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Volume 32, Number 35, September 9, 2005

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Our ‘Tsunami’ Was Called Katrina!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche stated that we must now “distinguish between the murderous effects of a natural catastrophe, and the mass-murderous consequences of a man-made catastrophe created by the negligence of the incumbent Presidency.”

FEMA Made Inoperative by Bush/Cheney Agenda  

by Mary Jane Freeman

When FEMA was superseded by the Department of Homeland Security, it was downgraded and all but dismantled.

Disaster Preparedness and Response ‘Dis-coordinated,’ Unfunded Since 9/11  

by Mary Jane Freeman

Interview with Mark Ghilarducci, who was formerly with the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), where he directed and coordinated Federal response and recovery operations after the declaration of major disasters and emergencies.

Needed Federal Actions Were Known, But Not Taken  

by Richard Freeman and Ramtanu Maitra

Thirteen months ago, a FEMA study concluded, and publicized their forecast that, at the then-current levels of preparedness, were a Category 5 hurricane to hit New Orleans, it would be perhaps the worst catastrophe in American history.

Criminal Negligence: Chertoff Talked, While Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld Walked  

by Paul Gallagher

The necessary steps of response, that should have been taken, were glaringly missing.

Mosquito-Borne Epidemics Threaten Katrina Survivors  

by Laurence Hecht and Christine Craig

Disease thrives on conditions like those in Katrina’s aftermath: stagnant water that is rich in organic material.

Closing the U.S.’s Premier Port  

‘Katrina Could End The War in Iraq’  

by Nina Ogden

In an interview with EIR, Sen. McGovern evaluates steps that should have been taken to deal with the aftermath of the Katrina disaster, and calls for an FDR approach to rebuilding in its wake.

‘A Catastrophe Worse Than 9/11’  

by William Jones

The former Republican Congressman from Louisiana calls Hurricane Katrina a disaster worse than 9/11, in an interview with EIR.

A Look at the Corps of Engineers In the 1930s  

by George Canning

The Army Corps of Engineers Tradition: A Crucial National Science Resource  

by Pamela Lowry

A history of the Army Corps of Engineers’ commitment to building the infrastructure of the country.

Economics

Freak-Out at Jackson Hole  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Since the 2000 collapse of the “IT” bubble, the collapse of the world’s current financial system, by resort to various dubious schemes, including an international hyperinflationary spiral in mortgage-based financial securities markets. A blow-out of that bubble is now imminent, and would spread like wildfire through world markets.

Re-Regulate Energy, End ‘Enronomics’  

LaRouche PAC testimony to the Senate

Economic Debate at Berlin EIR Seminar  

Production Must Be Primary, Not Finance  

by Dr. Nino Galloni

A New Monetary System for Sovereign Citizens  

by Dr. Kim Young-Chul

International

Europe’s Future Hangs on BüSo’s Campaign  

by Rainer Apel

BüSo Wrote the Book on German Neo-Cons  

by Nancy Spannaus

Zepp-LaRouche Leaflet Slams Merkel’s Neo-Cons  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Under the headline, “Merkel’s Neo-Cons Want To Imitate Bush-Politics in Germany: Will There Soon Be a Catastrophe Like Louisiana?” Zepp-LaRouche has made a new appeal to German voters.

Indonesia Again Faces the Speculators’ Gun  

by Michael Billington

President Yudhoyono is facing a challenge from the IMF similar to the one that toppled then-President Suharto in 1998.

LaRouche Reps Address Mahathir Conference  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iraq Disintegrating in Fight Over Constitution  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iraq is being broken up, and this seems to be the intention of the new constitution being forced on the country.

Investigation

Moon Over Paraná: Dick Cheney’s ‘Spoon-Benders’ Rampage Through South America  

by Dennis Small

Pat Robertson, Rev. Sun Myung Moon, and the Cheney-Rumsfeld war plans make for a deadly mix in South America, which LaRouche is uniquely situated to expose and stop.

Banco Santander: Run by the Financiers of Hitler  

by Dennis Small

When Robertson Rants, Gen. Boykin Listens  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

LaRouche’s War Against the WWF  

by Gretchen Small

Chaco War: Anglo-Dutch Resource Grab  

by Cynthia R. Rush

National

BRAC Real Estate Scam Might Still Be Stopped  

by Carl Osgood

Cheney Threatens GOP Anti-Torture Efforts  

by Edward Spannaus

‘The Root of the Problem Is the Dollar’  

by Paul Gallagher

Interview with Kentucky State Rep. Perry B. Clark.

MEK Terrorist Front Ups Anti-Iran Propaganda  

by William Jones

Editorial

Reversing the Man-Made Catastrophe  

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