Volume 40, Number 38, September 27, 2013


Nuclear NAWAPA XXI, Desalination, and the New Economy  

by Michael Kirsch

The third in our series of articles from the 21st Century Science & Technology Special Report, “Nuclear NAWAPA XXI: Gateway to the Fusion Economy.” Taking the original NAWAPA plan of the 1960s into the 21st Century, Michael Kirsch outlines what will be required to establish a thermonuclear-fusion economy.

The Colorado-Rio Grande Distribution System

The California Distribution System

The Great Plains Canal

The Great Plains Distribution System

The California Water-Management System: Acting on the Future

by Patrick Ruckert

From 1935 to 1973, one of the most complex water and land systems envisioned by man was accomplished in California. This report is based on a class series which the author gave in Los Angeles this past Summer.

The Way We Used To Think

by Patrick Ruckert

The Los Angeles Aqueduct: 100th Anniversary

by Patrick Ruckert

Calif. Water Crisis Threatens Food Supply

by Patrick Ruckert


Will War-Avoidance Paradigm Extend to Iran Crisis Next?  

by Nancy Spannaus and Jeffrey Steinberg

The agreements reached between Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Kerry for defusing the war danger in Syria have raised hopes, as world leaders gathered this week at the United Nations, that there is still time to overcome the past years’ imperial policies that have brought the world ever closer to global war and genocide.

Putin Poses Russian ‘National Idea’

by Rachel Douglas

Germany’s Future Will Be Very Different: The Bell Jar Will Crack!  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

“It will become clear very soon after the election, at the end of the fiscal year, that it is not only Greece that needs a new bailout. The escalating economic collapse of all the southern European countries will reveal the collapse of the euro experiment, and all indications are that the entire trans-Atlantic financial system will disintegrate very soon.”

From Our Archives: 150th Anniversary of Russian Navy’s Arrival in New York Harbor

by Konstantin George


Japan Without Nuclear Energy Is a Disaster for the World  

by Ramtanu Maitra

In the wake of the Fukushima crisis, Japan foolishly followed such nations as Germany, in shutting down its entire nuclear energy grid. The stakes are high for Prime Minister Abe to succeed in reviving the industry.

Troika Austerity Devastates Europe

The anti-poverty charity Oxfam reports that, if the austerity policy now imposed throughout Europe were to continue, by 2025, almost a third of the population will be living in poverty.

Belarus: ‘New Central Europe’ Program Put Forward

by Rachel Douglas

A report, “Toward a New Central Europe! Addressing the Crisis in Central Europe through Building a New Macroregion,” proposes an economic renaissance for the region.


Kaptur and Warren Agitate for Passing Glass-Steagall

by Nancy Spannaus

The three Glass-Steagall bills now before the House and Senate provide the means to reverse the disastrous course the Congress is otherwise following.

Kaptur: Glass-Steagall To Rebuild the Nation

The Case for a Select Committee To Investigate the Benghazi Massacre

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

A LaRouche PAC Video: Profile in Courage—Congressman Neil Gallagher

by Bonnie James

An interview with the former Congressman, who fought to expose and defeat the secret government’s takeover of the institutions of government, at the time of McCarthy witchhunts, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the upsurge of the rock-drug-sex counterculture.


Saudi Bankrolling of al-Qaeda Well Known to U.S. Government  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Edward Spannaus

The government has known for years that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest source of funds for global jihadist terrorism, including the 9/11 attacks against the U.S., but has, to date, refused to take any effective action against it.

Ken Cummings: Profile of a Self-Admitted Saudi Asset

by Jeffrey Steinberg


The Obama Danger