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Volume 39, Number 39, October 5, 2012

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International Global Monitoring Aerospace Systems: Toward Collaboration in the Defense of Mankind  

by Benjamin Deniston, Pavel Penev, and Jason Ross

A delegation from the LaRouche Policy Institute reports back from a scientific conference on “Space and Global Security of Humanity,” held in Yevpatoria, Ukraine. Irregular solar activity, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, asteroid and comet impacts—these events don’t contemplate national boundaries before they strike. So why should we, when defending ourselves from them?

Looking to Space To Defend, Develop Earth  

by Jason Ross

A presentation to the conference by Jason Ross. “We are working in the United States,” he said, “to get the United States working as collaborators against the threat of asteroids, against the threat of earthquakes, against the threat of hurricanes, instead of the ‘threat’ of Syria or Iran.”

The Economics of Planetary Defense  

by Benjamin Deniston

Benjamin Deniston addressed the conference with a briefing on LaRouchean economics, and how it pertains to the Russian proposal for Strategic Defense of Earth.

Science

End the Folly in Sense-Perception: Metaphor!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“All efficient truth is located, ultimately, within the bounds of the effective intention of what is to be defined as metaphor,” he writes. This is as true for science as it is for Classical artistic composition. Yet science today is steeped in the grave error of reliance on the notion of “sense-perception as such.” This is the fundamental problem to be addressed.

International

Lavrov Warns: Arab Autumn May Lead to Nuclear Winter  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Nancy Spannaus

The Russian Foreign Minister described the escalating violence in the Mideast and North Africa as “Arab Autumn, and said then added: “Well, I hope it’s not going to the nuclear Winter.” Yet Obama and the British are pushing ahead for confrontation in both Syria and Iran, which could lead to thermonuclear war.

Resistance to Israeli Attack on Iran  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A battery of recent war-avoidance interventions by U.S. military and national security figures reflects a growing concern that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu could order an attack on Iran at any moment, and that President Obama has so far failed to deliver the kind of unambiguous warning to Israel that could greatly reduce the risk of an Israeli “breakaway ally” attack, triggering world war.

National

‘Benghazi-gate’: Bring Down Obama Before It’s Too Late  

by Nancy Spannaus

The Obama Administration’s obvious malfeasance and lying about the death of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans represents the best handle for mobilizing the political momentum to remove the President.

Grounds for Impeachment: The Undeniable Facts Showing the Coverup  

by Nancy Spannaus

Obama Delivers Genocide: ‘Haitians Want a Real Nation’  

by Cynthia R. Rush

LaRouche: ‘Bill, What You’re Doing Is Wrong!’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Bill Clinton’s support for Obama’s re-election is a “betrayal,” LaRouche said.

Economics

Southern Europe Revolts Against Nazi Austerity  

by Gretchen Small

Wave after wave of demonstrations against EU austerity are sweeping Spain, Portugal, and Greece. But the great weakness in the movement is the failure of organizers to put forward a positive programmatic alternative.

Editorial

The Food Crisis Is Here  

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