Volume 27, Number 2, January 14, 2000



Mike Morosin

Mr. Morosin is a homeless advocate and member of the Nebraska State Democratic Committee.

Book Reviews

Get the computers out of the schools

by Susan Welsh

High Tech Heretic: Why Computers Don’t Belong in the Classroom and Other Reflections by a Computer Contrarian, by Clifford Stoll.



Making sense of the health-care crisis.

Strategic Studies

Crucial issues taken up in quest for Middle East peace

by Dean Andromidas

Although it is impossible to predict the results of the current talks, issues key to the success of any agreement are being tackled, including protecting the national sovereignty of all those concerned, and the need to provide adequate water resources for the region.

An on-the-scene report from Shepherdstown

by William Jones

Mideast peace requires water, power resources

by Marcia Merry Baker

Peace is not simply a matter of “sharing” or observing “fair” water rights, because there is simply not enough water to go around. A look at off-the-shelf plans and new technologies coming on line, including the application of nuclear energy, which will remove any limits to what can be accomplished in developing the Middle East.

Time for action on new water resources

by Marsha Freeman


Stock and bond markets sound alarm warnings

by William Engdahl

Empty heads are debating whether the market declines point to a “major market correction” or just another hiccup amid the feast of “prosperity.” In fact, what we are seeing are the death-throes of a financial system that is doomed to extinction.

‘Experts’ ignore role of managed care as thousands die from medical errors

by Linda Everett

One of the leading causes of death and injury in America is medical error, according to “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System,” a report by the Institute of Medicine.

Hunger and homelessness are growing in U.S. bubble economy

by Marianna Wertz

A review of two reports, one by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the 1999 report by the United States Conference of Mayors on “Hunger and Homelessness in America’s Cities.”

Fighting for the poor, homeless in Nebraska

An interview with Mike Morosin.

DDT, the New York Times, and Judge Irving Kaufman

by Thomas H. Jukes

In Memoriam: Thomas H. Jukes

Business Briefs


The tinsel-town follies  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Today’s suburbanite is about to be hit with the effects of the global financial crisis, popping “the highly leveraged fantasies of their work-a- day world,” writes Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. “The duty of government is to help those presently fantasy-ridden suburbanites to find their way, as quickly as possible, back to a safe landing in the sanity of the real world, a happier, saner world, which must be made our nation’s economic future.... To do that, we must first recognize, and, hopefully, cure, the madness which brought today’s suburbanites to that point of national disaster now looming before us all.”


Putin becomes President: a phase-change in Russia

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

With Yeltsin’s departure, pundits say the only important question is which policy course Russia’s new “strongman,” Vladimir Putin, will follow. But, very little has really been settled. The Russian situation remains one which virtually guarantees further surprises in the near future.

Airliner hijacking puts a spotlight on Kashmir

by Ramtanu Maitra

British establishment admits, ‘Yes, we harbor terrorists’

by Mary Burdman

Geopolitics, geo-economics behind Germany’s ‘corruption’ scandals

by Rainer Apel

Nigeria 2000: a time for tough decisions

by Lawrence K. Freeman

Will the British-American-Commonwealth factions keep Nigeria under its control?

LaRouche: What foreigners should understand about the United States  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Replies to questions submitted by Malaysian journalists.

Dr. Mahathir warns against globalization

International Intelligence


LaRouche campaign set for breakout, as primaries near

by Debra Hanania-Freeman

LaRouche’s ballot status has been certified in 11 states’ Democratic primaries, and petitions have been filed in five more states, and LaRouche is engaged in intense campaigning. But the key to a Democrat winning the White House, is to break the hold of the racists over the Democratic Party.

Hyde-bound racism and the Constitution  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

What is government’s role in health policy?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An excerpt from Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.’s webcast dialogue with medical professionals on Jan. 6.

The world looks to LaRouche for leadership

The most recent endorsements of Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. for President.

What is behind terror scare in U.S.?

by Edward Spannaus

National News