Volume 15, Number 18, April 29, 1988


Book Reviews

How did Spain Lose Its Sovereignty?

by Katherine Kanter

A review of The Franco Regime, by Stanley G. Payne.

The Beauty of the Human Body’s Form, Composition, and Operation

by Warren J. Hamerman

Reviews Lennart Nilsson’s The Body Victorious and Gilbert B. Forbes’s Human Body Composition: Growth, Aging, Nutrition, and Activity.

Science & Technology

Will the Space Station Go the Way of the Shuttle?

by Marsha Freeman

Under constant budgetary pressures from the White House and Congress, the leadership of NASA is threatening to cancel the U.S. space station program.


Andean Report

by Mark Sonnenblick

Peru Surrenders to Money Launderers.

City of London

by Stephen Lewis

Dollar Onus Falls on Japan.

Northern Flank

by Poul Rasmussen

Danish Elections on May 10th.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Kvitsinsky Speaks German.

Report from Rome

by Rosanna Impiccini

The Red Light Economic Boom.


China Card a Dangerous Delusion.

AIDS Update

AIDS Virus Mutates to More Lethal Strains

by Warren J. Hamerman


U.S. Banking Crisis Enters a New Phase

by Christopher White

1930, 1988: A First Time as Tragedy, a Second Time as Cataclysm

by Webster G. Tarpley

A study of the similarities between the onset of the last depression, and the onset of this one.

Currency Rates

AIDS Virus Mutates to More Lethal Strains

by Warren J. Hamerman

The Nonexistent Food Surplus of Europe

by William Engdahl

Bush Wants a Hong Kong in Mexico

by Carlos Méndez

Small Contractors Sue Pentagon

by Leo Scanlon

Soviet Looting and the Collapse of East Bloc Housing

by Luba George and Kazimierz Kowalski

Business Briefs


Jeremy Rifkin Rushes to Soviet Aid on EM Weapons Research

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Millions of people have already died directly because of the “environmental impact” of the kinds of measures successfully imposed by malthusian fanatics, including Rifkin. Lyndon LaRouche looks at the deeper issues in Rifkin’s fanaticism.


U.S. Soviet ‘New Yalta’ Deal behind War on Panama

by Gretchen Small

The Soviets, in return for Europe and Asia, have given the green light for the U.S. to play “Teddy Roosevelt” in the Western Hemisphere, first by resolving “unexpected situations” like Gen. Manuel Noriega’s nationalist tenacity.

Crises in the Middle East a Test for Superpower Condominium

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Thierry Lalevée

Strong Smell of ‘New Yalta’ Swindle in Arms Control, Israel, and Afghan Deals

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Examines the results and purposes of the latest round of U.S.-Soviet “regional matters” deals.

Mexico Gets the Panama Treatment from Lunatic U.S. Senate

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

Documentation: El Diario de Mexico on the threatened “Philippinization” of Mexico.

Italy under Ciriaco De Mita: Will It Bow to ‘New Yalta’?

by Leonardo Servadio

French Election Is Multi-Media Show

by Jean Baptiste Blondel

International Intelligence


Senate Hearings Touch on Heart of LaRouche Case

The April 21 appearance of Stuart Summit before the Senate Judiciary Committee began a line of investigation which has some of Vice-President George Bush’s backers very worried.

The Brokered Convention Is Still on Front Burner

by Mel Klenetsky

Dukakis’ victory in New York did not give him a steamroller going into the Democratic convention.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Soviets Still Demand SDI for START.

What War on Drugs? Part 3: Crack: The Pushers’ Answer to ‘Just Say No’

by Scott Thompson

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News