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Volume 35, Number 18, May 2, 2008

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An Interim LPAC Report: The U.S.A. 2008 Election  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

This report by the LaRouche Political Action Committee (LPAC) on the current U.S. general elections, LaRouche writes, “was drafted prior to the Pennsylvania Presidential Primary Election. The intention which has underlain this choice of timing, has been to present a perspective on matters as they would continue to be, whatever might have occurred as any particular short-term developments around that particular election as such.”

Pennsylvania: Big Win for Hillary; Bigger Win for the Nation  

by Debra Hanania-Freeman

Press reports have begrudgingly admitted that Hillary Clinton took the popular vote in Pennsylvania by a whopping ten percentage points. A closer look shows a far more decisive win among the key constituencies that any Democrat will have to win if he or she is to win the Presidency.

Axelrod: Obama Doesn’t Need the Working Class  

Feature

LaRouche in Monterrey, Mexico: Out with Malthusian Ideas; Let’s Develop the Planet!  

Lyndon LaRouche returned to Monterrey, Mexico, on April 18, where he addressed 240 people, among them, 200 students, at the Monterrey Institute for Technological and Higher Studies (ITESM). He was hosted by the student associations of both the International Relations and the Economics Departments.

LaRouche to Pro-PLHINO Committee: Stop the British/WWF Vampires Before They Suck Your Blood!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche’s speech to and discussion with a delegation of the Pro-PLHINO Committee in Monterrey. The PLHINO, or Northwest Hydraulic Plan, would build dams, tunnels, and canals to bring abundant water from the central Pacific Coast, northwestward to Sonora and other arid regions. The delegation consisted of Antonio Váldez Villanueva, secretary general of the CTM trade union confederation in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora; Vicente Solís, advisor to the state executive board of the CTM of Sonora; and LaRouche associates Alberto Vizcarra and Jesús María Martínez.

Mexico’s PLHINO Project  

Economics

The United States Is at War With the British Empire  

by John Hoefle

The British Empire offers a Malthusian world of resource shortages, austerity, and apocalyptic population reduction, ruled by fascist bankers and corporate cartels. What the United States—that is, the American System of political economy—offers, is scientific and technological breakthroughs which will transform our economy and bring prosperity and freedom to all.

WTO to Africa: Drop Dead  

by Marcia Merry Baker

A call for more “open markets” to deal with the food crisis, came in Ghana in mid-April, at the UNCTAD XII meeting in Accra, by the directors of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Sarawak Can Become Malaysia’s Rice Field  

The Case of Malawi: Africa Can Grow Food Once It Breaks from the British  

by Lawrence K. Freeman

Who Wants To Take Your Food Away? The World Wide Fund for Nature  

Reprinted from a 1983 report by the Club of Life, “International Bankers’ Real Agenda: Global Depopulation.”

International

Lisbon Treaty Ratification: A Day of Shame for the German Parliament!  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

April 24, 2008, will go down in the annals as the day on which 517 German Members of Parliament decided to fly in the face of the Constitution and ratify a treaty, that, in practical terms, means annihilating Germany’s Constitution, and giving an oligarchical dictatorship license to ride roughshod over Europe.

Europeans Rally Against Lisbon Treaty Fascism  

Carter Peace Effort Breaks Mideast Taboos  

by Dean Andromidas

LaRouche Congratulates President Carter  

Carter to Rice: Your Statement ‘Is Not True’  

It’s Time To Launch an Israel-Syria Track  

by Dr. Imad Fawzi Shueibi

This guest commentary by the general director of the Data and Strategic Studies Centre in Damascus, is translated from the London-based Arab daily Al-Hayat.

Books

Why the Nazis Love the Dalai Lama  

by Michael Billington

Himmler’s Crusade: The Nazi Expedition To Find the Origins of the Aryan Race, by Christopher Hale.

Editorial

Prince Philip’s WWF, The New Hitler  

Correction

In last week’s issue, in the article by Mohd Peter Davis, “Malaysia’ Agricultural Breakthrough, Nuclear Desalination To Feed the World,” the display quote on p. 37 should read: “The best sheep farms in New Zealand can carry up to 25 sheep per hectare throughout the year. One hectare of grass in Malaysia’s new grass farms can support 82 sheep throughout the year.”

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