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Volume 29, Number 18, May 10, 2002

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Laputa’s President Bush  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“To understand the policies whose authorship may be only superficially attributable to U.S. President GeorgeW. Bush today, thoughtful historians might wish to reference Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift’s famous satire on Britain in the age of Walpole and Hogarth. As I shall demonstrate to you here, the story of Gulliver’s floating island of Laputa, aptly suggests that Washington, D.C. today is a floating island of political lunatics.... This must be recognized as the true nature of what many foreign observers mistake for an actual, current policy-session of either the President’s White House circles or the U.S. Congress.”

Economics

Japan Is at War with Itself  

by Kathy Wolfe

Resistance to Wall Street and the IMF’s demands, to destroy Japan’s industrial base, is high in certain quarters, but at the same time, Prime Minister Koizumi and his economics team continue to promote policies which will gut Japan’s industrial base, while going out of their way to alienate the rest of Asia.

U.S. Farm Law Won’t Stop Imports or Meet Costs  

An interview with Greg Blaska.

Adult Stem Cells: New Therapies, No Cloning  

by Wolfgang Lillge, M.D.

Political Economy

Then and Now: Why Roosevelt’s Explosive 1933-45 Recovery Worked  

by Richard Freeman

The third and final installment in a series by Richard Freeman, commissioned by Lyndon LaRouche for his recently issued Presidential campaign Special Report, Economics: The End of a Delusion.

International

LaRouche’s Courageous Voice Rings Out Throughout Mideast  

by Hussein Askary al-Nadeem

As the Arab world stares in horror at the degenerate U.S. policy in the Middle East, they are beginning to learn about the sane political forces of the “American Intellectual Tradition,” through coverage of Lyndon LaRouche, from Al Jazeera TV, to Al Ahram Weekly, to “Good Morning Egypt,” and more.

Is Sharon Planning To Expel the Palestinians?  

by Dean Andromidas

Sources say that Sharon is contemplating an eight-day Blitzkrieg—but it is a war that Israel would ultimately lose, plunging the entire region into a Thirty Years War.

Erfurt Massacre: Humanity Cannot Tolerate Killer Games  

by Rainer Apel

In the Wake of the Erfurt Tragedy: Return to Classical Education, Now!  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

In Alexander Lebed, Russia Has Lost a Potential National Leader  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Venezuela’s Chávez: London’s Jacobin Project  

U.S. Arrogance Behind Ouster of UN’s Bustani  

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

National

LaRouche Tells Webcast How Mideast Peace Can Be Won  

by Marla Minnicino

The Democratic Presidential pre-candidate addressed a Washington, D.C. audience on May 1, laying out the global strategic picture, and fielding questions on every aspect of the global political crisis.

Peace Plan Requires Water, Reconstruction  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An excerpt from LaRouche’s speech.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Interviews

Greg Blaska  

Blaska is a Wisconsin farmer and dairy sector leader, serving on the National Dairy Board from 1995-2001, and active in theWisconsin Farmers Union.

Departments

Editorial  

U.S. “Recovery” a Dangerous Fraud.

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