Volume 34, Number 46, November 23, 2007


From Milken & Enron to Perugia: ‘Extreme Events’!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“There is an epoch-making quality of common historic thread, which ties together recent events typical of New York’s and London’s financial center, with both the Jokela High School massacre, and the very ugly death of a young English woman, in Perugia, Italy. All three of these and comparable signs of these, our present times, mark these reported events as sharing the characteristic of the events which a judge in Perugia reported, as driven by an ostensibly uncontrollable yearning for an ‘extreme’ quality of existentialist experience, by at least some among the surviving participants.”

The Ghouliani Files: How Rudy Served as Midwife to Greenspan’s ‘Wall of Money’ Policy  

by Harley Schlanger


Will Cheney and Pelosi Be Partners in Mass Murder?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The only reliable war-avoidance path for the United States is the impeachment of Cheney, before he launches war against Iran. Why, then, is Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi standing in the way?

IAEA: Diplomacy Can Work—If Desired

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

U.S.-Pakistani Army Conflict Intensifies

by Ramtanu Maitra

Elections in Pakistan Would Be a Mistake

An interview with Gen. Mirza Aslam Beg.

Cheney Wants War; IDF Wants Peace With Syria

by Dean Andromidas

Schiller Institute’s Maglev Campaign Sets Debate in Danish Elections

by Tom Gillesberg


Campaign 2008: The Rudy Bomb—Defused  

by Anton Chaitkin

Missing from the media portrait of “9/11 hero” and Republican Presidential “front-runner” Rudy Giuliani are his family mafia connections; his gangster-like assault on the poor as Mayor of New York City; his sabotage of the Firefighters on 9/11, and much more. As Rudy goes down, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is waiting in the wings.

The Republican-for-Roosevelt League  

by Pamela Lowry

Franklin Roosevelt described the cooperation needed between the Executive and Congress to save the nation, in this campaign speech to Republicans on Nov. 3, 1932.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood


Report From Germany

by Rainer Apel

Cabinet Shakeup Is Not Enough


by John Hoefle

Bring in the Undertaker


‘Starting a Run on the Bank of a Bankrupt System’  

by Paul Gallagher

The net liquidation of U.S. treasuries and other securities by China, Japan, and Londoncontrolled off-shore “banking centers” that reached record levels in August, continued in September, demonstrating that their massive support of the dollar has stopped. The only U.S. response has been a level of money printing reminiscent of Weimar Germany in 1923.

Bank of the South: A Huge Step Forward for Integration

by Cynthia R. Rush

A new regional financial institution, viewed as an alternative to the International Monetary Fund’s usurious policies, is to be established in South America in December.

LaRouche Rep Addresses Italian Entrepreneurs  

States’ Budgets Blow as Housing and Credit Markets Crash  

by Mary Jane Freeman

‘Florida Land Bubble’ Collapse Returns  

by George Canning

U.S. Nuclear Energy Program Review: Too Much Talk, Too Little Mission

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Bertrand Russell’s Malthusian Wedge

Cost of Not Recycling May Be ‘Staggering’

An interview with Dennis Spurgeon.

Business Briefs

The American Patriot

Rekindling the Spark of Liberty: Lafayette’s Visit to the United States, 1824-1825

by William Jones

As the United States approached the 50th birthday of the Declaration of Independence, the French military hero of the American Revolution, Marquis de Lafayette, made a triumphant return here, where he was welcomed and celebrated throughout the land.

Lafayette in Congress: Bids Farewell to America

Cooper, Poe, Lafayette, and the Cincinnati

by Jeffrey Steinberg


Gen. Mirza Aslam Beg

General Beg is a senior figure in the Pakistani military establishment, having taken over as the Chief of Army Staff after then-President Gen. Mohammed Zia ul-Haq was killed in an air crash in 1988.

Dennis Spurgeon

Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, Mr. Spurgeon also leads the DOE’s Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP).


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