Volume 30, Number 1, January 10, 2003


The Weeks of Crisis Before Us  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A New Year’s statement. “We have reached the point at which the institutions of the states of the Americas and Europe will either end their hysterical denials of economic reality, or those nations which have not already plunged into an accelerating process of disintegration will begin to do so very soon.”

Shanghai’s Maglev Launched: Revolutionary Step for Eurasia  

by Rainer Apel

The world’s first commercial maglev project, a German-Chinese effort, inaugurates the railroad technology of the 21st Century. The breakthrough in Shanghai was a victory for Lyndon and Helga LaRouche, who have been campaigning for magnetically levitated rail for more than a decade, against the opposition of budget-cutters and deranged environmentalists.


American Air Transport Grid Is Disappearing

by Anita Gallagher

U.S. Household Credit Bubble Set To Explode

by Richard Freeman

Philippines’ Leader’s Bold Step Offers Hope

by Michael Billington

Mahathir Points to Dollar Crisis

Signs of Depression in America’s Cities

by Mary Jane Freeman

Business Briefs


LaRouches in Berlin: Learn the Lessons of Germany’s History  

by Ortrun Cramer

Report from an EIR seminar in the German capital on Dec. 18.

Conflict Is Not the Natural Condition Among Men and Nations  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche’s keynote address, and discussion with the audience.

The Lautenbach Plan and Its Consequences  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche


Sharon and His ‘Mafiya’ Allies Plot Israel Election Theft  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Among the hidden hands behind Ariel Sharon’s drive to install a fascist war Cabinet in Tel Aviv, are Russian “mafiya” dons and American organized crime figures, whose own longstanding goal is to complete the process of transforming Israel into a bastion of organized crime.

Sharon Faces Election Scandal, Threatens War

by Dean Andromidas

Israel’s Central Bank Warns

Iran’s Diplomacy Aims at Eurasian Cooperation

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Khatami Hails Role for Pakistan’s National Poet

by David Cherry

No ‘Allende Solution’ for the Chávez Problem

A statement from the LaRouche in 2004 Presidential campaign.

Venezuela Facing Civil War

IMF Orders Closure of Colombia’s Symphony

by Javier Almario

‘We Are the Nation’s Real Educators’

An interview with Liz Angela García.


Liz Angela García

The acting concertmistress of the Colombian Symphony Orchestra comments on the importance of music in a nation’s culture, and the significance of the fiscal budget-cutters’ decision to eliminate the state-funded orchestra.



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