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Volume 39, Number 33, August 24, 2012

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Obama’s Anti-Science Policy Endangers Planet Earth  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., Peter Martinson, and Benjamin Deniston

In the LaRouche PAC Weekly Report of Aug. 15, Peter Martinson and Ben Deniston from the Basement Team joined Lyndon LaRouche for a discussion of what will be required to build on the tremendous breakthrough represented by NASA’s successful landing of the Curiosity rover/scientific laboratory on Mars. The major stumbling block in driving this scientific achievement forward, including in developing a defense of Earth from galatic threats, is Obama himself. “As long as you have Obama in office, you have zilch chance of saving civilization,” LaRouche declared.

International

To New Worlds, Like Christopher Columbus! Which Way: The Common Aims of Mankind, or Destruction?  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Never before in the history of mankind have the choices been so clear: On the one hand, the collapsing world of the financial oligarchy, and the threat of global war; and on the other hand, as the landing of Curiosity on Mars demonstrates, a shift toward the future, and the laws of the order of Creation.

Oxford’s ‘Project Democracy’ Goes Hard-Core: ‘Pussy Riot’ Against Russia  

by Rachel Douglas

The atrocious behavior of a feminist, punk rock band is being exploited by the “democracy” mafia and the Western news media, as part of a campaign to bring down Russia’s President Putin. EIR’s Russia editor Rachel Douglas reports.

Why Are We Killing Off Our Soldiers in Afghanistan?  

by Ramtanu Maitra

American soldiers are now sitting ducks for “green-on-blue” killings in Afghanistan, at the same time that suicide rates among U.S. military personnel are rising dramatically. EIR’s New Delhi correspondent Ramtanu Maitra reports.

Economics

In Europe, the Secret Is Out: The Euro Will Not Survive  

While the desperate Eurocrats attempt to come up with a “Plan B” (read: hyperinflation) for the euro, following the inevitable “Grexit” (Greek exit), those in the know, know the party is over. By Our Wiesbaden Bureau.

Interview—Álfheiður Ingadóttir: Iceland—First To Recover from Crisis; First To Restore Glass-Steagall?  

by Michelle Rasmussen

Fifteen Icelandic parliamentarians representing a majority of the parliament have introduced a motion to implement a Glass-Steagall-style banking reform. AlÞingi member Álfheiður Ingadóttir was interviewed by Michelle Rasmussen of the Schiller Institute in Denmark.

Geithner Exposed Again, Took Delphi Pensions  

by Paul Gallagher

A bipartisan group in the House and Senate is looking into who ordered the elimination of the pensions of 20,000 white-collar Delphi employees; Geithner’s name is at the top of the list of suspects.

Obama Protects, While States Pursue Banksters  

by Edward Spannaus

National

Will Congress Fulfill Its Duty To Oust Obama in Time?  

by Nancy Spannaus

With the start of the Democratic Convention less than two weeks away, time is running out for Congress to fulfill its Constitutional responsibility to remove President Obama from office for his many crimes.

Feature

‘Barack Obama’s Crony’: Cass R. Sunstein Departs  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The departure of Obama’s Chicago and Harvard Law buddy, the behavioral economist Sunstein, still leaves in place a passel of similar scalawags, as well as Obama himself, and the nation prey to their murderous policies. LaRouche contrasts his exceptional successful economic forecasting method to that of those who have depended on “established statistical trends.”

Editorial

Obama’s Next War?  

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