Volume 17, Number 27, June 29, 1990



Hugh Ellsaesser

by Rogelio A. Maduro

An atmospheric scientist who retired from the U.S. Air Force Air Weather Service after 21 years as a weather officer and from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, provides the balanced scientific view that has been missing from the “ozone hole” debate.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Pressing Ahead on Soviet Trade.

Andean Report

by Peter Rush

“Menem’s Maneuver” Prepared for Peru.

Africa Report

by Antonio Gaspari

Organic Farming Grows ... Deserts.


Who Are the Guilty?


Does the U.S. Run Guns to the Drug Cartel?

by Carlos Wesley

The trail of Israeli Lt. Col. Yair Klein, who used U.S. government money to purchase weapons for the Medellín drug cartel in Colombia, was no accident: As the U.S. operation to topple Panamanian General Noriega’s anti-drug forces demonstrates, U.S. government agents are aiding the drug cartels in order to destroy sovereign national governments throughout Ibero-America.

Documentation: Excerpts from an affidavit submitted by Israeli Lt. Col. Yair Klein.

Camarena’s Case Shows CIA’s Ties to Drugs

The Toliver Case: ‘It Stinks to High Heaven’

Physical Economy Survey

Statistical Survey of World Land Use

Inaugurating a new section, we present data and maps of the actual state of the world’s physical economy.

Science & Technology

Atmospheric Scientist Disproves Chicken Little

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Demonstrates that from the standpoint of science—and not the eco-fascists’ pseudoscience—there is absolutely nothing to the claim that chlorofluorocarbons are causing a widening of the “ozone hole.”


Bush Police-State Measures Won’t Solve Banking Crisis

by Susan Welsh

The reason for the collapse of the savings and loans is bipartisan idiocy by both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Executive Branch and Congress since 1976—not the “wholesale corruption” in the thrift industry both parties demagogically denounce.

California High Technology Collapsing

by Brian Lantz

Part II of a report on the fall of Silicon Valley.

Currency Rates

The Seven Sisters Return to Mexico: The Economic Collapse of Pemex

by Carlos Cota Meza

Canada’s Atlantic Coast Fish Follies

by Lucylle Boikoff

East German Doctors Few, Poorly Equipped

by Jutta Dinkermann

Chaos and Hunger in China Will Deluge Region with Refugees

by Mary McCourt Burdman


by Marcia Merry

Beatle Swarms at Iowa State.

Business Briefs


LaRouche’s SDI Policy Cracked the Soviet Empire

Lyndon LaRouche, now running for U.S. Congress, warns those who might be considering putting the Strategic Defense Initiative back on the “front burner,” that they will fail, unless they follow LaRouche’s original design for defense based on “new physical principles” as the driver for a fundamental shift in U.S. economic and cultural policy. LaRouche reviews the background of his initiative.

Soviet ‘Third Rome’ Outlook Rejected SDI

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Seven years ago, LaRouche predicted that Russia would dump communism for something far worse. Now it’s happening.


Ramsey Clark Warns Europe about U.S. Rights Violations

by Mary Jane Freeman

The former U.S. Attorney General and human rights advocate traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to urge the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe to take up the case of Lyndon LaRouche, the most prominent political prisoner in the United States.

Arrests Prove Stasi-KGB Control of Baader-Meinhof Terrorists

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Iliescu Creates a Romanian Nazi State

by Konstantin George

Israel May Start New Mideast War To Hold Shaky Coalition Together

by Joseph Brewda

Will Algeria Take the Iranian Road?

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


‘Owl’ Ruling Is New Proof of Bush Policy Insanity

by H. Graham Lowry and Nora Hamerman

It could finish off whole sectors of the productive economy.

ADL-FBI ‘Liaison’ Revives Cointelpro Political Vendettas, Dirty Tricks

by Scott Thompson

New documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal the Anti-Defamation League as an unofficial private arm of FBI persecution of U.S. citizens from the 1940s onward.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News

Michigan Nazi Doctor Uses Death Device

by Linda Everett

Can’t remember your favorite song? Congratulations! You qualify for physician-assisted suicide—and it’s free!


Corrections to “Canada Drowns at Meech Lake” in June 22, 1990 Issue