Volume 25, Number 12, March 20, 1998



Angelo Beda

Mr. Beda is Minister of Manpower in the Sudanese government. A Christian, he comes from the south.

Samuel Aru Bol

Mr. Bol is a member of Sudan’s National Congress, representing the United Democratic Front, Salvation Front. He was with rebel leader John Garang in the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army until recently, when he returned to Khartoum to join the National Congress and work toward unity of the nation.


Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

OECD fronts for multinationals.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Wanted: a sound economic program.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

You can buy a “Sir” with oil.


American education needs a “paradigm shift.”

Political Economy

How great minds thought about the Great Depression

by Jeffrey Steinberg

President Franklin Roosevelt and Prof. Wilhelm Lautenbach approached the global crisis of the 1920s and ’30s in a way that policymakers should learn from today.

FDR’s American System diplomacy

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Jeffrey Steinberg analyzes President Franklin Roosevelt’s article in the July 1928 edition of Foreign Affairs.

The Lautenbach Plan for economic recovery  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

From a speech by Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

Friedrich List and the American System of political economy

by Michael Liebig

A speech by Michael Liebig.


New Bretton Woods system must top the G-22 agenda

by Marcia Merry Baker and Gail G. Billington

As the financial crisis deepens, there is increasing public discussion of Lyndon LaRouche’s plan for a New Bretton Woods.When the “Willard Group” of 22 nations meets in Washington on April 16, this is the number-one issue that must be addressed.

A ‘New Deal,’ with Chinese characteristics?

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

China has embarked on a $1 trillion, three-year infrastructure-building program to ensure continued economic growth.

Britain is riding the ‘euro’ horse

by William Engdahl

The British are using the European Monetary Union, is to destroy the U.S. economy.

Soros on monetary reform

Financial crisis drives merger mania

by John Hoefle

Oil price collapse slams Venezuela

by David Ramonet

Business Briefs


How the KKK got into the U.S. Justice Department  

by Anton Chaitkin

April 4 is a double anniversary: the murder of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the dedication of a statue to Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan founder Albert Pike. Historian Anton Chaitkin highlights the still-ongoing struggle between two irreconcilable traditions in American life: that of the Lincoln revolution vs. that of British-sponsored anti-American treason.


President Clinton’s diplomatic offensive

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Umberto Pascali

Milosevic tries ‘final solution’ in Kosova

by Konstantin George

The new Mideast peace offensive

by Joseph Brewda

President Clinton has tentatively begun a new diplomatic effort to force Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to comply with the Oslo peace accords.

Kosova: Britain’s war against the U.S.A.

by Umberto Pascali

Documentation: 1917: Serbia defends British Empire’s “gate”; 1937: Serbia plotted genocide against Kosova; The 1990s: the British hand against Bosnia; The U.S.-British ‘secret war’ in Bosnia; Major Stankovic, the British traitor; Dame Pauline Neville-Jones and the Dayton Accords; Brits provide KLA with cadre and cash.

Sudan moves toward peace, democracy

Success is a matter of political will

An interview with Angelo Beda.

Southern leaders are working with Khartoum

An interview with Samuel Aru Bol.

Colombia: Samper cheats to stop Bedoya electoral threat

by Javier Almario

International Intelligence


More Scaife-Falwell sleaze behind assault on Presidency

by Edward Spannaus

New revelations about the true origins of the “Troopergate” story, secret payments to the Paula Jones legal defense fund, and to Arkansas “sources” whose lies ended up being circulated by the American Spectator and other rags.

DOJ’s ‘Operation Fruehmenschen’ apparatus continues its reign of terror

by Harley Schlanger

Former U.S. Rep. Mervyn Dymally, former South Carolina State Sen. Theo Mitchell, and Harley Schlanger of the Schiller Institute brief a forum at the University of Houston on the crimes of the U.S. Justice Department’s permanent bureaucracy against black elected officials.

Mitchell issues challenge to NAACP

“You are called upon to pay attention to the all-too-long exercise of the Fascist Doctrine of ‘Operation Fruehmenschen,’” former South Carolina State Sen. Theo Mitchell writes in an open letter to NAACP president Kweisi Mfume.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News