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Volume 8, Number 42, October 27, 1981

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Departments

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

Gear-up in Sweden’s nuclear program.

Interviews  

by Héctor Apolinar

Francisco Javier Alejo, Mexican Ambassador to Japan; Noboru Matsunaga, Japanese Ambassador to Mexico; Renzo Taguchi, representative of Japan’s Keidanren industrial association.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Whither De la Madrid?

Report from Paris  

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

Mitterrand’s nuclear Waterloo.

Middle East Report  

by Robert Dreyfuss

The Trilaterals strike back.

Congressional Closeup  

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Eye on Washington  

by Stanley Ezrol

Economics

U.S. Interest Rates: How Far Will They Decline?  

by David Goldman

Fed Sees Loan Demand Disappearing Fast  

An interview in which a New York Fed spokesman says they want to inflict a slow, steady recession that won’t panic the President.

Industrial Chain Reaction, Not ‘Fine-Tuning’  

by Richard Freeman

Currency Rates  

No Credit, Scant Revenue  

by Leif Johnson

State and municipal finance is being abruptly sabotaged.

West German Bankers and Industrialists Join Demand for Further Lending  

by George Gregory

Schmidt’s Battle  

by Susan Welsh

The West German Chancellor’s domestic and political efforts.

Documentation: Excerpts from two recent speeches.

Gold  

by Montresor

No near-term price rise.

Agriculture  

by Susan B. Cohen

Farm equipment markets devastated.

World Trade  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs  

Special Report

The Labor Encyclical: An Idea That Could Save Civilization  

by Criton Zoakos

Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos comments on John Paul II’s new contribution.

From the Text of Laborem Exercens  

‘The Pope Ought To Study Sociology’  

A sample of verdicts from Catholic schismatics and liberals.

International

State Department’s Unfinished Business: Depopulating Egypt  

by Robert Dreyfuss

The hands and feet of British intelligence, including the same State personnel who fostered Khomeini, say Mubarak must submit or be overthrown.

DOS, Clark, Aspen: Destroy Industry  

Five interviews.

The IMF Plan for Egypt  

‘Leonid Brezhnev Must Break With London Before It’s Too Late’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Especially for the Middle East.

Mexico’s Bid for Industrial Partners  

by Timothy Rush

A chronology of the renewed drive for nuclear energy there, with its implications for North-South relations in general and ties with the U.S. in particular.

The Seven Bidders for Laguna Verde  

by Timothy Rush

Their strengths and weaknesses.

Japan-Mexico Relations: Tokyo Out To Rebuild Trade and Investment  

by Héctor Apolinar

International Intelligence  

National

Will Ronald Reagan Stick Out His Political Neck?  

by Lonnie Wolfe

More than AWACS is at stake: the ability of the Executive to provide leadership.

The IMF Is Imposing the ‘Lifeboat Ethic’  

An interview with Garrett Hardin, one of the original publicists of the population triage policy. He applauds the Peking model and accurately emphasizes that the State Department and IMF policy of depopulation is his own, under more polite names.

A Case Study: The Guardian Angels  

by Charles E. Herbert

“Volunteerism” to replace city workers is bad business, and bad politics. This pilot project is promoted by pseudo-conservative opponents of industry and urban growth, and funded by the likes of Chase Manhattan.

National News  

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