Volume 18, Number 16, April 26, 1991



Gib Lewis

by Harley Schlanger

Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Barter Deals in Trade with East.

Australia Dossier

by Lydia Cherry

Knives Are Out for Asian Trade Bloc.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

“Enclave” in the Amazon.

Andean Report

by Ana M. Mendoza-Phau

“Anti-Drug” Accords To Militarize Andes.

Dateline Mexico

by Lucía L. de Méndez

Harvard Gives Yale a Hand.


Too Many Tombstones.


In the April 12 issue, “Supreme Court and Justice Dept. Federalize Police Brutality,” on page 66, mistakenly stated that the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles policemen followed President Bush’s March 6 address to Congress calling for a domestic Operation Desert Storm. While the climate of lawless official violence created by Bush is broadly the cause of such incidents, that particular beating took place on March 3.

Strategic Studies

Panama Invasion: Bush’s Trial Run for the New World Order

by Carlos Wesley

A presentation to the Latin American Studies Association on the true meaning of George Bush’s war on Panama’s Defense Forces—“an army exactly the size of the Chicago Police Department, and probably not as well armed.”

EIR Reporter Speaks to Scholars on Panama Invasion


Runs Against Insurance and Pension Funds Begin

by Christopher White

The state of California took over the bankrupt First Executive Corp., as policyholders scrambled to try to save their money. The insurance giants are not backed by the Federal government as the banks are—and plenty of people are running scared. Some of them are in the Bush Administration.

Cholera Will Infect Millions This Year

by Valerie Rush

Disease Holocaust on Mexico-U.S. Border

by Marcia Merry

What’s at Stake in U.S. Railroad Strike

by Pamela Lowry

Bush Transportation Plan Is a Blueprint for Extinction

by Laurence Hecht

The $105 billion Administration proposal ignores the fundamental issues in the collapse of U.S. infrastructure.

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Sudan’s “Harvest of Joy.”


by John Hoefle

Gonzalez Stalling Bush Bank Plan.

Business Briefs


CFC Ban Will Kill Millions by Starvation

by Rogelio A. Maduro

The totally unnecessary ban on CFCs will wreck the world’s “cold chain,” the refrigeration technology that makes human life possible in the 20th century. The worst of it is, that the perpetrators of the hoax are doing this deliberately.

Gaping Holes Open Up in the Ozone Depletion Theory

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Serious scientists are blowing the whistle on the ozone hoaxsters, but they aren’t the ones drawing the media headlines.


Bush Carves Out ‘Kurdistan’; Opens New Front in War

by Joseph Brewda

The occupation of northern Iraq by the U.S., Britain, and France reshapes the definition of national sovereignty to one amenable to the newly emerging form of imperialism. Who will be next?

Stakes in Gorbachov’s Tokyo Trip Are High

by Konstantin George

No Breakthrough in Sight

by Jeffrey Steinberg

France Lashes Iraqi National Sovereignty

by Katherine Notley

‘New Order’ Elites Openly Push Genocide

by Mark Burdman

Germany Sees India as Bridge to South

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Argentine Army Nationalists on Trial

by Cynthia R. Rush

Can an Unmerciful Pig Be a Great King?

by Stanley Ezrol

Shakespeare’s Henry V is the focus of continuing controversy today, as the Anglo-American imperialists wage their wars of conquest in the Middle East.

International Intelligence


AFL-CIO Rips ‘Free Trade’ Pact; Has Yet To Mobilize

by Nora Hamerman

The war euphoria is waning, and the domestic economic crisis is spreading. Americans are ready to be mobilized against Bush’s policies-what’s lacking is leadership.

Bush Crime Bill Faces Well-Deserved Death

by Leo Scanlon

‘October Surprise’ Revives Bush Scandal

by Jeffrey Steinberg

‘If People Don’t Rise Up,’ Worse Economic Hardship To Come

by Harley Schlanger

Interview with Texas Speaker Gib Lewis.

Hampton Students Protest Bush Speech

by Nancy Primack

AAAS Embraces Ecology, Depopulation

by Marianna Wertz

The annual conference of this prestigious scientific organization sponsored every kook from chaos theorists to eugenicists.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News