Volume 23, Number 13, March 22, 1996



Leah Casselman

by Marianna Wertz

She is the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union in Canada, who led the 67,000 members of OPSEU out on the first strike by civil servants in Ontario’s history, in protest of the anti-labor policies of the provincial government of Progressive Conservative Premier Mike Harris.

Maximiliano Londoño

by Nora Hamerman

The president of the Ibero-American Solidarity Movement (MSIA) of Colombia explains why he came to the United States to urge government officials and lawmakers to back decertification of Colombia.

Karen Vardanian

by Marianna Wertz

He is a member of the Presidium of the Union for Constitutional Rights (Armenia) and was interviewed during a visit to the United States.

Dr. Abdul Alim Muhammad

The Washington, D.C.-based medical doctor, national spokesman for the Nation of Islam, gives an eyewitness account of Minister Louis Farrakhan’s recent tour of Africa and the Middle East.

Strategic Studies

Britain’s ‘New Empire’ Strategy Invades Asia

by Michael Billington

The British campaign was dramatically advanced at the “Asia Europe Meeting” (ASEM) in Bangkok on March 1-2. Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew played the role of the top British stooge, and French President Jacques Chirac, that of Lee’s most befuddled admirer.

‘The Message of Venice’

by Mary Burdman

Lee: ‘The Best Bloody Englishman East of Suez’

by Michael Billington

Reality Shatters Chirac’s Asian Dreams

by Christine Bierre and Mary Burdman


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Hanging by the Rope of Austerity.


The Magic of the Marketplace.


Mexicans Combat IMF, Mont Pelerin Society

The battered nation of Mexico is refusing to roll over and play dead, as was proven by a meeting on March 8 in León, Guanajuato of the Fourth National Forum “Yes, There Is Life After the Death of the IMF.”

Documentation: Press coverage of the Forum and international messages of support.

Mont Pelerin Society: Satan’s Social Doctrine

Editorial published in a pamphlet by the MSIA.

Investigation of Soros Shifts Mood in Italy

by Claudio Celani

Camdessus and Russia’s ‘Big Boys’

by Roman Bessonov

Global Warming Hoax Takes Its Last Gasp

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Business Briefs


Soros Bankrolls Global Drive for Drug Legalization

by Jeffrey Steinberg

At the root of the dope-legalization drive is growing hysteria in London and on Wall Street over the looming global financial blowout. EIR presents the legalizers: who they are, and who among your elected officials is working to advance their nefarious aims.

Dope, Inc.’s Soros: Vesco of the 1990s

by Scott Thompson and Jeffrey Steinberg

Frank Introduces Gingrich Bill To Legalize ‘Pot’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Swiss Referendum Is Crucial in Fight against Drug Legalization in Europe

by Karen Steinherz

The Samper Pizano File: Colombia’s Decertified President Is a 20-Year Project of Drug Legalizers

by Andrea Olivieri

Documentation: Excerpts from an interview Samper granted showing that he wanted drugs legalized in 1979.

Dope Lobby Pushes Legalization Debate

by Gretchen Small

A profile of the Inter-American Dialogue.


Schiller Institute Exposes British Plot against Sudan

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

In written testimony prepared for congressional hearings, Muriel Mirak-Weissbach demolishes the British operatives from Christian Solidarity International who are trying to manipulate the policy of the U.S. government.

Freemasonic Intrigue and the British ‘Party of Treason’ in France

by Mark Burdman

Prince Philip Fiddles, While Monarchy Burns

by Scott Thompson

What would happen to the Duke of Edinburgh’s project for a new, global Mother Earth religion, if the constitutional plug were pulled on the House of Windsor?

Armenian Leader Tours U.S., Condemns IMF Genocide

by Marianna Wertz

An interview with Karen Vardanian.

International Intelligence


LaRouche Campaign Sparks Fight on National Policy

by Mel Klenetsky

With double-digit showings in two of the Super Tuesday primaries, the 73-year-old candidate is well situated to re-focus the Democratic Party on the issues that will enable it to defeat Gingrich in 1996.

LaRouche in Louisiana: Muster Up the Courage To Solve Our Problems

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from Lyndon LaRouche’s March 7 speech to the Rotary Club in Monroe, Louisiana, where he was invited as a contributing editor of EIR.

Farrakhan Tour: Atonement Principle Applied to World

by Dennis Speed

The first-hand account of the controversial National of Islam delegation’s tour, which neither the mass media nor Congress have wanted to hear.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News