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Volume 31, Number 33, August 20, 2004

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As the Economy Sinks, ‘Bush Doesn’t Give a Dam’  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The case of the McAlpine Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Kentucky—closed for emergency repairs on Aug. 9—is the latest example of the Bush Administration’s abandonment of economic infrastructure, while it inflates the economy with lunatic annual tax cuts.

Bush Doesn’t Give a Dime, Either  

by Carl Osgood

Decrepit U.S. Dams Are ‘A Recipe for Disaster’  

by Mary Jane Freeman

Louisville: Decline of an American Hub City  

by Richard Freeman

Bush’s ‘Don’t Give a Dam’ Creates Poverty  

by Paul Gallagher

Economics

LaRouche Sparks Anti-Austerity Demonstrations in Germany  

by Rainer Apel

The LaRouche Youth Movement began the rallies against the German government’s draconian austerity policies, which have now grown into “Monday Demonstrations” involving tens of thousands of people in many cities, particularly in the eastern part of the country, modelled on the protests in Autumn of 1989 that brought down the East German communist government.

Great Projects To Reindustrialize Saxony  

by Lothar Komp

Schachtian Law Targetting Pensions and Social Security Approved in Mexico  

by Benjamin Castro Guzmán

Classic Tragedy Today: The Decline of the Monterrey Group  

by Benjamin Castro Guzmán

Mexico’s Monterrey Group is a classic case of a business elite which has disappeared because it clung irrationally to the axioms of free trade and globalization which, under today’s conditions of global financial disintegration, led to their own destruction.

Election 2004

The LaRouche Show: From Now to November: Prevent the U.S.A. from Going Fascist  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. was interviewed on “The LaRouche Show” Internet radio program, on his plans for the new LaRouche PAC. Then, three leaders of his Youth Movement joined the show to discuss their unique and effective strategies for mobilizing and transforming the American population.

International

U.S. Flight Forward in Iraq: Is Iran the Next War Target?  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Instead of encouraging steps toward regional cooperation, the Bush Administration is doing everything imaginable to exacerbate the conflict in Iraq, and against Iran.

Sharon Prepares To Strike Iran  

by Dean Andromidas

Iraqis Order Chalabi Arrest in Murder Plot  

by Michele Steinberg

Georgia’s Saakashvili Boasts U.S.-U.K. Approval for Showdown  

by Rachel Douglas

‘The Americans Are Bound To Continue with This Retaliation’  

An interview with Sen. Aquilino Pimentel.

A Proposal To Actually Solve the Sudan Crisis  

by Uwe Friesecke

Why the British Hate Sudan: The Mahdia’s War Against London  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

National

Senate Must Not Capitulate to Blackmail on Goss Nomination  

by Edward Spannaus

Were the Senate to go along with the Administration’s provocative nomination of Porter Goss for CIA Director, it would mark a cowardly capitulation to the stonewalling of any investigation of the crimes of Vice President Cheney and his cronies in the Bush Administration.

‘Veterans of Watergate’ Attack Kerry’s Record  

Not Scared Yet? Try Connecting These Dots  

by Ray McGovern

A guest commentary by former CIA analyst Ray McGovern.

George Bush: ‘A Puppet Who Chose His Puppeteers’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

An interview with Dr. Justin Frank.

Interviews

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel  

Pimentel is a leading opposition Senator in the Philippines, having served as both Majority Leader and Minority Leader of that institution. He is currently in the forefront of efforts to bring about an investigation of alleged fraud in the May 10 Presidential election.

Dr. Justin Frank  

The author of Bush on the Couch is a practicing psychoanalyst in Washington, and is on the faculty of the George Washington University Medical School.

Book Reviews

The Ugly Truth About G.W. Bush  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Bush on the Couch—Inside the Mind of the President, by Justin A. Frank, M.D.

Editorial

A Cheney Victory Is Unthinkable  

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