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Volume 26, Number 29, July 23, 1999

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Interviews

Sergei Glazyev  

Sergei Glazyev, doctor of economics, heads the Information and Analysis Department of the staff of Russia’s Federation Council. Formerly the Minister for Foreign Economic Relations, he has also worked as chairman of the State Duma’s Committee on Economic Policy and at the Security Council.

Joe Towns, Jr.  

State Representative Towns (D-Memphis) has been a leader in opposing the use of private prisons in Tennessee, which is home to Corrections Corp. of America, the nation’s leading private prison company.

Miguel Bush  

A Panamanian Congressman and chairman of the Legislative Assembly Judiciary Committee, Bush is seeking U.S. cooperation, not an invasion, to deal with the drug threat.

Departments

Australia Dossier  

by Robert Barwick

Wiping out trade unions.

Editorial  

Susan Rice, and U.S. sovereignty.

Economics

Power, not money, is focus of post-crash scramble  

by John Hoefle and Marcia Merry Baker

The oligarchs know this financial system can’t be held together, and they are in a mad rush for control, after the system crashes.

Japanese Foreign Minister looks to ‘New Silk Road’  

by Paul Goldstein

Mideast projects boost Eurasian Land-Bridge  

by Hussein Al-Nadeem

‘The Russian economy can become a miracle’  

An interview with Sergei Glazyev.

U.S. prisons: The true cost of the ‘American gulag’  

by Marianna Wertz

The prison system has become a major business in America, which is both a symptom of, and is fuelling, the decline in the U.S. physical economy.

The criminal justice system is a mockery  

An interview with Joe Towns, Jr.

Crony capitalism in Virginia prison scandal  

by Edward Spannaus

Virginia’s prison-building binge, and farming out the expanding inmate population to private businesses, have turned out to be a costly failure.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Defeat the IMF sabotage of Balkans reconstruction effort  

by Rainer Apel

The NATO air war against Serbia is over, but there is no peace yet in the Balkans. Another, potentially far more deadly war is going on right now: an economic war, pitting the nation-builders against the oligarchy and its financial institutions, such as the IMF and the World Bank.

World Bank indicts itself on Balkans  

by Carl Osgood

LaRouche’s reconstruction plan for the Balkans is a strategic emergency  

by Katherine Notley

A report on an EIR seminar and press conference in Washington, D.C., and a seminar in New York, on June 23.

Secure peace must be based on development  

by Debra Hanania Freeman

A speech by Debra Hanania Freeman, national spokeswoman for Lyndon LaRouche.

Panama is threatened by drugs, subversion  

by Miguel Bush

A speech by Panamanian Congressman Miguel Bush.

Croatia seeks ties with United States  

by Alexander Heina

A speech by Alexander Heina, the Economics Counsellor of the Embassy of Croatia in Washington.

We need a new approach, political decisiveness  

by Faris Nanic

Remarks by Faris Nanic, Secretary General of the Democratic Action Party of Croatia, and former Chief of Staff to Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic.

Follow Lincoln’s policy for reconstruction  

by Harold James

Remarks by Pennsylvania State Rep. Harold James.

Support LaRouche to rebuild the Balkans  

by Ed Vaughn

Remarks by Michigan State Rep. Ed Vaughn.

China, Russia enjoy strategic partnership  

by Le Yuchen

A speech by Le Yuchen, Counsellor to the Chinese Mission to the United Nations.

U.S. cooperation is needed to fight drugs  

by Carlos Wesley

An interview with Miguel Bush.

Culture

Prometheus and Europe  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The U.S.A. will not be capable of choosing those decisions on which its survival now depends, unless there is, now, a rapidly renewed influence of Classical thinking. This renwal must occur within a citizenry which had become, predominately, disastrously illiterate, and often wildly irrational, even relative to the standards of twenty-five years ago. The strategic purpose of the present, like related earlier reports, is to prompt those who are able, to educate broader circles among their fellow-citizens. Their task, like that of EIR, is to communicate ideas which must become influential, if this nation is to outlive the presently accelerating global crisis.”

International

Offensive by Colombian narco-terrorists backfires  

While the Pastrana government continues its appeasement of the narco-terrorist FARC, the nation’s Armed Forces and the citizenry are remoralized by the defeat of the FARC’s latest bloody offensive.

British are the prime suspect in destabilization of Iran  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Military diplomacy expands among China, Russia, India  

by Mary Burdman

London prolongs war in the Congo  

by Linda de Hoyos

International Intelligence  

National

Gore campaign is dying a slow, painful death  

by Debra Hanania Freeman

The only person who seems to be enthusiastic about Al Gore’s bid for the Presidency, is George W. Bush.

Celebrate Apollo with a return to ‘American System’ economics  

by Marsha Freeman

President Kennedy did not undertake the mission to put a man on the Moon just to meet a Cold War challenge, but also to build up the skills, productivity, and well-being of the United States.

National News  

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