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Volume 24, Number 19, May 2, 1997

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Departments

Australia Dossier  

by Robert Barwick and Allen Douglas

Machine-tool industry disappears.

Andean Report  

by Javier Almario

Another Colombian narco-financier falls.

Editorial  

No strategic blunder in Peru.

Political Economy

Battle for global economic recovery is brought to Italy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon and Helga LaRouche were the featured speakers at a conference in Rome, where policymakers and leaders of Italy’s state sector industry came to map plans to bring the world out of the worst financial collapse in history. Beginning with Lyndon LaRouche, we present the speeches and papers addressed to the conference.

Return to national banking, statecraft  

by Publio Fiori

Publio Mori is national coordinator of Italy’s National Alliance party.

Eurasian Land-Bridge: A new era for mankind  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Build the bridge over the Strait of Messina  

by Fortunato Covelli

Fortunato Covelli is public relations officer for Strait of Messina, Inc.

Return to national infrastructure planning  

by Alberto Servidio

Alberto Servidio is former director of the Development Fund for the Mezzogiorno.

Giorgio Vitangeli: ‘We must re-launch the real economy’  

by Giorgio Vitangeli

The editor in chief of Finanza Italiana details the dangerous growth of speculative capital.

Economics

Bankers push deregulation, attempt to save their hide  

by John Hoefle

These predators are launching an assault on the nation’s sovereign right to protect the general welfare.

Wall St. ‘lizards’ want private sector IMF  

by Kathy Wolfe

The newly formed Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee, backed by Wall Street investment firms and the raw materials cartels, wants to get rid of governments, and even junk “all the old Bretton Woods institutions.”

Currency Rates  

Red River floods show: Time to ‘think big’ about infrastructure  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Business Briefs  

Feature

The ‘land-bridge’: Henry Carey’s global development program  

by Anton Chaitkin

Following the Civil War, Lincoln’s ally Henry C. Carey launched a bold program for economic development of sovereign nation-states, which included making a strong Germany America’s partner in world development; industrializing Russia and China and criss-crossing them with rail lines; worldwide electrification, and more.

Henry Carey and Abraham Lincoln  

Emil Rathenau’s part in the ‘land-Bridge’  

Franz Reuleaux’s 1876 ‘Letters from Philadelphia’  

Carey and Pope Leo XIII vs. John Stuart Mill  

The enduring legacy of Sun Yat-sen and Carey  

The mission of America’s military nation-builders: global development  

by Graham and Pam Lowry

The military and philosophical mobilization directed by our Founding Fathers produced an engine of development which powered the United States, and inspired other republics, for generations.

John Stevens on the philosophical war  

How the British Empire torpedoed Russia’s 19th-century land-bridge  

by William Jones

Russian Finance Minister Count Sergei Witte, who built the 5,800-mile-long Trans-Siberian Railroad, was steeped in the economic thinking of America’s founders.

International

Israel’s Netanyahu is the new ‘Vladimir Hitler’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The fanatical prime minister is being compared to fascist Vladimir Jabotinsky, whose hatred of Arabs earned him the nickname among Jews of “Vladimir Hitler.”

‘The Plot’: The book that London fears, is published in Brazil  

by Silvia Palacios

EIR presented the Portuguese translation of The Plot to Annihilate the Armed Forces and the Nations of Ibero-America, at Rio’s Military Club.

Documentation: Excerpts of the speech by Rear Adm. Sergio Tasso Villar de Aquino, and greetings from political prisoners Col. Mohamed Alí Seineldín of Argentina and Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega of Panama.

UN ‘blue helmets’ to police Andean border?  

by David Ramonet

International Intelligence  

National

Clinton team applauds Russia-China summit  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Don’t believe the press lies. Remarked Lyndon LaRouche: “The agreements announced this week in Moscow are a key part of what we have been working on for some time.... At a point when many things in the world are going badly, this is very good news.”

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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