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Volume 19, Number 44, November 6, 1992

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Interviews

Valeriya Novodvorskaya  

The founder of the Democratic Union, the first political party to be formed in the Soviet Union apart from the Communist Party, recounts her battles as a member of the resistance to the former communist regime, and her continued struggle for freedom under the current Russian government.

Departments

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

Cuba’s New Terrorist International.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Bankers Promote Collor’s Return.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Illegal Arms Dealers Shoot, Too.

Music Views and Reviews  

by Kathy Wolfe

String Works of Haydn, Beethoven, and Brahms.

Editorial  

An Opening for Justice.

Reviews

How ‘Psychological Testing’ Brainwashes Schoolchildren  

by Leo Scanlon

Educating for the New World Order, by Beverly K. Eakman.

‘Roasting’ Henry Kissinger Is Useful But Far from Adequate  

by Scott Thompson

Kissinger, A Biography, by Walter Isaacson.

Economics

Federal Regulators Fear a Banking Panic  

by John Hoefle

The Federal Reserve is bending over backwards to discredit the conclusions of the widely circulated “Banking on the Brink” study by Roger Vaughan and Edward Hill. But the facts are there. Are we in for a “December Surprise” explosion of bank failures?

Europe Feuds with U.S. over GATT  

by Marcia Merry

GM Directors Bigger Idiots than Stempel  

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Mass Protests against U.K. Austerity Regime  

by Mark Burdman

Currency Rates  

World Bank Splits on Indian River Project  

by Susan Maitra

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

FDIC Stomps Out Farms.

Business Briefs  

Feature

The Case for Maglev: Paying More Is Cheaper  

by Christopher White

Washington officials are talking about spending $30 million to “study” options for high-speed rail transportation. But there is already one viable option available for upgrading U.S. surface transportation, the magnetic levitation system. Sure it costs money, but looked at from the standpoint of the real, productive economy, it’s a bargain at the price. Chris White continues EIR’s series of studies of the physical economy.

International

Lithuanian Elections Show Danger of Bowing to IMF  

by Konstantin George and Denise Henderson

The crushing defeat of President Landsbergis has strategic implications, the most dangerous of which is the buildup of the imperial faction in Moscow, which will target the Baltics first.

In Russia, the Specter of ‘Cruelest Dictatorship’ Looms  

by Rachel Douglas

An interview with Valenya Novodvorskaya.

Central Asian Conflict Gets Bloodier  

by Ramtanu Maitra

‘Bush Manual’ Project Opens New Assault on Ibero-American Armies  

by Gretchen Small

U.S. Ambassador to the OAS Luigi Einaudi leads a renewed drive against national sovereignty.

Documentation: From Einaudi’s remarks at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and other statements of the anti-military policy.

Jordan Trial Heralds Mideast Policy Shift  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Laith Shubeilat’s courtroom ordeal draws to a close.

Venezuela’s CAP Is Playing for Time, But the Economy Won’t Give It to Him  

by Alfonso Rodríguez

Japan Offers Olive Branch to China  

by Kathy Wolfe

International Intelligence  

National

Post-Election Agenda Sets Up Inter-Generational War  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The Concord Coalition, and its two main spokesmen, Paul Tsongas and Sen. Warren Rudman, are promoting the idea that cutting Medicare and Social Security—killing off grandma and grandpa—is necessary, to deal with mounting economic pressures on the younger generations.

LaRouche Broadcast: ‘We Wrestle Against Principalities and Powers’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In his last national television broadcast of this year’s campaign, independent presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche explains the strategic importance of bringing down the statue of Ku Klux Klan founder Albert Pike in Washington, D.C.

Obituary: Jim Garrison Remembered  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Clinton-Gore Would Be ‘Jimmy Carter II’  

by Mark Burdman

That was the message from Washington insiders to Europeans, at a meeting on international relations recently held in Loccum, Germany.

National News  

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