Volume 16, Number 16, April 14, 1989



From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

India and “the Brady Plan.”

Andean Report

by Mark Sonnenblick

New Riots Confront Venezuela’s CAP.

Dateline Mexico

by Rubén Cota

Food Supply: Fantasy vs. Fact.

Northern Flank

by Ulf Sandmark and Göran Haglund

Satanist Rock Concert Flops in Sweden.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Ecologists Want a FEMA-Type Agency.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

U.S. Plans a “Philippines Election.”


Too Much Is Indeed Too Much.

Science & Technology

‘Ecology’ Will Be Used To Legislate Fascism in the U.S.

by Rogelio A. Maduro

With not a shred of hard scientific evidence to back it, the “greenhouse effect” is being used to turn the nation into a police state.

Greenhouse Bills’ Sponsors in Senate

List of sponsors and co-sponsors of green fascist legislation.


Heated Battle at IMF Meeting over Brady Plan

by L. Talionis

The plan is a “leveraged buy-out” of Third World debt, which could be very lucrative to the banks participating.

Mainland China Takes the IMF Road

by Michael Billington

The “forced collapse” that swept Ibero-America in the 1980s, has now reached China.

China’s Agricultural Stagnation Means Food Shortages Ahead

by Ramtanu Maitra

Currency Rates

Plenum Shows Upheaval in Rural Russia

by Rachel Douglas

‘No Miracles’ Seen in Argentine Shakeup

by Cynthia R. Rush

Cardinal Sin on Hot Seat in IMF Debate

by Antonio A.S. Valdes

Colombia-Bulgaria-Swiss Dope Money Connection Exposed

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Documents confirm in spades what EIR charged a decade ago in the first edition of the book, Dope, Inc.

Euthanasia Sought for Six-Year-Olds

by Linda Everett


by Marcia Merry

Soviets Demand Record Food Imports.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

What Happened to Nuclear Energy?

Business Briefs


Strategic Defense Initiative: The Rising Storm

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The full implications of SDI are not adequate to solve the multiple crises now unfolding, but there is certainly no solution possible without it. By the “intellectual author” of SDI.


Eastern Europe: In the Shadow of Hungary 1956

by Konstantin George

Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia—any one of them, not to mention the Baltic republics, could explode out of control, forcing the Kremlin to search for the right combination of imperial manipulation to keep hold of them.

Gorby Wants a ‘Peace’ of the Americas

by Mark Sonnenblick

Iran’s Pro-Soviet Radical Faction Gains

by Thierry Lalevée

The Illusions of Thailand’s ‘Marketplace’ Foreign Policy

A guest commentary by a Bangkok observer.

International Intelligence


North Trial Spills the Beans on Bush Irangate Role

by Sandro Mitromaco

Washington pundits who anticipated an “October surprise” that would demolish Bush’s political ambitions before the presidential elections, wonder whether that “surprise” may now be in the making.

The Rochelle Ascher Case: Virginia Lynch Mob Convicts LaRouche Associate: 86-Year Sentence!

In the trial of Rochelle Ascher, political loans were declared “securities,” the jury expressed open bias, and the judge was just as crooked as the prosecutors.

LaRouche: ‘Both a Crooked Judge and a Crooked Jury’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Constitutional Rights Violated, Says LaRouche Motion for Bond on Appeal

Attorneys for the political figure and his six co-defendants filed a motion for bond pending appeal, containing material that should lead to a reversal of their convictions.

Documentation: The section of the appeal dealing with the jury.

Bush Picks a National Security Threat

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Namely, Richard Burt as chief arms negotiator.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

LaRouche Dem Puts Warner on Hot Seat.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Left and Right Embrace.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News