Volume 24, Number 19, May 2, 1997



Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick and Allen Douglas

Machine-tool industry disappears.

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

Another Colombian narco-financier falls.


No strategic blunder in Peru.

Political Economy

Battle for global economic recovery is brought to Italy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon and Helga LaRouche were the featured speakers at a conference in Rome, where policymakers and leaders of Italy’s state sector industry came to map plans to bring the world out of the worst financial collapse in history. Beginning with Lyndon LaRouche, we present the speeches and papers addressed to the conference.

Return to national banking, statecraft

by Publio Fiori

Publio Mori is national coordinator of Italy’s National Alliance party.

Eurasian Land-Bridge: A new era for mankind

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Build the bridge over the Strait of Messina

by Fortunato Covelli

Fortunato Covelli is public relations officer for Strait of Messina, Inc.

Return to national infrastructure planning

by Alberto Servidio

Alberto Servidio is former director of the Development Fund for the Mezzogiorno.

Giorgio Vitangeli: ‘We must re-launch the real economy’

by Giorgio Vitangeli

The editor in chief of Finanza Italiana details the dangerous growth of speculative capital.


Bankers push deregulation, attempt to save their hide

by John Hoefle

These predators are launching an assault on the nation’s sovereign right to protect the general welfare.

Wall St. ‘lizards’ want private sector IMF

by Kathy Wolfe

The newly formed Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee, backed by Wall Street investment firms and the raw materials cartels, wants to get rid of governments, and even junk “all the old Bretton Woods institutions.”

Currency Rates

Red River floods show: Time to ‘think big’ about infrastructure

by Marcia Merry Baker

Business Briefs


The ‘land-bridge’: Henry Carey’s global development program

by Anton Chaitkin

Following the Civil War, Lincoln’s ally Henry C. Carey launched a bold program for economic development of sovereign nation-states, which included making a strong Germany America’s partner in world development; industrializing Russia and China and criss-crossing them with rail lines; worldwide electrification, and more.

Henry Carey and Abraham Lincoln

Emil Rathenau’s part in the ‘land-Bridge’

Franz Reuleaux’s 1876 ‘Letters from Philadelphia’

Carey and Pope Leo XIII vs. John Stuart Mill

The enduring legacy of Sun Yat-sen and Carey

The mission of America’s military nation-builders: global development

by Graham and Pam Lowry

The military and philosophical mobilization directed by our Founding Fathers produced an engine of development which powered the United States, and inspired other republics, for generations.

John Stevens on the philosophical war

How the British Empire torpedoed Russia’s 19th-century land-bridge

by William Jones

Russian Finance Minister Count Sergei Witte, who built the 5,800-mile-long Trans-Siberian Railroad, was steeped in the economic thinking of America’s founders.


Israel’s Netanyahu is the new ‘Vladimir Hitler’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The fanatical prime minister is being compared to fascist Vladimir Jabotinsky, whose hatred of Arabs earned him the nickname among Jews of “Vladimir Hitler.”

‘The Plot’: The book that London fears, is published in Brazil

by Silvia Palacios

EIR presented the Portuguese translation of The Plot to Annihilate the Armed Forces and the Nations of Ibero-America, at Rio’s Military Club.

Documentation: Excerpts of the speech by Rear Adm. Sergio Tasso Villar de Aquino, and greetings from political prisoners Col. Mohamed Alí Seineldín of Argentina and Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega of Panama.

UN ‘blue helmets’ to police Andean border?

by David Ramonet

International Intelligence


Clinton team applauds Russia-China summit

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Don’t believe the press lies. Remarked Lyndon LaRouche: “The agreements announced this week in Moscow are a key part of what we have been working on for some time.... At a point when many things in the world are going badly, this is very good news.”

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News