Dr. Peeno, MD, gave up her job with the for-profit hospital chain Humana, to expose the practices of managed care. She is currently a clinical instructor of medicine and chair of the hospital ethics committee at the University of Louisville, Kentucky.
by Ramtanu Maitra
Fresh hopes for Nepal’s “White Gold.”
by Rainer Apel
Toward a student-labor alliance.
by Robert Barwick and Allen Douglas
“Land rights” ripping up the country.
Africans take the lead. Strategic Studies
by Joseph Brewda
London is the center of international terrorism. Here, we document the case in the principals’ own words.
by William Engdahl
Developments in Japan and South Korea have entered a new phase, in the political negotiations over how to deal with the financial crisis. But none of the underlying problems have been solved, and the stage is set for new explosions.
by Gabriele Liebig and Susan Welsh
Meeting in Bad Schwalbach, Germany, the Schiller Institute put forward crucial policies for action during early 1998, the year that will define the future of mankind for at least 50 years to come.
by Marcia Merry Baker
by Richard Freeman
by William Jones
Has “shock therapy” caused genocide? “Yes,” says Georgetown University’s Dr. Murray Feshbach.
by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
How would an astrophysicist describe recent surprising developments in the sphere of international finance? Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. warns that if the U.S. government does not supply the $100 billion in new funds for the IMF, for bailout purposes, demanded by the IMF’s Camdessus, then the entire system will go, “Boom!” Worse, if the funds are supplied, the world will enter a period of Weimar-style hyperinflation. How can such a disaster be averted? It’s a question of leadership, and of mastering the fundamental principles upon which scientific solutions—discoveries—are based.
by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach
Iranian President Seyed Mohammad Khatami offers to open a dialogue with America, in terms which fly in the face of every cliché that has been respected in the West about his country and its political leadership.
by Linda de Hoyos
by Jeffrey Steinberg
by Lorenzo Carrasco
by Cynthia R. Rush
Documentation: Excerpts from an interview with Colonel Seineldín; an article by Brazilian Gen. Tasso Villar de Aquino (ret.); and an open letter by Vice Adm. Sérgio Tasso Vasquez de Aquino (ret.), calling for Seineldín’s release from prison.
by Gonzalo Huertas and Cynthia R. Rush
by Dean Andromidas
A profile of Yehuda Gil.
by Edward Spannaus
Current U.S. policy with respect to East Asia is “absolute folly,” and the U.S. government is walking into a trap.
by Marianna Wertz
Documentation: From a “Call to Action,” endorsed by doctors and nurses, demanding a moratorium on for-profit takeovers of health institutions.
An interview with Dr. Linda Peeno, MD.