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Volume 23, Number 12, March 15, 1996

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Interviews

Viktor Yugin  

by Gabriele Liebig, Michael Vitt, and Konstantin Cheremnykh

Removed from his post as director of the St. Petersburg TV Company in November 1992—for allowing the broadcast of TV programs disloyal to Boris Yeltsin—Victor Yugin was later vindicated by the courts. Today he heads the press department of St. Petersburg’s City Assembly.

Book Reviews

Who Killed Olof Palme? The Coverup Continues  

by Lotta-Stina Thronell

Stories About Palme, by Toma Ahland and Birgitta Zachrisson.

Palme’s Killers Were LaRouche’s Enemies  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Industry Hit with Investment Scandals.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Labor Trounced in National Elections.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Wesley

“Kidnap, Inc.” Expands in Mexico.

Editorial  

How To Make Your Child a Dope.

Economics

World Bank Demands Pound of Flesh from Bosnia  

by Umberto Pascali

The financial institutions that control the credit faucet are saying: Either you pay back 17% of the debt of former Yugoslavia—the entity that unleashed four years of genocidal aggression against Bosnia—or we are going to block any serious credit for your reconstruction.

Currency Rates  

Financial Gurus Promote ‘Virtual Reality’ in Bonn  

A report from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation’s roundtable on “How to Keep International Capital Movements from Interfering with Economic Growth.”

Electricity Dereg: At What Cost?  

by Marsha Freeman

Business Briefs  

Feature

The LaRouche Record: National Economic Security  

by Susan Welsh

Introduction  

Had policymakers acted to implement LaRouche’s proposed solutions, we would not now be careening toward a breakdown of the world financial system. Excerpts from some of LaRouche’s most important policy statements, some of them dating back more than 20 years, document the point.

Financial and Monetary Crisis  

1. The International Development Bank

2. Volcker’s Measures Will Lead to Disaster

3. Keep the Local Banks Functioning

4. Forecast: Financial Crisis of October 1987

5. Federal Reserve Nationalization Act

6. A Universal Derivatives Tax

7. LaRouche’s “Ninth Economic Forecast”

8. A Typical Collapse Function

The Physical Economy  

9. Free Trade vs. the American System

10. New Calculation of Farm Parity Needed

11. Oil Industry Needs a Protective Tariff

12. Hill-Burton Health-Care Standards

13. Beam Weapons Can Stop Nuclear Threat

14. Reopen America’s Steel Plants Now!

15. Campaign 1988: “The Woman on Mars”

16. Food for Peace: An Offer to Moscow

17. Break with IMF Policy toward Russia

Regional Development Initiatives  

18. Mideast: Making the Desert Bloom

19. Stop Club of Rome Genocide in Africa

20. Operation Juárez: Reorganize the Debt

21. Develop the Indian, Pacific Oceans’ Basin

22. Unified Approach to Developing Eurasia

International

British Unleash Terror To Sabotage Mideast Peace  

by Dean Andromidas

Were the slaughter of 57 Israelis to trigger the desired “profiled reaction” by the Israelis against the Palestinians, the result could be disastrous. Who benefits?

Palestinian Music Project Takes Off  

President Clinton Hits Dope, Inc. in Colombia, Decertifies Samper  

by Andrea Olivieri

Samper’s Troubles Have Just Begun  

by Dennis Small

EIR’s Dennis Small is interviewed by Caracol Radio in Bogotá, Colombia.

Nepal Emerges as a Growing Security Threat in South Asia  

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

We Don’t Have a Free Press Today in Russia  

by Gabriele Liebig, Michael Vitt, and Konstantin Cheremnykh

Documentation: Excerpts from Viktor Yugin’s new book, A Coup d’État for 16 Francs.

Commemorative Schiller Calendar Released  

International Intelligence  

National

Voters Respond to LaRouche Presidential Campaign  

In Colorado, LaRouche polled over 20% in eight counties, and won a statewide vote of 11.1% in the Democratic primary on March 5, after his second national television broadcast, on the theme of national economic security.

Conservative Revolution Is Placed On Hold  

by Carl Osgood

Elephants and Donkeys  

by Mel Klenetsky and Kathleen Klenetsky

Dole Wins Big on “Junior Tuesday.”

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

Correction

Correction  

In our March 1 issue, the article “IMF Admits That It Is Exacting a ‘Brutal’ Toll from Russia” contained errors in the tables on the collapse of Russian basic industry and agricultural production. We reprint the correct tables here.

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