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Volume 35, Number 27, July 11, 2008

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From Shakespeare’s Principle of Tragedy: Ambrose Evans-Pritchard  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Referring to his own June 28 proposal for a rise of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s prime rate to 4%, LaRouche remarks on some hysterical commentary by the economics scribbler for London’s Daily Telegraph: “Reading the full text of Evans-Pritchard’s howl of July 2nd, against the backdrop of my just-uttered, proposed defense of the U.S. dollar against both the ECB and British policies, leaves no room for doubt about the issue which has suddenly shaken nervous Evans-Pritchard so mightily.” The columnist’s fit could be called “Shakespeare’s revenge.”

BIS: It’s Time To Drag Out the Chopping Block  

by John Hoefle

Some startling assessments from the Swiss-based Bank for International Settlements, in its 2008 annual report. Startling, at any rate, for those who have not been reading EIR.

Will Your Bank Still Be Open at the End of the Quarter?  

The LaRouche Show interviewed EIR economist John Hoefle and LaRouche Youth Movement organizer from Seattle, Stuart Battle.

World Food Crisis

Inaction on Food Crisis Is Leading to Genocide  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Since the June 3-4 meeting of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, there has been high-profile talk about food aid, and lip-service to improving farming in poor countries, but conspicuous non-action to end those globalization policies that created food scarcity and hyperinflation in the first place: free trade, speculation, cartelization, and food-for-biofuels.

Danish Parliament Probes Food Crisis  

by Feride Istogu Gillesberg and Michelle Rasmussen

The Schiller Institute put the focus on the free market vs. political intervention to secure the world’s food supply.

Grain, Legume Producers Want To Grow More Food in Colombia!  

by Miriam Nelly Redondo

EIR discussed how Colombia could mobilize its agriculture potential to contribute to doubling world food production, with Dr. Napoleón Viveros, who heads Colombia’s National Federation of Grain and Legume Producers.

National

Obama Makes Radical Change, by Shifting to the ‘Right’  

by Nancy Spannaus

Since Hillary Clinton’s suspension of her Presidential campaign, Barack Obama has changed his positions on a whole series of issues, on which he had seemed to stake his political identity. Follow the money trail.

As of Now, Obama Would Lose!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A July 1 statement.

The Dirty Operation Against Zimbabwe: Soros, Abramoff, and British Africa  

by Anton Chaitkin

The British Empire’s effort to overthrow the Zimbabwe government is being run through the political apparatus of billionaire speculator George Soros.

Abramoff and Africa  

David Lowe and Africa  

The Zimbabwe Trust Gang In Other Capers  

Parson Malthus Joins the U.S. Military  

by Carl Osgood

Washington now has a doctrine for intervening in foreign countries, and trying to remake them according to some other image of what those countries should be; the outlook underlying that doctrine is decidedly Malthusian.

International

For a Europe of the Fatherlands: Mr. Sarkozy: Pull Down the Tower of Babel!  

by Jacques Cheminade

Cheminade is chairman of the French Solidarity and Progress party and LaRouche’s leading associate in France.

Zepp-LaRouche: Germany Is Still a Constitutional State  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

A Future for Europe, and for Europeans  

by Rainer Apel

Italy: The Nation vs. the ‘Britannia’ Faction  

by Claudio Celani

Exposed: The British BAE Hand Behind The Drive for World War III This Year  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Michele Steinberg

Colombia’s Rescue: Victory Is Possible  

by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla

British Ops Create Ring of Chaos Around China  

by Michael Billington

Lyndon LaRouche to La Sapienza University: ‘What Is Creativity?’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

During a visit to Rome June 18-19, LaRouche addressed a seminar at the Physics Department of La Sapienza University.

LaRouche in Rome: Thirty Years After the Moro Assassination  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche spoke before an event commemorating Aldo Moro, the former Italian Prime Minister and leader of the Christian Democratic Party, who was kidnapped and murdered 30 years ago.

Book Reviews

A Slow-Motion British Coup in South Africa  

by David Cherry

After the Party: A Personal and Political Journey Inside the ANC, by Andrew Feinstein; and Thabo Mbeki and the Battle for the Soul of the ANC, by William Mervin Gumede.

Editorial

Abraham Lincoln on the Declaration of Independence  

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