Volume 23, Number 42, October 18, 1996



Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

On the Doorstep of a “Maglev Century.”


LaRouche’s Ninth Forecast.


Way Ahead Group Scrambles To Bail Out the Windsors

by Scott Thompson

The British royal family meets at Balmoral Castle to try to patch together “reforms” that will allow the monarchy to survive into the next millennium.

The Education of Princes—in Britain

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In this article, first published on Jan. 14, 1982, Lyndon LaRouche advised Queen Elizabeth on how she should have brought up Prince Charles.


IMF Policies Cripple Russia, Threaten ‘Armed Mutiny’

by Denise Henderson

People in the Far North may have to be evacuated for lack of food and fuel, while soldiers throughout Russia are reduced to begging, in a crisis fraught with global strategic implications.

Crédit Lyonnais Bailed Out—Again

by Christine Bierre

Will Nation-States Be Privatized Next?

by Cynthia R. Rush

The hedonistic calculus of Jeremy Bentham and Gary Becker is at work in Argentina.

Argentine Labor Rebels against IMF Genocide

by Valerie Rush

‘Managed Health Care’ Kills: A Case Study of Philadelphia

by Marcia Merry Baker

‘Managed Care’ Boosts Profits for Insurers

by Anthony K. Wikrent

If Nurses Are Fired, Patients Will Die

Expert testimony by Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio, editor of Revolution—The Journal of Nurse Empowerment.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs


Time To Destroy the Mythology of Bonapartism

by Jacques Cheminade

In his speech at a Schiller Institute symposium in Oberwesel, Germany, the former French Presidential candidate gives the historical background of the new Franco-British Entente Cordiale: “It was Napoleon who burned the French state to ashes, and his degenerate brothers and descendants, his famiglia, who sold whatever they had to the British. If you want to understand the process of the Entente Cordiale, you have to understand the rise and fall of Napoleon. If you don’t get angry about what happened, about what went wrong, in the past, you are not going to intervene into the present.”


GOP’s British Agents Launch Scurrilous Attack on Bosnia

by Umberto Pascali

In a crude electoral ploy, Newt Gingrich is accusing the Clinton Administration of allowing a “takeover” of Bosnia by “Iranian fundamentalists.”

Documentation: From the speech by Bosnia-Herzegovina President Alija Izetbegovic to the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 25.

Armenians Fight for Free, Fair Elections

by Hovhannes Galajian

An eyewitness account.

The Shaky Throne

by Roman Bessonov

Part 3 of Roman Bessonov’s series on “The Anti-Utopia in Power” in Russia.

The Windsors ‘Do’ Russia

International Intelligence


Focus Shifts to Bush Role in Contra-Cocaine Scandal

by Ronald Kokinda

Despite the efforts of many to clamp the lid down, elected officials and many others are demanding an investigation of George Bush’s role as the super-kingpin who steered the cocaine Contras.

Arizona in an Uproar over Maria Elena Milton Campaign

by Steve Komm

Radio advertisements purchased by the Congressional candidate have her opponent, GOPAC Chairman John Shadegg, quaking in his boots—and ducking his speaking engagements.

The Weld Family and the Cocaine Contras

by Anton Chaitkin

Massachusetts Gov. William Weld, who is running for the U.S. Senate, has some skeletons in his closet.

National News


In last week’s report on Sudan (pp. 58-71), Arkansas legislator Ben McGee was incorrectly identified. He is the Assistant Speaker Pro Tem of the Arkansas State Legislature.