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Volume 35, Number 17, April 25, 2008

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To Defeat Famine: Kill the WTO  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The author gives an accounting of the crimes of the World Trade Organization era, and of actions by agencies and figures leading up to its formation in 1995. The conditions for today’s vulnerability of millions of people to hunger and famine, were masterminded by networks with the intent to subvert nations and cause depopulation. The capstone of the whole downgrading process was the biofuels craze, with Al Gore as the top biofool, campaigning to “save the planet.” Don’t play the game. Bury the WTO!

Lester Brown: Brits’ Genocide Spokesman  

Seedstocks: Cartels Gain Control of Means of Life  

Bangladesh: Millions Are in Fight for Food  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Gore Tells the Hungry, Let Them Eat Biofuels  

by Cynthia R. Rush

British Empire

Then and Now: British Imperial Policy Means Famine  

by Paul Glumaz

The British Empire developed the deliberate use of famine and food control as the principal means of rule. Paul Glumaz wrote this article in 1991, on the implementation of this policy in India from 1764 to 1914.

China’s Sun Yat-sen on British Imperial Tyranny  

by Michael Billington

The Brits in India: Slavery and Famine  

From American System economist Henry C. Carey’s The Slave Trade, Domestic and Foreign: Why It Exists, and How It May Be Extinguished (1853), excerpts from Chapter XII, “How Slavery Grows in India.”

Economics

Behind the Keystone Cops Lies Fascism  

by John Hoefle

The bankers, emboldened at seemingly having survived the first quarter, have begun posturing to the effect that, to quote Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld, “the worst is behind us.”

Malaysia’s Agricultural Breakthrough, Nuclear Desalination To Feed the World  

by Mohd Peter Davis

Mohd Peter Davis is a biochemist at Universiti Putra Malaysia, in Kuala Lumpur.

Want to Eat? Crush the WWF!  

Prince Philip’s Worldwide Fund for Nature may soon become the world’s most endangered “species.”

The Demise of the Debt Economy  

by Felix Goryunov

A viewpoint from Russia.

Business Briefs  

International

London’s Man Cheney Blows Up Iraq, To Trigger War on Iran  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Sources in Baghdad and Washington trace the escalation of the campaign in Iraq against Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, back to Vice President Dick Cheney’s recent visit to Baghdad. Cheney remains committed to military strikes against Iran, and is looking for pretexts.

Ambassador M.J. Mapuranga: Why the British Hate Zimbabwe  

Dr. Machivenyika J. Mapuranga, the Zimbabwean Ambassador to the United States, gave this interview to The LaRouche Show on April 12. The host was Lawrence Freeman, and Portia Tarumbwa Strid, of the LaRouche Youth Movement, joined in by telephone from Berlin.

Zimbabwe: We Are Not a British Colony  

by Douglas DeGroot

Africa’s Geography: Vast Food Potential  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Berlusconi Wins in Italy: Do Not Put New Wine Into Old Bottles  

by Claudio Celani

Financial Times Issues Death Threat to Tremonti  

National

Al Gore: Britain’s Malthusian Agent  

by Scott Thompson and Nancy Spannaus

Has former U.S. Vice President Al Gore properly registered with the U.S. Department of Justice as an agent of a foreign government, under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act?

Editorial

Mass Death Is Not Inevitable!  

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