Volume 26, Number 27, July 2, 1999



Sandy Thurman

Thurman is the director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy. She has served on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, and served as the executive director of AID Atlanta, a community-based, non-profit organization that provides health and support services to people with HIV/AIDS.

Book Reviews

To make teens killers, you have to crush human nature

by Anton Chaitkin

On Killing—The Psychological Cost of Learning To Kill in War and Society, by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Biggest austerity package ever.

Australia Dossier

by Allen Douglas

A wolf in sheep’s clothing.


The IMF demands blood money.


Star Wars and Littleton  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Unless relevant institutions get down to the serious business of addressing the actual causes for this pattern of incidents,” such as the Littleton massacre and similar school shootings, says LaRouche, “this murderous rampage will persist, whether or not guns were legally sold to adolescents, or whether or not the producers and distributors of cult-films and Nintendo-style video games intend that specific effect.”


Army, Hollywood plan joint ‘virtual reality’ institute

by Anton Chaitkin

The project is so far known only by the tentative name, “The Los Angeles Institute.”

Tofflers’ 21st-century strategic insanity

by Jeffrey Steinberg

State-sponsored blind terrorism put forward as military doctrine.

Satanic subversion of the U.S. military

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A look at the case of pedophile satanist U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Aquino (ret.).

The games utopians play

by Michael Minnicino

The genocidalists who built video games

Drugs, sex, cybernetics, and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation

by Michael Minnicino

John von Neumann: ‘automaton’

by Michael Minnicino


G-7 ‘debt relief’ exacts more sacrifice from Africa

by Linda de Hoyos

The G-7 so-called “debt relief” for the Highly Indebted Poor Countries is a fraud, designed to ensure that private creditors get paid and IMF conditionalities are enforced.

Global reorganization and the cartel of doom

by John Hoefle

The current wave of consolidation dwarfs the leveraged-buyout wave of the “go-go” 1980s. Driving this frenzy is the knowledge that the present global financial and economic system is doomed. The battle, as the more clever players know, is to shape—and carve out a position of power in—the system which follows.

Food cartels: Will there be bacon to bring home?

by Marcia Merry Baker

It’s time to revive Roosevelt’s Reconstruction Finance Corporation

by Nancy Spannaus and Richard Freeman

One of the primary examples of directed government credit for rebuilding the U.S. economy was the RFC, an agency established by President Herbert Hoover in 1932, and revamped by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933.

Corps of Engineers unused in Balkans

by Richard Freeman

The Army Corps of Engineers needs to be given a mission statement, to get reconstruction under way.

Develop an AIDS vaccine, or face a disaster worse than the Black Plague

by Colin Lowry

An interview with Sandy Thurman.

The AIDS pandemic is raging

by Colin Lowry

Business Briefs


The bombing of China’s Embassy was no accident

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche writes, “The situation is now rapidly developing, in which President Clinton’s failure to concede that the bombing of China’s Belgrade Embassy was no accident, is becoming a crucial element in a pattern of developments now leading in the direction of potential nuclear war among great powers and others.”

Cover-up unravelling on bombing of Chinese Embassy

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Witch way Blair?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Clearly, a section of the English establishment is in the process of dumping a desperately frightened Prime Minister Tony Blair.... For those who understand really serious—deadly serious—politics, this is sometimes, as now, the way in witch global affairs take a seemingly magical turn.”

Toil and trouble for Tony Blair

by Mark Burdman

Russia resumes big military exercises

by Konstantin George

The decision to resume the Zapad series reflects an intensity of anger over the humiliation accorded Russia by the eastward expansion of NATO and the Balkan War.

The Pope in Poland: The world, and Poland, need ‘great-hearted people’

by Elizabeth Hellenbroich

The kind of Poland the Pope has seen

by Anna Kaczor Wei

British intelligence front to be kicked out of United Nations

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Christian Solidarity International, led by Baroness Caroline Cox, has been the main source in Congress for U.S. policy against Sudan, and on behalf of John Garang’s bloodthirsty Sudanese People’s Liberation Army.

International Intelligence


Clinton is urged to adopt LaRouche reconstruction plan

At an EIR seminar in Washington, 75 high-level guests were warned that the reconstruction of the Balkans is “not optional. It cannot be tomorrow, the day after, or in a year. It is a very immediate urgency.”

Bosnian leader: ‘Support LaRouche plan’

by Faris Nanic

Greetings to the seminar from Faris Nanic.

The Ehrlichs: two genocidal maniacs whom Al Gore loves  

by Scott Thompson

Gore is denying the availability of cheaper AIDS vaccines to South Africa, not to defend the drug firms, but, as Scott Thompson shows, because he is a genocidalist.

Kissinger’s NSSM 200

National News

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood