Volume 26, Number 45, November 12, 1999



Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

The end of an industrial era.


President Clinton must fire Albright!

Book Reviews

The evil of banality

by Mary Burdman

The Road to Democracy: Taiwan’s Pursuit of Identity, by Lee Teng-hui.

How the Bundy family ruined America

by Stu Rosenblatt

The Color of Truth, by Kai Bird.

Strategic Studies

How to catch a British agent

Stu Rosenblatt’s third review cataloguing the perfidious careers of some of the 20th century’s leading British agents-of-influence within the U.S. political establishment. Here he takes up McGeorge and William Bundy, who were responsible for many of the wretched, British-steered turns in American foreign policy and national outlook, during the period between the end of World War II and the beginning of the Reagan Presidency.


German banks slash credits to medium-sized industry

by Lothar Komp

The traditional partnership between Germany’s banks and small and medium-sized industry is crumbling, as the large private banks, operating on the “Anglo-Saxon” model, cut off funding to industry in favor of financial speculation.

Zepp-LaRouche: Germany’s existence is at stake

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

An open letter to German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder from the president of the Schiller Institute in Germany.

Speculative bubble feeds off economy

by Richard Freeman

IMF wages protracted economic warfare against the Balkans

by Rainer Apel

Fall issue of ‘21st Century Science’: Real calculus vs. what you learned

by Laurence Hecht

Mahathir rallies Asia to build economy

The Malaysian Prime Minister is conducting diplomacy in order to bolster national economies against the International Monetary Fund and the financial speculators.

African leaders are challenging the credibility of the IMF system

by Linda de Hoyos

The IMF caused the floods in Mexico

by Ignacio Mondaca

Business Briefs


To make a revolution, we must make a renaissance

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche addresses a conference of the Civil Rights Movement Solidarity (BüSo) party in Germany, on Oct. 17. “We must undertake no lesser objective globally now,” he says, “than launching a new renaissance, a new Classical renaissance, in which people become happy through being—sometimes reluctantly—impelled to realize they have something within them which is beautiful: the experience of a validatable act of discovery of a universal principle, whether as a scientific principle, a physical principle, or as an artistic principle.”


Iran’s Khatami advances ‘dialogue of civilizations’

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iranian President Seyyed Mohammad Khatami’s visit to France was a giant step forward in the Islamic Republic’s stride toward normalization of relations with the West, and will boost stability, in the Persian Gulf and Central Asia.

Pakistan’s Musharraf faces an uphill task

by Ramtanu Maitra

The British factor in the Strauss-Kahn exit

by Mark Burdman

The French Finance Minister’s resignation has weakened France’s “political clout,” according to the London Financial Times.

Italy: The acquittal of Andreotti and the crisis of D’Alema’s government

by Claudio Celani

Christian Solidarity International loses NGO status at UN

by Scott Thompson

East Africa needs peace, economic development, not witchcraft

by Hussein Al-Nadeem

Mexico’s Vincente Fox promotes globalization

by Carlos Cota Meza

Burundi is at the danger point

by Linda de Hoyos

From Korea to Kosovo: the No Gun Ri massacre  

by Edward Spannaus

The cost of not being ready

by Carl F. Bernard

A guest commentary by retired Army Colonel Carl F. Bernard.

International Intelligence


LaRouche campaign heats up as Gore’s problems mount

by Debra Hanania Freeman

Lyndon LaRouche was the first to file in Kansas and New Hampshire, and petitioning is under way to put him on the ballot in at least 48 states. Meanwhile, Al Gore can’t figure out how to act like an “alpha male,” while labor is walking away from his campaign in droves.

Documentation: Statement by Lyndon LaRouche’s Presidential campaign on the Democratic National Committee’s attack on the Voting Rights Act; endorsements of LaRouche by former South Carolina State Senator Theo Mitchell and Austrian diplomat Prof. Ernst Florian Winter.

LaRouche in dialogue with labor movement

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from the candidate’s Nov. 4 live campaign webcast.

CIA will return some Stasi files to Germany

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News