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Volume 18, Number 26, July 5, 1991

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Interviews

Professor V. Sikora  

by Anno Hellenbroich and Michael Vitt

A professor of political economy at the Cultural Institute of Kiev, also chairman of the Center for Market Economy, discusses the need to base Ukraine’s economic recovery on the ideas of Friedrich List—precisely the model promoted by the Schiller Institute.

Departments

Report from Rome  

by Lorenza Maria Saini

University Reopens to Nuclear Debate.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Berlin Is Again the Capital.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Rao Cabinet Affirms Continuity.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Kissinger’s Depopulation Plan Exposed.

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

U.S. Agents Are Tied to Drugs.

Report from Rio  

by Geraldo Lino

The Brazil That Can Say Yes.

Editorial  

Development on the Table Internationally.

Economics

U.S. Deficit Out of Control, as Hyperinflation Looms  

by Stephen Parsons

May’s deficit came in at an all-time record $53.35 billion, even though the Treasury received that month most of the balance of Gulf war tribute money from the erstwhile allies.

Corrections

In our June 21 issue, on page 57, the great Russian icon painter Rublyov’s name was incorrectly spelled “Rubleyev.” On page 6 of the same issue, in the opening of Paolo Raimondi’s speech in Prague, “Friedrich List: The Economist of Industrial Capitalism,” the citation from List should open with the very first paragraph of the speech, and continue through the third paragraph. Due to an editorial error, the quote marks only opened with the third paragraph. The actual words of List begin with the phrase, “I shall confine my remarks to the refutation of the theory of Adam Smith.” We apologize for any confusion this error may have caused.

Slovakia Debates Economic Policy: LaRouche vs. IMF  

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

A conference of the Schiller Institute in Bratislava was the scene of heated debates.

Currency Rates  

Ukraine Needs Its Own Currency To Promote Economic Development  

by Anno Hellenbroich and Michael Vitt

Interview with Prof. V. Sikora.

Toward the Sovereignty and Progress of Ukraine  

Peru Revolts against IMF’s Wrecking Job  

by Luis Ernesto Vásquez

Bush Wants World Bank ‘Privatization’ Shift  

by Michael Billington

LaRouche Warns against Bashing Europe, Japan  

by Lonnie Wolfe

EIR Team Finds Scant Support for NAFTA  

by Harley Schlanger

Korean Economic Deals ‘An Internal Matter’  

by Lydia Cherry

Third World Leaders Denounce U.N. Genocide Proposal  

by Michael Billington

United States: July 1 Budget Cuts Mean Mass Layoffs  

by H. Graham Lowry

‘Zero risk’ Standard for Pesticides Makes No Sense in the Real World  

by Robert D. Sweet

Banking  

by John Hoefle

House Seeks To Curb Bush Bailout.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Did Unemployment Top 32 Million in U.S. in 1990?  

by Laurence Hecht

The real levels of unemployment are far higher than the government and media report. President Bush and other officials may keep on using the fraudulent statistics, but they can no longer claim they didn’t know what the real numbers are.

International

Yugoslav Civil War Process Can Still Be Stopped  

by Konstantin George

The West deliberately failed to foster a peaceful compromise this spring; but the die was really cast two years ago, when the IMF forced Belgrade to take Jeffrey Sachs as an economic advisor.

‘Surrender’ of Medellín Drug Lord Means the Moral Kidnapping of Colombia  

by Robyn Quijano

Pablo Escobar is now ensconced in his luxury “prison.” The Gaviria government’s capitulation can be traced to the U.S. refusal to help Colombia’s war on drugs in 1989.

Documentation: From a statement by former Colombian Justice Minister Enrique Parejo González.

Venezuelan Army Chief Warns ‘Corrupt Democracy’ Is Breeding Civil War  

by Gretchen Small

Documentation: From a speech by Gen. Carlos Julio Peñaloza, outgoing commander of the Army.

Regional Powers Win Cambodian Cease-Fire  

by Linda de Hoyos

Club of Rome in New Malthusian Offensive  

Prince Philip Put on Defensive by EIR  

by Ulf Sandmark

Horn of Africa Target for Re-Colonization  

by Joseph Brewda

International Intelligence  

National

CFR Eyes U.S. Role in U.S.S.R. Civil War  

by Webster Tarpley

Whether or not it is desirable to have a civil war in the U.S.S.R. is the issue: Humanity and reason say no.

Rep. Gonzalez Seeks To Lift Iraq Embargo  

Pentagon Admits: Intent toward Iraq Is Genocide  

by Joseph Brewda

It was the reason for the war, and it is the reason for continuing the sanctions now.

Latest Supreme Court Rulings Rip Up U.S. Bill of Rights  

by Leo Scanlon

The Court is expanding the power of police agencies over the individual, while limiting the power of the Federal courts to enforce the Constitution. Dissenting Justice Thurgood Marshall (who has now resigned from the bench) quoted a Florida judge: “This is not Hitler’s Berlin, nor Stalin’s Moscow”—at least not yet.

Thornburgh and the Contra Drug Link  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Steve Komm

Nebraska Pedophile Trial Ends in Coverup  

by Alan Ogden

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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