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Volume 29, Number 9, March 8, 2002

Cover of EIR Volume 29, Number 9, March 8, 2002

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A Swift Modest Proposal: Can the Democratic Party Survive?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The problem is, that saving the Democratic Party, if that is, indeed, still possible, requires something more than a simple proposal for action. The necessary action could not be understood, unless we change the way in which most in the party, and outside it, think about politics up to now.”

Economics

The Downfall of J.P. Morgan Chase  

by John Hoefle

The indications are growing that the world’s largest derivatives bank has failed. If EIR’s surmise is correct, the level of panic behind the scenes must be extraordinary.

Tokyo ‘Just Trying To Reach the End of March’  

by Kathy Wolfe

Andropov’s ‘Free Trade’ Turn Still Hurts Russia  

by Rachel Douglas

New German Data End Election Economic Fakery  

by Rainer Apel

A ‘Keplerian’ Dialogue: What Do You Know About Economics?  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Part 1 of a pedagogical exercise.

Croatian Highway Is a Key European Project  

Is the IMF Blocking Croatia Reconstruction?  

by Elke Fimmen

International

Prince Abdullah’s Peace Plan, and the Drive for War on Iraq  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The much-discussed new Saudi initiative is provoked by threats of destabilization and a broader war around Iraq; but only U.S. pressure on Israel, and peace-making based on economic development, as Lyndon LaRouche has proposed it, has a chance of stopping that war.

Primakov Warns of World War Over Iraq  

by Rachel Douglas

God Only Knows!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The current crop of Washington governmental and think-tank geniuses “are babbling like fools drunk on Zbigniew Brzezinski’s utopian brand of home-made strategic moonshine.

U.S. Threats Bring Iran and Iraq Closer  

by Hussein al-Nadeem

Will Britain’s Blair Crack Before ‘Iraq War Summit’ With Bush?  

by Mark Burdman

Nepal’s Crisis Endangers South Asian Stability  

by Ramtanu Maitra

A Divided Bangladesh Is Fertile Ground for Extremism To Grow  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Hype and Falsehoods Abound About Terrorism in S.E. Asia  

by Michael Billington

The Destruction of the Philippines Since the ‘Edsa’ Revolution  

by Herman Tiu Laurel

A guest commentary.

National

Abraham Lincoln Rips Samuel Huntington’s Lies  

by Anton Chaitkin

The so-called Institute for American Values has hijacked the views of President Lincoln, among others, to support their aim of launching a new imperial war, a Clash of Civilizations. But the real Abraham Lincoln would have had none of it.

Iraq a ‘Phantom Threat’ Says UN Arms Inspector  

by Michele Steinberg

Wall St. Dirty Tricks Hit LaRouche Campaign  

The American Family Foundation is spreading well-worn slanders, to intimidate campus volunteers for the LaRouche campaign.

Who Owns ‘Bull Moose’?  

by Edward Spannaus

A profile of Sen. John McCain III.

The Senator from ‘Mega’  

by Scott Thompson

A profile of Sen. Joseph Lieberman.

National News  

Reviews

LaRouche and Teller vs. the ‘Utopians’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche comments on Sunday Telegraph author Alasdair Palmer’s review of Edward Teller, Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics.

Can Israel Save Itself from Fascism?  

Murder in the Name of God: The Plot to Kill Yitzak Rabin, by Michael Karpin and Ina Friedman.

Departments

Editorial  

Give Colombia Immediate Help, Not Troops.

Correction

In “Derivatives Write Epitaph for Financial Markets,” in our March 1 issue, an editor’s error misidentified “credit derivatives.” Credit derivatives cover potential defaults, and do not include the much larger category of “interest rate derivatives.” Thus credit derivatives do not constitute a quantitatively large portion of the derivatives market, estimated officially at $100 trillion, and much higher by EIR author John Hoefle.

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