Volume 17, Number 18, April 27, 1990



Kurt Masur

by Ortrun Cramer and Hartmut Cramer

The director of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra tells why his city led the revolution in East Germany.

Book Reviews

A Lithuanian Catholic’s Struggle against Inhuman Soviet Oppression

by Cloret Carl

A Radiance in the Gulag, The Catholic Witness of Nijole Sadunaite, translated by Rev. Casimir Pugevicius and Marian Skabeikis.


Kurt Masur and the Leipzig Revolution

by Ortrun Cramer and Hartmut Cramer

The city of Leipzig was at the heart of the overthrow of the East German communist dictatorship last year, and Kurt Masur, director of its Gewandhaus Orchestra, is at the heart of Leipzig, once the home of Johann Sebastian Bach. At a press conference held in late December, Masur explained how how this cultured city defeated the Stasi police-state without bloodshed.

‘There Came a Time When I Had No Fear’

by Ortrun Cramer and Hartmut Cramer

An interview with Kurt Masur.


Soviet Economy

by Thierry Lalevée

A Central Asian Common Market?

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Congress Blocks Privatization.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

Fat Larry Eagleburger Gets New Pork Barrel from Taxpayers.

Report from Rome

LaRouche Electoral Slate Formed.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Germans Can Support Lithuanians.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Guns and Drugs, But No Butter.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Narco-Terror Versus Development.

Dateline Mexico

by Francisco Roncalli

Kidnaping by the Thornburgh Doctrine.


The Spirit of a Free People.


Market Volatility Marks New Phase of the Collapse

by John Hoefle

Almost $1 trillion in Japanese paper values has been wiped out since the beginning of this year, and the U.S. Treasury bill market is going wild—sure signs that the financial collapse predicted by Lyndon LaRouche is in full swing.

Nuclear Energy Base Crucial to European Industrial Reconstruction

by William Engdahl

‘Stability’ for China Means No Freedom

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Strike Wave Threatens Argentine ‘Stability’

by Cynthia R. Rush

Pakistan’s Neglected Infrastructure, a Barrier to Rapid Development

by Ramtanu Maitra

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Yeutter Moves To Deregulate Milk.

Business Briefs


Is the British Oligarchy Preparing To Balkanize the U.S.?

by Webster G. Tarpley

The imminent danger of a break-up of Canada into regional entities is only one part of a strategy by the British-led international financial Establishment to realize their two-century-old dream of dismembering the United States. Political analyst Webster Tarpley argues that “national self-determination” can be used as a weapon of subjugation, when it is not coupled with full national sovereignty.


Moscow Imposes Blockade To Strangle Free Lithuania

by Konstantin George

The more servile President Bush becomes to the interests of the Russian dictatorship, the more arrogant the Russians become. Who will come to the aid of free Lithuania?

Documentation: From a letter to President Bush from Lithuanian President Vytautas Landsbergis.

War Talk in the Asian Subcontinent

by Susan Maitra

UN Gets LaRouche Rights Case

Part II of a formal petition submitted to the UN Human Rights Commission, seeking UN action against the political and judicial witchhunt against Lyndon LaRouche and his political movement.

Conference in Italy Studies Cults, and ‘Anti-Cult’ Movement

by Claudio Rossi

International Intelligence


ADL Caught Trying To Sway Judge in ‘LaRouche’ Case

The Anti-Defamation League, a tool of the Anglo-Soviet opposition to LaRouche, hinted in a letter to Roanoke, Va. judge Clifford Weckstein that a fat promotion was awaiting him if he kept on giving life sentences to political associates of LaRouche.

Spannaus Files Over 500 Delegates in Virginia

She’s the only one running against the man Liz Taylor couldn’t stand.

We Should Base ‘Soviet Policy’ on American Revolution

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Remarks by U.S. Congressional candidate Lyndon LaRouche.

‘No Price Too Great To Stop Global Condominium’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Attorney General Thornburgh’s Immorality Exposed by Drug Scandal

by Steve Komm and Jeffrey Steinberg

Bush’s Green Agenda Is Deep-Rooted

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Russian Fascists Taken Over the Coals in D.C.

by William Jones

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News