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Volume 26, Number 43, October 29, 1999

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Interviews

Shalva Natelashvili  

Georgian Member of Parliament Shalva Natelashvili, a politician, jurist, and one of the authors of the current Constitution of Georgia, heads one of the leading slates in upcoming Parliamentary elections, that of the Labor Party of Georgia.

Hrant Khachatrian  

Hrant Khachatrian is a member of the Armenian Parliament and president of the Union of Constitutional Rights in Armenia.

Reviews

The Golden Age of Chinese archaeology  

by Bonnie James

Washington’s National Gallery of Art exhibits “The Golden Age of Chinese Archaeology: Celebrated Discoveries from the People’s Republic of China,” offering visitors a glimpse into civilization’s oldest culture—5,000 years old.

Departments

Report from Germany  

by Rainer Apel

When will the maglev finally run?

Africa Report  

by Linda de Hoyos

IMF puts Zimbabwe under the gun.

Editorial  

Not just a magazine.

Economics

The Greenspan bubble is wrecking the world economy  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Alan Greenspan has created the biggest financial bubble in history, destroyed the real economy, and his policies have contributed to the death and impoverishment of millions of people worldwide. President Clinton must not reappoint him for another term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

How Volcker and Greenspan created the financial bubble  

by Richard Freeman

Greenspan and the cult of Ayn Rand: Don’t reappoint ‘the undertaker’  

by Kathy Wolfe

Famous financial bubbles of the past  

by Nancy Spannaus

The gold-reserve system vs. British monetarism  

BAC interests prepare to seize Russian assets  

by Mark Burdman

A community of nation-states must put together a new financial system  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An interview with Democratic Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche, by the Philippines radio station DZXL-AM.

Business Briefs  

Investigation

Free-market parasites are nation’s top drug pushers  

by Michele Steinberg

The drug legalization push is entering a new phase of escalation, and it is coming from the top echelons of the financier oligarchy. A conference at the Conservative Revolution’s Cato Institute provided a rare glimpse into the Wall Street and conservative Republican drive for drug legalization.

British Crown’s minions promote legalization of drugs Mark Burdman  

Colombia: Drug legalization, by any name, still stinks  

by Valerie Rush

Mexican ‘human rights’ activist goes to bat for narco-politician  

by Hugo López Ochoa

The case of Mexico’s would-be “Madame Human Rights,” Teresa Jardí.

Is drug legalization’s moneybags hurting?  

by Scott Thompson

A profile of George Soros.

International

New hoax to conceal British hand in China Embassy bombing  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Danish newspaper Politiken and the London Observer have published a Big Lie, that President Clinton personally ordered the bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade on May 7. The lie is intended to cover up the British effort to demolish the potential for a U.S.-China “strategic partnership.”

Russian ‘doctrine’: the posture of a big military power, under attack  

by Rachel Douglas

A look at the draft “Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation,” published by the Russian military newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda.

Russians briefed on LaRouche Webcast  

by Stanislav Menshikov

Prof. Stanislav Menshikov reports on LaRouche’s Internet press conference in the Russian weekly Slovo, under the headline “Plato Among the Bulls in the China Shop.”

Middle East: War, or peace, to be decided in Washington  

by Dean Andromidas

Is Indonesia on the rebound?  

by Gail G. Billington

In an unexpected result, Abdurrahman Wahid has been elected the fourth President of the Republic of Indonesia, and Megawati Sukarnoputri, Vice President.

Georgian candidate: ‘We have no use for NATO’  

An interview with Shalva Natelashvili.

IMF severely criticized in Armenia  

A report on Anno Hellenbroich’s visit to Armenia on the invitation of the Union of Constitutional Rights.

Armenian political figures back LaRouche  

A statement by Hrant Khachatrian and Haik Babookhanian, Deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.

The oligarchy is trying to destroy our economy  

An interview with Hrant Khachatrian.

‘It takes a little bit of courage to stand for ideas that are right’  

A dialogue with Faris Nanic, Secretary General of the Party of Democratic Action in Croatia.

National

The Washington Post ‘Death Beam’ hoax  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Post’s bizarre and lying attack on Gen. George Keegan—as a stand-in for the name of Lyndon LaRouche—reflects only one thing: the hysteria which the skyrocketting of LaRouche’s Presidential pre-candidacy had stirred up among the circles of Vice-President Al Gore, Bush circles, and some others.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Washington Post article, and from 1970s reports by LaRouche’s associates on beam weapons, which prove that everything the Post writes is a lie.

Al’s pal: kleptomaniac Tony Coelho  

by Scott Thompson

Between kleptocrats like former Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, and kleptomaniacs like current Gore year 2000 campaign chairman Tony Coelho, Al Gore has built a stable of crooks around himself that would keep an ardent prosecutor occupied for years.

GOP budget strategy runs into reality  

by Carl Osgood

Chinese legislators visit U.S. Congress  

by William Jones

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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