Volume 22, Number 12, March 17, 1995



Report from Rio

by Geraldo Luis Zaraiva Lino

Brazil Responds to Reality.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

About-Face in the Financial Crash.

Books Received

Northern Flank

by Ulf Sandmark

Sweden’s New Militant Neutrality.


More Sanity Needed.


LaRouche Warns: Abandon the Monetary Titanic

by Anthony K. Wikrent

The myth of a “loan assassin” of Barings Bank is pretty much buried. Will people now finally admit that LaRouche was right, while they were wrong?

Wall Street’s Eyes Are on Argentina

by Gerardo Terán Canal

Italy at the Crossroads: Barings or LaRouche?

by Liliana Celani

Deindustrialization Takes Toll in Germany

by Birgitt Vitt

The case of the city of Essen.

EPA’s Reformulated Gasoline Edicts Begin To Cause Widespread Revolt

by Jim Olson

Inside the Cyclotron

by Anno Hellenbroich

A report from the DESY research institute in Hamburg, Germany.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs


Prospects for Russian Economic Revival

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

This memorandum was submitted to a special hearing of the lower house of the Russian Parliament on Feb. 20, by representatives of the Schiller Institute. “There exists no possible solution to this crisis, either for Russia or for the world,” writes LaRouche, “within the bounds of the previously accepted terms of dominant international economic and financial institutions.”


Collapse of Russia’s Economy Reaches Point of No Return

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Documents submitted to the Russian State Duma by expert working groups under the direction of Sergei Glazyev provide shocking evidence of the nation’s declining physical output.

‘We Must Shift from a Criminal to a Civilized Economy,’ Russians Say

Deputies of the lower house of the Russian Parliament, Adrian Puzanovsky and Nikolai Chukanov, together with Gennadi Sklyar of the Obshchestvennaya Palata, a government advisory body, visited Washington on invitation from the Schiller Institute.

Mexico: José López Portillo Takes the Gloves Off

by Carlos Wesley

Documentation: Selections from the recent press interviews by former President José López Portillo.

International Intelligence


As GOP ‘Contract’ Falters, Kissinger Jumps On Board

by Edward Spannaus

Gingrich and the former Secretary of State deserve each other, since they serve the same interests of the British oligarchy.

Gingrich Gang Attacks Food Stamp Program

by H. Graham Lowry

House Populists Protect Wall Street Speculators

by Leo Scanlon

The centerpiece of the new legal reform scheme is the “Attorney Accountability Act,” whereby the loser of a civil lawsuit pays the legal fees of the opposing party.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News


The graph on our cover last week should have been labeled “World Annual Growth Rates, 1986-94.”