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Volume 8, Number 34, September 1, 1981

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Departments

Science & Technology  

by Carol Cleary

Collusion with fruit flies: a chronology.

Book Review  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan B. Cohen

The old Colonial Office mentality: Small is Possible by George McRobie.

Report from Bonn  

by George Gregory and Rainer Apel

Labor takes on the Bundesbank.

Middle East Report  

by Robert Dreyfuss

Iranian exiles miss the boat.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

The pressure is turned upon Hank.

Interview  

by Stanley Ezrol

Alan Hill, the Reagan Administration’s chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality.

Energy Insider  

The Reagan nuclear energy mandate.

Economics

IMF Depopulation Plan Moves into the Open  

by Kathy Burdman

The Fund now considers population reduction measures a frank “conditionality” for its loans.

Documentation: Interviews with an Aspen Institute spokesman and a Treasury liaison with the IMF, and excerpts from the World Bank’s 1981 report.

Currency Rates  

Domestic Credit  

by Richard Freeman

A glance at the budget.

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

Why is the Fed supporting the French franc?

Gold  

by Montresor

Will Reagan jump for a gold standard?

Banking  

by Kathy Burdman

The Fed’s great crash of ’81.

World Trade  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs  

Special Report

Schmidt Rejects a Brüning Policy  

by David Goldman

In the West’s self-interest, the Chancellor opposes the Volcker policy of credit contraction and budget slashes, and Weinberger’s tactical nuclear warfare delusions.

Documentation: Statements by State Secretary Manfred Lahnstein and the Social Democratic Party in Hesse, and commentary from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and Handelsblatt.

Hjalmar Schacht and Brüning Paved the Way for Adolf Hitler’s Takeover of Germany  

by Laurent Murawiec

How London, after Versailles, engineered the Great Depression and prepared the political scene for Nazism.

International

Maneuvers To Trigger Shooting Wars?  

by Nancy Spannaus

Current U.S. Military Policy Lunacy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

‘Free Enterprise’ Doesn’t Work: The Chilean Model  

by Mark Sonnenblick

How Much Private Investment Has Been Flowing into Seaga’s Jamaica?  

by Carlos Wesley

The ‘Strategic Consensus’ Attempt  

by Judith Wyer

A report on NATO’s Mideast policy.

Pakistan To Retake Bangladesh?  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Paul Zykofsky

Craxi Builds Up His ‘New Duce’ Image  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Turbay Caves In to Haig’s Game Plans  

by Valerie Rush and Dennis Small

François Mitterrand: An Agent of the House of Orléans  

by Laurent Murawiec

The monarchists turn out to be far more important than is usually acknowledged.

International Intelligence  

National

A Volcker-Controlled President and a Secret Memorandum  

by Richard Cohen

The “FDR euphoria” in the White House is dangerous when applied to diametrically wrong economic policies.

Reagan’s Mexican Immigration Plan Runs into Political Difficulties  

by Timothy Rush

Urban Riots Planned over Immigration  

by Dolia Estevez Pettingell

The networks ready to move in Mexico and among Chicanos.

Liberals Escalate Regional Water Issue: Are America’s Wells Really Running Dry?  

by Sylvia Barkley

There is no need to choose between water for the East and water for the agricultural belts.

Ogallala Aquifer: A Case Study  

Documentation: A draft water development bill prepared by the National Democratic Policy Committee.

Benchmark Fight over New York Mayoralty  

by Vin Berg

Challenge to Koch: Klenetsky’s Program  

by Vin Berg

National News  

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