Volume 27, Number 9, March 3, 2000




by Robert Barwick

Bailing out insurance companies.


Defend the Voting Rights Act!


UNCTAD meet foreshadows the demise of globalization

by Mary Burdman

Although the theme of the conference was to “make globalization an effective instrument for the development of all countries and all people,” in reality, it would be better characterized as “globalization’s wake.” The vast majority of the world’s nations have been devastated by this insane policy, as their leaders reported to the Bangkok meeting.

Alaska Airlines crash: an unsound economy means unsafe skies

by Marcia Merry Baker

The crash of Flight 261 brings new attention to the increasingly dangerous condition of the U.S. commercial airline industry, and of U.S. transportation infrastructure generally.

Business Briefs


The issue of mind-set  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. writes in commemoration of the 80th birthday of Prof. Grigori L. Bondarevsky, member of the Russian Academy of Social Sciences. “Shall we allow the recurring decadence, inhering in dumbed-down large sections of populations, to condemn humanity to ever-recurring cycles of doom and resurrection?” LaRouche asks. “Can we not rid humanity of such pestilences of hedonism-ridden dumbness? Herein lies the importance of the subject of the Riemannian mind-set.”


Amid policy debacles, the West ‘rediscovers’ Russia

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Faced with the multiple strategic disasters wrought by NATO’s insane “flight forward” in the Balkans and elsewhere, under the auspices of Britain’s Blair government and the Albright-Cohen-Gore grouping in the United States, and with the prospect of a financial crash of Wall Street looming on the horizon, Western elites have suddenly discovered that, after all, they need Russia.

Iranian moderates win Parliament elections

by Hussein Al-Nadeem

International Intelligence


Democrats defy party racists, as LaRouche wins in Michigan

by Debra Hanania Freeman

In a clear demonstration of his ability to drive a stake into the heart of Wall Street’s attempts to rig this Presidential election, Lyndon LaRouche succeeded in mobilizing tens of thousands of Michigan Democrats to cast votes in that state’s Democratic primary, in defiance of both the party leadership and most of the media.

Brazilian leaders endorse LaRouche

The Bush mob destroys America’s psychiatric hospital system

by Richard Freeman

Texas Gov. George W. Bush, through his business partner and financial angel, Richard Rainwater of Fort Worth, Texas, is up to his neck in scandals that could derail his campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination.

LaRouche to AFL-CIO: Stop the insanity

by Marianna Wertz

Labor leaders are backing Al Gore, but “if they get Al Gore as President, there will be no organized labor in the United States. That’s what Al Gore will deliver,” warns Lyndon LaRouche.

LaRouche, Bedoya, in Washington, urge defense of nation-state, war on drugs

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche was joined in Washington, D.C. by former Colombian Defense Minister Gen. Harold Bedoya (ret.), for a press conference and seminar on the “War on Drugs and the Defense of the Sovereign Nation-State.”

LaRouche throws out challenge to Americans to save their nation

by Nancy Spannaus

A report on the Schiller Institute-International Caucus of Labor Committees Presidents’ Day conference.

Greenspan grilled on real economy

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News