Volume 16, Number 50, December 15, 1989


Book Reviews

Romanticizing the Collapse in Farming

by Marcia Merry

A Gravestone Made of Wheat; and Other Stories, by Will Weaver; Remembering, by Wendell Berry; and Making Hay, by Verlyn Klinkenborg.

Crisis Management Can’t Win Drug War

by Stuart Pettingell

Clear and Present Danger, by Tom Clancy.

Books Received


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Phase 2 of the East German Revolution.

Report from London

by Dan Atkinson

Behind the Challenge to Thatcher.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Syrian Defeat in Lebanon.

Andean Report

by Mark Sonnenblick and Carlos Méndez

Cocaine Pushers Gain High Ground.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

“Theolib” and the Nicaraguan Model.


George Bush Is Losing around the World.


Justice Department Runs Cover for Wall Street Power Grab

by John Hoefle

While Thornburgh readies more jail cells for thrift officials who got in over their heads, the real swindlers and drug money launderers are being given free rein to wreck what little is left of the nation’s productive economy.

Post-Malta Dyspepsia Hits Business World

by Scott Thompson

It’s dawning on some that perestroika is all sizzle and no steak.

Currency Rates

A ‘Mittelstand’ for Eastern Europe

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

On how to foster this crucial layer of small and medium-sized industrialists.

Semiconductor Industry Studies Call for Junking ‘Free Market’ Economics

by Anthony K. Wikrent

International Farm Trade Reforms: The Secret Grain Cartel Agenda

by Robert L. Baker

Nestlé’s ‘Candy Cartel’ Forced U.S. To Deny Milk Powder to Mexico

Business Briefs


World AIDS Conference Assails Genocidal Policies

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the scene of a unique conference dedicated to clearing up all the rumors about whether advocates of world depopulation deliberately developed the HIV virus in order to quickly realize their goal. Conclusion: Maybe they didn’t, but they sure wish they had.

Is the AIDS a Biological Weapon?

by By Samuel L. Evans

Chairman of the American Foundation for Negro Affairs.

Global Pandemics and Depopulation

by Warren J. Hamerman

Director of the EIR Biological Holocaust Task Force.

My 15-Year War on Pandemic Disease

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Evans Praises Courage of Lyndon LaRouche

by Samuel Evans


Arms, Drugs, and Terrorism ‘Made in East Germany’

by Rainer Apel and Herbert Quinde

As East Germany’s communist party is dismantled, the democratic opposition has been uncovering what the Iran-Contra scandal was only able to hint at.

The Article 6 Debate: Soviet Communist Party in Turmoil

by Rachel Douglas

After Bombing, Colombia Is Firm: No Deals with Narco-Butchers

by José Restrepo

Documentation: Colombian President Virgilio Barco says drug traffickers must be extradited.

Corazon Aquino: U.S. Puppet on a String

by Linda de Hoyos

History Made as Pope, Gorbachov Meet

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Herrhausen: ‘Patriot and World Citizen’

A eulogy by German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

Yugoslavia on Brink of Explosion

by Aglaja Beyes

Americans Transformed by Truth about Panama

by Carlos Wesley

India’s New Premier Promises Stability

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Venezuelan Voters Repudiate Pérez, the Left, and Gnosticism

by Peter Rush and David Ramonet

War and Philosophy?

by Laurent Murawiec

Report on a conference on military history.

International Intelligence


The ‘Doormat’ Legacy of the Malta Summit

by Nicholas F. Benton

Even Nature intervened at what will probably be remembered as the “Seasick Summit” off the coast of Malta, to make it known to two arrogant leaders that their grand New Yalta scheme is already dust in the winds of history.

Billington, Fundraiser for LaRouche, Given 77 Years as Political ‘Message’

Bush Has the Power To Free Prisoner LaRouche—Now He Must Act

by Warren J. Hamerman

War Experts Focus on Narco-Terrorism

by Leo Scanlon

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

Kissinger’s “Ultimate Aphrodisiac.”

Eye on Washington

by William Jones

Latvian Activists Seek U.S. Support.

National News