Volume 21, Number 30, July 29, 1994



Anatoli Panov

The general director of the Ordzhonikidze Moscow Machine-Tool Factory Share Society, Panov was subjected to an assassination attempt for his efforts to defend his industrial enterprise from the mafia and the de-industrializers.

Adamo Ciroma

Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister explains what’s wrong with the International Monetary Fund’s policy toward his country, and how the transitional military government plans to revive production.

Dr. Sam Aluko

A member of Nigeria’s newly formed National Economic Intelligence Committee, Dr. Aluko underlines the importance for a developing economy of building basic infrastructure.

Al-Haji Bamanga Tukur

Nigeria’s Minister of Industry describes the government’s priorities for overcoming the crisis and working toward real democracy-not a “democracy” imposed from outside, which will plunge the country into chaos.

National Economy

Battle Rages To Save Russian Industry from Shock Therapy

by Rachel Douglas

While the flea-market western economists like Harvard’s Jeffrey Sachs cheer “good riddance!” to the closing of bankrupt industrial firms, many Russians are ringing the alarm bells.

Flagship of Machine-Tool Industry Struggles To Survive

An interview with Anatoli Panov.

Panov Appeals to FBI Director Freeh

by Anatoli Panov

Book Reviews

Bertrand Russell Was the ‘Godfather’ of Hiroshima-Bomber James B. Conant

by Carol White

James B. Conant, Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age, by James G. Hershberg; and “How Bertrand Russell Became an Evil Man,” in Fidelio, by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


Northern Flank

by Torbjörn Jerlerup

Anti-Environmentalist “Backlash” Grows.

Australia Dossier

by Bruce Jacobs

Kooks Push Genocide in Cairo.


How To Save Africa.


Caldera Orders Expropriation of Venezuelan ‘Banking Mafia’

by David Ramonet

Total war has been declared against the criminals who have been sucking the life-blood out of the economy.

Why U.S. Health Care Must Return to the Hill-Burton Standard

by Marcia Merry, Donald MacNay, M.D., and the EIR Economics Staff

Raising the debate around a universal health-care policy to a higher conceptual level: EIR’s first salvo in a major campaign.

Documentation: What the 1946 Hill-Burton Act said.

Currency Rates

U.S. Funds’ Revenge for Pancho Villa

by Scott Thompson

Business Briefs


Nigeria Faces Down IMF To Save Its National Unity

by Lawrence Freeman and Uwe Friesecke

Report on a visit to the Nigerian capital of Abuja, and their meetings with leaders in and around the government.

We Deserve Respect for What We Have Done

An interview with Adamo Ciroma.

‘We Emphasize the Function of Production in Our Economy’

An interview with Dr. Sam Aluko.

‘Our Priority Is To Improve Our Agriculture and Industry’

An interview with Al-Haji Bamanga Tukur.


Jordan, Israel Advance Peace Through Development

by Dean Andromidas

Historic meetings on the border between the two countries show the potential for a viable peace, but the enemies of the accord are gearing up provocations from all sides.

Narco-Terrorists Plan Explosion in Mexico as Election Nears

by Cynthia R. Rush and Carlos Méndez

The Cross That Went to the Moon

by Claudio Celani

Father Giovanni Garbolino has an extraordinary story to tell about Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon.

Brazil Yields to the Malthusian Lobby

by Silvia Palacios

Brazil’s official document for the Cairo ’94 depopulation meeting in September reads as though it could have been written by Henry Kissinger.

International Intelligence


Stung British Counterattack Clinton over Policy Shift

by Edward Spannaus

The official end of the Anglo-American “special relationship” has the British fighting mad—and their Hollinger Corp. press empire is churning out reams of yellow journalism against the President.

Documentation: How the European press covered President Clinton’s shift against Britain, toward Germany.

Malthusians Attack Vatican over Cairo

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones and Carl Osgood

National News