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Volume 8, Number 19, May 12, 1981

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Departments

Science & Technology  

by Robert Zubrin

NASA and fusion energy program still on the budgetary hit list.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

The slow growthers take it on the chin.

Middle East Report  

by Robert Dreyfuss

Behind the crisis in Lebanon.

Eye on Washington  

by Stanley Ezrol

Congressional Closeup  

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

An alternative to the strategic reserve.

Economics

A Brave New World of Financial Decontrol  

by David Goldman

“The decontrollers and the proponents of credit controls are the same people,” writes David Goldman.

Agriculture Secretary Block Foresees U.S. Farm Export Push  

by Susan B. Cohen

Susan B. Cohen held this exclusive interview in Washington, where Mr. Block described his aggressive view of the department’s role.

Warfare Over Oil Prices  

by Judith Wyer

The new interest-rate rise will reduce petroleum demand further: was it engineered to undercut the Saudi move to bolster the world economy?

Currency Rates  

Banking  

by Kathy Burdman

Volcker and variable mortgage rates.

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

New central bank actions threaten DM.

Domestic Credit  

by Richard Freeman

Toward permanent unemployment.

World Trade  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs  

Special Report

Assassinations, Terrorism, and the Socialist International  

by Paul Goldstein

An overview of the concerted escalation against world leaders since Ronald Reagan assumed the U.S. presidency.

The Attempt To Kill Prime Minister Gandhi  

How Libya’s Qaddafi Spurs Terror on Both Sides of the Atlantic  

by Scott Thompson

Colombia’s M-19 Terrorists Promoted by Socialist International Networks  

by Cynthia Rush

Documentation: Literary celebrity Gabriel García Márquez’s support for the M-l9.

Amnesty Movement Set Up by Britain  

by Steven Meyer

International

Socialists in Italy Produce Another Duce  

by Muriel Mirak

Milan bureau chief Muriel Mirak’s blow-by-blow account of Socialist leader Craxi’s new move for power-in historical perspective.

The Fate of France Is At Stake in the Second-Round Fight for the Presidency  

Giscard Is the Only Choice for France  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Broad Agreements Reached Between Bonn and Riyadh  

by Susan Welsh

Schmidt’s trip to Saudi Arabia.

Fabian Peace Groups Plan Political Attacks  

by Luba George

A report on a disarmament strategy session in Holland.

U.S. Investors Have New Opportunity  

by Dolia Estevez Pettingell and Dennis Small

The state of Sonora in Mexico: four key economic sectors looking for input.

International Intelligence  

National

Reagan Strengthened: Key Decisions Yet To Come  

by Richard Cohen

Richard Cohen reports from Washington on the budget, the AWACS decision, and the little-known war-on- drugs announcement by Edwin Meese.

‘Population Shock Therapy’ for the Third World: Haig’s RAPID Program  

by Lonnie Wolfe

The State Department is conducting an Orwellian psychological warfare campaign against Third World officials.

Origins of Global 2000: A Map of Depopulation Warriors in the U.S.  

by Lonnie Wolfe

Every decision maker should be familiar with this history.

A Big MAC for Every City?  

by Stephen Parsons

Stephen Parsons’ report on how the city governments of Boston, Chicago, and Philadelphia have been boxed into unnecessary austerity.

National News  

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