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Volume 25, Number 24, June 12, 1998

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Interviews

Jerzy Oledzki  

The longtime Solidarnosc member and former Deputy Education Minister urges the need to maintain Classical education.

Witold Rutkowski  

The Polish economist discusses how Poland views the international financial crisis.

Prof. Vakhtang Goguadze  

According to this member of the Georgian Parliament, the IMF imposed a “non-market market economy,” which destroyed Georgia’s agricultural and industrial exports.

Msgr. Antoine Audo  

The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo, Syria spoke to EIR in Rome, where he was attending the Synod of Bishops from Asia convoked by the Pope.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

“Nuclear wars” resume.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Establishment pushes dope.

Editorial  

LaRouche’s enemies are Clinton’s enemies.

Economics

Russian liquidity problems lead world financial crisis  

by Richard Freeman

Economic policymakers can no longer skirt the fundamental question—the urgency of scrapping IMF policies.

Documentation: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir urges reform of the global financial system.

Keeping a stable, developing China is in the West’s strategic interests  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

A statement by Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

LaRouche’s ideas polarize forum on China at Harvard  

by Roger Ham

A report on the inaugural conference of the Harvard China Review.

Poland’s elites fear social upheaval, as IMF austerity takes its toll  

by Frank Hahn

Education must foster the human person  

An interview with Jerzy Oledzki.

Contours of Poland’s financial crisis  

An interview with Witold Rutkowski.

The IMF destruction is like nothing Georgia has ever seen in its history  

An interview with Prof. Vakhtang Goguadze.

Science: Use it or lose it  

by Hugh W. Elsaesser

Meteorologist Dr. Hugh Ellsaesser tackles the anti-science mafia, on such “politically correct” issues as global warming and ultraviolet radiation.

Business Briefs  

Feature

The world needs the TVA model, not the IMF  

by Marsha Freeman

The Tennessee Valley Authority is looked at the world over as a model, by cultural optimists who agree with the TVA’s first director, David Lilienthal, that “no longer do men look upon poverty as inevitable, or think that drudgery, disease, filth, famine, floods, and physical exhaustion are visitations of the devil or punishment by a deity.”

International

Khmer Rouge papers expose media support for genocide  

by Michael O. Billington and Gail Billington

The just-discovered minutes of Khmer Rouge leaders show that the Cambodian butchers had conspired with co-Prime Minister Prince Ranariddh to seize power. The silence of the Western press and human rights mafia about this revelation has been deafening.

U.S. policy could lead to tragedy for Cambodia  

Transparency International: Camdessus unleashes anti-corruption pimps  

by Umberto Pascali

The IMF chief has invoked the French Revolution’s Jacobin mobs against any government that defends its sovereignty, which he deems “corrupt.” He has taken aim at Indonesia.

Nuclear proliferation and the renaissance of the SDI  

by Michael Liebig

The nuclear tests in India and Pakistan mark the beginning of the overdue end for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. With Strategic Defense Initiative defensive systems, the risks of nuclear proliferation can be brought under control.

Documentation: From a Feb. 17, 1982 speech on the SDI by Lyndon LaRouche.

New holes in cover-up of Diana murder plot  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Testimony by eyewitnesses and the public prominence of EIR’s investigations on British TV, have the oligarchs chewing the rug.

Scaife money supports Israeli think-tank  

by Dean Andromidas

The British and terrorism  

‘Dope, Inc.’ wins in first round of Colombian Presidential elections  

by Javier Almario and Dennis Small

The first-round loss has not dimmed the determination of the anti-drug forces around Gen. Harold Bedoya to “right the evils in Colombia.”

The ‘Bush Factor’ in U.S. Colombia policy  

by Dennis Small and Gretchen Small

The U.S. must life the embargo on Iraq  

An interview with Msgr. Antoine Audo.

International Intelligence  

National

Supreme Court won’t back Starr’s impeachment drive  

by Edward Spannaus

The not-so-independent prosecutor accused the President and his lawyers with obstructing justice, just days before he insisted the Supreme Court by-pass the justice system on behalf of his search for “truth.”

LaRouche Dems win thousands of votes for exoneration, New Bretton Woods  

by Marianna Wertz

Documentation: Excerpts from Nancy Spannaus’s speech before the 10th CD nominating convention of the Virginia Democratic Party.

White House debunks GOP flap over Loral  

by William Jones

Re-regulate, re-build U.S. railways: maglev technology to lead the way  

by Marcia Merry Baker and Anton Chaitkin

Testimony submitted by EIR on June 3 to the House subcommittee on railroads.

National News  

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