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Volume 33, Number 25, June 23, 2006

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Texas Democratic Convention: The Fight for the Future of the Democratic Party  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An insurgency broke out at the Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, led by two candidates for party chair, Lakesha Rogers, a member of the LaRouche Youth Movement, and Charlie Urbina-Jones, a labor lawyer from San Antonio. While Urbina-Jones fought to make the party both more inclusive, and more combative against the faction of so-called “moderate” Democrats, which has presided over the catastrophic collapse of the party in Texas, it was up to Rogers and the LYM to put the programmatic issues on the table. Nominating Speeches for Lakesha Rogers by Natalie Lovegren, Michael Maddi, and Dennis Daulton.

‘Out of the Bushes and Into the Future’  

by Lakesha Rogers

Texas Dems Make Way for LaRouche  

An interview with Lakesha Rogers.

Feature

Ape or Man? The Great Secret of Economics  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“All those who would understand the onrushing menace which confronts the world as a whole, immediately, today, must muster from within themselves the same spirit which we might recall from the work of Aeschylus, Socrates, and Plato, who, similarly, faced the onrushing actuality of the self-destruction of the leading culture of their times. Without mustering the same sense of Classical irony, which is more easily recognized in Dante, Boccaccio, Rabelais, and Shakespeare, it were impossible, emotionally, to see clearly the folly of one’s own such times.”

Economics

How Many Shocks To Jolt Congressional Action on Auto?  

by Paul Gallagher

The U.S. Congress and the United Auto Workers international leadership still share a common problem: They appear to think that nothing can be built in these auto plants except cars and trucks, which leaves them debating solely what kinds of fuel should be in the tank. This puts them at odds with the rich industrial history of repeated “retooling” of America’s auto industry.

Rohatyn’s Looters ‘Advise’ UAW To Dismantle Industry  

A statement from LaRouche PAC.

The LaRouche Plan for a High Technology New World Economic Order  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s opening statement to a June 15 video conference on “The Role of Oil in the Transition to Nuclear Energy,” organized by the LaRouche Youth Movement and EIR, for audiences in Mexico and Argentina.

Globalization Devastated Machine-Tool Industry in Russia  

by Rachel Douglas

Fight Under Way for Universal, Non-HMO Insurance in Pennsylvania  

An interview with Steven Larchuk.

The Development of American Machine Tools  

by Pamela Lowry

A survey of the history of American machine-tool production, which dates back to the period of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, pre-Revolution.

International

SCO Summit Revives Model of ‘Eurasian Land-Bridge’  

by William Jones

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in its summit meeting on June 14-16, showed that it has broadened its area of activity considerably, and is beginning to form itself into a forum for economic development in Eurasia as a whole.

Cheney Pushing To Escalate Israeli-Palestinian Conflict  

by Dean Andromidas

LaRouche: Targetted Killings Are ‘Nazi-like’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Expert Says Israeli Artillery Killed Civilians  

by Michele Steinberg

Peruvian Elections: Defeat for Synarchism  

by Luis Vásquez Medina

Interviews

Lakesha Rogers  

The LaRouche Youth Movement leader campaigned for the chairmanship of the Texas Democratic Party, building a groundwell of support for a dramatic change in party policies and outreach.

Steven Larchuk  

Mr. Larchuk is a Pennsylvania attorney who is chairman of the Pennsylvania HealthCare Solutions Coalition, and an expert on proposed legislation for universal health care in Pennsylvania.

National

Now, More Than Ever: Impeach Dick Cheney  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

“If Vice President Dick Cheney is not impeached by the U.S. Congress or otherwise forced from office during the immediate weeks ahead,” commented Lyndon LaRouche, “the United States will probably not survive the onrushing global financial explosion that is coming before the end of the year, and before the November 2006 midterm elections.”

Webb Victory in Virginia Marks Democratic Phase-Shift  

by Nancy Spannaus

More Advanced Nuclear Plants on World Agenda  

by Marsha Freeman

Will the U.S. Administration get the message?

America’s Scientists Need Us! A Visit to General Atomics  

by Jason Ross

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Editorial

A Turning-Point in History  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

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