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Volume 16, Number 32, August 11, 1989

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Interviews

Aleksandr Zinoviev  

by Fiorella Operto

A dissident Russian mathematician expelled from the U.S.S.R. describes the emergence of a new Stalinist “super apparat.”

Gen. T’eng Chieh  

The elder statesman of the Kuomintang party in the Republic of China explains how the overseas Chinese community can weld itself into a powerful force to help overthrow the Communist regime of Deng Xiaoping. Part IV.

Departments

Report from Rome  

by Giuseppe Filipponi

Return of the Vampire: Guido Carli.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

You Lend, We Pay!

Africa Report  

by Marco Fanini

Revolt in Somalia.

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

U.S. Invasion Seen Imminent.

Dateline Mexico  

by Isaías Amezcua

Discontent with Salinas Grows.

Satanwatch  

Wicca’s Underground Railroad Exposed.

Editorial  

The FBI: America’s KGB.

Book Reviews

A Terrific Book, But Where’s the Science?  

by Fletcher James

Plantwatching: How Plants Remember, Tell Time, Form Relationships, and More, by Malcolm Wilkins.

New Biography of Louis Agassiz  

by Stuart Lewis

Louis Agassiz: A Life In Science, by Edward Lurie.

Why Baudelaire Lied about Poe and Drugs  

by Gil-Rivière-Wekstein

Contes, Essais, Poèmes, by Edgar Allan Poe, translated into French with an introduction by Claude Richard.

Profiling New York the British Way  

by Matt Guice

The Bonfire of the Vanities, by Tom Wolfe.

Felix Warburg’s Magic and the Kirkland Case  

by Katherine Kanter

Georges Balanchine, Ballet Master, by Richard Buckle.

Ingmar Bergman: Satanist and Nazi  

by Lotta-Stina Thronell

The Magic Lantern, by Ingmar Bergman, translated from Swedish by Joan Tate.

An Odyssey through Totalitarian China  

by Alice Robb

Life and Death in Shanghai, by Nien Cheng.

Economics

Moscow Uses Economy To Hasten Polish Showdown  

by Konstantin George

The huge price increases announced by the Polish regime on Aug. 1 are intended to create a situation so dire, that the opposition Solidarnosc is forced to join with the Communists in crushing the popular rebellion.

Soviet Union’s ‘Reformed’ Economy Is Racked by Acute Collapse  

by Rachel Douglas

The Soviet leadership’s perestroika military mobilization has done just what EIR predicted it would do to the inflexible and technology-hostile Soviet economy.

Citibank Buries Brady Debt Plan, while Debt Deal Buries Mexico  

by Peter Rush

Schiller Institute Brief Seeks Criminal Probe of Greens in Italy  

The Green Referendum against Pesticides  

by Marion Peretti

Italian environmentalists have linked up with the Communists to gather 800,000 signatures.

Apple Producers Sued Greens in Civil Case  

by Antonio Gaspari

Currency Rates  

Agriculture  

by Robert L. Baker

Yeutter “Discovers” Grain Shortage.

Medicine  

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Good and Bad Cholesterol?

Business Briefs  

Feature

What Has Gone Wrong with the Supreme Court?  

by Edward Spannaus

The members of the Supreme Court have abandoned the criteria of natural law as set forth by the Framers of the Constitution, and have drifted into the pernicious radical nominalism of Oliver Wendell Holmes, thereby laying the legal groundwork for police-state rule in the United States. Edward Spannaus analyzes the history of the Court’s Wade v. Roe decision as a case in point.

Documentation: Case studies of the police-state methods being used against labor, the military-industrial complex, and anti-abortion political protesters.

International

Will U.S. Response to Hostage Crisis Be Worse than Irangate?  

by Mark Burdman

Once again, a U.S. administration is misplacing its faith in Iranian “moderates” and Syrian “realists.” The Bush team sincerely believes it can use the hostage crisis to further U.S. “global condominium” deals with the Soviet Union. It is those deals, which are responsible for driving the Israelis into acts of desperation.

Kremlin Creates a Safety Valve  

by Konstantin George

Boris Yeltsin’s newly founded Interregional Group may not succeed in channeling the ferment.

Menem Pardons Nationalist Leaders, but Argentina Is Still Starving  

by Peter Rush

Russia, China, and U.S. Play Geopolitics at Cambodia Conference  

by Linda de Hoyos

Henry Kissinger’s latest evildoing.

Sri Lanka-India Conflict Averted, as Tamil Terrorists Gain Ground  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Civil War Looms in Yugoslavia  

by Konstantin George

The latest Communist Central Committee meeting ended in chaos, and a final fracturing of the federation is expected by year-end.

International Intelligence  

National

Commodity Markets Latest Police-State Target  

Back in January, Lyndon LaRouche warned that if he were sent to jail at the behest of the Anglo-American financial elite, those circles would not stop there, but would eliminate any independent U.S. institutions standing in their way. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange is now getting the “LaRouche treatment,” and independent savings and loan bankers are next on the hit-list.

No Summer Hiatus in Irangate Scandal  

by Herbert Quinde

Bruce Rappaport, or John Poindexter, or Adrian Khashoggi could easily point out all the skeletons in the Bush Administration’s closet.

American Catholics Heading for Schism?  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Father Stallings’s renegade “Afro-American” rite in Washington, D.C. is being pushed by powerful forces who want to splinter the Church.

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Bush’s Casual Approach to the Hostages.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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