Volume 37, Number 23, June 11, 2010


The Musical Soul of Scientific Creativity: Rebecca Dirichlet’s Development of the Complex Domain  

by David Shavin

Rebecca Mendelssohn Dirichlet’s 1855-58 musikabends in Göttingen attracted the most creative minds of the time: the Classical musicians Robert and Clara Schumann, Joseph Joachim, and Johannes Brahms, the scientists Lejeune Dirichlet and Carl Gauss, and the painter Wilhelm Hensel, among others. They also attracted the hatred of those enemies of the renaissance begun by Moses Mendelssohn, notably Felix Klein, Richard Wagner, and Franz Liszt.

Richard Wagner’s ‘Mendelssohn Obsession’

Wagner’s Ring(worm): L.A.’s Götterdämmerung?

by Harley Schlanger


LPAC Weekly Report: LaRouche Offers a Vision for the Post-Obama Era  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche addressed LaRouche PAC’s weekly video report June 4, to raise the level of discussion from the “issues” that consume most people, and instead, posed the problems that must be addressed to reverse course from the deepening dark age, and elaborated on the organizing process required.

World News

An Appeal for a Two-Tier Banking System: Without Global Glass-Steagall, Europe Will Go Under  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

If Europe’s nations follow the recommendations of the European Central Bank, contained in its recently published annual financial stability report, then Europe will plunge into economic, political, and social chaos. The ECB warns politicians and banking supervisors against forbidding local banks from trading with hedge funds and private equity firms—i.e.: Keep the casino economy going! Only a Global Glass-Steagall will rescue Europe from utter disaster.

What Is Synarchism?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Netanyahu Must Go Now, If Israel Is To Survive Latest Gaza Atrocity  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A review of Israeli and other media coverage prior to the May 31 pre-dawn Israeli commando assault on the Gaza aid flotilla, confirms, beyond a doubt, that the operation was not a bungled mistake, but a carefully planned military operation. Some U.S. intelligence veterans have warned that Netanyahu and company could take the weakkneed response of the Obama Administration as a green light for an Israeli attack against Iran.

LaRouche Supports Russian Drive for Afghanistan Opium Eradication  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche sent this memorandum to Victor P. Ivanov, head of Russia’s Federal Narcotics Control Service, who is leading a vigorous effort to secure international cooperation against the plague of heroin flowing out of Afghanistan. LaRouche writes, “I am in full agreement with your stated intent for the specified, immediate measures to eradicate the opium production and trafficking within and from Afghanistan.”


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