Volume 27, Number 6, February 11, 2000



Sen. Daryl L. Jones

A Democratic State Senator from Monroe-Dade County, Florida, Mr. Jones is Chairman of the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators.



Deepening financial crisis raises war threat.

Book Reviews

Deep biosphere theory poses revolutionary challenge to prevailing conceptions

by Dr. Jean-Michel Dutuit, Ph.D.

The Deep Hot Biosphere, by Thomas Gold.


Italian Senators initiate drive for New Bretton Woods

by Paolo Raimondi and Andrew Spannaus

A motion that would direct the government of Italy to propose “a new international conference at the level of Heads of State and Government, such as the one that took place in Bretton Woods in 1944, for the purpose of establishing a new international monetary system,” has been introduced into the Italian Senate.

Documentation: The text of the Senate motion.

What is a New Bretton Woods financial system?

Austerity-fuelled political ‘bomb’ explodes in Ukraine

by Rachel Douglas

The economic crisis is driving conflicts throughout Indonesia

by Michael O. Billington and Gail G. Billington

America’s growing income gap: There is no ‘economic boom’

by Richard Freeman

While pundits proclaim that the United States is in its tenth year of economic expansion, the truth is that those with the top 20% of income are making more than half the total income of households, while the bottom 80% is struggling to make ends meet, with a lower standard of living than their parents’ generation.

Business Briefs


Barak election funding scandal could lead to new Mideast war

by Dean Andromidas

The scandal is clearly aimed at destroying the peace process, and unless this destabilization is stopped, threatens a new war.

Behind the crisis in Russia and the Balkans  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from two recent campaign webcasts by Democratic Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Iran-Contra emerges behind German scandals

by Rainer Apel

Former President Sir George Bush’s networks are deeply involved in the scandals being used to destroy Germany’s institutions.

Strasbourg parliament delays decision on Russia’s Chechnya war

by Mark Burdman

Craxi fought ‘Clean Hands’ attack on Italy

by Claudio Celani

An obituary for former Prime Minister of Italy Bettino Craxi, who died on Jan. 19.

IMF, UN,Wall Street sponsor Colombia’s third drug cartel

by Valerie Rush

War of attrition vs. Brazil’s Armed Forces

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

International Intelligence


New Hampshire voters disrupt front-runners’ election game

by Nancy Spannaus

Democratic President primary candidate Lyndon LaRouche commented on the New Hampshire results: “the New Hampshire votes were a massive, and truly tragic defeat for both the born losers Bush and Gore, and for the corrupt party machines which bet their family jewels on rigging a different outcome.... The Forgotten Men and Women of America are expressing their growing hostility against the efforts of both party machines and the leading news media to play the ‘Third Way’ game against the lower 80 percentile of the citizenry.”

The rigging of the U.S. election

A statement released by Democratic Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche’s campaign committee.

Judge orders LaRouche on Tennessee ballot

New York and Tennessee: LaRouche wins victory for free elections

by Dennis Speed

LaRouche: Join the fight, don’t be a spectator!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

New Hampshire: How the controlled environment was broken

by Andrew Spannaus

Election thuggery from Bush and Gore

by Michele Steinberg

LaRouche is hailed as ‘the American Sakharov’

International endorsements of LaRouche’s campaign.

British lies disgrace Library of Congress

by Anton Chaitkin

A review of “John Bull and Uncle Sam: Four Centuries of British-American Relations,” an exhibit jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress and the British Library.

Anglophiles revise U.S. history at LOC exhibit

by Suzanne Rose

A seminar held with the “John Bull and Uncle Sam” exhibit which is trying to forge a U.S.-British “special relationship.”

U.S. Supreme Court guts Voting Rights Act

by Edward Spannaus

A book they tried to burn is back to haunt George ‘Dubya’ Bush

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Illinois execution moratorium fuels national drive

by Marianna Wertz

Gov. Jeb Bush’s policy is ‘my way or the highway’

An interview with Florida State Sen. Daryl L. Jones.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News