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Volume 38, Number 41, October 21, 2011

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With Obama Still in Power, It Can Happen Here  

Today, the conditions of global financial and monetary breakdown that brought European Fascism to power in the 1920s and ’30s, on behalf of a caste of desperately bankrupt financiers and oligarchs, exist once again—this time, on a far more desperate, and global scale.

The Coup Structure That Cheney Built, and How It Grew under Obama  

by Edward Spannaus

When President Barack Obama took office in January 2009, hopes were high that he would, as promised, dismantle the structures of surveillance and repression which had been set up in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. However, those hopes have now been smashed to bits, as Obama has not only kept this apparatus in place, but expanded it.

Unmanned Aerial Drones: Weapons of War, or Tool of Repression?  

by Carl Osgood

Wall Street Backed the Plot To Kill FDR  

Appendix: Private Armies, Captive People  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Threat to National Security: Rohatyn, Shultz, Cheney ‘Privatization’ Scheme  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Northern Command Crosses the Rubicon  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

World News

Putin in Beijing: Russia and China Pursue Ties in Space, Nuclear, Transport  

by Rachel Douglas

The 16th Regular Russian-Chinese Prime-Ministerial Meeting between Premier Wen Jiabao and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Oct. 11-12, resulted in 17 bilateral cooperation documents, and an affirmation of “strategic partnership” between the two great Eurasian powers.

Quality of Ideas To Shape Mass Strike  

by Nancy Spannaus

The rallying of hundreds of thousands of people in the streets of an estimated 1,500 cities worldwide, demonstrates that the global mass-strike process is alive and well. And the demand for Glass-Steagall is emerging as the central focus of the demonstrations.

Obama’s Permanent Warfare Policy Leaves U.S. with Permanent Casualties  

by Carl Osgood

The 21st Century, so far, has known nothing but war, and the two U.S. Presidents in this period, Bush and Obama, have been willing participants in the perpetual war policy which has produced a large population of what might be called the mentally maimed, among combat veterans.

Economics

Bank Bailouts Lead Europe Deeper into the Crisis  

by Alexander Hartmann

Despite the brief euphoria among the governments and banks in the Eurozone over the latest bank bailout fund, the European elites are well aware that they are faced with a systemic crisis.

European Troika Is Committing Genocide Against the Greeks  

by Dean Andromidas

A report appearing in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet reveals that Greeks are “losing their lives” as a result of the cuts in health care that are being dictated by the Troika, the debt collectors of the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund.

LaRouche’s Seven Necessary Steps: Step Six—Reawakening the Potential of the Workforce for Transport, Nuclear  

by Nancy Spannaus

Monsanto, Bill Gates, et al.—Food Police for Genocide  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Over the past 40 years of globalization, a few mega-firms in the agro-chemical cartel have asserted an unprecedented degree of control over seeds and crop genetics.

History

Key Policy Paper Uncovered: How Ben Franklin Organized Our Economic Independence  

by Anton Chaitkin

A tight-knit group of American nationalists led by Benjamin Franklin circulated a policy paper at the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia; this document was recently discovered by historian Anton Chaitkin, who reveals its contents and impact here.

Editorial

Glass-Steagall Now, or You’re Doomed  

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