Volume 16, Number 23, June 2, 1989



A Chinese Student in America

by Brian Lantz

The student protest and its relation to the power struggle there.


New Book Shows Parallels between Greens and Nazis

by Mark Burdman

Ecology in the 20th Century/A History, by Anna Bramwell.

Why Play Bach on an Antique Flute?

by Fletcher James

John Solum, Igor Kipnis, and Barbara Bogatin’s recording of J.S. Bach, 6 Flute Sonatas.

AIDS Update

Soviet Needles Spread AIDS

Rep. Burton Suspects 5 Million AIDS Infected


Report from Paris

by Christine Schier

A Chance To Vote for Nation-States.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Agni: India Joins the IRBM Club.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Valdez

Salinas Backs U.S. against Panama.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

German Despair: A Lesson from History.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Venezuela Repudiates CAP-IMF Alliance.


LaRouche on China.

Science & Technology

Planetary Science’s Rebirth: Magellan Goes to Venus

by Marsha Freeman

A remarkable mission to the nearby planet will teach us more about it than all previous U.S. and Soviet missions combined.


Flight Capital Lifts Dollar; Real Economies Sink Deeper

by Marcia Merry

Illegal funds fleeing troubled Asia and other points pushed the U.S. currency to a two-and-a-half year high—but underneath, the physical economy rots away.

U.S.-Soviet ‘Black Book’ Shows Plot To Repeal Jackson-Vanik

by Scott Thompson

Steel Industry Keeps On ‘Adjusting’ Down

by Marcia Merry

Bhutto Cracks Down on Drugs as Promised

by Ramtanu Maitra

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by William Engdahl

Bank of England Wants a New Empire.


by Marcia Merry

No More Milk in School Lunches?

Business Briefs


Renaissance Image of Humanity Finds Champions

by Nora Hamerman

A conference in Rome celebrated an historic turning point for Western civilization, the 1439 Council of Florence, uniting the Greek and Roman churches around the conception of every human individual’s divine potential.

The Battle To Save Our Civilization

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Protagonists of the Council

by H.E. Cardinal Mario Luigi Ciappi

The Council of Florence: A Great Turning-Point in World History

Summaries of the speeches and papers.

Modern Man, and His Dominion over Nature

by H.E. Cardinal Pietro Palazzini

Lebanon’s Plight: An Appeal to the World

by Dr. Victor Trad


Chinese Communist Party Fights for Its Survival

by Linda de Hoyos

At issue in the momentous power struggle is not who will gain the ascendancy inside the party, but if the party itself, as the premier ruling body of China, will survive the present and coming social upheavals.

The Bush Administration’s Cowardly Plan To Keep the Panama Canal

by Carlos Wesley and Gretchen Small

Documentation: The statement issued by the government of Panama on May 23.

Argentine President Plots with U.S. To Destroy Argentina

by Peter Rush

‘The Dirty War’: A Washington-Moscow Weapon against the Military

by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla

A commentary by the secretary general of the Andean Labor Party of Colombia.

A Strategic Shift Afoot in Britain

by Konstantin George

International Intelligence


LaRouche Prosecutor Linked to Satanic Cult

Assistant U.S. Attorney John Markham, the Federal prosecutor in both the Boston and Alexandria prosecutions, is closely tied to the network involved in the Son of Sam killings in New York, and the Manson murder spree on the West Coast—and the Justice Department knows it.

Main Appeal Is Filed for LaRouche and Associates

Proposed RICO ‘Reforms’ Would Only Make the Problem Worse

by Leo Scanlon

New York ‘LaRouche’ Case: Prosecution’s Star Witness Is Warned He Risks Contempt of Court

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

A Bad Week for Henry.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Bankruptcy of the “China Card.”

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News