Volume 22, Number 15, April 7, 1995



Tatyana Koryagina

by Karl Michael Vitt

An Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Dr. Koryagina is the general director of the Independent Economic Agency SEPPA (Socioeconomic Programs, Prognoses, and Alternatives).

Dr. Fahed Fanek

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Dr. Fanek is a member of the Arab Thought Forum and a syndicated columnist in Jordan.

Hon. Freih Abu Middain

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The Minister of Justice of the Palestinian National Authority evaluates the state of the peace process.

Grigori L. Bondarevsky

by Mark Burdman and Mary Burdman

A member of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Social-Political Studies, Professor Bondarevsky was recently elected to the Russian Academy of Social Sciences.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Some Progress on Derivatives.

Northern Flank

by Tore Fredin

Only Austerity Offered in Finland.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Cardoso’s Reforms Meet Resistance.

Andean Report

by Manuel Hidalgo

Fujimori Defends the Nation-State.


Let’s Talk About Reality, Please.


Why Newt Can’t See the Welfare Problem

by Edward Spannaus

The Tragedy of American Compassion, by Marvin Olasky.

Gaia Worship, the ‘Great Game,’ and a Religion of Empire

by Mary Burdman

Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer, by Patrick French.

The ‘Africa Syndrome’

by Paul Gallagher

The Hot Zone, by Richard Preston; The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance, by Laurie Garrett.


Reality Is Popping Wall Street’s Bubble

by John Hoefle

Six of Wall Street’s top investment banks are now getting a “negative” rating, as international analysts describe the mood in New York as “beyond panic.”

Barings Collapse Claims Bank of England Victim

by Mark Burdman

Kissinger, Sachs Ready To Lead India to the Slaughter

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Currency Rates

India’s Economic Reforms Bend with the Political Winds

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Russia’s Liberal Economic Reformers Created the ‘Great Criminal Revolution’

by Karl Michael Vitt

An interview with Tatyana Koryagina.

Business Briefs


Is the World Bank Preparing Civil War in Palestine?

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Reports from a recent visit to Gaza, that the economic situation among the Palestinians has deteriorated markedly since the signing of the peace accords, due to sabotage and profiteering by international agencies.

Samieh Samarra: Our Wealth Is Our People

From a conversation with the head of Palestine Radio and Television in Gaza.

Freij Ahmed el Khairy: Peace Requires Courage

The director of the Palestinian National Authority’s Regional Civil Affairs Committee describes the problems facing the new regime.

How the World Bank Sabotages Development

What Is Standing in the Way of Peace?

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Dr. Fahed Fanek.

The Peace Process Is Going to Hell

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Hon. Freih Abu Middain.


British Role Exposed in Nigerian Coup Attempt

by Uwe Friesecke

Analyzes the two most likely scenarios behind the failed coup against Gen. Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s head of state.

Burundi: Countdown to Catastrophe

by Linda de Hoyos

London, Bush-Leaguers Target Clinton’s Korea Peace Plan

by Kathy Wolfe

How Russia Might Exit from a Dark Age in the 21st Century

From a Schiller Institute seminar in Germany, a discussion between Prof. Yuri Kobishchanov of the Africa Institute in Moscow, and Lyndon LaRouche.

The Strategic and Economic Importance of Eurasian Integration

by Mark Burdman and Mary Burdman

An interview with Grigori L. Bondarevsky.

Algerian Opposition Meets in London

by Dean Andromidas

International Intelligence


U.S. Urged To Lead Global Bankruptcy Reorganization

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Lyndon LaRouche, addressing a Washington, D.C. conference on March 29, evoked the image of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in calling for a mass constituency movement to help President Clinton overcome the potential tragedy of the world financial system’s breakdown.

White House Announces 1995 Anti-Drug Plan

by Joyce Fredman

Dr. Lee Brown, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, takes on the advocates of the Conservative Revolution, in congressional hearings.

Eye on Washington

by Judy Hodgkiss

Barry Bucks Conservative Revolution.

National News


In the March 31, 1995 issue, the cover photo caption failed to identify the two masked Zapatista leaders in the front row. They are, from the left, “Subcommander Marcos” and “Commander Ramona.”

In the same issue, on p. 24, under the item 8, “Amnesty International,” the Portuguese government targeted was that of the late António (not Joao) Salazar.

In the March 24, 1995 issue, on p. 15, Viktor Chernomyrdin should have been identified as the Russian Prime Minister, rather than as the Foreign Minister.