Volume 40, Number 20, May 17, 2013


World Grain Shortage: Famine Ahead Without Glass-Steagall Shift

by Marcia Merry Baker

The consumption of grains of all kinds now exceeds the volume of global production, and the gap can’t be made up. Allowing the continuation of the policies—dictated by the imperial financial cartel—which have led to this disaster, and to at least a billion people worldwide already going hungry, is not an option. The solution is a shift, and fast, to Glass-Steagall.

Australia Without Family Farmers Is Not ‘Viable’

Rice—Scientific Breakthroughs To Transform Agriculture  

by Dr. Robert Zeigler


Israel Strikes Syria: Superpowers Make 11th-Hour Effort To Avoid Global War  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Following Israeli airstrikes against Syria, high-level meetings in Moscow, involving Secretary of State Kerry, Russian President Putin, and Foreign Minister Lavrov, signalled that the superpowers are taking war-avoidance measures to prevent the Syrian conflict from blowing up into a general war.

EU Prepares Grab for Bank Accounts  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The charade is over: The “Cyprus model” is to be forced down the throats of all EU members. But, the end of the euro is nigh, as former advocates are now abandoning the euro and the EU.

New Greek Party Formed: Call for Return to Drachma, Sovereignty

by Dean Andromidas

Glass-Steagall in Italy: National Liberation Committee Formed

by Andrew Spannaus


LaRouche PAC Glass-Steagall Mobilization Shakes Nation

by Leandra Bernstein

The LaRouche PAC’s Week of Action May 5-11 hit government at the national, state, and local levels, to intensify pressure on Congress to reinstate Glass-Steagall without further delay.

Glass-Steagall Support Pours into Washington

Questions To Be Answered in the Investigation of Benghazi 9/11  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

What the Congressional committees looking into the 9/11/12 Benghazi attack, should be asking, focusing on the Obama Administration’s coverup of its alliance with the terrorist forces that murdered four Americans that day.

Physical Economy

How Abandoning Science Has Led to Economic Collapse  

An excerpt from the LaRouche PAC Weekly Report webcast of April 17, detailing certain crucial parameters of the collapse of the U.S. physical economy, featuring Creighton Jones and Liona Fan-Chiang of the LaRouche PAC Basement science team.

Appendix: What Creates Wealth? Production vs. Overhead

by John Hoefle


Planetary Defense: Progress and Enormous Challenges

by Benjamin Deniston

LaRouche PAC’s Benjamin Deniston reports from the Planetary Defense Conference in Flagstaff, Arizona, sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics.

Conference Report

Toward a Renaissance of Classical Music and Science

The final panel of the April 13-14 New Paradigm conference of the Schiller Institute, devoted to the question of reviving Classical culture.

An Asymmetrical Answer to the British Empire  

by Andrey Fursov

Aesthetical Education and the Beautiful

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Beauty Is the Language of the Universe

by Antonella Banaudi

The Fight for Classical Music

Dialogue with Lyndon & Helga LaRouche: Finding an Identity in the Future

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. and Helga Zepp-LaRouche


Party Politics Leads to Disaster