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Volume 38, Number 27, July 15, 2011

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Rescuing Civilization from the Brink  

by Alexander Hartmann and Nancy Spannaus

The current crisis of the world financial system, and the worldwide economic and social crises which it has spawned, set the themes for an extraordinary international conference held in Rüsselsheim, Germany July 2-3, by the Schiller Institute, the thinktank founded by Helga Zepp-LaRouche. Approximately 350 members and guests attended from Europe and the United States. Five of the speeches presented are published in this issue, with more to come in the near future.

Rescuing Civilization from the Brink: The Conference Program  

Our Day’s Darkest Hours  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

On his return to the U.S.A., Lyndon LaRouche reflects on the “great moments which had occurred within Europe,” over the July 2-3 weekend in Rüsselsheim.

The Greatest Crisis in History: Can We Solve It?  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Zepp-LaRouche’s keynote speech to the conference. There is a relatively easy solution to the crisis: If the U.S. population can be aroused to move the Congress to implement Glass-Steagall, and return to a credit system in the tradition of the American Revolution, then there is hope for Europe.

IAM President Buffenbarger Greets Schiller Event  

The Significance of the U.S. Crisis for Europe  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche’s address to the opening panel of the conference, in which he reviews the true history of the United States of America, going back to Nicholas of Cusa and the Council of Florence.

Creativity as Such  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche’s contribution to the final panel, on “the most important of all strategic questions we have to face today: the fact that the human species is absolutely unique in its capabilities.”

Are Earthquakes Foreseeable? The Current State of Research  

by Dr. Sergey Pulinets

The Musical Soul  

by Antonella Banaudi

World News

Elected Officials Must Be Citizens, Not Partisans: Our Constitution Restored?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Our leading institutions have suffered a form of corruption, LaRouche writes, in which the meaning of “party” has often tended to destroy the independence of the conscience of the elected representatives in our Federal Congress.

Obama Is Under Fire for Violating the Constitution  

by Nancy Spannaus and Edward Spannaus

President Obama’s arrogant violation of the U.S. Constitution and the War Powers Resolution, by going to war against Libya without Congressional approval, has sparked renewed talk of impeachment. So far, it’s only been talk, but things are heating up.

Lugar: The President Has Violated the Constitution  

Senate Leaders Betray Their Trust: Is It Not Treason?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Senator Kerry’s defense of President Obama’s violation of the Constitution is a shocking piece of sophistry. Was the Senator blackmailed?

Momentum Is Building for Glass-Steagall  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A second bill to revive Glass-Steagall (the first being Rep. Marcy Kaptur’s H.R. 1489) has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.).

On the 1999 Repeal of Glass-Steagall: Was It Not Treason?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An Historic Hearing in Germany: High Court To Rule on EU Dictatorship  

by Rainer Apel

Editorial

Will the U.S.A. Save Europe?  

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