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Volume 35, Number 31, August 8, 2008

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Not Only Socialists Were Duped: The Fraud of ‘Free Trade’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“This report is prompted by the immediacy of the extremely acute phase of international financial crises now looming for the interval of the U.S.A. national parties’ Presidential nominating conventions. It also has the more durable relevance of being an urgently needed introduction to the little known rudiments of a competent economic science. It serves, thus, as a much needed reeducation of those putatively leading economists, internationally, whose influence on policy-shaping of both governments and international private and public institutions had failed so miserably over the 1971-2008 interval, up to this present moment.”

Economics

LaRouche to Washington: Stop Bailing and Think!  

by John Hoefle

A couple of months after the bankers and the banking regulators assured us that the worst was over, the global banking crisis is worse than ever, and the “temporary” bailout operations are being expanded yet again.

Mr. Paulson’s Consensual Folly  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The essence of Secretary Paulson’s calamitous folly in this case, is that the frantic lusting for a consensus has resulted in the design of a proposed remedy designed to defend the disease.”

WTO Failure in Geneva: A Success for Mankind  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The talks in Geneva of the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization officially “ended without agreement” on July 30. The failure occurred because the WTO push for more globalization has become intolerable for dozens of the 153 member nations, representing billions of people, especially in the midst of a world food and agriculture crisis.

International

Cheney Leads London War Drive Against Iran  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Michele Steinberg

Vice President Cheney is in a brawl with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and other sane elements inside the Bush Administration, who say that military action against Iran would be “catastrophic.”

Why Gordon Grumbles: The Empire Crumbles  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Scottish Voters Sound Death Knell for 300-Year Union  

EIR Seminar: Organizing on the Level of the Sublime  

by Portia Tarumbwa Strid

The seminar on July 26 in Wiesbaden, Germany, addressed the economic collapse worldwide, as highlevel institutional contacts from Europe, Southwest Asia, and Africa turned out to discuss Lyndon LaRouche’s solution to the crisis.

Zepp-LaRouche Appeals to Nations in Time of Crisis  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Titled “Make the Dream of the American Revolution Come True!” the Resolution by Helga Zepp-LaRouche is addressed “To All the Nations of the United Nations and the Presidential Candidates in the American Election Campaign.”

Opium Money Kills U.S. Troops: Will Bush Fight Narco-Terror?  

by Ramtanu Maitra

A few among U.S. authorities in Afghanistan have begun to speak out against the dangerous compromises that the Bush Administration has made, by allowing an explosive growth of the opium crop there, and the handover of power to the drug lords.

National

Maybe, Obama Is Not ‘The One’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Senator Obama is not a new Adolf Hitler, of course; but, the way in which London-centered interests steered the training and selection of Adolf Hitler as a prospective leader, during the course of the 1920s, is the best known example of a certain way in which puppet-like synthetic leaders are sometimes created out of persons which would ordinarily appear to be the most unlikely types for playing such a role.”

‘The Presumptuous Nominee’  

Obama Fires the Maytag Repairman  

by Edward Spannaus

On the Senator, the Maytag Corporation, and its largest shareholders—Lester Crown and the Crown family of Chicago—who have been among Obama’s biggest backers and contributors.

Editorial

August, the Month of Change  

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