Volume 31, Number 11, March 19, 2004


Beltway Ideologues Deny Mad-Cow Disease Threat

by Marcia Merry Baker

Administration actions amount to both a denial of the nature of the disease threat, and a re-play of the deregulation ideology of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the original Mad Cow, whose administration was associated with the outbreak and spread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).

Don’t Underestimate This Public Health Enemy: ‘Prion Pathology’  

An interview with Colin Lowry.


Argentina Backs Down the IMF, But Pulls the Knock-Out Punch  

by Dennis Small and Cynthia R. Rush

Hyperinflationary Rise Spreads Worldwide

by Richard Freeman

‘Dynamite Is Everywhere’ in Financial System Now  

by Paul Gallagher

‘This World Monetary System Is On the Way to the Burial Grounds’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche addresses a conference of supporters in Australia.

Who Was Schacht, and What Is Schachtianism?

by Michael Liebig

In Italy, Crisis Brings Crackdown on the Banks

by Claudio Celani

As Dollar Falls, China Seeks National Economic Security, Internal Development  

by Mary Burdman

Austerity Hits Hungary on Eve of Entry to EU

by Birgit Vitt

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

Rovers Find Proof, Mars Was Once ‘Soaked’ With Water

by Marsha Freeman

Scientists have long thought that there was once water on the surface of Mars, based on orbital photographs. Now they have on.the-ground proof.


Madrid Bombs: ‘Don’t Make a Furor, Get the Intelligence’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

LaRouche warns President Bush not to fall into the Synarchists’ trap, with respect to the murderous railway bombings in Spain on March 11.

U.S. Lays Down ‘The Law’ in Iraq: Who Will Obey?

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The interim agreement for Iraq was a “dead letter” as soon as it was signed.

‘Dark Clouds’ Gather Over Sharon’s Regime

by Dean Andromidas

International Intelligence


Joseph Fouché and the French Insurrection

by Katherine Kanter

France’s chief of the political police managed to stay on top from the period of the Revolutionary Terror, through Napoleon’s empire, and on into the regime of King Louis XVII. The character of the French people has yet to recover from the effects of his violence and depravity.


LaRouche in Kentucky, Oregon: Primary Campaign’s Not Over

by Nancy Spannaus

“People think the primary campaign is over,” said Lyndon LaRouche at a Kentucky campaign press conference. “It’s not over. It’s not even close to ending. Because the issues which are going to decide what happens in the election are not decided, and Kerry has not decided what his program is.”

DeLay Getting Desperate As Scandal Waters Rise

by Anton Chaitkin

Investigations Rip the Cheney-Pentagon Axis of Liars Behind Unending Iraq War

by Michele Steinberg

Debates Rage in Congress on HAVA Computer Vote Act  

by Edward Spannaus

“Dear Colleague” letters circulating in Congress.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News


Colin Lowry

A cell biologist and Associate Editor of 21st Century Science & Technology magazine discusses the danger of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and the little-known science of prions.


Report From Germany

by Rainer Apel

What Would Cause a Reality-Shift?

Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

Australia’s ‘Notverordnung.’


The Battle Among the Democrats.


In last week’s issue, the interview with Lyndon LaRouche on Argentine radio contained a typographical error on p. 15. LaRouche referred to the Synarchists’ operations “with Hitler, Mussolini, and Franco”—not “and France.”