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Volume 28, Number 25, June 29, 2001

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How to Define a Physical-Economic Collapse: Marat, De Sade, and ‘Greenspin’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“You wish to know what is going to happen to you in the coming weeks and months. Then, face certain facts. Learn the lessons of the past mistakes most of you have been making, repeatedly, over the recent decades,” writes Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. “Are you willing to discontinue the goldfish-bowl syndrome of popular opinion until now? Are you going to continue to insist, ‘I don’t go there,’ when you are asked to give up foolish beliefs such as ‘free trade,’ ‘new economy,’ ‘deregulation is here to stay,’ ‘you can’t put the toothpaste back in the tube,’ or ‘no one I know is going to go for it,’ or, ‘you could be right, but since I have to go along, to get along, I have to oppose what you suggest’?”

Economics

Production Breakdown Puts Financial System on the Edge  

by Richard Freeman

The Commerce Department was quick to call April’s trade deficit figures an improvement, but if one looks at the underlying processes in the U.S. physical economy, the fall in the U.S. trade deficit represents a sharp deterioration.

Bush Blinks on Calif. Energy Crisis  

by Suzanne Rose

FERC Will Not Budge on ‘Market-Based’ Rates  

by Marsha Freeman

Danger of Derivatives Blowout Raised in Senate Hearing on U.S. Banks  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Beginning with intonations of reassurance by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, the hearing in the Senate Banking Committee reached a higher level when Senators confronted Greenspan with the threat to the banking system posed by financial derivatives contracts.

Swords Drawn in Patients’ Welfare Battle Against ‘Southern Strategy’ HMOs  

by Linda Everett

International

China, Russia, Central Asia Union of Nations Expanding  

by Mary Burdman

On June 14-15, the Presidents of six Eurasian nations held the founding summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Shanghai. It is a turning point in Eurasian and world affairs, and has far-reaching potential, in the coming period, to shift the global strategic situation away from the British-Bush drive toward war and depression.

Putin in Balkans Lays Down ‘Anti-Owen Plan’  

The Greatest Disaster Is the Greatest Opportunity  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche spoke in Warsaw to a meeting of the Schiller Institute Society of Poland, on May 24, during a four-day visit there.

Fascist Race Law Passes in Australia  

Australia and Hitler’s Dictatorship  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Argentine Devaluation Warns of a Debt Blowout  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Israel’s Sharon Accused as War Criminal  

by Dean Andromidas

Khatami’s Second Landslide Means Greater Role for Iran  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The issues dominating the campaign were the economy and social reforms.

National

LaRouche Accuses Gore Dems, KKK-Katie in D.C. Death Toll  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Democratic Party 2004 Presidential pre-candidate Lyndon LaRouche has issued a strongly worded denunciation of his “adversaries within the Democratic Party,” for their role in “increasing the needless death toll inWashington, D.C.,” by shutting down D.C. General Hospital. It’s the Gore Democrats, again.

D.C. General Hospital: A Matter of Life and Death for All Americans  

A statement by the Camden, New Jersey City Council.

The U.S. Embassy Bombings: What the FBI Knew or Should Have Known  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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Editorial  

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