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Volume 22, Number 40, October 6, 1995

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Interviews

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.  

The American statesman, who has traveled to Russia twice in the past year for high-level meetings, says Russia is heading for an explosion. Radio interviews with him on Sept 13 and Sept. 20 are excerpted here.

Science and Technology

Deregulating U.S. Electric Utilities: The ‘Kill Factor’  

by Marsha Freeman

Federal and state proposals to deregulate the electric utility industry could make power unreliable and more expensive.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

No Peace Without Economic Stability.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Méndez

Wall Street Journal Promotes PAN.

Andean Report  

by Carlos Méndez and Sara Madueño

Fujimori Defies the Catholic Church.

Editorial  

A Climate of Disease.

Economics

Hoarders Move for Profits as Fall Crop Estimates Decline  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The severe global shortages of basic food staples come not from just one year’s “bad weather,” but from decades of non-development of needed economic infrastructure and from neglect of the family farm sector.

Currency Rates  

Maastricht: Single Currency Dream Becomes a Nightmare  

by William Engdahl

Behind the façade of unity at the EU’s recent Mallorca summit, the four-year-old scheme to merge national currencies for economies as diverse as Germany and Italy, has begun to unravel.

British Empire Moves To Take Back Americas  

by Valerie Rush

Joint Anglo-Argentine oil ventures in the Malvinas and a knuckle-dragging tour of Brazil by Henry Kissinger.

Armenia’s Energy System Is in Crisis  

by Vigen Akopyan

Banking  

by John Hoefle

A Truth Crazier Than Fiction.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Justice Department Misconduct Aired by Independent Panel  

We present the transcript of a new videotape based on a series of extraordinary public hearings convened on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 in Vienna, Virginia, to investigate allegations of gross misconduct by the United States Department of Justice. The hearings were chaired by former U.S. congressman from South Carolina James Mann and Alabama civil rights attorney J.L. Chestnut. Testimony was heard on four principal case areas of U.S. Department of Justice abuse: the systematic hounding from office of African-American officials; the judicial persecution of Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. and his associates; the frameup of John Demjanjuk by the Office of Special Investigations; and the OSI’s campaign to smear former Austrian President Kurt Waldheim as a Nazi war criminal.

International

PLO-Israeli Peace Faces an Uphill Battle  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Arafat got the best he could—but key issues, such as future Palestinian sovereignty, and, above all, the provision of fresh water for the region, remain in limbo.

Bosnia: Next Battle Is Against Monetarism  

by Umberto Pascali

Serb Intelligentsia Blasts ‘Pale Regime’  

Colombia Is in Crisis as Samper Clings to Power  

by Javier Almario

Mossad Connection Cited in New Lead to Rajiv Gandhi Assassination  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

A surprise turn in the investigation came when Chandraswamy, a jet-setter connected to British intelligence, was publicly implicated.

Russian Duma Report Denounces Yeltsin’s Policy in Chechnya  

by Rachel Douglas

The report of a special Parliamentary Commission of the State Duma: brutal in its indictment of the Russian Executive branch, sweeping in its attribution to overseas “anti-Russian forces” of backing for Chechen separatism.

International Intelligence  

National

‘Bunch of Fascists’ Forbids Debate on Looting of Medicare  

by Linda Everett

Opponents of the most sweeping Medicare cuts in history were forced to hold hearings on the Capitol steps, as Gingrich and Company vow to slash $270 billion in order to “save” the Medicare Trust Fund.

LaRouche Presidential Effort in New Phase  

by Mel Klenetsky

LaRouche, whose campaign has filed for federal matching funds, comments on Colin Powell, the budget fight in Congress, and his own role in shaping the Democratic Party discussion around policy issues.

World Forum Series: New Age Kooks and Political ‘Has-Beens’  

by Scott Thompson

George Bush, Mikhail Gorbachov, and Margaret Thatcher are combining with New Age kooks for a series of fall forums to chart the 21st century.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones and Carl Osgood

National News  

Corrections

Due to an editing lapse, the volume number in the last issue of EIR was mistakenly printed as Vol. 29, No. 39. We are, of course, still in Vol. 22.

For a correction on a graph printed in issue No. 37, please see page 8.

Correction of graph printed in issue No. 37  

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