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Volume 15, Number 19, May 6, 1988

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Interviews

Felix Moreno  

by Javier Almario

The president of the Colombian-Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce discusses what’s wrong economically, as well as morally, with tolerating the drug trade.

Science & Technology

C=256: The Foundations of Scientific Tuning  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Presentation to the April 9, 1988 Schiller Institute conference in Milan on “Music and Classical Esthetics.”

The Violin and Increases in Frequency: Cremona Expert  

Prof. Bruno Barosi, of the International Institute of Violinmaking, explains how rising concert pitches may shorten the life of a Stradivarius or other precious early instrument.

Departments

Africa Report  

by Mary Lalevée

Squabbling among Thieves.

Dateline Mexico  

by Hugo López Ochoa

Uproar over AIDS Policy.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Brazil Humiliates Itself.

Report from Paris  

by Jean Baptiste Blondel

Presidential Vote: Harsh Lessons.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Can Europe Still Be Defended?

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

Amnesty Int’l Defends Mobsters.

Editorial  

The Demjanjuk Travesty.

Economics

George Bush and the Trade Bill  

by Christopher White

The kind of fascist thinking that lies behind the United States’ presumption that it can arbitrarily restructure world trade fits the GOP presidential candidate to a tee—but if the Japanese react as they could, he’ll never be President.

Polish Strike Wave Leading to Crisis Worse than 1981  

by Konstantin George

Industrialization: Colombia’s Alternative to the Drug Trade  

by Javier Almario

Currency Rates  

‘Adjustment with a Human Face’ Shows How Usurers Kill Children  

by Mary Lalevée

Bush’s Looting Market Re-Offered to Mexico  

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

Where’s the Beef?

Business Briefs  

Feature

Panama: The Keystone of the Hemisphere  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The even greater geographic and strategic importance, and the wonderful economic future, Panama would have “in the sane world that does not exist.”

The Emergency Measures To Save Panama  

A program for Panama’s survival and development—and that of the entire continent.

Trade Unionists Support Panama  

by Robyn Quijano

Documentation: Excerpts from the speech of President Manuel Solís Palma, to the 3,000-person international labor conference held in Panama on April 28 and 29.

Strategic Studies

A Preview of the Soviet Plenum: No TV Soap Opera  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reports on the dramatic policy shifts about to come from the Kremlin, and the underlying process that makes them inevitable, irrespective of which personalities emerge from Gorbachov’s probably quick demise.

International

Inter-Action Council Mobilizes To Save Gorbachov  

by Mark Burdman

The Schmidt group’s meeting in Moscow is principally aimed at helping the Kremlin leader to score the foreign policy successes he needs to hold off the domestic wolves.

The Lid Will Soon Come Off in the Succession Fight in the Kremlin  

by Konstantin George

Ibero-American Unity Turns Tide on Panama Crisis  

Rarely has one seen such a policy reversal as Washington is now exhibiting.

International Intelligence  

National

Hadley’s Primary Victory in Pennsylvania Sends a Signal  

by Mel Klenetsky

Victories by two LaRouche running-mates in the Pennsylvania congressional primaries are the only the latest evidence that support for presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche continues to grow in the Democratic Party’s base.

Renewed U.S. Gulf Actions Irk Moscow  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Irangate About To Blow Up in Europe?  

by Umberto Pascali

FBI’s ‘Buck’ Revell on Hot Seat in Trial  

by Herbert Quinde

Elephants and Donkeys  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Bush Behind Drive To Oust Ed Meese.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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