Volume 14, Number 39, October 2, 1987


Book Reviews

The Undead of Music

by David Goldman

Reviews Nothing But the Best: The Struggle for Perfection at the Juilliard School, by Judith Kogan.

Science & Technology

The Dawn of Star Power: Laser Fusion in Sight

by Charles B. Stevens

Because of a major breakthrough in harnessing the energy source of the stars by Livermore fusion scientists, prototype laser fusion reactors could be producing electricity at half the present cost of fossil and fission power plants within the next decade.


Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

“Let There Be Light!”

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

The Right to Self-Defense.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

“The Other Guerrillas” of Brazil.

Books Received


Where is Gorbachov?

AIDS Update

Euthanasia Lobby Leader: ‘AIDS Will Help Us, I’m Sure’

AIDS, Euthanasia, and the World Council of Churches

Health Genocidalist: AIDS ‘Like Smoking’

by Nicholas F. Benton

Couples To Be Tested for AIDS in Illinois


Back on the Gramm-Rudman Carousel?

by Christopher White

The self-imposed gestation period ended as it was supposed to on Sept. 23, with the combined brains of Congress delivering yet another ill-conceived offspring, of only limited life expectancy, for the presidential blessing.

Mexico, from ‘Newly Industrialized’ to the Brink of Economic Depression

by Carlos Cota Meza

While the stock exchange is celebrating its unprecedented gains with champagne, the population—at least in the major trade and production centers of the country-has become painfully aware that it is the national banking system that is being looted to buoy the stock market.

Currency Rates

Ariane Success Puts Europe Back in Space

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Business Briefs


Euthanasia Returns ... as Economic Policy

by Nancy Spannaus

The acceptance of an immoral economics—in which the government does not provide the conditions for prosperity for all—will lead to the most hideous personal immorality, including mass killings of people considered “useless eaters,” whom the society cannot afford.

Euthanasia Lobby Leader: ‘AIDS Will Help Us, I’m Sure’

A Chronology: Court Decisions Legalize Euthanasia

AIDS, Euthanasia, and the World Council of Churches

Euthanasia on the Dutch Model

by Jutta Dinkerman

On Aug. 31, the Christian-Liberal government of the Netherlands proposed, after a two-year debate, draft legislation on the “euthanasia question,” which would allow doctors to rely simply on “reasons of conscience” in applying euthanasia to patients.


The Beginning of the End for the Khomeiniacs?

by Criton Zoakos

Moscow has a big problem in the Gulf, following the successful American attack against the Iranian minelaying ship.

Pope Tells America To ‘Choose Truth’ and Fulfill Its National Mission

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

Documentation: Selections from John Paul II’s speeches during his ten-day tour.

Moscow’s New Times Is Stung by EIR’s Exposé of the Trust

by Rachel Douglas

Thai Security Bares Soviet Spy Network

by Sophie Tanapura

Aquino Rearranges the Deck Chairs

by Linda de Hoyos

Quiet Strides in U.S.-Vietnam Relations

by Linda de Hoyos

The ‘Monstrous’ Drive To Overthrow Panama’s Leadership

by Mario Parnther

LaRouche’s enemies are Panama’s enemies, says Mario Parnther, member of the ruling PRD party, in testimony before hearings of the Commission to investigation Human Rights Violations in the United States.

International Intelligence


Khomeiniacs Make Last Stand in United States Senate

by Nicholas F. Benton

It is by no means certain that the Ayatollah Byrd and the other mullahs on Capitol Hill actually have the votes to make their latest version of the War Powers Act stick.

Additional Examination Required in the Confirmation of Robert Bork

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

CIA Figures Were Central to the Conspiracy against LaRouche—Part 2

The concluding part of the court documents that outline LaRouche’s relations with the intelligence community and his role in shaping national policy.

Documentation: LaRouche reveals his CIA, Soviet contacts.

The Dietz Network and Would-Be Assassins

by Ira Liebowitz

Dr. Park Elliott Dietz and the difficulty of containing the threats to public figures.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Health Genocidalist: AIDS “Like Smoking.”

The Assassination of Paula Cooper: Can This Be Law?

by Cesare La Farina

An Italian Supreme Court honorary associate justice speaks out on an Indiana case.

National News