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Volume 27, Number 22, June 2, 2000

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Interviews

Joseph M. Neal, Jr.  

Nevada State Senator Neal (D-N. Las Vegas), chairman of the Nevada Legislative Black Caucus, discusses how his views have changed, so that he is now demanding the end of HMOs.

Dr. John Bigelow  

The nuclear chemical engineer and former president of the East Tennessee Health Improvement Council, discusses his efforts to provide “Hill-Burton” quality access to health care. Departments

Editorial  

LaRouche’s Prospect of Hope.

Conference Report

Commission Is Created To Combat the ‘New Violence’  

by Dennis Speed

The National Commission Against the New Violence, an initiative proposed by Lyndon LaRouche, promises to become a formidable weapon in the battle against the New Age “technetronic violence,” that is becoming more commonplace in America, and, largely through the influence of American violent movies and video games, throughout the world.

Wake Up to the Danger of the ‘New Violence’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche warns that the “New Violence” is not located in the physical act performed upon the victim, but rather, in the peculiarly perverted minds of the perpetrators, victims of Nintendo-style brainwashing techniques.

Violent Video Games Are Mass-Murder Simulators  

by Lt. Col. David Grossman

Author and educator Lt. Col. David Grossman explains how television and video games are teaching children to become killers.

Economics

As Trilateral Game Ends, Will Asia Walk Away from the IMF?  

by Kathy Wolfe

The current inflow of $1 billion a day into U.S. capital markets from the world outside was not enough on May 22 to prevent another “Black Monday.” But, it has disrupted the U.S.-Europe-Japan alliance of the elites.

National Shift Is Under Way Toward Abolishing, Not Accommodating to HMOs  

by Marcia Merry Baker

A growing number of legislators are no longer looking just to curb HMO abuses, but rather to ban this form of looting altogether. The Cleveland City Council has been the latest government body to act.

Nevada Black Caucus Chair: Ban Managed Care  

An interview with Joseph M. Neal, Jr.

Free-Market Health Care Is ‘Freedom To Skin People’  

An interview with Dr. John Bigelow.

Nigerian Leaders Challenge IMF’s Policies of Death for Africa  

by Lawrence K. Freeman

Documentation: Excerpts from Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo’s speech at the sixth Montreal Conference.

A ‘Core’ Europe of, or Against the Europeans?  

by Rainer Apel

Business Briefs  

Feature

On the Subject of Strategic Method  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. addresses a conference of the Schiller Institute and International Caucus of Labor Committees in Germany. The policies of the dysfunctional three branches of the U.S. government today, he states, represent a recipe for a global catastrophe. The most ominous feature of the situation, is not merely the economic crisis itself, but the state of mind of those citizens who have caused it.

By what method can we forecast the course of events, and devise solutions? That is the crucial feature of the present report. “The exact timing of any critical phase-shift within the economic process,” LaRouche stresses, “is determined by human choices of actions, or by the simple absence of competent choices.... It is the human will, in choosing, or failing to choose, appropriate kinds of voluntary, critical changes in policy, which shapes the future of nations, and of mankind as a whole. These are the decisions which have relatively decisive impact on the course of events, especially under crisis-wracked conditions similar to those prevailing, world-wide, today.”

International

Peru’s Elections: When Lambs Refuse To Go To Slaughter  

by Gretchen Small and Sara Madueño

A growing number of Peruvians realize that the objective of the international forces behind the campaign of Alejandro Toledo, was to overthrow President Fujimori, because Fujimori and the hard-line anti-drug forces which support him constitute the only serious obstacle to narco-terrorist hordes seizing control over the entire Andean region. Now, a new factor emerges in the fight: the “LaRouche card”!

LaRouche Campaign Asks OAS To Uphold Free Elections in U.S.A.  

Anglo-American Elite Escalates Its Anti-Zimbabwe Campaign  

by Dean Andromidas

Western Policy Toward Africa Is Bankrupt  

by Uwe Friesecke

Belarus: A Workshop of Dirigism  

by Konstantin Cheremnykh

Konstantin Cheremnykh travelled in March to Belarus, and provides a first-hand picture of the economic situation in the country.

New Geopolitical Offensive To Be Launched at Oxford  

Profile: Myron Magnet: Bush Guru Promotes Fascist Policies in U.K.  

by Mark Burdman

State Department Joins Britain and Kuwait in Plot To Oust Saddam Hussein  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon Will Not Decrease War Danger  

by Dean Andromidas

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche Wins 22% in Arkansas, as ‘Dump Gore’ Movement Grows  

by Debra Hanania Freeman

In the Arkansas Democratic Primary, Lyndon LaRouche was credited with 53,000 votes in his contest with Al Gore—at least 17,000 more than George W. Bush garnered in the Republican primary. The reverberations of the “breakout” are being felt around the world.

Poverty’s Link to AIDS Demands Financial Reform, Says Mbeki  

by William Jones

A report on South Africa’s President’s visit to the United States.

Dirt on Coelho Hits the Press  

by Scott Thompson

Al Gore’s Presidential campaign chairman may soon be wearing prison-issue “pin-stripes.”

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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