Volume 16, Number 38, September 21, 1989



Monsignor Ladas Tulaba

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

The former rector of the Pontifical Lithuanian College in Rome discusses the enormous upheaval taking place in the Baltic nations.

Ruggero Raimondi

One of the world’s leading operatic bass-baritones tells why he has joined the battle against today’s high musical tuning.

Book Reviews

Why America Is Losing ‘the Game’

by Mark Burdman

The Game Player: Confessions of the CIA’s Original Political Operative, by Miles Copeland.

A Civil Libertarian Who Opposes Liberty

by Nancy Guice

Why We Act Like Canadians, by Pierre Burton.



by Karl Svensson

“Black Sabbath” in Sweden.

Andean Report

by Gretchen Small

Who Will Join Colombia in Battle?

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Non-Aligned Nations Back Noriega.


Who Is This Man?


Take the Crash Now! Waiting Will Make It Worse

by Christopher White

Rather than madly trying to roll over about $1.25 trillion of unpayable debt through short-term schemes, it would be far better for our economy, to collapse the pyramid right now.

Bankers Fear Lyndon LaRouche’s Influence in Ibero-America

by Robyn Quijano

The ‘Orthodox’ Road to a Dope Economy

by William Engdahl

Poles considering Jeffrey Sachs’s “economic shock therapy” should consider how he wrecked Bolivia.

Currency Rates

The Wyoming Mirage

by Scott Thompson

Prospects for a multi-billion U.S.-Soviet agreement are fading fast.

Hippie Agriculture Makes It to the Big Time, Will Create Food Shortages

by Robert L. Baker

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Brazil Declares “White Moratorium.”


by Marcia Merry

No More Cheese for School Lunches.

Business Briefs


The Drug Mob’s Legalizers Go on the Warpath

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The footsoldiers of the international narcotics mafia and their friendly bankers, have united in a single chorus to demand that drugs be legalized. Who are these spreaders of enemy propaganda, and how can they and their masters be defeated? In this section, EIR provides vital intelligence for all who can muster the will to fight.

Lyndon LaRouche’s 15-Point Plan for a War on Drugs

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche’s 20-Year War on Dope, Inc.

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Foundation Seeks End to Dope ‘Prohibition’

About the Drug Policy Foundation.

A Rogues’ Gallery of Drug Legalizers

The Fallacious Case for Legalization

by Dr. John Grauerholz, M.D.


Colombia Takes Offensive Again; More Aid Is Urgent

by José Restrepo

A series of new decrees has cleared away a number of bureaucratic barriers which the drug cartel has been using to protect itself. But the Army is running out of such essentials as gasoline and uniforms. Where will it get the money?

Syria: Narcotics Center of the Middle East

Moscow Loses Ground in East Germany, as Exodus Disturbs ‘New Yalta’ Plans

by Rainer Apel

Ukrainian Freedom Movement Gathers Strength, Backed by Polish Solidarnosc

by Oksana Polishchuk and Luba George

Auschwitz Uproar Endangers Poland at Its Historic Crossroads

by Muriel Mirak

What Hangs on Zhao Ziyang’s Fate

by Linda de Hoyos

International Intelligence


Boris Yeltsin Asks America To Save the Soviet Empire

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The slick “ultra-reformist” from Russia, on tour in the United States, acted as Gorbachov’s right-hand man, warning of a cataclysm unless the West rolls out the financial red carpet for the Soviet Empire.

Bush Called ‘Personally Responsible’ for LaRouche

Helms Amendment on Art Funding Bill Needs Support, Criticism Too

by D. Stephen Pepper

U.S. Press Blackout of KGB-Palme Story Finally Broken

Estonian Activist Seeks U.S. Support

by William Jones

Judge Bryan: COG in Police-State Machine

by Joseph Brewda

The judge who railroaded Lyndon LaRouche seems to be part of the “secret government” he protected.

Iowa Explosion Blamed on Sailor

by Leo Scanlon

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Yeltsin Visit: A Soviet Deception.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News