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Volume 33, Number 23, June 9, 2006

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LaRouche Speaks to German Economists: The Key to Economics Is Human Scientific Discovery  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche addressed more than 100 former students of Prof. Wilhelm Hankel, at Frankfurt University on May 29. Professor Hankel was the former chief consultant of Germany’s Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (Reconstruction Finance Agency). LaRouche engaged in a two-hour presentation and seminar with Hankel’s students, who are now retired from their professional careers. Emphasizing the importance of the machine-tool principle for both the U.S. and German economies, LaRouche declared, “We’ve reached the point that the natural destiny of Germany, today, in particular, depends upon the development of a new approach, or a new form of approach, to Eurasian economy.”

Economics

A National Security Threat: Auctioning Off America’s Ability To Produce  

by Paul Gallagher

EIR’s investigation shows that three major auto plants, closed within six months or less, were auctioned off in their entirety in the second half of May; and a fourth auction, in late April, sold off machinery for production of electrical systems from four different plants of Delphi Corporation.

Hundreds of Overdue Corps Projects To Restore Our Waterway System Are Unfunded  

by Richard Freeman

Business Briefs  

National

Now More Than Ever: Cheney Must Go!  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Signs of institutional policy shift include the naming of Henry Paulson as Treasury Secretary, of Stephen Kappes as deputy CIA director, and the U.S. offer to negotiate with Iran directly. Dick Cheney is not happy—but efforts to change policy without getting him out of power, are doomed to fail.

Will Congress Buck Administration’s Latest Abuse of Constitutional Powers?  

by Carl Osgood and Nancy Spannaus

Documentation: From hearings of the House Judiciary Committee, convened by Chairman James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) to deal with the extraordinary Justice Department raid on the Congressional office of Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.).

Enron Trial: Lay, Skilling Convicted; Criminal System Remains  

by Harley Schlanger

Congress Must Launch Emergency Action Now!  

The LaRouche Political Action Committee is circulating a resolution signed by more than 100 political and economic leaders, calling for Congress to enact emergency legislation to save the U.S. auto industry.

National News  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Feature

The Empire Versus the Nations: Synarchism, Sport, and Iran  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The terrorist threat to the World Cup soccer matches “does not lie on what might be treated as a flat historical plane of space-time. It is a threat which is inherent in the specific situation of an acute, accelerating global monetary-financial crisis more serious than that of the 1928-1933 interval in Europe and the Americas. In times of crisis like these, desperation itself determines that certain otherwise improbable developments could happen soon, or not at all.”

Is Cheney’s War-Plan Stalled?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Synarchist-Terrorist Fifth Column in France  

by Pierre Beaudry

This heavily documented summary of the role of the Synarchist International in making France a pushover for the Nazi invasion, shows why the danger of a “regime change”-warfare attack on Iran, and of a related terrorist action against the World Cup events remains an active threat.

What Is Synarchism?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

International

Israelis See Palestinian Letter As Opening for Peace  

by Michele Steinberg and Dean Andromidas

A letter from four Palestinian prisoners in Israel, setting forth their vision for future Palestinian-Israeli relations, has received a positive response from leading Israelis and Palestinians.

Behind the U.S.-Iran ‘Breakthrough’  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Russian Official: Our Future Belongs to Nuclear Energy  

by Rachel Douglas

Sergei Kiriyenko, head of the Russian Federal Atomic Agency (Rosatom), held a press briefing at the Russian Embassy.

Afghanistan Spins Out of Control  

by Ramtanu Maitra

LaRouche Youth Bring Ideas to Mexican Presidential Campaign  

by Gretchen Small

Twins: The Two Losers  

by Scott Thompson

Tony Blair Comes to Washington.

International Intelligence  

Editorial

Oil For Nuclear Technology, Now!  

Correction

The photo caption on p. 38 of last week’s issue mangled a quotation from President Putin. As the article reports, what Putin actually said, alluding to the United States, was: “The wolf knows whom to eat, as the saying goes. He knows whom to eat and is not about to listen to anyone, it seems.”

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