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Volume 17, Number 4, January 19, 1990

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Interviews

Father Georghe Calciu  

A Catholic priest describes his 21 years of imprisonment by the Communist regime in Romania, and denounces the post-Ceausescu regime as a new form of Soviet imperialism.

Book Reviews

New Books on the Scottish Rite: Are You a Man, or a Mason?  

by Katherine Kanter

Freemasonry and Its Image of Man. A Philosophical Investigation, by Giuliano Di Bernardo; The Temple and the Lodge, by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, and The Origins of Freemasonry: Scotland’s Century, 1590-1710, by David Stevenson.

Book Notes  

by Katherine Notley

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

General Labor Strike in the East?

Report from Paris  

Kampuchea’s “Presentable Barbarians.”

Report from Rome  

by Rosanna Impiccini

Did Radicals Take Drug Dollars?

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

Will Congress Probe the Invasion?

Dateline Mexico  

by Rosa Sánchez de Cota

Children Sing for Freedom.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Liberal Noose Tightens on Collor.

Andean Report  

by Peter Rush

IMF Austerity Hits Venezuela.

Editorial  

Satan Must Be Defeated.

Economics

Prime Rate Cut Won’t Stop Deflation  

by Stephen Parsons

All it might do is postpone the collapse of billions—in financial paper, making it even worse when it does come.

Bush’s ‘Thousand Points of Light’ Snuffed Out as Homelessness Grows  

by Marcia Merry

Currency Rates  

U.S. Backs Argentine Deflationary Policy  

by Peter Rush

The Illinois & Michigan Canal Story  

by Anthony K. Wikrent

The lessons of building the canal which created the city of Chicago virtually overnight, can and must be applied to guiding Central Europe’s economy toward a “third way” between communist planning and Thatcherite “free market” insanity.

Agriculture  

by Robert L. Baker

Cartelization Jeopardizes Meat Supply.

Domestic Credit  

by John Hoefle

Brady Threatens Real Estate Market.

Business Briefs  

Feature

War on Drugs by the United States Has Never Begun  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Economist Lyndon LaRouche updates his 1985 strategy for an effective military war against drugs, as opposed to the farce which the Bush Administration has committed itself to.

Legalizers Gloat at Bush Drug Policy  

Thornburgh Blocks the War on Drugs  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Bush Installs Partners of Cali Cartel To Rule Panama  

Dukakis Team Helped Cover Up for Bush  

Panama’s Democratic Drug Pushers  

Syrian Drug-Traffic Connection Indicted  

by Thierry Lalevée

What Henry Kissinger Doesn’t Want You To Know about Communist China  

Bush’s Threats To Blockade Colombia Give Big Boost to Drug Cartels  

by José Restrepo

International

Moscow Regroups To Crush Democratic Revolutions  

by Konstantin George

As it has already done in Romania, the Soviet leadership plans to install a new brand of racial-chauvinist satraps in Russia, Bulgaria, and the Transcaucasus before the tide of revolt sweeps those regions out of its imperial grasp.

Eyewitness Report: 200,000 in Leipzig: ‘Down with the SED!’  

by Volcker Hassmann

The ‘Conspiracy of Silence’ on Panama  

by Valerie Rush

Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark speaks out.

Ibero-American Nations in Uproar over U.S. Gunboat Diplomacy  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Khmer Rouge on Verge of Seizing Western Cambodia  

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

No End to Afghan Genocide in Sight  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Greenpeace and the Satanic Ideology of the ‘New Age’  

Part III of a series.

China, in Shift, Rips U.S.-Soviet Alliance  

by Mary McCourt Burdman

International Intelligence  

National

George Bush Prepares To Terminate NATO  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Breaking yet another campaign promise, the President is abandoning all pretext of defending Europe against Soviet military might, and has declared poor Third World nations as America’s main enemy.

First Arrogance, Then the Fall?  

by Herbert Quinde

More than skeletons will come out of the closet if Ronald Reagan is forced to testify in the Iran-Contra trial.

Billington Rebuts Police-State Aims  

by Michael Billington

In sentencing the LaRouche fundraiser to 77 years in prison, the prosecution dropped all pretense that they were “fighting crime.”

We Mourn Michael Spannaus  

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

New Law Would Help Protect Disabled.

National News  

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