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Volume 37, Number 15, April 16, 2010

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Science & Christianity:
This Easter Sunday

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. presents "the need for a scientific view of the specific distinction of the mission of, and by Jesus Christ," with a focus on "the actual implications of that notion of immortality which is inherent in a competent modern scientist's comprehension of the work of the authors of the compositions identified as The New Testament." The issue is not of concern only to Christians, but to scientists and to "no one more than you, the present reader."

Economics

World Food Shortage,
a British Policy Success

With over 1.02 billion people going hungry, the 2010 prospective crop plantings and anticipated harvests are way below requirements. Yet projects are underway that will make the situation worse, and desperately needed infrastructure projects are being blocked.

Europe's Milk Crisis:
If Required, We Will Toughen Our Fight

Nouvelle Solidarité interviewed Belgian farm leader Erwin Schöpges.

Greenspan Humiliated: It's a Good Start

"Well, I was right some of the time," the erstwhile guru told Congress's Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

Book Reviews

The Evils of Monetarism:
It's `Globalization,' Stupid!

Too Big To Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought To Save the Financial System—and Themselves, by Andrew Ross Sorkin; and On the Brink: Inside the Race To Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System, by Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

International

New Opium War Threatens World Peace:
Wage a War on Drugs in Afghanistan, or Pull Out

By Helga Zepp-LaRouche. Everything has been falsely defined by NATO forces in the Afghanistan War—from the nature of the enemy, to the nature of the threat, to the war aims. Only the opium traffickers are gaining, as opium poppy production has increased 40-fold since the war began in 2001.

`Khuda Hafez,' Hamid Karzai

The Farsi phrase means, "May God protect you," and is usually said at leave-taking. And President Karzai, don't forget South Vietnam's Ngo Dinh Diem!

Art Reviews

Hendrick Avercamp and
The Last Little Ice Age

An exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., "Hendrick Avercamp: The Little Ice Age," shows the effects of the "Little Ice Age" on the lives of the Dutch people. Can it happen again?

Editorial

They Have Murder on Their Minds