Volume 15, Number 30, July 29, 1988


Book Reviews

The Extinction of Charles Darwin

by Warren J. Hamerman

Reviews Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution, by Robert L. Carroll, and Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth, by Lynn Margulis and Karlene V. Schwartz.

Books Received


Andean Report

by Gretchen Small

Coca-Dollars Bring Chaos to Peru.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

The Coming Diplomatic Breakthrough.


by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

The Lefèbvre Schism.


A New Era of Butchery.

Science & Technology

Is the AIDS Disease Really Environment-Based?

by Dr. Mark Whiteside

A doctor of the Miami Institute of Tropical Medicine challenges the policy line of the Centers for Disease Control.

‘Do Not Accept the Policies of the WHO’

by Dr. John Seale

A message to the Bangkok AIDS Conference sent by Dr. John Seale of the Royal College of Physicians, from London, England, July 6.

Laser Beams Hold Promise for Submarine Communication

by Robert Gallagher

AIDS Update

Is the AIDS disease really environment-based?

by Dr. Mark Whiteside


A Hot August Coming for the Money Markets?

by Christopher White

The experts fear that the weeks ahead may be the most dangerous for the financial system since “Black Monday.”

Floods, Bugs Portend Soviet Food Crisis

by Rachel Douglas

Cartels Plan a New ‘Great Grain Robbery’

by Scott Thompson

Bihar: A Case Study of Economic Policy Challenge in India

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

The state is one of India’s poorest, yet it is blessed with some of the most fertile soil in the world. With proper technological input, it could become an agricultural powerhouse.

Currency Rates


by William Jones

New Woes for the Beleaguered FSLIC.


by Marcia Merry

Low Prices Dry Up Farming, Too.

Business Briefs


Establishment Plans for Police-State Rule in 1989

by Nancy Spannaus

Bush and Dukakis are both “zeroes,” but no one should delude himself that their policies are just “more of the same.” The Eastern Establishment controllers of both are preparing a package of austerity measures that will require eliminating the constitutional guarantees upon which this Republic is based.

‘Government by Committee’: Building a Bipartisan Consensus for Fascism

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Drive To Impose Fascist Austerity

by Kathleen Klenetsky

A Foreign Policy of Appeasement

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Bluebloods behind Bush and Dukakis

by Joseph Brewda


Mexico’s Cárdenas Claims Presidential Victory

by Hugo López Ochoa

The ruling party stole the elections, but nationalist ferment is growing, under the leadership of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, who is mobilizing to impose an anti-IMF policy.

Documentation: The July 16 speech by Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas.

Armenia Crackdown Belies ‘Glasnost

by Konstantin George

Captive Nations Rip Reagan ‘Sellout’

by Oksana Polishchuk

Soviet Policy Journal Denounces LaRouche

by Luba George

Italian Parliament Will Debate Bill To Lower Musical Tuning

by Muriel Mirak

Documentation: From an interview with tenor Plácido Domingo.

Vietnam Looks for Maneuvering Room

by Linda de Hoyos

China Moves To Quell Resistance in Tibet

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Colombia: Military Rejects Capitulation to M-19

by Valerie Rush

International Intelligence


Police-State Tactics Rule Democratic Convention

by Webster G. Tarpley

Reports from Atlanta on the shocking actions that the TV cameras never covered.

LaRouche: Build a Mass Movement

The candidate’s remarks to political activists gathered in Atlanta, on the strategy of mass organizing.

How Operation Defcon Targeted the Pentagon

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The McKay Report on Meese: A Travesty

by Joseph Brewda

Alfonse D’Amato: Dope, Inc. Mob behind New York Senator

by Rogelio A. Maduro and Gretchen Small

The amazingly open links of the forces of drug-money laundering, to the senator most determined to oust General Noriega from Panama on alleged “corruption” charges.

LaRouche Lawyers Seek To Bar Retrial

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

“Right to Life” Tackles Euthanasia — Dukakis: Abortion Is a “Public Good.”

National News