Volume 16, Number 27, June 30, 1989



Northern Flank

by Lotta-Stina Thronell

John Paul II’s Historic Visit to Scandinavia.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Bhutto, Gandhi Defuse Siachen Issue.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Valdez

Tourism and Casinos To Pay the Debt.

Andean Report

by David Ramonet

Venezuelans Fight the International Monetary Fund.


by Suzanne Klebe

“Fine Arts” Purvey Evil Themes.


Devil’s Advocate.

Science & Technology

‘Clean Air’ Could Finish Off the Electric Utilities

by Marsha Freeman

Amendments to the Clean Air Act proposed by President Bush on June 5 could be the death knell of the already-stressed electric utility industry.


Famine Looms over U.S.S.R., Just as LaRouche Warned

by Konstantin George and Luba George

The 1990-91 season could easily force the Moscow leadership to rival the horrors of Stalin’s forced collectivization campaign and the resulting famine, during which 8 million Ukrainians and 2 million Kazakhs starved to death. Which nationality will be sacrificed this time?

Currency Rates

House Speaker Foley Fronts for Wall Street S&L Asset Grab

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Salomon Brothers needed someone to help them get rid of Jim Wright and ram Bush’s S&L bailout scheme through Congress, so they collected on their generous financial support for Foley’s congressional campaign.

EPA Fields ‘Clean Air and Water’ Gestapo

by Marcia Merry

Why India Won’t Bow to ‘Super 301’

by Ramtanu Maitra

The U.S. government seeks to get Delhi to abandon American system-modeled economic policies.


by Marcia Merry

Poor Weather, Insects Threaten Corn.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Lyme Disease Makes the Big Time.

Business Briefs


Argentina after Alfonsín: Can the Nation Be Rebuilt?

by Cynthia R. Rush

Shortly before the social democrat Raul Alfonsín took office in December 1983, EIR published a Spanish-language book on how the Argentine economy could be rebuilt after the ravages of the previous military junta and civil upheaval. Alfonsín ignored that advice, and is now handing an utterly shattered economy to Peronist Carlos Menem.

The Alfonsín Era: IMF Policies Wrecked Argentina’s Economy

by Dennis Small and Peter Rush

A chapter from the new second edition of EIR’s book, Argentina Industrial: eje de la integración iberoamericana (Industrial Argentina: Axis of Ibero-American Integration).

B&B Plan: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

by Dennis Small

By naming a former executive of the Bunge and Born grain cartel as his new Finance Minister, Carlos Menem is falling into the bankers’ trap.


Noriega Backed by 150 of Continent’s Lawmakers

by Carlos Wesley

Senators and congressmen from 15 Ibero-American nations convened in Panama to take a historic first step in establishing the absolute sovereignty of their nations.

Documentation: Final Declaration of the participants in the Conference of Latin American Parliamentarians for Panama.

U.S. Goofs in Panama

Deng Speech Flaunts Totalitarian Regime’s Commitment to Genocide

by Linda de Hoyos

LaRouche’s Observations on Tiananmen Square Massacre

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Soviet Master Stroke in the Persian Gulf

by Thierry Lalevée

Moscow’s new love affair with Iran gives it control over the entire southern flank extending from the Indian Ocean to the the Mediterranean.

European Elections Show Drift toward Soviet Bloc

by Ortrun Cramer

The big winners were the environmentalist Green parties, and the “conservative” national Bolsheviks such as the German Republikaner; both want a “neutral” Europe tied to Moscow.

Helga Zepp-LaRouche: ‘Reunification in Freedom’

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Palme Murder Trial Serves Political Aims

by Michael Ericson

International Intelligence


Irangate Still Hangs over Bush, as Gregg Squeaks In

by William Jones

Up until the final vote confirming George Bush’s nominee as ambassador to South Korea, everyone knew he was lying about Bush’s Irangate role. The senators voted for him anyway—but that’s not the end of the story.

LaRouche Announces His Bid for Congress

by Nora Hamerman

From his jail cell in Alexandria Virginia, he’s running as “a Democrat in the tradition of Henry Clay.”

Who Lost China? The Fingerpointing Begins

by Herbert Quinde

How To Read the President’s Lips

by Leo Scanlon

Dennis King Critic Murdered

Students Demand New Constitution for China

by Leo Scanlon

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Savings and Loan Meltdown Predicted.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

Kissinger Plots with British “Wets” — The Role of Lord Rothschild.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News