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Volume 20, Number 45, November 19, 1993

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Interviews

Dr. Hans-Philipp Pöhn  

by Gabriele Liebig and Wolfgang Lillge, M.D.

The former director of the German Federal Health Office urged the inclusion of AIDS among those diseases covered by the Communicable Diseases Law, but his efforts were blocked by the “safer sex” lobby.

Mohammed Z. Nashashibi  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The chairman of the Department of Economic Affairs and Planning of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Mr. Nashashibi has been engaged in the negotiations process for the Israel-PLO accord.

Dr. Fahed Fanek  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

A Jordanian economist and financial consultant. Dr. Fanek contributes to the newspapers Al Ra’i and the Jordan Times.

Nancy Spannaus  

Mrs. Spannaus’s independent campaign for Governor of the state of Virginia helped finish off Mary Sue Terry, one of the queenpins of the “Get LaRouche” task force.

Book Reviews

For Real Economics, Read about the Potato  

by Marcia Merry

The History and Social Influence of the Potato, by Radcliffe Salaman: and The Amazing Potato, by Milton Meltzer.

Investigation

AIDS Scandal in Germany Proves LaRouche Was Right  

by Rainer Apel

Oversight over acquisition and processing of blood has been so negligent, that as many as 1.2 million Germans could now be infected with the AIDS virus.

Chronology of the German AIDS Scandal  

by Jutta Dinkermann

‘Germany Must Finally Apply the Communicable Diseases Law’  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche is chairman of Germany’s Civil Rights Movement-Solidarity party.

‘Let’s Bury the Myth about Condoms’  

by Gabriele Liebig and Wolfgang Lillge, M.D.

An interview with Dr. Hans-Philipp Pöhn.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Maglev Rail Transport in Jeopardy.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Salinas Crawls for NAFTA.

Report from Rio  

by Lorenzo Carrasco

“Power Nucleus” Tries Monetarist Coup.

Andean Report  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Another Corrupt U.S. Asset in Venezuela.

Editorial  

Doing the FBI’s Dirty Work.

Economics

Congressional Defeat Won’t Stop NAFTA, Say Backers  

by Christopher White

No matter what the U.S. Congress decides, Wall Street and the City of London intend to create slave-labor maquiladoras worldwide, not only in Mexico.

Mexican Farmers Reject NAFTA as a Colonial Looting Scheme  

by Alberto Vizcarra

Testimony to the U.S. House Banking Committee by Alberto Vizcarra of the Permanent Forum of Rural Producers of Sonora. Mexico.

Poverty a Factor in Potato Blight’s Return  

by Marcia Merry

Argentine Debt Is Waiting To Explode  

by Gerardo Terán Canal

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Feature

Jordan Debates the Way to Peace in the Middle East  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Passions are raging in the aftermath of the Israel-PLO agreement, and certain questions regarding Jordan’s proper role in the processes sweeping the region, still beg an answer. The response that the political elite formulates to these open questions may well determine whether the region enters an era of peace or turmoil. Muriel Mirak-Weissbach reports from a fact-finding visit to Jordan.

The World Bank Has No Right To Kill Infrastructure Projects  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Mohammed Z. Nashashibi.

The Palestinian Economy Needs Protection In Order To Survive  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Dr. Fahed Fanek.

International

Italy’s Northern League Threatens To Secede  

by Claudio Celani

Regardless of whether “duce” Umberto Bossi carries through on his threat, a three-way splitting of the country has become almost inevitable.

Moscow’s River of Blood  

by Rachel Douglas

Dutch Senate To Vote on Euthanasia Rules  

by Linda Everett

France Girds for a Social Explosion  

by Christine Bierre

French Observer Warns of ‘New Middle Ages’  

by Mark Burdman

The UN Embargo Is Still Killing Iraq’s Children  

by Felicity Arbuthnot

An eyewitness report.

Colombian Amnesty for Drug Cartels Is Victory for ‘Narco-Democracy’  

by Andrea Olivieri

International Intelligence  

National

FEMA, Ecologists Declare War on the Mississippi  

by Richard Freeman

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closing down hundreds of Midwest communities, rather than rebuild the levees that could prevent flood damage in the future.

Globalists Push Clinton into North Korea Confrontation  

by Edward Spannaus

McCloskey: ‘Shameful’ U.S. Record on Bosnia  

Bank Official’s Testimony Nails Bush, Kissinger at House Hearings  

by Edward Spannaus

Californians Nix School Vouchers  

by H. Graham Lowry

How My Campaign Helped Finish Off Mary Sue Terry  

by L. Wolfe

An interview with Nancy Spannaus.

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharsin

Henry Spins Scenarios for New Mideast War.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones and Carl Osgood

National News  

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