Volume 22, Number 17, April 21, 1995



Venice, Not So Glorious Upon Closer Inspection

by Nora Hamerman

A review of an exhibit at Washington’s National Gallery of Art, and its catalogue, The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, edited by Jane Martineau and Andrew Robison.


Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

Shadow of Mexico Looms over Brazil.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Re-Entering the Nuclear Power Era.


The Hand Behind Terrorism.


Ukraine Parliament Rejects IMF Privatization Program

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Shortly before the vote, Schiller Institute representatives visited Kiev, and exposed the fraud of the International Monetary Fund’s “neo-liberal” economic policies.

Earth Day Quacks Push Environmental ‘Global Ethic’

by Marsha Freeman

Report on a conference celebrating the 25th anniversary of Earth Day.

Hoaxes Refuted: There Is No Global Warming

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Do Cow Farts Really Cause Global Warming?

An inconvenient guest at the Berlin UN climate conference.

Brazil: Tractors Roar Against ‘Real’ Plan

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Monetarist stupidity turns Brazil’s biggest bumper crop in history into a nightmare for farmers.

Currency Rates

Brand X Proposals for Financial Reform: What Is To Be Done?

by Marcia Merry Baker

A record of recent warnings, proposals, and cover-up attempts, presented by Marcia Merry Baker to a conference of the Schiller Institute in Washington.

Business Briefs


Jacques Cheminade Campaigns for French Nationhood

by Christine Bierre

The “surprise candidate” has thrown the Paris nomenklatura off guard. An analysis of the strategic and historical importance of the French Presidential elections.

Louis XI’s Founding of the French Nation

Helga Zepp-LaRouche Endorses Cheminade

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Probe of Slanders of Cheminade Leads to International ‘Murder, Inc.’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Profiles: The Other Eight Candidates

by Emmanuel Grenier

Edouard Balladur, Jacques Chirac, Lionel Jospin, Philippe de Villiers, Ariette Laguiller, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Robert Hue, and Dominique Voynet.

‘We Must Change the Rules of the Game’

by Jacques Cheminade

Excerpts of Cheminade’s program.

‘Let’s Put Space Back on the Horizon’

The Press Reports on Cheminade’s Policies


Peruvian Voters Choose Fujimori over UN Stooge

by Sara Madueño

Incumbent Alberto Fujimori’s smashing defeat of ex-UN chief Pérez de Cuellar is one the best lessons in democracy that the Peruvians have dealt to the arrogant one-worldist oligarchy.

A Spanner in the Spokes of the EZLN’s Urban Machine

by Hugo López Ochoa and Gerardo Castillejas

Mexico’s Zedillo government, in a good move, breaks up a semi-public bus company and union in Mexico City, well-known as a hotbed of Zapatista cohorts.

Obituary: The Taoist Hell of Joseph Needham, 1900-1995

by Michael Billington

British Scandal Could Signal End of Thatcher Politics Forever

by Dean Andromidas

The case of Jonathan Aitken, Major’s chief secretary of the Treasury.

International Intelligence


Clinton Draws New Battle Lines against Gingrich Gang

by Edward Spannaus

A series of explicit veto threats from the President confronts the Gramm-Gingrich wrecking operations.

Brits Lash Out at Clinton for Ending ‘Special Relationship’

by Scott Thompson

The Drumbeat for Lyndon LaRouche’s Exoneration Thunders Worldwide

by Marianna Wertz

Christian Coalition, ADL Kiss and Make Up

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Scott Thompson

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News


In last week’s profile of Argentine leftist geopolitician Norberto Ceresole (p. 33), an editorial error ascribed to Ceresole the use of the term “National Army.” In fact, it is Col. Mohamed Alí Seineldín and the nationalists who use the phrase.