Volume 17, Number 21, May 18, 1990


Science & Technology

U.S. Could Leapfrog Europe, Japan in Maglev Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Part II of a survey of magnetically levitated high-speed transport technology, which are not “boondoggles” as the zero-growth Establishment argues, but rather could bring a major leap in moving people and freight in an expanding industrial economy. Marsha Freeman shows how maglev’s potential is an object lesson in Hamiltonian physical economics.


Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Did U.S. Agents Arm Colombian Mafias?

Dateline Mexico

by Marivilia Carrasco and Hugo López Ochoa

Pope Calls for Ibero-American Unity.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Project Democracy Gang Under Attack.


Two Steps Backward, One Step Forward.


Budget Crisis Reaches a Turning Point for Bush

by Christopher White

As the second Great Depression of this century deepens, gutting the productive tax base, the President is getting ready to break his “Read My Lips” promise, and gut the economy even more with regressive taxes and top-down austerity.

World Grain Production Declines, as Fascists Build ‘No Meat’ Campaign

by Marcia Merry

The Hour of Truth: Shock Treatment for Brazil’s Debt?

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

Documentation: Excerpts from “1990-2000: The Vital Decade,” by Brazil’s Superior War College.

At Asian Development Bank, U.S.-Japan Rift Is Evident

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Currency Rates

Highways Crippled by Clean Air Act Lunacy

by Marsha Freeman

Smoke Billows from Clean Air Debate

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Business Briefs


Anti-Defamation League Spreads Moscow’s Lies

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Edgar Bronfman’s World Jewish Congress and ADL network have been caught red-handed spreading a new round of lies attempting to portray the originator of the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative, Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., as an “anti-Semite.”

KGB-ADL ‘Dezinformatsia’ Tries To Link Pamyat to Lyndon LaRouche

LaRouche on the Reaction to Carpentras Atrocity

Tax-Exempt Treachery: A Profile of the Anti-Defamation League

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Scott Thompson

Since its founding in 1913-the same time as the founding of the Federal Bureau of Investigation- the gangsters known as the ADL and their international networks have functioned as the key enforcer of the policies of the Anglo-Soviet Trust. A summary dossier by EIR’s Counterintelligence Staff.


Baltic Republics Fear Bush Sellout at Summit

by Konstantin George

Lithuanian President Vytautas Landsbergis put it very succinctly to a Swedish newspaper, saying that “the West is helping the Soviets to crush our freedom.” Moscow expects that at the upcoming summit, Bush will allow Gorbachov to begin the killing in earnest.

Gorbachov Courts Soviet Military as Pillar of Stability for the Empire

by Konstantin George

Carlos Andrés Pérez Serves as Kissinger’s Socialist Trojan Horse

by Gretchen Small

Venezuela’s President wants to mediate a “dialogue” between the drug lords and the government of Colombia.

Colombian Drug Lobby Blames Military for Political Assassinations

by José Restrepo

Establishment Lashes Out at Scottish Civil Rights Lawyer

by Katherine Kanter

He signed a “friend of the court” brief in the appeal of Lyndon LaRouche’s political frameup.

Mideast Tensions Rise as Soviet Jews Emigrate

by Joseph Brewda

International Intelligence


Jury Refuses To Buy Bush’s Iran-Contra Story

by Sandro Mitromaco

A gaping hole has been ripped in the coverup of George Bush’s role in the Iran-Contra guns-drugs-hostages deals, when a jury found that Richard Brenneke did not lie when he said he flew Bush on a mission to work out a deal with Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini.

Documentation: World press points to Bush’s P-2 link.

Summit’s Approach Brings New Soviet Demands and More Bush Concessions

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Thornburgh Longs To Scrap Constitution

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Who’s Protecting Beijing’s Spies?

by Joseph Brewda

Prunskiene Sets Higher Goals for U.S.

by William Jones

Eye on Washington

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Conan Meets Another Barbarian.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News