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Volume 20, Number 47, December 3, 1993

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Interviews

Prof. Volodymyr Chernyak  

by Karl Michael Vitt

Professor Chemyak is a department head at the Institute of Economics of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences.

Vyecheslav Chornovil  

by Karl Michael Vitt

The founder and leader of the Rukh, the independence movement in Ukraine, Mr. Chornovil is a member of Parliament of Ukraine. He was imprisoned many times during the Soviet regime.

Book Reviews

Proof of Kennedy’s ‘No’ to Vietnam  

by Linda de Hoyos

JFK and Vietnam: Deception, Intrigue, and the Struggle for Power, by John M. Newman.

Departments

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Workers Party Under Investigation.

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

Drug Legalization Scenario Launched.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Social Democrats Offer No Solutions.

Editorial  

Of Crime and Rage.

Economics

New York State Announces a Bold Maglev Program  

Finally, somebody is planning to build an intercity magnetically levitated line in the United States—if the funding comes through. And that’s a big “if.”

Currency Rates  

Beijing, Local Leaders Fight over Taxes  

by Cho Wen-pin

Mexican Farmers Ask Their Congress To Investigate Secret NAFTA Accords  

by Hugo López Ochoa

A report on a conference of the Permanent Forum of Rural Producers (FPPR) in Ciudad Obregón.

Documentation: FPPR leader Jaime Miranda Peláez opens the proceedings.

Banking  

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Ten Trillion Dollars, and Counting.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Globalization Wrecks Industry and Labor Force  

by William Engdahl

Documents the devastating impact on the economies of the OECD nations of industry’s shift toward cheap-labor regions of Asia and Ibero-America. Companies say this is what they need to survive “the competition.” But the policy portends massive unemployment and social dislocation, turning what used to be the advanced industrial sector into a rust bucket.

Allais Blasts OECD’s Free Trade Fraud  

by Maurice Allais

LaRouche Hits ‘Travesty’ of OECD’s Economists  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

List’s Attack on British ‘Shopkeeper’ Trade System  

by Friedrich List

International

World Leaders Are Cool to Clinton’s Pacific Strategy  

by William Jones

Behind the smiles and photo opportunities at the Seattle summit of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, the real agenda was to smash resistance to the global free trade agenda.

Civil War Looms in Algeria  

by Christine Bierre

Ukraine, Ignored by West, Is Under the Gun of Economic Disaster  

‘Wild Liberalism Is Making Us Paupers’  

by Karl Michael Vitt

An interview with Prof. Volodymyr Chernyak.

‘Destructive Forces Threaten Ukraine’  

by Karl Michael Vitt

An interview with Vyecheslav Chornovil.

Cárdenas: The Aristide of Mexico?  

Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, who could become the new President of Mexico, upholds the International Monetary Fund’s murderous austerity conditionalities, like Haiti’s Jean-Bertrand Aristide, whom he defends. A statement by the Ibero-American Solidarity Movement of Mexico.

International Intelligence  

National

Free-Traders Plan Phony Debate on Drug Legalization  

At meetings of the International Network of Cities on Drug Policy and of the Drug Policy Foundation, the dope legalizers were on an offensive, led by free-trade guru Milton Friedman.

Sixth Circuit Court Lambasts OSI Misconduct in Demjanjuk Ruling  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Excerpts from the unusually forthright court decision. Are heads now going to roll at the Justice Department?

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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