Volume 26, Number 43, October 29, 1999



Shalva Natelashvili

Georgian Member of Parliament Shalva Natelashvili, a politician, jurist, and one of the authors of the current Constitution of Georgia, heads one of the leading slates in upcoming Parliamentary elections, that of the Labor Party of Georgia.

Hrant Khachatrian

Hrant Khachatrian is a member of the Armenian Parliament and president of the Union of Constitutional Rights in Armenia.


The Golden Age of Chinese archaeology

by Bonnie James

Washington’s National Gallery of Art exhibits “The Golden Age of Chinese Archaeology: Celebrated Discoveries from the People’s Republic of China,” offering visitors a glimpse into civilization’s oldest culture—5,000 years old.


Report from Germany

by Rainer Apel

When will the maglev finally run?

Africa Report

by Linda de Hoyos

IMF puts Zimbabwe under the gun.


Not just a magazine.


The Greenspan bubble is wrecking the world economy

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Alan Greenspan has created the biggest financial bubble in history, destroyed the real economy, and his policies have contributed to the death and impoverishment of millions of people worldwide. President Clinton must not reappoint him for another term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

How Volcker and Greenspan created the financial bubble

by Richard Freeman

Greenspan and the cult of Ayn Rand: Don’t reappoint ‘the undertaker’

by Kathy Wolfe

Famous financial bubbles of the past

by Nancy Spannaus

The gold-reserve system vs. British monetarism

BAC interests prepare to seize Russian assets

by Mark Burdman

A community of nation-states must put together a new financial system

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An interview with Democratic Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche, by the Philippines radio station DZXL-AM.

Business Briefs


Free-market parasites are nation’s top drug pushers

by Michele Steinberg

The drug legalization push is entering a new phase of escalation, and it is coming from the top echelons of the financier oligarchy. A conference at the Conservative Revolution’s Cato Institute provided a rare glimpse into the Wall Street and conservative Republican drive for drug legalization.

British Crown’s minions promote legalization of drugs Mark Burdman

Colombia: Drug legalization, by any name, still stinks

by Valerie Rush

Mexican ‘human rights’ activist goes to bat for narco-politician

by Hugo López Ochoa

The case of Mexico’s would-be “Madame Human Rights,” Teresa Jardí.

Is drug legalization’s moneybags hurting?

by Scott Thompson

A profile of George Soros.


New hoax to conceal British hand in China Embassy bombing

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Danish newspaper Politiken and the London Observer have published a Big Lie, that President Clinton personally ordered the bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade on May 7. The lie is intended to cover up the British effort to demolish the potential for a U.S.-China “strategic partnership.”

Russian ‘doctrine’: the posture of a big military power, under attack

by Rachel Douglas

A look at the draft “Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation,” published by the Russian military newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda.

Russians briefed on LaRouche Webcast

by Stanislav Menshikov

Prof. Stanislav Menshikov reports on LaRouche’s Internet press conference in the Russian weekly Slovo, under the headline “Plato Among the Bulls in the China Shop.”

Middle East: War, or peace, to be decided in Washington

by Dean Andromidas

Is Indonesia on the rebound?

by Gail G. Billington

In an unexpected result, Abdurrahman Wahid has been elected the fourth President of the Republic of Indonesia, and Megawati Sukarnoputri, Vice President.

Georgian candidate: ‘We have no use for NATO’

An interview with Shalva Natelashvili.

IMF severely criticized in Armenia

A report on Anno Hellenbroich’s visit to Armenia on the invitation of the Union of Constitutional Rights.

Armenian political figures back LaRouche

A statement by Hrant Khachatrian and Haik Babookhanian, Deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.

The oligarchy is trying to destroy our economy

An interview with Hrant Khachatrian.

‘It takes a little bit of courage to stand for ideas that are right’

A dialogue with Faris Nanic, Secretary General of the Party of Democratic Action in Croatia.


The Washington Post ‘Death Beam’ hoax  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Post’s bizarre and lying attack on Gen. George Keegan—as a stand-in for the name of Lyndon LaRouche—reflects only one thing: the hysteria which the skyrocketting of LaRouche’s Presidential pre-candidacy had stirred up among the circles of Vice-President Al Gore, Bush circles, and some others.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Washington Post article, and from 1970s reports by LaRouche’s associates on beam weapons, which prove that everything the Post writes is a lie.

Al’s pal: kleptomaniac Tony Coelho

by Scott Thompson

Between kleptocrats like former Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, and kleptomaniacs like current Gore year 2000 campaign chairman Tony Coelho, Al Gore has built a stable of crooks around himself that would keep an ardent prosecutor occupied for years.

GOP budget strategy runs into reality

by Carl Osgood

Chinese legislators visit U.S. Congress

by William Jones

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News