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Volume 19, Number 7, February 14, 1992

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Interviews

Gen. Richard Lawson  

by Marsha Freeman

General Lawson (ret.) is president of the National Coal Association, and was previously a four-star general of the U.S. Air Force.

Yue Wu  

by Jacques Cheminade

The vice president of the Independent Union of Chinese Workers, which was created at Tiananmen Square, returned recently from a clandestine trip to the interior of China.

Reviews

Brainin Trio Plays in ‘Verdi’ Tuning  

by Hartmut Cramer

National Gallery Videotape Provides Fine Introduction to Perspective  

by Bonnie James

Reviews the 30-minute educational film, Masters of Illusion.

Departments

Andean Report  

by Manuel Hidalgo

Coca Sets Exchange Rate in Peru.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Doing the Bankers’ Bidding.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Cota Meza

La Quina’s Revenge.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Spooks Fear Influence of LaRouche.

China Report  

by Michael Billington

The West Rehabilitates Li Peng.

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

Who Needs Enemies?

Editorial  

Telling the Truth for Once.

Economics

Sachs Is On the Ropes for ‘Shock’ Policies  

At an elite seminar of business and political leaders in Davos, Switzerland, Harvard’s economic “expert” Jeffrey Sachs found that even the other economists think he’s crazy.

Depression Racks Schools, Students  

by Joyce Fredman

Japan Tests Waters for Investment in India  

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

ASEAN Reaffirms Drive for Development  

by Lydia Cherry

Currency Rates  

Energy Tax in U.S. Would Doom Third World Development  

by Marsha Freeman

The National Coal Association’s Gen. Richard Lawson (ret.) says that developing countries will suffer most from the attacks of environmental extremists.

IMF, `Free Market’ Looting Steers Czechoslovakia toward Social Explosion  

by Paolo Raimondi

Agriculture  

by Nora Hamerman and John Sigerson

German Organizes American Farmers.

Business Briefs  

Feature

The Real Crimes of China’s Zhao Ziyang  

by Michael O. Billington

When the Chinese people overthrew Mao and the fanatics around him, there was a chance for China to discard communist tyranny altogether. But thanks to the help of Henry Kissinger, this effort was thwarted, as Deng Xiaoping promoted Zhao Ziyang, the “reformer” who was a tool of the Anglo-American oligarchy.

Wei Jingsheng Was Right  

by Linda de Hoyos

A leader of the Democracy Wall movement of 1976-78, Wei was jailed by Deng Xiaoping for demanding “The Fifth Modernization”: democracy.

International

U.N. Security Council Proclaims World Empire  

by Joseph Brewda

A British-authored declaration was adopted, eliminating the idea of national sovereignty, under the banner of “collective security.”

Venezuelan Rebels Overthrow Bush Agenda for New World Order  

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: A summary of the rebels’ program; excerpts from a speech by ex-President Rafael Caldera.

‘The Wind that Heralds the Rains Is Rising’  

by Jacques Cheminade

A first-hand report on reorganizing the democracy struggle inside China.

In Memoriam: Ali Mazaheri  

by Katherine Kanter

Bolivia Rebels Against ‘Bush Plan’ To Dismantle Institutions, State  

by Gretchen Small

EIR’s exposé has sent the U.S. Embassy in La Paz scrambling for cover.

Documentation: Coverage of the national debate from Bolivia’s largest circulation daily.

Bush Tells Haitian People: Go to Hell  

by Valerie Rush

Georgian Monarchists Want Power This Year  

by Mark Burdman

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche on TV: Voters Listened to the Wrong People  

by Brian Lantz

The jailed candidate’s Feb. 1 nationwide television broadcast had higher Nielsen ratings than the Democratic roundtable “debate,” and his campaign is off and running. There’s a good reason: LaRouche has a policy that makes sense, but the others don’t.

The Fat Cat Populist Backed by Big Money  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

A profile of Democratic presidential contender Tom Harkin.

Does Bush Support Drug-Peacenik Friedman?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Chicago economist who inspired Bush’s free trade dogmas got a $100,000 prize from the Drug Policy Foundation—and it was not for “just saying no.”

Bush Defense Cuts Expose Rotten State of U.S. Industrial Base  

by Leo Scanlon

New Evidence on ‘October Surprise’: How President Carter’s Hostage Negotiations Were Sabotaged  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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