Volume 24, Number 36, September 5, 1997



Charles Quincy Troupe

A state representative from St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Troupe has been investigating the brutality against Missouri prisoners held in jails in Texas for nearly two years.


Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick and Allen Douglas

Secret plot against the unions.

Report from New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

A dirty war rages in India’s northeast.


Dump free trade.


Economic collapse fuels German government crisis

by Rainer Apel

An intense public debate has erupted about the future of Chancellor Helmut Kohl’s government, which a majority of citizens consider a “non-government.”

Currency Rates

Mexico ‘recovery’ claim: another dead-cat bounce

by Carlos Cota Meza

World population growth is ceasing

by Paul B. Gallagher

World financial crisis recognized in Moscow

by Rachel Douglas

Mir crew overcomes obstacles in space station repair

by Marsha Freeman

The cosmonauts who are heroically carrying out the repair mission aboard Mir, lay the blame for the problems in the Russian space program where it belongs: on the economy.

Business Briefs


Legalized gambling: Britain’s Dope, Inc. subverts the U.S.

by John Hoefle

With $550 billion in wagers reportedly placed in legal gambling facilities in 1995, gambling is big business in the United States. The myth has been spread that the mob has been run out; in fact, gambling remains the province of organized crime—which is run by the British Empire.

The spread of legal gambling

Stock market gambling

Many compulsive gamblers prefer to play in a larger casino: the international financial markets.

The enormity of the gambling market

Major companies of Gambling, Inc.

Gambling: a timeline


Dow Jones supports return of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge

by Michael O. Billington and Gail G. Billington

The Western press has almost entirely blacked out a government White Paper which proves that the Khmer Rouge is being invited back into power by Prince Ranariddh, in open rebellion against the government.

Spain: new flanks in the fight against ETA

by Elisabeth Hellenbroich

A united front has begun to develop among the people, the political parties, the trade unions, the government, and the King. Their message: The Spanish people will not tolerate the terrorist ETA or its political arm, Herri Batasuna.

International Intelligence


Espy indictment: The real target is President Clinton

by Edward Spannaus

The attorney for former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy summed it up: “Never has so much been made of so little.”

Starr should be probed for conflict of interest

From a memorandum by Federal Judge Bill Wilson.

Call for Federal investigation of Texas prison beatings

by Marianna Wertz

An interview with Charles Quincy Troupe.

Terrorist funder Moskowitz threatens Middle East peace

by Harley Schlanger

Summon the moral and intellectual resources to overcome the crisis  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A speech by Lyndon LaRouche to a meeting of the Schiller Institute at Riverside Church in New York City on July 27.

National News