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This article appears in the September 4, 2020 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.

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Schiller Institute Labor Day Conference to Rehearse Summit for Peace and a New Bretton Woods

Aug. 29—This Sept. 5-6 weekend, the International Schiller Institute will be holding one of the most important of its hundreds of international conferences and seminars of the last decade. The two-day international online conference will review the need for, and potential achievements of a proposed summit process among the heads of state of the five permanent UN Security Council members—the United States, China, Russia, France, and the UK. Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed this summit and has organized for it, with the UN General Assembly about to meet in September.

Schiller Institute President Helga Zepp-LaRouche has been appealing to these powers, since early January, to drop confrontation and collaborate through such summits, to create credit to rebuild the world economy from its present crisis, including developing new medical capacities to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in the developing countries. She calls that potential collaboration a new Bretton Woods agreement. Lyndon LaRouche designed such a new Bretton Woods credit agreement and organized for it for decades before his death in 2019.

Helga Zepp-LaRouche, in a webcast Aug. 26, warned of the extremely dangerous escalation of confrontation between the United States, and both China and Russia, that includes aggressive military demonstrations that could go out of control. She called the Labor Day Schiller Institute conference a crucial step in establishing how, and on what urgent missions, these nations can work together for peace and economic recovery and development. The idea, therefore, is to shape the actions of the permanent five members of the UN Security Council.

The list of speakers is not complete. All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

War Drive Towards Armageddon or a New Paradigm Among Sovereign Nations United by the Common Aims of Mankind?

Saturday, September 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PANEL I Overcoming Geopolitics: Why a P-5 Summit Is
Urgently Needed Now

Helga Zepp-LaRouche (Germany), founder and President, Schiller Institute

Marco Zanni (Italy), chairman of the Identity and Democracy faction of the European Parliament

William Binney (U.S.), former Technical Director, National Security Agency

Ed Lozansky (U.S.), Pres., American University in Moscow; Moscow State University

Martin Sieff (U.S.), Senior Foreign Correspondent, Washington Times, UPI

Jim Jatras (U.S.), former Foreign Relations Advisor, US Senate Republican Caucus

Colonel Richard H. Black, Ret. (U.S.), former head of the Army’s Criminal Law Division at the Pentagon; former State Senator, Virginia

Saturday, September 5, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

PANEL II The Role of Science in Creating Mankind’s Future

Jason Ross (U.S.), Schiller Institute Science Advisor

Leading scientists from Russia, the U.S. and France

Sunday, September 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PANEL III The Belt and Road Initiative Becomes the World
Land-Bridge: FDR’s Unfinished Business

Dr. Joycelyn Elders (U.S.), former Surgeon General of the United States

Michele Geraci (Italy), former Undersecretary of State for Economic Development

Dr. Natalia Vitrenko (Ukraine), President, Progressive Socialist Party, former member of parliament and presidential candidate

Marcelo Muñoz (Spain), founder and President Emeritus of Cátedra China, dean of Spanish businessmen in China

Marlette Kyssama-Nsona (Republic of Congo), pharmaco-chemist, political executive of the Pan-African League-UMOJA and specialist in public health issues

Sunday, September 6, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

PANEL IV Building Trust in International Relations: The Role of Classical Culture and Combatting World Famine

Jacques Cheminade (France), President, Solidarité & Progrès, former presidential candidate

Marcia Merry Baker (U.S.), EIR Editorial Board

Robert Baker and American farm leaders

Fred Haight (Canada), Schiller Institute

Michael Billington (U.S.), Asia Intelligence Director, EIR

Beethoven Mass in C, Schiller Institute NYC Chorus

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