Volume 19, Number 29, July 24, 1992



Ryszard Wywrót

A national board member of the new Polish farm movement, the Union for the Self-Defense of Farmers, describes their fight against the International Monetary Fund’s austerity regime for Poland.

Pavlo Movchan

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

A poet and secretary of the Kiev branch of the Ukrainian Writers Union, Mr. Movchan is also one of the initiators of the Rukh independence movement and a deputy in parliament.


Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

School Privatization Challenged.

Andean Report

by Manuel Hidalgo

Vargas Llosa Wants To Scrap Army.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Parliamentary Inquiry on Terrorism.


They Still Fear LaRouche.


Britain’s Failed Plot To Smash the Union

by H. Graham Lowry

America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink, by Kenneth M. Stampp.

Patrician View of Second Reconstruction

by Sanford Roberts

John Marshall Harlan: the Great Dissenter of the Warren Court, by Tinsley Yarborough.

The Singing Voice and the Singing Keyboard

by Kathy Wolfe

Compact discs: “Baroque Duet”, Kathleen Battle, soprano, Wynton Marsalis, trumpet; Beethoven, Sonatas Op. 10 & Op. 79, Melvyn Tan; Schumann, Liederkreis Op. 24 Kerner-Lieder Op.35 Olaf Bär, baritone, Geoffrey Parsons, piano; Mozart,“‘Coronation’ Mass in C” K. 317 & “Missa brevis in C (‘Sparrow’)” K. 220 Vienna Boys’ Choir.

Tantalizing Sample: Bournonville in D.C.

by Nora Hamerman


Industrial Policy for Russia, Questions for the West

by Christopher White

Researchers from Japan’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry are circulating policy proposals for applying Japan’s experience in postwar reconstruction to the crisis currently afflicting the republics of the former Soviet Union. It will work, provided there’s a similar reform in the West itself.

Japan Announces Major Funding for Cold Fusion Research Program

by Carol White and Christopher White

Tokyo will spend as much as $100 million over five years, for a crash program in a field which the foolish Anglo-American science establishment has dismissed as a fraud.

LaRouche to Cameroon: We Must Use Oligarchy’s Financial Collapse

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

There is no hope for any developing country today, unless there is a “very radical” economic policy change.

Currency Rates

Fight Heats Up in Univision Takeover

by Nora Hamerman

Media tycoon Gustavo Cisneros has not given up “gestapo tactics.”

Sonora Crisis Shows Free Trade Lunacy

by Alberto Vizcarra O.

Labor in Focus

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Official Unemployment Hits New High.


by John Hoefle

Bramalea Defaults on Bond Issue.

Business Briefs


Americans Next To Suffer ‘One World’ Grain Cartel Famine

by Marcia Merry

This year’s meager wheat harvest will leave the United States without the ability to feed the hungry at home or abroad, while Africa is experiencing the worst drought in a century: the devastating impact of the grain cartel’s deliberate policies.

Food Relief Runs Out, as U.S. Farms No Longer Produce a Surplus

A Profile of the U.S. Food Relief Effort

Destruction of Family Farms Means the U.S. Can’t Produce Enough Food

by Robert L. Baker

Mediocre Wheat Harvest Is Expected This Year

U.S. Demands End to Food Sovereignty

From a U.S. document submitted to the GATT Secretariat in 1988.


Noriega: Bush Responsible for Any Harm That Befalls Me

by Carlos Wesley

The U.S. has already targeted other political leaders in Ibero-America for kidnaping—such as Maj. Edgardo Lopez Grimaldo, who is being held at the risk of his life in Colombia.

Documentation: From Noriega’s speech at his sentencing.

Suspect U.S. Role in Shining Path’s Spread

by Cynthia R. Rush

New Italian Government May Be a Rerun of 1978

by Claudio Celani

U.S. Civil Rights Leader Vows Effort To Save Condemned Croatian Soldiers

by Paolo Raimondi

Amelia Boynton Robinson, winner of the Martin Luther King freedom medal, was the guest of Mothers for Peace in war-torn Croatia.

Documentation: From Robinson’s interview with a Zagreb newspaper.

Calls Mount To Oust Venezuela’s Pérez

by Valerie Rush

ADL Mouthpiece Spreads Britain’s ‘Germany Is Fourth Reich’ Lie

At a World Jewish Congress conference in Belgium, Searchlight magazine led a propaganda campaign against Germany, Croatia, and Lyndon LaRouche.

Bronfman-Linked Magazine Promotes Drug Legalization

Afghan Crisis Enters a Crucial Phase

by Ramtanu Maitra

International Intelligence


Democrats Nominate a New Age Ticket

by Kathleen Klenetsky

This year will be the first presidential election in recent history in which the party powers have not even made a pretense of caring about the concerns of the party’s traditional base.

NAACP Leadership Wanly Backs Clinton

by Bruce Director

DOJ Backs Down, Will Release Hashemi Files

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News


The maps of the proposed Eurasian rail network on the cover and on pages 24-25 of our last issue (No. 28), while primarily designed to show the overall scope of the project, erred in omitting some national boundaries, and also, they contained some misplaced labels. As soon as official maps become available of the former Soviet Union, showing the borders of many of the new republics, particularly in Central Asia, we will print a more accurate version of the plan. Thank you for your patience!