Take off the gloves for McDade-Murtha.
by Anton Chaitkin
Historian Anton Chaitkin reports on the military-government alliance that brought America’s railroads into being. The oligarchical financial interests, such as Wall Street and big-name Eastern Establishment families, ended up owning, and, mostly, destroying, America’s railroads, but they didn’t build them.
by Rachel Douglas and Konstantin George
The issue, as Deputy Premier Boris Nemtsov put it, is: “Will we succeed in avoiding a bankruptcy of the Russian Federation or not?” Handing over the Russian crisis to the IMF to cure, imperils civilization.
by Rachel Douglas
The intelligentsia around the Academy of Sciences and government-linked think-tanks are beginning to debate how to save Russia’s physical economy from destruction by the financial pyramid and the IMF.
by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan B. Maitra
by Michael O. Billington
Thai patriots want to revive the Kra Canal.
by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
“Had the same war-time, Roosevelt program of 1939-1945, been adapted to the rapid, post-war, agroindustrial development of new nations freshly freed from the debilitating hand of British, French, etc. imperialism, the U.S. and its partners would have enjoyed a continuing, post-war economic growth. The policy-shaping institutions established under the first two decades of such a post-war conversion program, would have virtually ensured further, planetary growth and stability throughout the 1945-1998 interval.”
by Jonathan Tennenbaum
President Clinton achieved a very significant improvement in the climate of U.S.-China relations, but he missed the historic opportunity to engage China as a key ally of the United States in a “New Bretton Woods” policy to reorganize the bankrupt, collapsing international financial system.
Documentation: Excerpts from Presidents Bill Clinton’s and Jiang Zemin’s remarks during the visit.
by Linda de Hoyos
by David Ramonet
by Edward Spannaus
Starr has specifically violated the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
by Anton Chaitkin
EIR has acquired papers from Tripp’s official descriptions of her own career in the military—including handling top secret material—that clearly point to having been a Bush “stay-behind” within the Clinton White House.
by Carl Osgood