Volume 28, Number 20, May 25, 2001


Can Bush Menace Be Stopped by the Eurasian Nations?  

Introduces a report from the Schiller Institute conference in Bad Schwalbach, Germany.

China’s Experience in Building Its Economy  

by Dr. Wen Tiejun

Dr. Wen Tiejun is Executive Secretary General of the China Society for Restructuring the Economic System, of Beijing.

India and the Eurasian Development Perspective  

by Prof. Sujit Dutta

Prof. Dutta is Senior Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis in New Delhi, India.

Egypt and the Project of the 21st Century  

by Prof. Dr. Mohammed Al-Sayed Selim

Prof. Dr. Al-Sayed Selim is Director of the Center for Asian Studies in the Faculty of Economics and Political Science in Cairo University, Egypt.

Russia Faces Necessity To Define Its Mission  

by Prof. Yuri Gromyko

Prof. Gromyko represents the Moscow Academy of Culture and Educational Development.

Central Asia’s Role in the Land-Bridge

by Ramtanu Maitra

Ramtanu Maitra is an Indian engineer who headed EIR’s bureau in New Delhi during the 1990s, and who currently writes for EIR from the United States.

The Current Financial System Is Finished  

by Lothar Komp

Lothar Komp is from EIR’s bureau in Wiesbaden, Germany.


Sergei Glazyev

Dr. Glazyev is a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Chairman of the Committee on Economic Policy and Business of the Russian State Duma.

Jan Kregel

Dr. Kregel is an economist with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and one of the authors of the UNCTAD report, “International Trade and Development, 2001.”

Ken Riley

Ken Riley is president of International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1422, with 850 members in Charleston, South Carolina.


Report from Germany

Central Asia’s Great Potential.


A Strategic Announcement from Russia.


Bush-Moynihan Commission Would Loot Social Security

by Richard Freeman

The privatization of Social Security would allow Wall Street to siphon off trillions of dollars from the bank accounts of America’s retirees.

How Can the World Get Out of This Crisis?

An interview with Sergei Glazyev.

EIR Energy Crisis Update: Agenda for National Energy Emergency Action

New Globalism Grows Up for the ‘Anti-Globalization’ Zapatistas

by Rubén Cota Meza

Sweeping Health-Care Reform Proposed by Top U.S. Physicians

by Linda Everett

Worst Nursing Shortage Threatens Hospitals

by Linda Everett

The World Economy Is Staring into a Precipice

An interview with Prof. Jan Kregel.


Italian Voters Reject Globalization in Government

by Claudio Celani

The general election results of May 13, in which Silvio Berlusconi became the new Prime Minister, offer a lesson, an opportunity, and a danger.

Pope John Paul II’s Voyage in Saint Paul’s Footsteps

by Elisabeth Hellenbroich

Bush Administration Backs Police-State Measures in the Philippines

by Michael Billington

Colombia Health Sector Is Being Shut Down

by Javier Almario


National Leaders Join Fight To Save D.C. General Hospital

by Anita Gallagher

House Minority Whip Rep. David Bonior (D-Mich.) and the National Black Caucus of State Legislators are among those who have spoken out in support of this crucial issue in defense of the general welfare.

Nation Rejects Bush-Cheney Assault on California

by Harley Schlanger

Exposure of FBI’s McVeigh Misconduct May Be Part of Efforts to Curb Bush

by Jeffrey Steinberg

McVeigh Case, Birmingham Bombing: Same FBI!

by Donielle Berg

‘Charleston 5’ Fight ‘Southern Strategy’

by Marianna Wertz

A report from South Carolina, including an interview with longshoreman Ken Riley.

‘To Save Macedonia, Change the World!’

by Umberto Pascali

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood