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Volume 23, Number 7, February 9, 1996

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Book Reviews

Chile Was Wrecked by Mont Pelerin Experiment  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Pinochet’s Economists: The Chicago School in Chile, by Juan Gabriel Valdés.

Departments

Editorial  

Save the Children of Bosnia.

Investigation

Mont Pelerin Society Plots Destruction of the Americas  

by Cynthia R. Rush

The worst assortment of the Western Hemisphere’s proponents of drug legalization, racism, slavery, and destruction of the nation-state, descended on the Mexican resort city of Cancún on Jan. 14-17.

Lord Acton: Britain’s Trojan Horse in the Catholic Church  

by David Ramonet

From Mandeville to the Mont Pelerin Society: The Satanic ‘Doctor’ Novak  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Michael Novak has created a “religious” argument for free trade based on a bizarre mixture of Aristotle, Adam Smith, and passages extorted from the Bible.

The Mont Pelerin Society in Mexico  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Chile’s Privatized Pension Funds Are Going Belly-Up  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Economics

One Year of IMF ‘Solutions’ Leaves Mexico Bankrupt  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Like a drunk trying to relieve a hangover, the financial wizards are imbibing the “hair of the dog that bit them”: Mexico’s Treasury Secretary proposes to cure the country’s devastating monetary and economic crisis with more of the same policies that caused it.

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Feature

Leibniz, Gauss Shaped America’s Science Successes  

by Anton Chaitkin

How Benjamin Franklin and his intellectual heirs brought about modern industry, modern agriculture, and the living standards of the industrialized countries during the nineteenth century: a sequel to our report on “The Anti-Newtonian Roots of the American Revolution.”

1. Leibniz’s Plan for the American System  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

2. The Franklin Circle Starts Modern England  

by Anton Chaitkin

3. The Nationalists Dump Free Trade  

4. International Scene Becomes Electrified  

Gaussian Mechanics and U.S. Naval Warfighting  

by Charles B. Stevens

5. Why Lincoln Built the Nation’s Railroads  

6. How Lincoln Made Farmers Scientific  

7. The ‘Philadelphia Interests’: The World after Lincoln  

8. The Real Thomas Edison  

Bibliography and Acknowledgments  

International

British Prepare To Ignite Genocidal War in Sudan  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Britain is committed to sanctions, as a trigger for chaos, and ethnic and tribal war, throughout the Horn of Africa, an inferno that would dwarf the Rwanda and Burundi tragedies by comparison-yet the mass media have had virtually nothing to say.

Russia Hedges on Shift Away from ‘Reform’  

by Konstantin George

While cabinet changes directed by Yeltsin during January, indicate a potential for major policy changes, Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, who has obeyed the IMF, has remained untouched.

British Assets Upset at LaRouche Presence  

by Allen Douglas

Australia’s establishment can’t abide the expanding influence of the LaRouche’s co-thinkers, the Citizens Electoral Councils.

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche TV Broadcast Tackles Voters’ Illusions  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

At least 3 million American households tuned in to watch LaRouche’s first Presidential campaign broadcast, on the economic and budget crisis facing the nation. The responses from viewers gave a reading of the “pulse” of the American electorate. The next broadcast will be on NBC-TV on Saturday, March 2, at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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