Volume 18, Number 19, May 17, 1991



Do You Believe in British Royal Family Magic?

by Mark Burdman

Sovereign: Elizabeth II and the Windsor Dynasty, by Roland Flamini.

The Classical Pianist as Hero

by Philip Ulanowsky

A videotape: Claudio Arrau Signature Performance Series: Beethoven’s Concerto No. 5 (The Emperor), op. 73.

Two Great Men of the German Renaissance

by Nora Hamerman

Nikolaus von Kues 1401-1464: Leben und Werk im Bild, by Helmut Gestrich, and Albrecht Dürer: A Biography, by Jane Campbell Hutchinson.

Free Trade Paved Way for Human Bondage

by Frederic Henderson

The Road to Disunion: Vol. I, Secessionists at Bay 1776-1854, by William W. Freehling.

Strategic Studies

Christians Must Know What Confucius Said

by Michael Billington

Traces the history of a Grand Design that failed: the project for an ecumenical alliance between China and Renaissance Europe, on the basis of shared fundamental, beliefs.


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Collor Pays Tribute to Bush.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

NAFTA: Slash Wages To Pay the Debt.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Blueprints, Rather than Blue Helmets.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

More Dope under U.S. Occupation.

Andean Report

by Andrea Olivieri

“Soviet” Emerges in Colombia.


The Real Scandal in Washington.


How, and How Big, the U.S. Lies on Unemployment

by Laurence Hecht

A study conducted by EIR, the only such study we know of, shows that nearly twice as many Americans are jobless as the government claims, and half again as many are working part time or reduced hours because they cannot get full-time work.

‘Informal Economy’ Spreads Cholera

by Ana M. Mendoza-Phau

A report from the Pan-American Health Organization.

FAO: Cut Population To Save Environment

by Marion Schwanenberg Peretti

Currency Rates

Volcker Named New Trilateral Chairman

by Jeffrey Steinberg

How does the infamous Trilateral Commission fit into Bush’s “new world order”? At their recent meeting in Tokyo, they spelled it out.

Kaifu Boosts Tokyo’s Presence in S.E. Asia

by Linda de Hoyos

‘Free Trade’ Wrecked China’s Farm Potential

by Michael Billington

CIA Puts Economic Squeeze on Argentina

by Cynthia R. Rush


by Marcia Merry

World’s Wheat Regions in Crisis.

Business Briefs


Tri-National Drive To Stop Bush’s ‘Fast Track’ to Genocide

by Alan Ogden and Dennis Small

A new EIR study has been simultaneously released in English and in Spanish, to fuel the mobilization against the disastrous North American Free Trade Agreement.

Poverty and Free Trade in the Rio Grande Valley

by Harley Schlanger

A report from the Texas-Mexico border region.

Why NAFTA Will Destroy the U.S., Canada, and Mexico


Truths of New Encyclical Must Be Acted Upon Now

by Nora Hamerman and Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Helga Zepp-LaRouche has issued a call for European governments to make the principles set forth in Centesimus Annus into reality, by implementing Lyndon LaRouche’s programs for a new, just world economic order.

‘Greater Serbia’ Gang Pushes Yugoslavia toward Civil War

by Konstantin George

Bangladesh Cyclone Disaster Not ‘Natural’

by Ronald Kokinda

The tragedy was the storm; the catastrophe has been a ten-year triage policy by the international banks.

The Caste Factor in Indian Elections: A Poll Analyst’s Myth

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Is Iran an Emerging Colossus, or the Next Victim in the Gulf?

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

One would think that such able tacticians, who have ample experience with the current U.S. government, would play their cards more astutely.

War Crimes Act Is Law in Britain

by Katherine Kanter

In Memoriam: Enrique Low’s War with Drug ‘Slavery’

by José Restrepo

International Intelligence


Bush Dynasty Coming to an End

by Kathleen Klenetsky

With Bush’s illness, “a damaging and indelible question mark has been embossed on the exposed flesh of this presidency,” commented Democratic presidential candidate Lyndon H. Lalouche.

Europeans Tour U.S. for LaRouche Triangle

by Patricia Salisbury

Bani-Sadr on Bush’s Role in Hostage Deal

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The newly released U.S. edition of a book by the former President of Iran has a couple of bombshells.

Bankers Pull Plug on New York City

by H. Graham Lowry

Eye on Washington

by Leo Scanlon

Mt. Pleasant Riots Jolt the Capital.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News