Volume 17, Number 4, January 19, 1990



Father Georghe Calciu

A Catholic priest describes his 21 years of imprisonment by the Communist regime in Romania, and denounces the post-Ceausescu regime as a new form of Soviet imperialism.

Book Reviews

New Books on the Scottish Rite: Are You a Man, or a Mason?

by Katherine Kanter

Freemasonry and Its Image of Man. A Philosophical Investigation, by Giuliano Di Bernardo; The Temple and the Lodge, by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, and The Origins of Freemasonry: Scotland’s Century, 1590-1710, by David Stevenson.

Book Notes

by Katherine Notley


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

General Labor Strike in the East?

Report from Paris

Kampuchea’s “Presentable Barbarians.”

Report from Rome

by Rosanna Impiccini

Did Radicals Take Drug Dollars?

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Will Congress Probe the Invasion?

Dateline Mexico

by Rosa Sánchez de Cota

Children Sing for Freedom.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Liberal Noose Tightens on Collor.

Andean Report

by Peter Rush

IMF Austerity Hits Venezuela.


Satan Must Be Defeated.


Prime Rate Cut Won’t Stop Deflation

by Stephen Parsons

All it might do is postpone the collapse of billions—in financial paper, making it even worse when it does come.

Bush’s ‘Thousand Points of Light’ Snuffed Out as Homelessness Grows

by Marcia Merry

Currency Rates

U.S. Backs Argentine Deflationary Policy

by Peter Rush

The Illinois & Michigan Canal Story

by Anthony K. Wikrent

The lessons of building the canal which created the city of Chicago virtually overnight, can and must be applied to guiding Central Europe’s economy toward a “third way” between communist planning and Thatcherite “free market” insanity.


by Robert L. Baker

Cartelization Jeopardizes Meat Supply.

Domestic Credit

by John Hoefle

Brady Threatens Real Estate Market.

Business Briefs


War on Drugs by the United States Has Never Begun

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Economist Lyndon LaRouche updates his 1985 strategy for an effective military war against drugs, as opposed to the farce which the Bush Administration has committed itself to.

Legalizers Gloat at Bush Drug Policy

Thornburgh Blocks the War on Drugs

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Bush Installs Partners of Cali Cartel To Rule Panama

Dukakis Team Helped Cover Up for Bush

Panama’s Democratic Drug Pushers

Syrian Drug-Traffic Connection Indicted

by Thierry Lalevée

What Henry Kissinger Doesn’t Want You To Know about Communist China

Bush’s Threats To Blockade Colombia Give Big Boost to Drug Cartels

by José Restrepo


Moscow Regroups To Crush Democratic Revolutions

by Konstantin George

As it has already done in Romania, the Soviet leadership plans to install a new brand of racial-chauvinist satraps in Russia, Bulgaria, and the Transcaucasus before the tide of revolt sweeps those regions out of its imperial grasp.

Eyewitness Report: 200,000 in Leipzig: ‘Down with the SED!’

by Volcker Hassmann

The ‘Conspiracy of Silence’ on Panama

by Valerie Rush

Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark speaks out.

Ibero-American Nations in Uproar over U.S. Gunboat Diplomacy

by Mark Sonnenblick

Khmer Rouge on Verge of Seizing Western Cambodia

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

No End to Afghan Genocide in Sight

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Greenpeace and the Satanic Ideology of the ‘New Age’

Part III of a series.

China, in Shift, Rips U.S.-Soviet Alliance

by Mary McCourt Burdman

International Intelligence


George Bush Prepares To Terminate NATO

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Breaking yet another campaign promise, the President is abandoning all pretext of defending Europe against Soviet military might, and has declared poor Third World nations as America’s main enemy.

First Arrogance, Then the Fall?

by Herbert Quinde

More than skeletons will come out of the closet if Ronald Reagan is forced to testify in the Iran-Contra trial.

Billington Rebuts Police-State Aims

by Michael Billington

In sentencing the LaRouche fundraiser to 77 years in prison, the prosecution dropped all pretense that they were “fighting crime.”

We Mourn Michael Spannaus

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

New Law Would Help Protect Disabled.

National News