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Volume 17, Number 31, August 3, 1990

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Interviews

Mathis Bortner  

by Emmanuel Grenier

A leader of the French support movement for Solidarnosc reports on his recent talks with Lech Walesa and other Polish leaders.

Departments

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

Business Up in Arms over Bush Plan.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Re-Educating the Russians.

Andean Report  

by Andrea Olivieri

Drug Legalizer Named to Cabinet.

Editorial  

Who Is To Blame?

Science & Technology

U.S. Electric Reliability Heads for Third World Levels  

by Marsha Freeman

Rolling blackouts, rationed electricity use, dimmed streetlights, shortened work hours—these are only some of what’s in store for the post-industrial junk-heap which the United States has become over the last 20 years.

The Blackout that Crippled New York  

An assessment of the impact of the 1965 New York City blackout, from a new report by the congressional Office of Technology Assessment titled “Physical Vulnerability of Electric Systems to Natural Disasters and Sabotage.”

Economics

This Time, Statistical Fakery Just Won’t Work  

by Christopher White

When even the U.S. Commerce Department’s lies about the GNP start looking bad, you know that the new Great Depression is beginning to hit with hurricane force.

Poland Must Defend Her National Economic Interests  

by Emmanuel Grenier

Jeffrey Sachs’s free-market “shock therapy” should be dumped along with communism. Interview with Solidarnosc-Côte d’Azur past president Mathis Bortner.

International Banks Running Credit Blockade against Colombia  

by José Restrepo

Currency Rates  

Menem Delivers Argentina’s Sovereignty on a Platter  

by Cynthia R. Rush

His relationship with the Bush Administration won’t bail him out of problems brought on by his harsh austerity program.

Medicine  

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

“Mad Cow” Disease Fuels Meat Phobia.

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

Russia Wants Western Oil Technology.

Business Briefs  

Feature

LaRouche’s Freedom Seen in Europe as Key to Future  

by Hartmut Cramer

Europeans have no trouble seeing the parallel between the Bush Administration’s treatment of Lyndon LaRouche, and the Nazi regime’s crushing of the German Resistance 46 years ago, especially since LaRouche’s economic policies are wielding ever more influence on the continent.

Sovereign Germany: Core of a New, Just World Economic Order!  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Policy statement by Helga Zepp-LaRouche, chairman of the Patriots for Germany party who is running to be a member of the first post-war all-German parliament.

Make July 20, 1994 into a European Memorial Day  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The Economic Geography of Europe’s ‘Productive Triangle’  

Like a great spiral nebula, whose arms reach into Africa, Asia, and the Mideast, the proposed grid of high-speed railways will turn Europe into the world’s most productive economy.

International

Italy To Probe CIA Ties to Palme Murder  

by Leonardo Servadio and Mark Burdman

It could lift the cover off Ollie North’s Project Democracy: Italian President Cossiga’s demand for an inquiry into whether U.S. intelligence, via the Propaganda-2 lodge, had a hand in the assassination of Olof Palme.

Documentation: The Cossiga letter; Ex-CIA agents Brenneke and Razin on Italian TV.

Bonn Official Survives Assassination Attempt  

Palme Murder Used To Frame LaRouche  

by Göran Haglund

ADL Attacks Poland, Catholic Church  

by Joseph Brewda

Why Certain British Elites Hate Germany  

by Mark Burdman

Anglican Primate Paints God ‘Green’  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Britain Courts the Butchers of Beijing  

by Mary McCourt Burdman

ASEAN Hits U.S. Turnabout on Cambodia  

by Linda de Hoyos

Two Koreas Move a Step Closer Despite Attempts To Stop Them  

by Lydia Cherry

Dope, Inc. Tightens Grip on Pakistan  

by Susan Maitra

Anglo-Americans Add Oil to Mideast Fire  

by Joseph Brewda

International Intelligence  

National

Lt. Col. Oliver North: Patriot or Pusher?  

by Carol White and Herbert Quinde

North, one of the dirtiest figures on the U.S. political scene today, is trying to dupe Americans into believing that it can be patriotic to back drug pushers.

Appeals Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Action Was in ‘Bad Faith’  

Not LaRouche, but the U.S. government committed fraud against LaRouche’s political supporters.

Jailed Associates of LaRouche Denied Parole  

Appeals Court Grants Ascher’s Petition  

Nebraska Grand Jury Protects Child Abuse  

The Anti-Defamation League and the Dostoevsky Project  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Part III of a series on the ADL and the “New Age.”

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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