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Volume 26, Number 26, June 25, 1999

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Interviews

Henry Nicholas  

Nicholas is International Vice President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO; President of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees, AFSCME; and President of District 1199C, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

George Zeller  

Mr. Zeller is a senior researcher for the Council for Economic Opportunities, who helped prepare a study by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies.

Miomir Zuzul  

His Excellency Miomir Zuzul is the Ambassador of Croatia to the United States.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Government’s popularity sinking fast.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

KKK-FBI invading Australia.

Editorial  

The power of truth.

Economics

Greenspan in a barrel: The suckers bet again, against LaRouche, and lose  

by William Engdahl

While stock markets have been soaring to stratospheric heights, the world’s physical infrastructure has been collapsing at an accelerating pace. Now, even the IMF’s Camdessus realizes that the speculative bubble is about to blow.

Greenspan’s ‘irrational exuberance’ and the Dow  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Brazil’s ‘virtuality pact’ about to pop  

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Prospects increase for Russian, Ukrainian debt ‘default’  

by Rachel Douglas

Welfare ‘Reform’ in America

America’s missing in action: Al Gore’s genocide vs. the poor  

by Michele Steinberg

A new class of citizens, “The Disappeared,” has been created since the welfare “reforms” of the 1990s terminated Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s guarantee of a Federal safety net for America’s poor. This “Conservative Revolution” policy of the Al Gore and Newt Gingrich crowd is a threat to the jobs, health, and well-being of all Americans.

Documentation: Statements by Sens. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) and Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.).

The LaRouche movement’s record vs. welfare slave labor  

Al Gore, Dick Morris: The unholy alliance  

by Scott Thompson

They’ve out a contract on you!  

Case Studies: California destitution rises as welfare ends  

by Marcia Merry Baker

How a crime against humanity worked in Philadelphia  

by Marianna Wertz

Repeal welfare repeal, and then begin reform  

An interview with Henry Nicholas.

Ohio: results so bad they won’t print them  

An interview with George Zeller.

Mississippi: ‘reform’ where there’s no work  

by Marianna Wertz

Feature

Debate on Balkan reconstruction rages around LaRouche proposal  

by Umberto Pascali

The overwhelming majority of the Balkans’ leaders agree on at least one point: If reconstruction, a New Marshall Plan for the Balkans, is not launched immediately, there will be no peace.

Muhamed Sacirbey: West’s success depends on rebuilding Balkans  

Mr. Sacirbey is the Ambassador of Bosnia-Hercegovina to the United Nations. He gave this speech at the June 15 conference on “Balkan Assistance and Reconstruction.”

The Balkans needs a new Marshall Plan  

An interview with Miomir Zuzul.

Brzezinski yearns for World War III  

by Umberto Pascali

A dialogue on financing Balkans reconstruction  

by Edward Spannaus

Edward Spannaus reports on the highlights of the Washington, D.C. conference on “Balkan Assistance and Reconstruction.”

Documentation: Excerpts from ambassadors’ conference presentations.

EU official: We will not rebuild Danube bridges  

by Richard Freeman

How Germany financed its postwar reconstruction  

by Lothar Komp

Lothar Komp relates the history of the stunning success of the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau.

International

Russian military’s decision exposes NATO miscalculations  

by Rachel Douglas

The Russian General Staff’s command decision to occupy the Pristina, Kosovo airport, shows that there is one institution capable and willing to take decisive actions.

European Parliament elections: big defeat for Blair’s ‘Third Way’  

by Hartmut Cramer

‘Jewish spies’ case aimed at Iran’s Khatami  

by Hussein al-Nadeem

International Intelligence  

Conference Report

Paris gathering heeds ‘wise words of LaRouche’  

A conference on the theme “The Eurasian Land-Bridge for Peace: France, Catalyst between East and West.”

Jacques Cheminade: The role for France in global recovery  

by Jacques Cheminade

Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam: How a small country can defeat the IMF  

by Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

Prof. Taras Muranivsky: On ways to overcome the crisis in Russia  

by Prof. Taras Muranivsky

López Portillo: Listen to LaRouche  

by José López Portillo

Marivilia Carrasco: The ‘Kosovo effect’ in Ibero-America  

by Maravilia Carrasco

National

Gore launches campaign ... with attack on the President  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Gore’s campaign strategy of distancing himself from President Clinton was characterized by Lyndon LaRouche as a “politically fatal folly.”

LaRouche to Clinton: Tell the truth about China Embassy bombing  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Bush: The compassionate dynasty?  

by Anton Chaitkin

There are several scandals waiting to explode, as Texas Gov. George W. Bush’s Presidential bid gets under way. Anton Chaitkin reports.

Nebraska’s DeCamp endorses LaRouche  

by John DeCamp

John DeCamp is a former Nebraska State Senator and the author of The Franklin Cover-Up: Child Abuse, Satanism and Murder in Nebraska.

National News  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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