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Volume 31, Number 9, March 5, 2004

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This New Turning-Point in World History  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“We have now come to the end of that empire, the British Empire, which has reigned, whether more richly or more poorly on this planet, for one-quarter of a millennium. Every nook and cranny of the world, each field and hamlet of the United States included, will be shaken by the presently onrushing effects of the currently onrushing, final fall of that colossus.” The challenge which this presents to the world at large, “is the urgency of a new process of collaboration among nations, a collaboration consistent with the need to establish a new world economic order of long-term cooperation among perfectly sovereign nation-states.”

Economics

New Bretton Woods Advances As Dollar Faces ‘The Coming Storm’  

Lyndon LaRouche’s assessment of the current conjuncture—he called it “the moment of silence before the storm hits”—is being echoed repeatedly within the international financial elite, from London’s Economist to the oracular pronouncements of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.

Defend Argentina—Honor López Portillo  

by Cynthia R. Rush

With Argentine President Kirchner under pressure from the IMF to gouge the living standards of his nation’s suffering citizenry even further, the LaRouche Youth Movement invokes the memory of the late Mexican President José López Portillo, as the appropriate banner under which to rally in defense of Argentina.

Alabama Schools Might Not Even Open Next Year  

An interview with Talladega City Councilman Eddie Tucker.

Germany and Turkey, For Once, Resist the IMF  

by Rainer Apel

German Chancellor Schröder’s visit to Turkey yielded some important steps in rebuilding the physical economy through infrastructure development.

Business Briefs  

Science & Technology

Shortsighted Congress Blocks U.S. Vision of Space Frontiers  

Micro-managing by Congress and timidity could delay the next Space Shuttle flight, and cripple Bush’s Moon/Mars program. An interview with former Sen. Jake Garn.

International

Peruvians Reject Toledo, George Soros’ Inca Slave  

by Sara Madueño

Ninety-three percent of the population is expressing disapproval of President Toledo’s policies of subservience to the IMF and mega-speculator Soros, who bought his election with a $1 million “contribution.”

The Decline of Soros’ Presidents  

Peru: The IMF Miracle of ‘Growth Without Jobs’  

by Sara Madueño

Russian Presidency: Glazyev Runs To Solve World Economic Crisis  

by Rachel Douglas

Trickster Brown Rising To Prominence in U.K.  

Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown has close ties to John Kerry and the Kennedy family in the United States, and is promoting a phony “Global New Deal”—in opposition to Lyndon LaRouche’s New Bretton Woods conception.

Sharon’s ‘Berlin Wall’ on Trial in The Hague  

by Dean Andromidas

The Ghosts of Ghettoes Past: Israelis Fight for Their Nation’s Soul  

by M. Woodward

National

Chalabi Hammers Final Nail: Cheney War Fraud Fully Exposed  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

We lied to get the U.S. into war, but so what? says Ahmed Chalabi, the head of the Iraqi National Congress and top “source” for Dick Cheney’s disinformation campaign about Saddam Hussein’s WMD.

LaRouche Educates Dems on How To Save Nation  

by Nancy Spannaus and Lonnie Wolfe

The candidate on the campaign trail in Salt Lake City and Los Angeles.

Unreal Bush Budget Will Worsen Fiscal Crisis  

by Carl Osgood

Interviews

Eddie Tucker  

A City Councilman of Talladega, Alabama analyzes the last 40 years’ shifts in the economy of his city, county, and state.

Jake Garn  

The former U.S. Senator, also a former Navy pilot, flew as a payload specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery in 1985. He is currently managing director of Summitt Ventures LLC and a member of the board of United Space Alliance, the company that services the Shuttle orbiter fleet.

Departments

Editorial  

Perle Goes—Cheney Far Behind?

Correction

In our issue of Feb. 13, in the article on Joseph Stiglitz, the year of Stiglitz’ Nobel Prize was mis-stated; it was 2001.

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