The Director of Public Communications of the Massachusetts Nurses Association comments on the issues underlying the current strike.
by Jonathan Tennenbaum
A review of the Chinese-language book Collision! The Globalization Trap and China’s Real Choice. Author Han Deqiang’s attacks on the British System of economics, and the role of American System economists Friedrich List and Alexander Hamilton in building nations, intersects an increasingly bitter controversy in China unleashed by its upcoming entry into the World Trade Organization.
by Steven P. Meyer
A two-part review of a CD set, The Musical Tradition of the Jewish Reform Congregation in Berlin.
by Susan W. Bowen
Summers Destroys the System in Order To Save It.
by Marcia Merry Baker
On Dec. 29, 1973, President Nixon signed into law the Health Maintenance Organization and Resources Development Act, which for the first time authorized, and encouraged, HMOs and practices known as “managed care.” Over the ensuing decades, this policy undermined the entire U.S. hospital and medical care delivery system, and caused injury and death to millions.
by Linda Everett
An interview with David Schildmeier.
by Richard Freeman
by Rachel Douglas
by Christine Bierre
by Ramtanu Maitra
Two appeals by Bernard Zamaron, director of the Luxembourg branch of the Robert Schuman Center for Europe, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the “Schuman Declaration.”
by Mark Burdman
Ken Livingstone, the man whom Prime Minister Tony Blair denounced as “a disaster,” and who ran as an independent after Blair’s Labour machine brutally rigged the intra-party candidate selection contest against him, scored a decisive victory as the first-ever elected Mayor of London. The results have consequences both domestically and internationally.
by Allen Douglas
A new political party has been founded as a statewide organization in Western Australia. It is dedicated to concluding the unfinished business of Australian history: conducting a political revolution against the British Crown and the City of London—what the old Labor Party of wartime Prime Minister John Curtin called “the Money Power.”
by Carlos Cota Meza
Mexico’s economy continues to crumble, and none of the six candidates has so far shown himself to be up the challenge.
The New Atlantic Initiative meets in Bratislava, Slovakia.
by Dean Andromidas
by Edward Spannaus
A report issued by the CIA’s National Intelligence Council, on “The Global Infectious Disease Threat and Its Implications for the United States,” confirms what Lyndon LaRouche has warned about since 1973: that economic deterioration has spread HIV-AIDS, fostered the emergence of new diseases, and brought about the re-emergence of diseases once thought to be under control.
Excerpts from the CIA’s unclassified report.
by Mary Jane Freeman and Bruce Director
Excerpts from the complaint submitted to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, documenting how in the United States, “gross violations of and interference with free and fair elections” are being perpetrated against Lyndon LaRouche and his political supporters.
by Carl Osgood