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Volume 27, Number 39, October 6, 2000

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Jesus Christ and Civilization  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The internal problems of modern Christianity, are among the sensitive issues which must be addressed here,” writes Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. “... Taken as a whole, the recent 2,500 years of rise of that adopted child of Egypt, that the birth and development of the now globally extended European civilization, is to be understood in terms of the three greatest bench-marks of its entire history: the consolidation of the development of Classical Greek culture around the leading figure of Plato, the ministry and crucifixion of Jesus Christ, and the Golden Renaissance. Without those three revolutionary steps forward, Europe and its civilization had neither come into existence, nor would have acquired the dominant significance in the planet which it has attained since the great, mid-Fifteenth-Century, ecumenical Council of Florence.”

Interviews

Dato’ Seri Rafidah binti Aziz  

Rafidah Aziz is the Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry.

Dr. A. Abdallah  

Dr. Abdallah is the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.

Randy Sowers  

Maryland farmer Randy Sowers discusses why he dumped 12,000 eggs on his farm in Frederick County, in protest of the ultra-low price offered him.

Departments

Editorial  

Will France Draw the Line?

Economics

World Makes a Narrow Escape from a ‘Black Friday’  

by Lothar Komp

On Sept. 22, the worldwide powder-keg of stock-market bubbles, financial gambles, and unpaid debt titles was on the brink of collapse, just as it was in the Fall of 1998. But, far larger volumes of paper values will disappear in the Fall of 2000, the consequence of a systemic catastrophe.

Danes Reject Euro Currency, Again  

by Poul Rasmussen

Don’t Belittle Danish Voters on ‘No’ To Euro  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Fuel Protests Start Economic Debate  

by Rainer Apel

Natural Gas Price Shock Is Under Way  

by Marcia Merry Baker, William Engdahl, and John Hoefle

Oil Industry Gutted Refining Capacities  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Malyasia’s Fight for Economic Development and Sovereignty  

An interview with Dato’ Seri Rafidah binti Aziz.

Russian Economist Sees Imminent Collapse of World Financial Pyramid  

by Rachel Douglas

Prof. G.G. Pirogov puts Lyndon LaRouche’s analysis once again into the pages of Ekonomicheskaya Gazeta.

Business Briefs  

International

Wall St. Sacrificing Peru for Drug and Gun Traffic  

by Gretchen Small

Lyndon LaRouche’s and EIR’s warnings that the oligarchy, and its drug trade, were out to destroy the Fujimori government, Peru, and the nation-state generally, have been confirmed in spades.

LaRouche: Wall Street Is Out To Crush Peru by Every Imaginable Method  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From an interview Lyndon LaRouche gave to Peru’s Gente magazine.

Bush’s Man Supplied Weapons to the FARC  

by Dean Andromidas

A profile of Sarkis Soghanalian.

The New York Times: A Century of Perfidy  

by Anton Chaitkin

Central Asia: Leaders Face Islamic Militants, Economic Crisis  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Crisis in Afghanistan: To Fight Terrorism Is a Matter for Mankind  

An interview with Dr. A. Abdallah.

European Allies Buck Blair, Albright on a Balkans ‘October Surprise’  

by Umberto Pascali

International Intelligence  

National

Ford SUV, Firestone Tire Share the Blame for Road Deaths  

by Richard Freeman

The “Shareholders’ Value” driving maximization of profits at all costs, is claiming more victims: Evidence points to the fact that Ford Motor Co. knew the Ford Explorer was unsafe before it began selling millions of vehicles.

Unregulated Drug Industry Fuels Rise in Health Costs  

by Linda Everett

Economic Crisis Leads To Growing Strike Wave  

by Marianna Wertz and Linda Everett

DOJ Joins Cover-Up of Diana-Dodi Murders  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Maryland Farmer Dumps Eggs, Warns Public of Food Crisis  

An interview with Randy Sowers.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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