From Volume 8, Issue 16 of EIR Online, Published Apr. 21, 2009
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LaRouche Delegation in Sudan:
Target the British Empire!
by Lawrence K. Freeman
The General Sudanese Student Union invited Lyndon LaRouche, who is well known as the economist who has fought for Sudan's development for decades, to speak at their World Conference for International Justice, Uniting Against Politicization of Justice, in Khartoum on April 5-7, 2009. LaRouche himself was unable to attend, but four members of his movement did participate: Lawrence Freeman, chief of the Africa Desk at EIR; Douglas DeGroot, an EIR Africa expert; Summer Shields, representing the LaRouche Youth Movement (LYM); and Hussein Askary from the Swedish bureau of EIR and the Schiller Institute. Over the course of several days, the LaRouche delegation had many opportunities to present its ideas to the several hundred participants, and to the Sudanese people through the media....
This Week's Cover
Creativity & Economics
- 4 Comment on James Galbraith Paper:
Good Progress, But More Is Needed
Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. takes off from a January 2009 paper by Prof. James K. Galbraith, 'A Biophysical Approach to Production Theory.' Galbraith's argument represents an important breakthrough, LaRouche writes, but it does not yet touch the more challenging domain: 'What is actually human creativity?' While consistent with the currently accepted practice of Professor Galbraith's profession, there is no possibility of understanding economic processes without keeping human creativity as the central focus of deliberation. 'Therefore, as I shall emphasize here,' LaRouche writes, 'the question addressed by economists ought to be: What is the experimentally validated meaning which should be assigned, by science, to the practical use of that universal term, 'creativity'?'
Science & Technology
- 74 Infectious Disease Warning:
Pandemic of Syphilis-Like Spirochete in U.S.A.
Lawrence Hecht discusses Lyme disease, an increasingly widespread illness that some within the Infectious Diseases Society of America tried to declare non-existentand which many insurance companies refuse to cover. Yet, promising scientific leads point to a possible link to MS, Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions.
- 41 Abdel Budri
A Sudanese attorney who was jailed after Hassan al-Turabi seized power in 1989, Mr. Budri later managed to flee, and spent the next 18 years in exile. He returned to his native country in 2006, and is participating in the political process.
This Week's News
...Due to the immediacy of Mr. LaRouche's input to this week's EIR, the News Digests will resume next week.
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