Volume 31, Number 3, January 23, 2004


‘Spirit’ Rover Ready To Follow the Water on Mars  

by Marsha Freeman

One Mars exploration vehicle has begun the intensive study of the red planet, and another is about to arrive. The basis is being laid for Mars’ human exploration in the 21st Century.

Bush’s Moon-Mars Mission: Will It Fly?  

by Marsha Freeman

The long-term idea is right and essential; but NASA’s space infrastructure must be expanded and built on, not “backed away from.”

‘The Woman on Mars’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

This dramatic presentation—a script, later the basis for a famous television broadcast—was Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche’s 1987 bold proposal of a mission to colonize Mars, and to envision how such a 40-year mission would transform the United States. His idea—often ridiculed or attacked by his enemies—is clearly one whose time has come.


Wal-Mart’s Walton Family: The Beasts of Bentonville  

by Richard Freeman

The world’s wealthiest family scratched its way to its immense fortune by a worldwide looting spree, facilitated by Wall Street power-brokers who wanted to shift the economy to rapacious free-trade “globalization.”

Parmalat: ‘The Banks Aimed Their Gun at Our Head’

by Claudio Celani

Rubin, IMF Warn of U.S. Economic Catastrophe  

by John Hoefle

Greenspin Confronted in Berlin

‘Evangelize the Economy!’ The World Needs a New Bretton Woods System

An interview with Father Giulio Albanese.

Business Briefs


Fr. Giulio Albanese

Father Albanese is the founder of the Missionary Service News Agency, the press service of Catholic missionary congregations around the world.


The Crisis in the Democratic National Committee  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A webcast speech by Democratic Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 10, 2004. “The whole campaign, as run by ‘the others,’ is one vast lie,” he said. “They have said absolutely nothing, of any substantive relevance, to the issues that face the nation now. And they have talked at some length, in many fora, and over many media—and they have said less than nothing, about the reality of the situation.”

Dr. Alim Muhammad Endorses LaRouche


Bremer’s ‘Transition’: Shotgun Wedding Will Not Work in Iraq  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

If Ayatollah al-Sistani, the highest authority of the Shi’ites in Iraq, does not agree to U.S. proconsul Paul Bremer’s plan for creation of a new government, it will not happen. And this is exactly the way events are unfolding.

New Year’s Political Shocks Strike Britain

by Mark Burdman

An Official Inquest Has British Royals Frantic

by Jeffrey Steinberg

India’s BJP Can’t Wait, Wants Early Elections

by Ramtanu Maitra

IMF’s Paul Martin Now Canada’s Prime Minister

by Gilles Gervais


LaRouche Blast Exposes Synarchist Pro-Terrorist Operation  

by Dennis Small

The recent activities of a small group of former associates of Lyndon LaRouche, notably their association with South American Synarchist forces, points to an issue which may be a significant international security problem within the Americas.

Instruments of a Spanish Imperial Project

by Gretchen Small

Donoso Cortés’ ‘Immense Sea of Blood’

by Gretchen Small

‘Maritornes’ in Italy: Blackshirts and Bourbons

by Claudio Celani

Synarchists Target Argentina’s Kirchner

by Cynthia R. Rush


Cheney and His Policies Now Under Bipartisan Attack

by Edward Spannaus

A diverse array of individuals and institutions are speaking out: Sen. Ted Kennedy, former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Dr. Jeffrey Record of the Air War College, and uniformed military lawyers assigned by the Pentagon to defend Guantanamo prisoners before military tribunals.

Documentation: Excerpts from Senator Kennedy’s Jan. 14 Mayflower Hotel speech.

Cheney Promotes Use of Illegal Leak

by Edward Spannaus

D.C. Primary ‘Vote’ Was a Whiff of Hell

by Lonnie Wolfe and Nancy Spannaus

The announced outcome, Howard Dean and Al Sharpton coming out far in the lead, with LaRouche’s vote coming in far below the so-called major candidates, simply defied political reality—including pre-election polls that showed both LaRouche and Sharpton running at about 20% of the vote.

LaRouche Backs D.C. Vote Investigation Call  



The Last Chairman.