Volume 19, Number 14, April 3, 1992



Jacques Cheminade

by Christine Schier

The president of the French Schiller Institute discusses the tumultuous changes taking place in France, including the cantonal elections, and frame-up charges against him and three associates.

Vittorio Sbardella

An Italian congressman and friend of the late Sicilian politician Salvo Lima discusses foreign meddling in Italy’s politics and the need for a debt moratorium now.

Book Reviews

Gore’s New Book Sets Agenda for Environmentalist Dictatorships

by Margaret Sexton

Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit, by Sen. Al Gore.

Strategic Studies

Yanomami Reserve: A Plot To Limit Brazil’s Sovereignty

by Silvia Palacios

At the behest of the Anglo-Americans, President Collor has locked up a large chunk of Brazil’s mineral and natural wealth, and betrayed the nation’s security and sovereignty, on a reserve of 9 million hectares for a tribe of 4,000.

Documentation: A spokesman for the Brazilian Lawyers Institute denounces “the gravest crime that can be done to a nation.”

Prince Philip Migrates South for Spring

by Scott Thompson


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The Depression that Won’t Go Away.

Report from Rio

by Geraldo Luis Zaraiva Lino

Environmental Policy Solidified.

Andean Report

by Manuel Hidalgo

Shining Path Offensive Builds.


Who Are the Pedophiles and Swindlers?


GATT, NAFTA Talks Renewed Amid Production Collapse

by Marcia Merry

The only economic indicators that are rising are trade disputes and threats of trade war.

Croatia’s ‘Economic Messenger’: Has ‘Shock Therapy’ Helped East Europe?

by Steve Corkovic

A report from Privredni Vjesnik on the November 1991 Schiller Institute “Productive Triangle” conference in Berlin.

Why ‘Free Market’ Means Cannot Solve the Present Economic Crisis

by William Engdahl

A post mortem on the late Friedrich von Hayek.

North Plans To Grab South’s Resources under Bio-Diversity Treaty

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Currency Rates

Susnoy Bar Leak Used To Boost ‘Green Police’

by Mark Burdman

Elephant Policy Shows Oligarchic Insanity

by Lydia Cherry


by John Hoefle

The RTC Declares Victory.

Business Briefs


The Fraud behind Chile’s Economic ‘Success Story’

by Peter Rush and Dennis Small

Chile is the “good boy” of the free market model cooked up by the Chicago School of Milton Friedman et al. In 18 years of Chicago School dictatorship, Chile never missed a debt payment—while employment tumbled, investment dried up, and living standards hit rock bottom. Only by 1990 did the economy crawl its way back to per capita levels of output and income of 20 years earlier.


Demands of Human Beings Could Derail Earth Summit

by Kathleen Klenetsky

“The whole thing is falling apart,” wail the promoters of the zero-growth extravaganza. A senior British analyst complains that a backlash is building in the Third World against the malthusian agenda of the Rio summit organizers.

New Evidence Emerges in the Herrhausen Assassination Case

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Revelations of former Pentagon official Col. Fletcher Prouty have appeared in the Italian press.

Israel, Turkey Likeliest Pawns in New Wars

by Joseph Brewda

Carlos Menem Fears Anti-IMF Backlash

by Cynthia R. Rush

In Venezuela, the U.S. Tries To Keep Dike from Breaking

by Carlos Wesley

Will Colombia Tread Venezuela’s Path?

by Valerie Rush

Whites Vote To Continue Reforms in South Africa

by Allen Douglas

Italian Assassination Puts Spotlight on Kissinger Again

by Umberto Pascali

The parties that benefit are claiming it was “inter-mafia” rivalries.

A Day with the Russian Army

by Konstantin George

International Intelligence


Bare Ford-Rockefeller Plan To Invade Nigeria, Venezuela

A study prepared for the U.S. Congress in August 1975 reveals that the United States considered military action to seize oil fields on three continents.

New Light on Desert Storm

by Joseph Brewda

Jerry Brown and His Agenda for the Destruction of America

by Brian Lantz

Political Upheaval Starts To Hit U.S.

by H. Graham Lowry

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Bill Clinton’s Cocaine Connection.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News