by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
In an emergency statement issued July 11, Lyndon LaRouche writes that the whole economic-financial system of Europe is rotten to the core, and that there is no way it can survive in its present form. “The only question is: Is the collapse going to occur overnight, or sometime near that?” The only solution for Europe is a U.S. Glass-Steagall act.
by Eric De Keuleneer
Economist De Keuleneer spoke at the July 2-3 Schiller Institute Conference; he identifies the “Big Bang” of deregulation of the banking system as the beginning of the financial madness, and calls for a return to Glass-Steagall.
by Christen Sørensen
Professor Sørensen’s speech to the conference was titled, “Lessons To Be Learned from the Financial Crisis: Undoing the Deregulation of the Financial Sector. Suggestions for the New Set-Up.”
by Eric Verhaeghe
Verhaeghe is an economist and former president of the Association of the Employment of Cadre in France.
by Jacques Cheminade
Cheminade, a French Presidential pre-candidate and leader of the Solidarité et Progrès party, keynoted the panel titled, “Glass-Steagall and the Industrialization of Africa, a Moral Test for Europe.” “Glass-Steagall is what the British Empire wants to prevent at any cost from happening in the United States, because it will put an end to the City of London, Wall Street, and the British Empire,” he declared.
by Marcello Vichi
Engineer/architect Vichi has been fighting for 30 years for the Transaqua Project, to transfer desperately needed freshwater from the Congo River basin to the Lake Chad basin.
by Jeffrey Steinberg
President Obama campaigned on a promise to declassify the 28 pages of the Joint Congressional Report on the 9/11 attacks, detailing Saudi funding and support for the plot. Two years later, they have still not been released. A statement from the 9/11 families charges that the Obama Administration “took the side of the Saudi princes over thousands of family members and survivors of the 9/11 attacks.”
by Helga Zepp-LaRouche
The financial system of the transatlantic sector is hopelessly bankrupt, writes Helga Zepp-LaRouche from Germany. Fed Chairman Bernanke has intimated that, since the U.S. has reached its allowable debt limit, he may turn on the money spigots again, with QE3, thus bringing on a hyperinflationary explosion.
by Lawrence K. Freeman
The future of the newly created nation of South Sudan, and a new Sudan in the North, as well as the nations of the the Horn and the Maghreb, will depend on the adoption of a common mission to produce sufficient food to feed all the people of the region.
by Lawrence K. Freeman
Africa in the Time of Cholera: A History of Pandemics from 1817 to the Present, by Myron Echenberg