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Volume 29, Number 16, April 26, 2002

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Venezuela Fiasco Lays Bare Policy Chaos in Washington  

by David Ramonet and Gretchen Small

Hugo Chávez’s ouster from Venezuela’s Presidency and return to power within 48 hours, wrecked the precious few possibilities for restoring national unity without civil war. Such civil war is now the order of the day not only in Venezuela, but across Ibero-America. With governments being shattered by their own servile adherence to globalization, the region is rapidly becoming polarized between two equally chaotic forces: the “leftist” FARC-allied forces which Chávez represents; and the “rightist” would-be imitators of Chile’s Augusto Pinochet, with their pretensions of imposing by force, the Mont Pelerin Society’s destruction of the nation-state.

Economics

Battle for Mexico Under Way, Energy Policy Is Central  

by Harley Schlanger

The LaRouche movement is intervening into an intense debate on national energy policy in Mexico, warning against the Fox government’s campaign to complete the transformation of Mexico from a sovereign republic, with a protected national energy sector, to a colonial satrap of the energy and banking cartels of the United States.

Energy Policy and the Strategic Crisis  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Address to an April 16 seminar in Mexico City.

Senate Defies Fox, in Defense of Mexico  

by Rubén Cota Meza

Fox’s Energy Reform Is Enron’s Cannibal Policy  

by Marivilia Carrasco

A statement by the head of the Ibero-American Solidarity movement, associated with Lyndon LaRouche in Mexico.

India, ASEAN Build Highways of Opportunity  

by Gail G. Billington

Germany: Mittelstand Starved of Credit, Going Broke  

by Lothar Komp

Unions Warn Germany on Maastricht Austerity  

Italy: General Strike: Prelude To Reality, or Farce?  

by Claudio Celani

Feature

Then and Now: Why Roosevelt’s Explosive 1933-45 Recovery Worked  

by Richard Freeman

Part 1, commissioned by Lyndon LaRouche for his recently issued Presidential campaign Special Report, “Economics: The End of a Delusion,” this study of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s economic policies shows his firm grounding in the American System of political-economy founded by Alexander Hamilton. FDR’s steps to bring the United States out of the Great Depression, are the tried and true model we can look to today, in circumstances which are even more dire.

Music Review

Continuing the American Revolution in the Operas of Mozart and His Allies  

by David M. Shavin

The Beneficent Dervish (Der wohltätige Derwisch), by Mozart’s Circle, performed by the Boston Baroque, Director Martin Pearlman; and The Impresario (Der Schauspieldirektor), by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

International

Venezuela Fiasco Lays Bare Policy Chaos in Washington  

LaRouche on Egypt TV on Mideast, World Crisis  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Sharon’s invasion of the Palestinian Authority “is a trigger for a wider war. Because Israel can not continue this internal operation, within the bounds of Palestine and Israel, at the present time. It will have to expand the war, or collapse.”

Jenin: A New Holocaust Unfolds  

by Dean Andromidas

On the Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising  

by Nancy Spannaus

Nancy Spannaus is a candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia.

Netanyahu Preaches Fascist War in U.S.  

by Scott Thompson

Netanyahu Threatens U.S. with Suicide Terrorism  

by Michele Steinberg

Indian Silence on Israeli Genocide Raises Questions  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Germany Is Squeezed, To Back War on Iraq  

by Rainer Apel

Plan Afoot To Redraw Map of the Middle East  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche Tells Bush: Do Not Repeat Bill Clinton’s Mistake!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

If President Bush “is going to escape successfully from the ‘lame duck’ trap being set for him” by the Lieberman-Brzezinski cabal, LaRouche writes, he must tell himself: “‘Forget the election- campaign. Do what neither Senator Lieberman nor Al Gore would be capable of doing: Think like the kind of President our Constitution implies.’ Remember President Eisenhower and the Suez Crisis.”

‘Master Plan’ Submitted for D.C. General Campus; Land-Grab Accelerates  

by Edward Spannaus

‘Traditionalist’ Cult Is Roman, Not Catholic  

by Stanley Ezrol

A profile of the “Distributist” movement of G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc.

McKinney: Probe Sept. 11 Intelligence Failure  

by Suzanne Rose

Rabbani: It Wasn’t Bin Laden  

Congress Fails Mandate To Prevent More Enrons  

by Suzanne Rose

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Departments

Editorial  

Lame Ducks and LaRouche.

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