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Volume 32, Number 19, May 13, 2005

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The Revolutionary Aspect of the LaRouche Method  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The reader should ... be forewarned that I am not simply repeating here the points I have made in earlier locations. I am, rather, situating a new subject, that of a psychopathological mass-phenomenon, this time against the background of what should be, by now, a familiar context of economic policy-shaping relevance.

The subject of this report is a specific class of mental disorders which are the most typical cause of today’s commonplace, major man-made disasters of modern economies.”

National

Bonkers in the Bunkers: Bush White House Flight Forward Is a National Security Threat  

A prominent Republican United States Senator has been confronted by Karl Rove and other White House officials on his alleged “connections with Lyndon LaRouche.” This foolishness, combined with the President’s performance at his April 28 press conference, demonstrate that the entire White House inner circle has gone stark-raving mad.

Disintegrating GOP Rams Through Budget  

by Carl Osgood

Arrest of Pentagon Official May Help Unravel Neo-Conservative Cabal  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Nancy Spannaus

The case of Larry Franklin.

Guantanamo Revelations Point to Rumsfeld  

by Edward Spannaus

Arnie the Fascist Bashes Immigrants  

by Harley Schlanger

Economics

LaRouche: Move Fast To Save Auto; GM Sliding To Bankruptcy  

by Paul Gallagher

General Motors, if not also Ford Motor Co., and scores of their supplier companies, are mudsliding faster and faster towards bankruptcy and dismemberment of the most important machine-tool and related industrial capabilities remaining in the American economy.

Health-Care ‘Fundamental Infrastructure’ Threatened by Medicaid-Cuts Mentality  

by Marcia Merry Baker

A review of the vulnerable condition of the major components of the U.S. national health-care infrastructure shows that the entire system is on the edge, after decades of Federally promoted downsizing, and privateering.

Business Briefs  

International

China-KMT Visit Judoes ‘Taiwan Independence’ Ploy  

by William Jones

The visit of Kuomintang leader Lien Chan to mainland China has dealt a serious blow to the policy of the Cheney-Rumsfeld neo-conservative faction, of maintaining a high-tension state between Taiwan and China.

Japan, India Move To Build Strategic Ties  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Iraq’s Partial Government Won’t Last for Very Long  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

War, and a Big Piece Of the West Bank  

by Dean Andromidas

In Memoriam: Ezer Weizman: From Hawk to Peace Advocate  

by Dean Andromidas

Ecuador: Dollarization Brings Down Another Government in the Americas  

by Gretchen Small

Mexico’s LYM: Ready To Change the World  

by David Ramonet

Music

Communicating Real Musical Ideas: A Life-Long Mission  

A conversation with Norbert Brainin, the late founder of the Amadeus Quartet and one of the world’s great violinists, translated from the German magazine Ibykus of July 2004.

Departments

From the Congress  

Waxman: Bush ‘Wrong Morally And Legally.’

Report From Germany  

by Rainer Apel

Debate Rips Across Political Spectrum.

Editorial  

The ADL, George Bush, and the Christian Right.

Correction

Our Editorial last week, “A New Bretton Woods Now,” mistakenly referred to “$2,000 trillion worth of financial liabilities” hanging over the world financial system. In fact, there are 2,000 trillion speculative derivative contracts per year.

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