Volume 17, Number 36, September 21, 1990



Charles Mankin

by Stephen Parsons

The director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey says that so much of unused U.S. oil drilling capacity is so dilapidated that there’s little prospect of being able to quickly increase domestic oil production.

Book Reviews

How To Sow Terror with Statistics

by Margaret Sexton

Currents of Death: Power Lines, Computer Terminals, and the Attempt to Cover Up Their Threat to Your Health, by Paul Brodeur.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Solving the Soviet Housing Problem.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Bush’s Occupation Creates New Sodom.


Freedom Must Be Victorious.

Science & Technology

Integrating Europe: Freight and Passenger Rail Transport

by Ralf Schauerhammer

Europe’s railway system, which has never really recovered from World War II, is now at a take-off point for integration across every national boundary, and magnetic levitation and conventional high-speed rail will play a crucial role. Part III concludes a series taken from a chapter of the Special Report now circulating in every European capital.


Ibero-American Oil Targeted in New U.S. Raw Materials Grab

by Peter Rush

With the pretext of the Middle East crisis, Bush & Co. are pushing even harder for a long-standing policy goal: the denationalization of the national oil companies of Mexico and Venezuela.

British Economic Warfare against Iraq Triggered Invasion of Kuwait

by Scott Thompson

A chronology.

Oil Price Hike Can’t Raise U.S. Production

by Stephen Parsons

‘We Have Dismantled the U.S. Oil Exploration Industry’

by Stephen Parsons

Interview with Charles Mankin, director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey.

Brazil Goes Insane, Renounces Nuclear Energy for Alcohol

by Geraldo Luis Zaraiva Lino and Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Bankers Want To Wipe Peru Off the Map

by Cynthia R. Rush

Poverty and Neo-Capitalism in the 1990s

by Prof. Dario Composta

A speech by Prof. Dario Composta of the Urbaniana University in Rome, Italy; first of two parts.


by Marcia Merry

Will United Germany’s Farms Be Free?


by John Hoefle

Deposit Insurance Fund Is Broke.

Business Briefs


Germany’s New Mission: Peace by Development

by Rainer Apel

The signing of the treaty on the reunification of Germany is not only a victory for peace in Europe, but represents the only salvation for a world otherwise in the throes of economic depression and impending war. And Moscow is keenly aware of this, even if Washington and London are not.

German Reunification Is the Key to a Worldwide Cultural Renaissance

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The Chairman of the Patriots for Germany party tells why the coming months will likely determine whether mankind is morally fit to survive, since the only two options are World War III, or a renaissance, led by Europe and especially by Germany, and the freeing of Lyndon LaRouche from prison.

Chancellor Kohl Echoes LaRouche Triangle Proposal

From his Heiligenstadt speech.


After Helsinki: The Deeper Issues behind the ‘Iraq Crisis’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Imprisoned statesman Lyndon LaRouche analyzes the world strategic situation following President Bush’s failure to rope the Soviet Union into the AngloAmerican Mideast adventure.

New Baker Plan Will Carve Up the Mideast

by Joseph Brewda

The Persian Gulf Crisis and Britain’s New Imperial Order

by Mark Burdman

Documentation: “Better imperialist than dead,” says Peregrine Worsthorne.

Palestinians and Lebanese Get Knife

by Joseph Brewda

Italy: Gulf Crisis Stokes New ‘Hot Autumn’

by Webster G. Tarpley.

Korean Dialogue: A Big Step Forward

by Lydia Cherry

Power-Sharing Deal Struck in Cambodia

by Linda de Hoyos

Japan Walks a Tightrope

by Linda de Hoyos

Colombia’s Drug War Dead and Buried

by Andrea Olivieri

International Intelligence


Bush’s Support May Sink in Budgetary Quicksand

by Stephen Parsons and Kathleen Klenetsky

His military adventure won’t be able to keep his micron-thin “popularity” intact as the economy falls to pieces.

Muhammad Campaign Rocks Dem Machine

by Debra Hanania Freeman

Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer had to pull off some fast and dirty tricks in order to beat off a national spokesman for Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam.

Four Primaries Show LaRouche Democrats’ Backing

The Congressman from ADM and AIPAC

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Profile of Rep. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.).

‘Cannibal’ Is Would-Be Governor of Virginia

LaRouche associates say that Attorney General Mary Sue Terry is out to kill.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News