Volume 24, Number 5, January 24, 1997



Bryant L. Welch

A clinical psychologist and attorney in metropolitan Washington, Bryant describes the tragic consequences when HMOs ration treatment for mental patients.

James Mann

The former U.S. congressman visited Sudan last September, and discusses the extraordinary economic and political progress the country has made.

Thomas Jackson

Alabama State Delegate Jackson, part of the Schiller Institute fact-finding delegation to Sudan, was able to go into the remote Nuba Mountains, for a first-hand report on the situation there.

Book Reviews

Nebraska pedophile scandal is reopened, with new revelations

by Allen Douglas

The Franklin Cover-Up: Child Abuse, Satanism, and Murder in Nebraska (second edition), by John DeCamp.



by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

General Lebed shakes the press.


Governments scramble, as panic hits Tokyo markets

by William Engdahl

The disaster facing the Japanese banks, when the fiscal year ends on March 31, could be the detonator for a global financial and monetary meltdown.

Resistance grows to managed-care attack on patients, U.S. medical system

by Marcia Merry Baker and Patricia Salisbury

States are acting to stem the tide of injury and death caused by managed care, and some lawmakers are beginning to realize that managed care itself is no good.

Currency Rates

Managed care has devastated the U.S. mental health system

An interview with Bryant L. Welch.

Starving Bulgarians fight for existence

by Konstantin George

What future for space exploration?

by Marsha Freeman

A report on the 43rd annual conference of the American Astronautical Society, entitled “Space Exploration and Development: Beyond the Space Station.”

Business Briefs


British oligarchy launches new war against Sudan

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

With the Jan. 13 Ethiopian invasion, the British are launching a new phase in their war, just as Khartoum is signing peace agreements with more leaders of Sudan’s rebel movements.

Documentation: The texts of a declaration between Sudan’s government and the southern rebels, called “Political Charter, April 1996,” and the Declaration of Principles for the Resolution of the Nuba Mountains Problem.

Situating Sudan’s future in the development of world history

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Speaking at Friendship Hall in Khartoum on Dec. 22, 1996, Lyndon LaRouche showed how the current global crisis presents mankind with an opportunity for getting rid of oligarchism.

‘Sudan’s progress in recent years has been remarkable’

An interview with former U.S. Rep. James Mann.

Sudanese have the drive to be economically self-sufficient

An interview with Alabama Del. Thomas Jackson.


London is destroying the ‘Asian Tigers’

by Kathy Wolfe

South Korea is gripped by a political mass-strike wave echoing the situation inside a growing number of European states, including, Serbia, Greece, and Bulgaria.

RIP: The myth that RAF terrorists killed banker Alfred Herrhausen

by Rainer Apel

What has always been known, is only now coming to light, perhaps because some in Germany see no way out of the global economic depression than to adopt Herrhausen’s policies, for which he died.

What EIR said about the Herrhausen killing

India, Bangladesh lay basis to integrate East Asia

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

The Indian prime minister was in Bangladesh to lay the foundation for a developmental hub which will encompass Bangladesh, northeast India, Nepal, and Bhutan.

India, Bangladesh sign water-sharing treaty

International Intelligence


White House hits Brits in media ‘food chain’ report

by Edward Spannaus

And sent those nabobs nattering.

Documentation: From the White House report on the media.

FDR-PAC holds forum on U.S. Africa policy

Lyndon LaRouche keynoted the Washington forum on “Africa: Looting Ground for Bush, Inc., or Breadbasket for the World?”

Will the Supreme Court ban physician-assisted suicide?

by Nancy Spannaus

Unfortunately, neither Justices nor attorneys raised the issue of whether the court was going to allow the violation of the Nuremberg standard—according to which Nazi doctors were condemned for crimes against humanity—and permit Nazi euthanasia to go ahead under U.S. law.

Soros gang of drug legalizers challenges the White House

by Scott Thompson

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News