Volume 31, Number 6, February 13, 2004


On the Subject of Tariffs and Trade  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The subject of this report, is certain urgently needed, radically new policies, respecting the regulation of tariffs and trade. These will be a crucial part of the changes, in our nation’s thinking and practice, which must be made soon, if there is to be any realistic hope of a durable reversal of the presently inevitable, and early bankruptcy of the U.S. economy. This collapse, unless reversed by an early turn to the philosophy of practice of President Franklin Roosevelt in comparable circumstances, would mean a collapse of the present world monetary-financial/economic system into a relatively much deeper trough than during 1928-1933.”


Debt Overtaking Not Just U.S. Households, But National GDP  

by Richard Freeman

Part 2 of Richard Freeman’s analysis; debt service in the U.S. economy has reached the level of three-fourths of the Gross National Product.

Which Way Out of Germany’s Discontent?

by Rainer Apel

Water Policy in the Hands of Bottlers  

by Ramtanu Maitra

A report from the national conference on water for a sustainable and secure future, organized by the National Council for Science and Environment, in Washington on Jan. 29-30.

Business Briefs


Iraq Cover-Up Is Cracking in Britain As Well

by Mark Burdman and Mary Burdman

Though seemingly exonerated by Law Lord Hutton’s report, Tony Blair is by no means off the hook, as the British population overwhelmingly believes that he lied to them in order to get the Iraq war going.

Unconstitutional Coup Threatens Iran Election

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Unless a dramatic shift in the Iranian political situation is effected by the highest authority in the land, there will be no parliamentary elections worthy of the name held in that nation on Feb. 20.

BüSo Party Congress: ‘Let Us Complete the American Revolution’!

by Ortrun Cramer

The LaRouche movement in Germany, known as the Civil Rights Movement Solidarity (BüSo), held its national congress in Berlin, choosing candidates for election to the European Parliament.

International Intelligence


LaRouche Targets Cheney’s ‘Impeachable Offenses’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

In the wake of President Bush’s disastrous 2004 State of the Union address and the subsequent revelations by chief CIA weapons inspector Dr. David Kay, a chorus of leading Democrats and media analysts have joined Lyndon LaRouche in demanding that Dick Cheney be brought to account.

Good Riddance to Lieberman, Soon It Will Be Kerry vs. LaRouche

by Nancy Spannaus

‘Super Bowl Tuesday’s Results’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Sharpton ‘Outed’ As Right-Wing GOP Mole

Bush Moon-Mars Budget: All Smoke and Mirrors

by Marsha Freeman

National News

Book Reviews

A Regime That Threatens The U.S. Republic Itself

by Anton Chaitkin

American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush, by Kevin Phillips.



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