Volume 17, Number 6, February 2, 1990


Science & Technology

Shuttle Crew Brings Science Laboratory Home

by Marsha Freeman

The experimental results expected from the Long Duration Exposure Facility, launched six years ago and now back on Earth, will be invaluable for ascertaining how to maintain a permanent presence in near-Earth space.

Hermann J. Oberth: Father of Space Flight

In memoriam, by John Zavrel.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Brady Plan Corpse Finally Buried.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Citibank Leaves with Empty Hands.

Andean Report

by Jaime Ramírez

Venezuelan Economy: Ruin in One Year.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Despite Promises, Panama Gets No Money.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Reconstruction of a Ruined Country.

Report from Rome

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

A Way Out of the Vietnam Tragedy.

View from London

by Dan Atkinson

Tories Hit by Economic Crisis.


One Better than Herbert Hoover.


Interest Rate Rise Drives U.S. Collapse

by Stephen Parsons

Japan’s virtual boycott of the U.S. bond market is dashing fantasies of a “soft landing” for what remains of the U.S. economy.

U.S. Construction Industry Is Ready for a Blowout

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Currency Rates


by Robert L. Baker

Urban Farm Boys Push Radical Plans.


by John Hoefle

Northeastern Banking Collapsing.

International Credit

by William Engdahl

A New Bank for Eastern Europe.

Business Briefs


Paris-Berlin-Vienna Triangle: Locomotive of the World Economy

Following the guidelines laid out by U.S. Congressional candidate Lyndon LaRouche, an international team sponsored by the Schiller Institute presents major components of a plan to save the world economy by transforming continental Europe’s transportation infrastructure, making that region into the world’s greatest economic power.


Azerbaijan War Brings Soviet Leadership Crisis to a Head

by Konstantin George

Whether or not Gorbachov goes, his policies have been junked by the Politburo.

The Weakening of Benazir Bhutto and Its Fallout

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

The Pakistani Prime Minister is being forced to call early elections as the Kashmir crisis flares dangerously between Pakistan and India.

When Russia Held Iranian Azerbaijan

Noriega’s ‘Drugs’ Were Really Tamales

by Carlos Wesley

Documentation: World criticism of invasion of Panama.

The U.S. Invasion of Panama: An Evaluation from the Standpoint of International Law

by Prof. Friedrich August Baron von der Heydte

Colombian Liberals Embrace Drug Mafia

by José Restrepo

Social Democrats, Crazier than Ever, Welcome Chaos in U.S.S.R.

by Scott Thompson

Some Queries for the Soviet Strategists

by Argus

International Intelligence


Bush: On the Slippery Slope to Political Doom

by Kathleen Klenetsky

He scraped through his vote in support of the Chinese butchers, but the Furies will make short work of the President as the U.S. economy careens into the depths of depression.

Court Puts LaRouche Democrat on Texas Ballot

by Patricia Salisbury

4th Circuit Upholds Travesty of Justice against LaRouche

President Bush knows LaRouche is innocent.

Gen. Powell Acts Like Idiot to Reservists

by Scott Thompson

Bush’s Rhetoric Thin at Pro-Life March

by Linda Everett

Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’ at C=256: More of the Mass than the Opera

by Kathy Wolfe

In honor of political prisoners everywhere, the Lubo Opera and Schiller Institute produced the first modern full performance of an opera at the scientific tuning of the great composers, in New York City.

McMartin Preschool Verdict ‘Not Guilty’

by Carol White

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

West Can’t Stop Gorbachov’s Fall.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones and Leo F. Scanlon

National News