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Volume 9, Number 37, September 27, 1982

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Interviews

Dr. H. K. Jam, Director, Indian Agricultural Research Institute  

by Susan Brady

Why the Punjab’s agriculture took off, and how the rest of the country could accomplish the same rapid output growth.

Edwin Kintner, former Director of the DOE’s Office of Fusion Energy  

by Paul Gallagher

No theoretical or engineering obstacles stand in the way of nuclear fusion energy development.

Stephen O. Dean, President, Nuclear Fusion Power Associates  

by Steven Bardwell

Where fusion research stands internationally.

Departments

China Watch  

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

Deng’s Pyrrhic victory.

Report on Africa  

by Douglas DeGroot and Mary Brannan

The Fez summit and the Horn.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

PAN runs into trouble in Sonora.

Editorial  

In their own name.

Economics

Deranged Central Bankers Attempt Lending Clamps  

by Laurent Murawiec

The bottom line of chatter about “debt rescheduling” and “debt restructuring” is the IMF plan to cut off new net credit.

Will Colombia’s Private Banks Get the Mexico Treatment?  

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: The text of proposals for a dirigist credit system and an all-out industrialization commitment.

Mexico Maintains a War Footing on Debt  

by Cynthia Rush

While other Ibero-American nations wage internal battles over the question.

Closing the Mexican Flight-Capital Spigot  

by Renée Sigerson

A Two-Pronged U.S. Attack Against Brazil  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates  

Japan Debates Its Response to the Ibero-American Debt Crisis  

by Richard Katz

Hoaxter Makes Good as CEA Chairman  

by David Goldman

The lowdown on Martin Feldstein.

Business Briefs  

Special Report

Fusion Power Is Now In Sight for the 1990s  

by Paul Gallagher and Steven Bardwell

Documentation: “Achieving Fusion Is a Problem of Politics, Not Technology”: An interview with Edwin Kintner — Polarized Fuel: The Research Discovery That Could Move Up Fusion’s Timetable, Excerpted from the groundbreaking September 1982 issue of Fusion magazine — “Nuclear Fusion Is Ready for the Engineering Stage Now”: An interview with Stephen O. Dean.

Will Japan and Europe Outstrip the United States’ Fusion Effort?  

by Marsha Freeman

International

Austerity Policy: The Crux of the West German Crisis  

by Rainer Apel

The end of the Schmidt coalition pre-empted the national importance of the Hesse elections. A late Weimar-style budget-slashing government is about to come in.

Israelis Extend the Occupation of Lebanon: Analysis of a Murder  

by Thierry Lalevée

Politics inside Israel: Begin Plays to Mob While the Labourites Remain Divided  

by Mark Burdman

The Political Legacy of Nahum Goldmann  

Excerpts from a Der Spiegel interview just before the death of the great Jewish leader.

‘Old’ and ‘New’ Mafia: France under Siege  

by Garance Upham Phau

‘The British Control Sicilian Organized Crime’  

Red and Black Terror Threatening Poland  

by Irene Beaudry

Not only are there parallels with Italy: the same networks are demonstrably involved.

International Intelligence  

National

An Avalanche for LaRouche Seen Building  

The significance of the results in Baltimore and the 6th Congressional District in Minnesota farm country, where National Democratic Policy Committee-backed candidates were running on Sept. 14.

Incumbents Fail To Challenge Volcker  

by Graham Lowry

Both the Republican and Democratic congressional leaderships are making no pretenses of doing anything about high interest rates at this point.

Democrats Split at the Texas Convention  

by Laurence Hecht

The LaRouche faction at the September state party conference raised a ruckus over policy questions.

Moynihan Affirms His Racialist Allegiance  

by Mary McCourt

Upholding the record of Averell Harriman and the views of Arthur “blacks are inferior” Jensen.

The Roots of the Cinema Conspiracy  

by Michael Minnicino

Part I of a six-part series on the brainwashing goals and capabilities of motion pictures. Pass it along to anyone who thinks films are harmless entertainment. The essence of brainwashing is the complicity of the victim.

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News  

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