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Volume 35, Number 9, February 29, 2008

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Return to the 14th Century: Rohatyn, Bloomberg Peddle ‘Post-Nation-State’ World  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The leading figures who are working overtime to install London’s favorite son, New York City’s billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg, as President of the United States in January 2009, are determined to return Europe and the Americas to the 14th-Century nightmare that they call a “post-Westphalian” order, where nation-states no longer exist, and where warring city-states dominate a greatly depopulated world, all in hock to private financier cartels.

Demand a Referendum on the Lisbon Treaty! Abolishing Democracy by Stealth: Constitution for Feudalism in Europe  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche shows that the Lisbon Treaty’s deliberately impenetrable text is intended to conceal the fact that this treaty portends a fundamental revision of Germany’s constitutional system: If enacted, only the Council of the European Union can decide on changes in law on virtually all matters; national parliaments will have no say.

Italy’s Amato Wants Return to Middle Ages  

by Claudio Celani

Fascist in an Armani Suit: Bloomberg Channels Mussolini’s Corporatism  

by L. Wolfe

Britain’s Cooper Promotes Imperial EU  

by Mark Joseph Burdman

Sir Oswald Mosley: The Fascist Roots of the Lisbon Treaty  

by Scott Thompson

Churchill Boosted Oligarchical ‘Pan-Europe’  

How the 14th-Century Lombard Banks Created the Dark Age  

by Paul Gallagher

Economics

Fascism and the Project for a World Company  

by John Hoefle

The process by which the carcass of the now dead fraud-based financial system decomposes is far less important than the fight over what type of system will replace it. While the financiers seek to have the taxpayers bail them out, the replacement for the defunct system that is being put forward by Bloomberg’s backers is a form of Mussolini-style corporatism.

The Aesthetical Education of America  

by Sky Shields and Peter Martinson

Organizing the population to support the an FDR-style solution to the crisis, faces the challenge of a population whose culture has been degraded since FDR’s death. In response, the LaRouche Youth Movement “basement” team has completed an 80-minute documentary video, titled “Firewall: In Defense of the Nation-State.”

Business Briefs  

International

Pakistan’s Elections: Prospects for the Future  

by Ramtanu Maitra

President Musharraf was weakened by the elections, because he stuck Pakistan’s neck out on behalf of the foreign occupying troops in Afghanistan. It is unlikely that the new power centers in Pakistan, believe that they will have to make a similar commitment to the U.S. and NATO presence there.

Shultz’s Boys Are Running Yet Another Coup in the Philippines  

by Michael Billington

International Intelligence  

National

Arnie Demands Budget Blood: ‘This Is Only the Beginning’  

by Harley Schlanger

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a favorite of fascist Pinochet promoter George Shultz, has signed the first of many budget cuts, that are part of a budget-cutting plan he is pursuing, under a declared state of fiscal emergency, that amount to cuts to kill.

Austerity Threatens Veterans, Too  

by Carl Osgood

The First Inaugural: FDR Addresses ‘A Stricken Nation in the Midst of a Stricken World’  

Science & Technology

Global Warming Scare Rests on Hot Air—Literally  

by Gregory Murphy

The poor location and condition of temperature monitoring stations worldwide make their data unreliable for climate modeling. Yet, the data are used as the basis for the theory of global warming.

Editorial

The Real Issue Is the Peace of Westphalia  

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