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Volume 26, Number 32, August 13, 1999

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Music

Let instruments sing as the human voice does  

A panel from the Schiller Institute’s annual summer conference in Oberwesel, Germany on July 24-25.

The campaign to lower the tuning pitch  

by Kathy Wolfe

Departments

Australia Dossier  

by Robert Barwick

Soros’s friends legalize drug “shooting gallery.”

Africa Report  

by Linda de Hoyos

British-French alliance on Africa.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Germany faces an autumn of discontent.

Editorial  

LaRouche’s leadership: now more than ever.

Economics

Dollar’s turn to crash; Korea, Japan reject IMF-type ‘reform’  

by Kathy Wolfe

The crash of the $12 trillion Wall Street stock market bubble is now being predicted daily by commentators, and at least two-thirds of the $300 trillion global international debt bubble, including $200 trillion in derivatives and other bad debt, is held in dollars.

Alarm bells ring about threat of global crash  

A selection of international commentaries.

The Atlanta murders: road rage on the information superhighway  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Mark O. Barton grabbed headlines, by slaughtering nine people at two day trading firms in Atlanta, but it’s only a symptom of the collapse of the global financial system.

The psychosis of the markets  

by John Hoefle

Balkans ‘reconstruction’: The case of Bosnia shows how not to do it  

by Elke Fimmen

ASEAN seizes opportunities in a time of crisis  

by Gail G. Billington

Three conferences promoted closer cooperation among members of the “Survivors’ Club”: ASEAN’s meetings, the Langkawi International Dialogue, and “Asia: Back to Basics?” in Thailand.

British know that to destroy Colombia, Peru must be broken  

by Luis Vásquez Medina and Cynthia R. Rush

Peru’s President Alberto Fujimori is under fire from the British-American-Commonwealth oligarchical grouping, which does not want a repeat in Colombia of the successful strategy through which Fujimori defeated the narcoterrorists.

Senate agriculture hearings show policy crisis as well as farm crisis  

by Marcia Merry Baker and Suzanne Rose

Gore backs Cargill: ‘Don’t worry who owns the ships’  

It’s a crash! EIR tells Senate panel  

EIR’s testimony to the Senate Agriculture Committee.

Whom can you trust at Anti-Trust?  

by Suzanne Rose

The U.S. Assistant Attorney General who heads the Anti-Trust Division is defending the agricultural cartels’ commodity control as “efficient.”

General welfare is being trampled by HMO human rights violations  

by Linda Everett

Democratic Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche has called for making it an “imprisonable offense for HMOs and the individuals heading them, to carry out medical policies which result in death and further suffering for individuals who are sick. It is a crime against humanity to immunize such criminals against civil suits.”

Business Briefs  

International

British magazine publishes death threat vs. LaRouche  

by Mark Burdman

In the Aug. 5 issue of a widely circulated British women’s magazine, Take A Break, the magazine featured a savage attack on Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., currently the third of the three presently leading candidates for the Democratic Party’s Y2000 U.S. Presidential nomination. The item was slugged prominently Shut This Man’s Mouth! The argument is that LaRouche’s growing influence inside the U.S.A. and around the world, and the threat he represents as a Presidential candidate, represents a serious threat to the British monarchy itself. The magazine argues, that since all earlier efforts to silence LaRouche have failed, this time all efforts must be made by Prime Minister Blair and the monarchy, to Shut His Mouth at last. Experts view this attack as reflecting a serious threat to the life of that U.S. Presidential candidate.

Al Fayed: ‘J’accuse!’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

“Prince Philip is the one responsible for giving the order” for Princess Diana’s death, says Dodi Fayed’s father, Mohamed Al Fayed. “He is very racist ... and I’m sure he is a Nazi sympathizer.”

‘Civil society’ NGOs set up to overthrow Serbia’s Milosevic  

by Edward Spannaus

Ironically, it’s the same groups that are working in nations with which the United States is supposedly friendly.

Failure of Afghan talks signals new war danger  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Conference advances India-Central Asia ties  

Schiller Institute representatives participated in a conference in New Delhi, whose purpose was to strengthen the ties of the “Survivors’ Club.”

China State Council document cites LaRouche criticism of Cox Report  

by William Jones

International Intelligence  

National

It’s time for every sane citizen to turn to LaRouche  

From “Ich bin ein French-Canadian” Gore, to “Let’s bomb mainland China” Bush, to “uncandidate” Bradley, you couldn’t find a sorrier gaggle of opponents to LaRouche’s clear directives for action in this time of dire national crisis.

Presidential candidate LaRouche unveils website  

U.S. politics torn in petty civil wars  

by Michele Steinberg

Gore’s campaign is reeling, but it still needs a push to bury his—and George “Dubya” Bush’s—Presidential pretentions.

Campaign manager Tony Coelho: Al Gore’s kindred spirit in avarice  

by Scott Thompson

Starr off the hook in Scaife ‘payola’ scandal  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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