriel Mirak

Herpes and AIDS: Danger Signals

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Prospects Are ‘Bleak’ for an AIDS Vaccine

Mexico Forbids Sale of Blood

Immigrants To Be Tested for AIDS

CDC Admits There Are More AIDS Cases


America’s Creditors Get Their Pound of Flesh

by David Goldman

There is no way to predict what will go wrong to destroy the monetary system—Brazil, the savings and loans, or a new and idiotic strategy by the Federal Reserve—because so far, everything that could go wrong has already gone wrong.

Israel Pioneers Public Health Measures against AIDS Threat

by Muriel Mirak

As the first nation of the Western world to institute serious public health measures, Israel may contribute to effecting a long- overdue shift in government attitudes toward the deadly pandemic.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Herpes and AIDS: Danger Signals.

French Seek Support for ‘Marshall Plan’

by Yves Messer

Argentina on Road to ‘Informal Economy’

by Cynthia R. Rush

Machine-Tool Figures Belie ‘Recovery’

by Marcia Merry


by David Goldman

FSLIC’s Junk Bonds Doom Agency.

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

How Overvalued Is the Dollar?


by Marcia Merry

Congress and the Disarray at FCS.

Business Briefs


Design of Cities: in the Age of Mars Colonization

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The colonization of Mars may be 40 years away, says Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. Yet, even now, in the early stages of planning that colonization, we must set some of the architectural guidelines for planning the future geometry of the new Martian cities, taking into account the importance of immunizing the psychological well-being of the colonists, against the eerily new kinds of stresses associated with prolonged exposure to the alien environments of space.


Vatican, Jews Join Against ‘Demonic’ Enemy

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

The Sept. 1 meeting between John Paul II and leaders of the international Jewish community upset the Kremlin’s best-planned scenarios.

Lavi Cancellation: End of the Sharon Era

by Joseph Brewda

Arab Support for Iraq on the Rise

by Thierry Lalevée

Communists Bid for Labor Takeover as Violence Spirals in Colombia

by Valerie Rush

Philippines: Malacanang Palace Under Siege Again

by Linda de Hoyos

Is Lane Kirkland an East German Agent?

by Donald Baier

What Moscow Has To Hide: Rudolf Hess and the Secret Protocol

by Molly Kronberg

Until his recent death under very mysterious circumstances, Hess was kept buried in Spandau prison long after others had been let go. The Kremlin had demanded it, for reasons which are almost clear.

Musical World Mourns Loss of Amadeus Quartet’s Peter Schidlof

by Hartmut Cramer

Perhaps the greatest viola player in history.

Singapore Preempts the Ayatollahs

by Linda de Hoyos

International Intelligence


State Department Works for Moscow in the Gulf Crisis

by Criton Zoakos

As accustomed as we are to treason down at Foggy Bottom, what George Shultz’s underlings are now doing on behalf of Iran is unprecedented.

The ‘LaRouche Case’: Seek Dismissal for Grand Jury Abuse

by Nancy Spannaus

Attorneys for the LaRouche Campaign et al. won’t take “no” for an answer.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Soviets Flustered over Hitler-Stalin Queries.

Russian Influence in the Iowa Granary

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Tells a shocking story of the nest of pro-Soviet operatives in America’s agricultural heartland.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Nunn’s Nyet Dashes Neo-Conservative Hopes.

National News