Volume 19, Number 33, August 21, 1992



Elido Veschi

by Gerardo Terán Canal

The secretary general of the Argentine Personnel Association of the Railroad and Port Directorate analyzes the Menem government’s plan to privatize the country’s state-run railroads.

Edmond-Luc Henry

by Emmanuel Grenier

Mr. Henry is a hemophiliac who was infected by the HIV virus through blood transfusions. He is a plaintiff in a criminal case charging four French officials with allowing blood that was known to be contaminated to be used in transfusions.


Andean Report

by Andrea Olivieri

Will Peru Revamp Its Economic Policy?


by John Hoefle

Olympia & York U.S. Holdings Next.


by Don Eret

Feds Okay More Speculation on Food.

China Report

by Michael Billington

Stock Scam Sets Off Riot in Shenzen.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Armed Forces Win Concessions.

Dateline Mexico

by Luis Nava and Carlos Cota Meza

Free Trade Breeds Cholera.

Books Received


The Russian Coup One Year Later.


A Personal Account of Japan’s Meiji Restoration

by Carol White

Samurai and Silk, A Japanese and American Heritage, by Haru Matsukata Reischauer.

The British Assess Vietnam

by Linda de Hoyos

Vietnam at the Crossroads, by Michael C. Williams.

The Peace Movement That Slipped Out of Great Britain’s Control

by Denise Henderson

The Advocates of Peace in Antebellum America, by Valarie H. Ziegler.

The King Papers: A Mixed Review

by Marianna Wertz

The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Volume I: Called to Serve, January 1929-June 1951.

Furtwängler’s Name Cleared—At Last

by Kathy Wolfe

The Devil’s Music Master: The Controversial Life and Career of Wilhelm Furtwängler, by Sam H. Shirakawa.


40 Million Face Starvation if Africa Is Not Helped

Helga Zepp-LaRouche appeals to world governments to reverse the “catastrophe of apocalyptic dimensions.”

Documentation: Depopulation stalks Africa.

Somalia Must Be Flooded with Food, To Stop Hecatomb

by Dana S. Scanlon

South Africa’s ANC-Led Strikes: A Dangerous Power Play

by Uwe Friesecke

Central Bank Under Attack in Germany

by Rainer Apel

Yegor Gaidar’s Days May Be Numbered

by Konstantin George

Railroad ‘Reform’ Will Dismember Argentina

by Cynthia R. Rush

U.S. Airlines Bleeding to Death; British Move in for the Kill

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Currency Rates

U.S. Unemployment Coverup

Business Briefs


Europe Must Dump the Monster of Maastricht, Now

by Jacques Cheminade

The president of the Schiller Institute in France analyzes the Treaty on European Union, on the eve of a national referendum on whether to support it: “The so-called European ‘experts’ put the future of Europe within the frame of deflation, adjustment, and austerity, as if it were a mandate of God. It is not. It is a mandate of the Anglo-American system.”


Russia Shifts Balkan Policy, ‘Great Powers’ Clash Looms

by Konstantin George

Boris Yeltsin’s announcement that Russia will recognize the Republic of Macedonia amounts to a virtual foreign policy coup.

Glasgow Press Conference Exposes Brutality of Serbian Aggression

LaRouche on Bosnia crisis

Trial Shows French Officials Allowed AIDS-Contaminated Blood To Be Used

by Katherine Notley

Lies, Fraud Surround Bush-Rabin Meeting

by Joseph Brewda

Ecological Economics and the Perilous Hoax of Sustainable Development

by Torbjoern Jerlerup

A report from a conference in Stockholm of the International Society for Ecological Economics.

Candidate LaRouche To Address Schiller-ICLC

International Intelligence


ADL Unit Gets a Drubbing at Hearing on Demjanjuk Frameup

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The hearing before the Court of Appeals in Cincinnati gave John Demjanjuk, who sits in an Israeli prison awaiting the outcome of an Israeli Supreme Court review of his conviction and death sentence, the first opportunity in 15 years to have his case publicly aired before an apparently unbiased judicial panel.

‘Big Brother’ Makes New Power Grab as Barr Targets State Legislatures

by Leo Scanlon

The Attorney General says the Bush Administration’s problem in fighting crime is that state legislatures are “in the grip of” the defense lawyers. Solution? Scrap the Bill of Rights!

House Committee Calls for Inslaw Prosecutor

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Dannemeyer Challenges ‘Ozone Hole’ Hoax

by Marsha Freeman

Farmer Makes Unique Run for Congress

Elephants & Donkeys

by Katherine Notley

Cat Got Bush’s Tongue?

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News