Volume 18, Number 15, April 19, 1991



Martin Fleischmann

by Evanthia Frangou

A pioneer in cold fusion discusses the importance of this breakthrough for new sources of energy.

Fritz G. Will

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Director of the National Cold Fusion Institute at the University of Utah.

M. Srinivasan

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Head of the Neutron Physics Division at India’s Bhabha Atomic Research Center.

Taras Chornovil

by Irene Beaudry

Ukrainian democracy movement leader and editor of Molodaya Ukraina.

Carlos Calderón Carbajal

by Carlos Wesley

APRA party deputy from Peru’s La Libertad department.


From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

India Prepares for Bountiful Harvest.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Brazil Yields to the Hangman.

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

Cholera in Colombia.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Elites Dissent from “New World Order.”

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Endara’s in Hot Water Again.


Christian Economics or Hell on Earth.

Science & Technology

Cold Fusion Still Providing Exciting Scientific Results

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Like the flat-earthers who denounced the idea that the world was round, those attacking cold fusion are proving how backward they are, as one experiment after another opens the door to a new world in physics.

Fusion Can Meet Our Future Energy Needs

by Evanthia Frangou

Interview with Martin Fleischmann.

Cold Fusion Critics Are ‘Non-Scientific’

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Interview with Fritz G. Will.

Cold Fusion Has Opened a New Chapter in Physics

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Interview with M. Srinivasan.


A line was dropped from the footnote on page 28 of our March 22 Science & Technology section on Guaranteed Protection Against Limited Strikes. The first two sentences of the footnote should have read: “Increasing beam power or decreasing wavelength may require alterations in the mirror design. For example, higher beam powers may require greater mirror cooling, and smaller wavelengths may require a smoother mirror surface.” We regret any confusion this may have caused.


Buzzards Pick the Remains of U.S. High Technology

by Christopher White

A corporatist gang from the Council on Competitiveness wants to “privatize” the aerospace industry and national research, and make them “relevant” to collapsing U.S. industry.

Revenue Losses Push Budgets to the Brink

by H. Graham Lowry

China Barely Ahead of Food Disaster

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Henry Kissinger and Company Reorganize Venezuela’s Economy

by Alfonso Bueno

Nine members of President Pérez’s Advisory Committee on Foreign Investment met with Fat Henry on March 21-22.

Currency Rates

Bush Has De Facto Decriminalized Drugs, Adopted Dope, Inc.’s Program

by Jeffrey Steinberg


by John Hoefle

Bush Bank Plan Dead on Arrival.


by Suzanne Rose

Dairy Farmers’ Income Plummets.

Business Briefs


Will Europe Choose LaRouche’s ‘Third Way’?

by Susan Welsh

At the Schiller Institute conference on “Infrastructure for a Free Europe,” over 100 economists and activists from Central and Eastern Europe signed a declaration endorsing LaRouche’s “grand design” for high-technology development as the cornerstone of a just, new economic order.

Neither Karl Marx nor Adam Smith: Principles for a New Economic Miracle

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

The speech of the director of Germany’s Fusion Energy Forum.

Upheaval in Former Communist Bloc

by Gabriele Liebig and Rosa Tennenbaum

Dr. Tibor Kovats: ‘We Must Not Let This Opportunity Pass Us By’

Hungary Debates How To End Communist System

by Rudolf Szauter

Agrarian Reform in Eastern Europe

by Rosa Tennenbaum

Excerpts from a speech by a member of the Schiller Institute European Agricultural Commission.


U.N. Plays Kurdish Card To Restore Colonialism

by Joseph Brewda

Documentation: U.N. Resolution 688, and the French government statement on “Policy regarding the internal repression in Iraq.”

Imperialists Treat Kurds as Expendable

by Joseph Brewda

Mass Strike Wave Hits U.S.S.R. as Communist Regime Falters

‘LaRouche Played Important Role for Us Ukrainians’ Seeking Freedom

by Irene Beaudry

Interview with Taras Chornovil.

Cardinals Call for Universal Battle in Defense of Human Life

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

A report on the meeting of the College of Cardinals on April 4-6, which perhaps for the first time did not discuss internal Church affairs, but confronted the grave peril that faces humanity today.

The Pope’s Easter Message

‘Cold War’ Is Not Over, Europeans Fear

by Mark Burdman

Hernando de Soto and His Institute’s Mission: Organize Nazi Shock Troops

by Gretchen Small

This Swiss-Peruvian businessman and his Institute for Liberty and Democracy are dragging Peru down the wrong path.

Peru a Laboratory for the Anglo-Americans

by Carlos Wesley

Interview with Carlos Calderón Carbajal.

International Intelligence


Free Trade Pact Faces Growing Opposition

by Carol White

Documentation: The Feb. 20 statement opposing the U.S.-Mexico free trade agreement, by the AFL-CIO Executive Council.

Eye on Washington

by Leo Scanlon

Brookings Reviews the War.

Inslaw Case: Judge Orders Discovery

by Jeffrey Steinberg

New witnesses are saying that the software pirated from Inslaw by the Justice Department was illegally sold to foreign armed services and intelligence agencies.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News