Volume 26, Number 26, June 25, 1999



Henry Nicholas

Nicholas is International Vice President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO; President of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, AFSCME; and President of District 1199C, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

George Zeller

Mr. Zeller is a senior researcher for the Council for Economic Opportunities, who helped prepare a study by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies.

Miomir Zuzul

His Excellency Miomir Zuzul is the Ambassador of Croatia to the United States.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Government’s popularity sinking fast.

Australia Dossier

by Allen Douglas

KKK-FBI invading Australia.


The power of truth.


Greenspan in a barrel: The suckers bet again, against LaRouche, and lose

by William Engdahl

While stock markets have been soaring to stratospheric heights, the world’s physical infrastructure has been collapsing at an accelerating pace. Now, even the IMF’s Camdessus realizes that the speculative bubble is about to blow.

Greenspan’s ‘irrational exuberance’ and the Dow

by Marcia Merry Baker

Brazil’s ‘virtuality pact’ about to pop

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Prospects increase for Russian, Ukrainian debt ‘default’

by Rachel Douglas

Welfare ‘Reform’ in America

America’s missing in action: Al Gore’s genocide vs. the poor

by Michele Steinberg

A new class of citizens, “The Disappeared,” has been created since the welfare “reforms” of the 1990s terminated Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s guarantee of a Federal safety net for America’s poor. This “Conservative Revolution” policy of the Al Gore and Newt Gingrich crowd is a threat to the jobs, health, and well-being of all Americans.

Documentation: Statements by Sens. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) and Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.).

The LaRouche movement’s record vs. welfare slave labor

Al Gore, Dick Morris: The unholy alliance

by Scott Thompson

They’ve out a contract on you!

Case Studies: California destitution rises as welfare ends

by Marcia Merry Baker

How a crime against humanity worked in Philadelphia

by Marianna Wertz

Repeal welfare repeal, and then begin reform

An interview with Henry Nicholas.

Ohio: results so bad they won’t print them

An interview with George Zeller.

Mississippi: ‘reform’ where there’s no work

by Marianna Wertz


Debate on Balkan reconstruction rages around LaRouche proposal

by Umberto Pascali

The overwhelming majority of the Balkans’ leaders agree on at least one point: If reconstruction, a New Marshall Plan for the Balkans, is not launched immediately, there will be no peace.

Muhamed Sacirbey: West’s success depends on rebuilding Balkans

Mr. Sacirbey is the Ambassador of Bosnia-Hercegovina to the United Nations. He gave this speech at the June 15 conference on “Balkan Assistance and Reconstruction.”

The Balkans needs a new Marshall Plan

An interview with Miomir Zuzul.

Brzezinski yearns for World War III

by Umberto Pascali

A dialogue on financing Balkans reconstruction

by Edward Spannaus

Edward Spannaus reports on the highlights of the Washington, D.C. conference on “Balkan Assistance and Reconstruction.”

Documentation: Excerpts from ambassadors’ conference presentations.

EU official: We will not rebuild Danube bridges

by Richard Freeman

How Germany financed its postwar reconstruction

by Lothar Komp

Lothar Komp relates the history of the stunning success of the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau.


Russian military’s decision exposes NATO miscalculations

by Rachel Douglas

The Russian General Staff’s command decision to occupy the Pristina, Kosovo airport, shows that there is one institution capable and willing to take decisive actions.

European Parliament elections: big defeat for Blair’s ‘Third Way’

by Hartmut Cramer

‘Jewish spies’ case aimed at Iran’s Khatami

by Hussein al-Nadeem

International Intelligence

Conference Report

Paris gathering heeds ‘wise words of LaRouche’

A conference on the theme “The Eurasian Land-Bridge for Peace: France, Catalyst between East and West.”

Jacques Cheminade: The role for France in global recovery

by Jacques Cheminade

Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam: How a small country can defeat the IMF

by Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

Prof. Taras Muranivsky: On ways to overcome the crisis in Russia

by Prof. Taras Muranivsky

López Portillo: Listen to LaRouche

by José López Portillo

Marivilia Carrasco: The ‘Kosovo effect’ in Ibero-America

by Maravilia Carrasco


Gore launches campaign ... with attack on the President  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Gore’s campaign strategy of distancing himself from President Clinton was characterized by Lyndon LaRouche as a “politically fatal folly.”

LaRouche to Clinton: Tell the truth about China Embassy bombing  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Bush: The compassionate dynasty?

by Anton Chaitkin

There are several scandals waiting to explode, as Texas Gov. George W. Bush’s Presidential bid gets under way. Anton Chaitkin reports.

Nebraska’s DeCamp endorses LaRouche

by John DeCamp

John DeCamp is a former Nebraska State Senator and the author of The Franklin Cover-Up: Child Abuse, Satanism and Murder in Nebraska.

National News

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood