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Volume 24, Number 23, May 30, 1997

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Book Reviews

Who is out to ‘Hammer’ Vice President Al Gore?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Dossier: The Secret History of Armand Hammer, by Edward Jay Epstein.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Berlin—from boom to doom?

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Kennett gives sleaze a bad name.

Editorial  

The media are protecting George Bush.

Science & Technology

Mathematicians who can’t tell time  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. replies to an inquiry regarding Stephen Hawking’s 1988 book, A Brief History of Time. “Is the celebrated Professor Hawking competent on the subject of the place of time within physics?” LaRouche asks. “No. Are his views worth reading? Does a good police detective consider gruesome evidence bearing on a homicide worth studying?”

Economics

ECO summit promotes ‘Silk Road’ economic development  

by Hussein al-Nadeem

Last year’s inauguration of a critical Iran-Turkmenistan rail link, heralded the first summit of the new Economic Cooperation Organization. These predominantly Muslim nations continue to move forward with a program for economic reconstruction and development.

Collapse of Dulles Greenway spells doom for ‘private’ road infrastructure  

by L. Wolfe

The first U.S. private toll road in nearly two centuries, is going nowhere, and fast.

Economic growth depends upon investment in science, technology  

by Marsha Freeman

The U.S. National Academy of Sciences sponsored a symposium on “National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context.”

Criminal investigators probe managed-care giant, Columbia/HCA  

by Paul B. Gallagher

This predator is sucking the blood from the U.S. hospital system.

Bankers and insurance moguls run Columbia/HCA  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Cartels patent bio-tech advances to stifle food R&D and production  

by Colin Lowry

Cartel companies are tightening their grip over food production, by perversely obtaining patents on genetically modified plants.

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Feature

Clinton, Zedillo defend sovereignty vs. one world order  

by Valerie Rush and Dennis Small

The meeting of the two Presidents reaffirmed exactly the community of principle between sovereign nation-states, that the British and their co-thinkers in Washington had hoped to shatter.

Clinton’s encounter with Mexican history  

by Carlos Cota Meza

From Tlaxcala, founded in the early 16th century, to the monument to the Child Heroes of 1847.

‘Dialogue’ says, smash the nation-state now!  

by Cynthia R. Rush and Gretchen Small

The Inter-American Dialogue bankers’ lobby has issued two new reports, blueprints for turning the OAS into a regional dictatorship.

Kissinger to Clinton: Back Brazil’s Cardoso  

by Silvia Palacios

A founding member of the Inter-American Dialogue, Cardoso has walked in lock-step with its directives, including allying with the continental narco-terrorists in the São Paulo Forum.

International

Who will be next on London’s target list?  

by Linda de Hoyos

With the arrival of Zairean mercenary Laurent Kabila in Kinshasa, Zaire, now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the forces of the Privy Council to the British monarchy completed phase one of their seizure of central Africa for the British Commonwealth.

Financiers, seeking loot, prop up Kabila’s Nazi rule  

by Richard Freeman

In the tradition of Hjalmar Schacht’s backing for Adolf Hitler, top financiers from the British Commonwealth met in Lubumbashi on May 9 to open the cashboxes for Kabila’s takeover of mineral-rich Zaire.

EIR nails Kagame for his role in genocide  

by Dean Andromidas

International Intelligence  

National

Clinton says, fair labor standards cover workfare  

by Marianna Wertz

Nearly 2 million people are moving from welfare to workfare, and advocates of the Conservative Revolution are demanding that they be paid below the minimum wage. The Labor Department rejects that, and adds that they should receive all the protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Mellon Scaife in new fraud against Clinton  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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