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Volume 30, Number 39, October 10, 2003

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Shakespeare As a Scholar: U.S. Politics As Tragedy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“My subject ... is politics for a time of crisis; the real, no longer postponable political issues facing our nation’s approach to the 2004 general election today. That subject is one which could never be understood competently, except from the vantage-point of a deep insight into the essential role of Classical art in the education of the modern statesman. The contemporary, even urgent relevance of these references to Shakespeare, will be emphasized in the course of ... this report.”

Herbart and Riemann on the Mind: Overcoming Your Fears by Increasing Your Geistesmassen  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

A speech to the International Caucus of Labor Committees/Schiller Institute Labor Day conference in Reston, Virginia on Aug. 31.

Economics

‘Vulture Funds’ Descend on Dying Third World Economies  

by Dennis Small

Argentina’s effort to restructure its foreign debt, on which it defaulted in 2001, has led to renewed attacks by the international “vulture funds.”

‘There Is New Pressure To Develop the Mekong’  

An interview with Joern Kristensen.

‘Dam-Buster’-Ideologue Hosts May Ruin Mekong River Commission Visit to U.S.  

by Marcia Merry Baker

How Will Europe Fill Its Huge Energy Gap in the 21st Century?  

by Lothar Komp

The latest power blackouts have made it manifest, that by 2020, more than 200 Gigawatts of electricity capacity must be replaced in the European Union countries, simply due to the aging of existing power facilities; other demands, for growth, make the “energy gap” nearly as large as the entire power grid of the United States.

German Machine-Builders Survive With China  

by Rainer Apel

Business Briefs  

International

LaRouche Gives ‘Wake-Up Call’ to Moscow  

by Karl-Michael Vitt

Conference on China Lyndon LaRouche addressed the 14th Conference on “China, Chinese Civilization and the World: Past, Present and Future,” whose main subject was: “China in the 21st Century—Chances and Challenges of Globalization.”

‘China and a Community of Principle’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From LaRouche’s speech to the Moscow conference.

Mahathir, at UN, Calls For New Bretton Woods  

by Michael Billington

Is Europe Sincere?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A commentary written for the October issue of the Turkish magazine of political economy, Yarin.

Mexico: Targetting of Cardinal Sandoval Triggers Religious Warfare Potential  

by Gretchen Small

Including a statement by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Iran’s Nuclear Energy: A Cheney Casus Belli?  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An Iranian View of the Nuclear Controversy  

by V.B.

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche-Led Assault on Cheney Is Drawing Blood  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Significant U.S. policy institutions have joined the drive to expose and depose Vice President Cheney and the entire neo-conservative gang that hijacked American foreign policy, beginning with Sept. 11, 2001.

Documentation: LaRouche’s record shows why Cheney must be removed.

The Fall of the House of McAuliffe  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche comments on the tragic idiocy of the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

Who Is Renting Howard Dean?  

by Anton Chaitkin and Scott Thompson

Senate in ‘Mad Rush’ To Pass Iraq $87 Billion  

by Carl Osgood

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Books

The U.S. Senate Through Lyndon Johnson’s Eyes  

by Stuart Lewis

The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Master of the Senate, by Robert A. Caro.

New English Translations of Schiller’s Great Works  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

Friedrich Schiller, Poet of Freedom, Volume IV, edited by William F. Wertz, Jr.

The ‘Official Conspiracy’ Theory Dismantled  

by Rainer Apel

Die CIA und der 11. September. Internationaler Terror und die Rolle der Geheimdienste [The CIA and September 11: International Terror and the Role of Secret Intelligence Services], by Andreas von Bülow; and Operation 9/11. Angriff auf den Globus [Operation 9/11: Attack on the World], by Gerhard Wisnewski.

Interviews

Joern Kristensen  

Mr. Kristensen is the Chief Executive of the Mekong River Commission, which was created in 1995 by the governments of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand to deal with matters of the economic and related development of the Mekong River Basin.

Departments

Editorial  

Europe’s $87 Billion.

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