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Volume 35, Number 25, June 20, 2008

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After Ireland’s ‘No’ to The Lisbon Treaty: Cancel All EU Treaties; Build a Europe of the Fatherlands!  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche points out that the Irish voters’ rejection of the new European Union Treaty (Lisbon Treaty), which was to transform Europe into an oligarchical and imperial dictatorship, now cannot go into effect as planned on Jan. 1, 2009. This gives Europe’s nations an excellent opportunity to extricate themselves from the corset of every EU treaty already in effect, and to opt instead for a system of Europe-wide cooperation of sovereign republics, in the spirit of Charles de Gaulle.

Feature

How To Shape History  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche warns people who are depressed because Hillary Clinton was forced to withdraw her candidacy for the Democratic Presidential nomination, that they are wrong. He notes that her retirement is not the end, but only the beginning of the real contest yet to be fought. People make this error of judgment because of their failure to understand the way in which real history works. By understanding how history actually works, the same depressed people would be able to see that “Hillary might still become President!”

Economics

Central Banks: Damned if They Do; Damned if They Don’t  

by John Hoefle

In response to what is actually a full-fledged systemic financial crisis centered in the big banks, the major central banks of the Anglo-Dutch Liberal system have issued $3.5 trillion in loans to the banking system, much of it in exchange for worthless collateral, thus taking some of the worthless paper off the banks’ books. But, as LaRouche warned, this bailout program is spreading hyperinflation.

LaRouche’s three-point plan is now our only hope.

Stopping Energy Price Explosion: Senate vs. Oil Futures: Too Little, Late Again?  

by Paul Gallagher

Mexico’s Food Policy: What a Difference a Generation Makes  

by Dennis Small

Helga Zepp-LaRouche on Ghana Radio: Solve the Food Crisis with a Just New World Economic Order  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Interviewed on a radio program from Ghana, which covers both Africa and the Caribbean, Helga Zepp-LaRouche attacked free-trade liberalism as responsible for the world food crisis, by lowering production, and raising prices because of speculation.

Business Briefs  

National

Soros’s New Hostile Takeover: The Democratic Party  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Soros, a sociopath who asserts that morality has no place in the market, along with a gang of fellow billionaires has, over the past eight years, has come pretty close to achieving his goal of taking over the Democratic Party.

National News  

International

EU Presses Its Offensive Against Russian Interests  

by Rachel Douglas

The apostles of the EU as Empire intend to make it the arbiter of relations in East Central Europe, eclipsing the United Nations. The result is an aggravation of tensions that threatens to pull Russia’s southwest border areas into a general escalation of warfare across Eurasia.

Are Putin’s Plans for Real?  

by Stanislav Menshikov

Professor Menshikov looks at the tension over economic policy between two wings of the new Russian cabinet.

Russia, India, China: The Strategic Import of Eurasian Relations  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Africa Intelligence  

Da Wei: China’s Role in Solving the Global Crisis  

Da Wei, the Deputy Director, Department of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, was a guest on “The LaRouche Show,” hosted by Michael Billington of EIR’s Asia Desk. Joining the discussion was LaRouche Youth Movement member Liona Fan Chiang.

International Intelligence  

An Appreciation

Col. Carl F. Bernard (USA Ret.): A Courageous Soldier-Intellectual  

by Edward Spannaus and Dean Andromidas

Editorial

A Shock Heard ’Round the World  

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