Volume 16, Number 8, February 17, 1989



Mario Sergio Paranhos de Lima Porto

Mr. Paranhos, an engineer, is head of planning for the Brazilian nuclear firm NUCLEN.

Jeffrey Sachs

The Harvard economist who architected Bolivia’s cocaine economy discusses his plans for Venezuela.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

by Lonnie Wolfe

The jailed political leader discusses his and his associates’ frameup by the government, and what it portends for the political future of the country.

Science & Technology

Brazil’s Nuclear Program: ‘Passport for the Future’

Brazilian engineer Mario Sergio Paranhos de Lima Porto discusses his country’s uphill battle for nuclear power, against opposition from the International Monetary Fund and the Greens.


Mother Russia

by Rachel Douglas

Dostoevsky’s “Devils.”

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

New Initiative for Monetary Reform?

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

“Summer Plan”: Speculation at Noon.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

The U.S. Establishment in a Bind.

Andean Report

by José Carlos Méndez

Pro-Terrorist Mooted for Security Post.


Policing the Crisis Won’t Work.

AIDS Update

WHO Won’t Condemn Soviet Test Measures

Urban Decay a Self-Feeding Process

One in 200 N.J. Newborns Carries AIDS


Grand Larceny Drives Bush’s S&L Scheme

by Christopher White

Against the earnings of the solvent S&Ls, set proposed bond principal charges, increased capital requirements, and the insurance surcharge, and, lo and behold, the solvent thrifts are put out of business.

Will the U.S. Health System Become the New Nazi Model?

by Linda Everett

Currency Rates

Genocide by ‘Ecology’: Senate Panel Holds Love-In for EPA’s Reilly

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

A man who has dedicated his life to depopulating whole continents to make them private game-reserves for Europe’s wealthy aristocracy assumes the Bush Administration’s environment post.

Documentation: Excerpts from the testimony of the National Democratic Policy Committee and 21st Century Science Associates on William Reilly and the EPA, and from testimony on Energy Secretary nominee James Watkins.


by Marcia Merry

Crop Report Shows Looming Famine.


by Kathy Wolfe

S&Ls Shutdown Violates Constitution.

Business Briefs


Carlos Andrés Pérez Peddles Snake-Oil for Debt Crisis

by Peter Rush

CAP’s inauguration as Venezuelan President marks the beginning of a new effort to prevent Ibero-American nations from combining to confront international usury.

Venezuela To Get the ‘Bolivia Treatment’

by Mark Sonnenblick

Industry crumbled and cocaine boomed, under the programs of the man who’s now Pérez’s economic advisor.

Pérez Puts Self Forward as Spokesman on the Debt

Documentation: International press coverage on the failure of the Baker Plan, and selections from congressional testimony of Harvard economist Jeffrey Sachs.

‘Harsh Adjustments’ Needed To Stop Inflation

CAP’s adviser Sachs is ready with the medicine that will kill the patient.


New East-West ‘Ecological Fascist’ Order Emerges

by Mark Burdman

The tip-off to the real design is that Gorbachov is being openly heralded as the hero of the New Age Aquarian movement.

Outcry on LaRouche Case Continues Worldwide

Hunger Strike To Free LaRouche Shakes Germany

by John Sigerson

The action by a young man from one of Germany’s leading families has been one of the efforts bringing international publicity to the LaRouche jailing.

India Accelerates Anti-Drug Effort

by Susan Maitra

Bhutto Stands Firm under Soviet Pressure

by Ramtanu Maitra

Pedophiles Arrested in Britain: ‘More Powerful than the Mafia’

by Mark Burdman

Rock Group Pushes Drugs and Gorbachov

by Mark Burdman

British Trilaterals and Luciferians Push for ‘One World Government’

by Mark Burdman

International Intelligence


Bush Budget: A Kinder, Gentler Heinrich Brüning

by Webster G. Tarpley

It is a deadly catalogue of sacrifice and privation, based on false projections of revenues and interest rates.

LaRouche Contests Government Move To Dismiss Boston Case

by Jeffrey Steinberg

If the charges against LaRouche there are heard again, it will be the government that ends up on trial.

Knights of Malta Launch a Crusade in America

by Scott Thompson

‘Wiseguy’ Says He Spied against LaRouche for the CIA and FBI

by Herbert Quinde

Buffalo labor leader Ron Fino is caught between the FBI and the mob, and he’s spilling his guts to the media in a way that could lead to a new trial for LaRouche and associates.

‘The Court Could Have Held a Fair Trial’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An interview with Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. from his jail cell.

Fedex: Mr. Smith Goes Aquarian

by Steven Meyer

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

New DNC Chairman: Establishment All the Way — Texas Hacks Remove LaRouche Democrat — John Warner Faces Electoral Challenge.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Mayors’ Panel Evades Youth Gang Issue.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News