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Volume 38, Number 36, September 16, 2011

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Beyond Your Current Sense-Perceptions: What & Where Is Your Mind?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche updates Benjamin Franklin’s challenge to the Americans of his day, following the adoption of the U.S. Constitution, establishing our republic: “Can you keep it?” LaRouche asks: “Can humanity keep what had been its potential immortality as a species up to and beyond the presently onrushing, planetary, breakdown-crisis?” The continued basis for mankind’s existence depends upon his attempted practice of unlimited scientific progress.

An Emergency Presidential Address: Restore the Trust of Our People: Fire Obama; Revive Glass-Steagall  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche gave this address, via LPAC-TV, on Sept. 7, 2011.

Economics

LaRouche’s Seven Necessary Steps: Step Two: Use Glass-Steagall Standard To Restore Credit  

by Dennis Small

The second point of LaRouche’s seven-point program raises the most fundamental question of economics: If money is accepted as the basic measure of value in an economy, then there is in fact no way to rigorously distinguish between a million dollars owed on a steel plant, for buying and selling derivatives, or for prostitution and drugs. The contrary view, that of the American System of political economy, is that value is measured not by money, but by the advancement of the General Welfare.

Franklin Roosevelt’s 1933 Glass-Steagall Act  

Gross Narco Product  

What in the World Are Derivatives, Anyway?  

by John Hoefle

Glass-Steagall Bill Gaining Support  

The drive to restore President Franklin Roosevelt’s Glass-Steagall Act is gaining traction in both Congress and the labor movement.

International

Call for a Referendum in Germany: Return to the D-Mark and Economic Sovereignty  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche’s appeal to the citizens of Germany: The resignation of ECB chief economist Jürgen Stark is the signal that time has run out on the euro experiment, and Germany must immediately leave the Eurozone.

German Court Ruling Undermines Democracy  

by Rainer Apel

The Constitutional Court of Germany has given a green light to the EU bailouts, and rejected the legal challenges by the “five anti-euro professors” on the grounds that they had failed to show that the bailout policy violates the Constitution.

Interview: Stefan Tolksdorf: Berlin Mayor Campaign Has National Focus  

Friends of the Schiller Institute: Danish Candidates Score Media Breakout  

by Michelle Rasmussen

National

Attack on Social Security at Center of Obama ‘Jobs’ Plan  

by Edward Spannaus

Over half of President Obama’s “American Jobs Act” is an outright attack on President Franklin Roosevelt’s signature program, Social Security—which is to be carried out under the guise of “tax cuts” in both employee and employer payroll taxes.

Book Review: 9/11 Secrets Partially Revealed  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Eleventh Day: The Full Story of 9/11 and Osama bin Laden provides a commendable, albeit incomplete account of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, including one of the most detailed accounts of the top-down Saudi involvement in the events leading up to 9/11.

Science

Vanishing Sunspots: A Window Into the Creative Universe  

by Peter Martinson

LPAC-TV’s Peter Martinson presents the June 2011 announcement by the American Astronomical Society, about the future of our Sun, within the context of a creative universe. The Sun is not random, and neither is our planet’s relationship to it.

Editorial

9/11—Ten Years Later  

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