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Volume 40, Number 4, January 25, 2013

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Redefining Science, Really: The Subject of Sense-Uncertainty  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“My mission in writing this report,” LaRouche explains, “is, specifically, to emphasize a warning against that deception of the human mind which is induced by means of an axiomatic quality of ‘blind faith’ in a misconceived, but, nonetheless, widely alleged verity of the doubtful notion of the human senses as such.” As the successful landing of Curiosity on Mars tells us, mankind, under sane cultural influences, will be capable of imagining life on Mars, and beyond.

Economics

Bank Supervisors Throw Glass-Steagall Thunderbolt  

by Anita Gallagher

Two top banking influentials, FDIC number two Thomas Hoenig and Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher, have come forward with parallel calls to break up the U.S. superbanks and return to a Glass-Steagall principle of separation of commercial from speculative banking.

German Banking Associations Want To Keep Dancing on the Titanic  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

An open power struggle has erupted between those bankers who want to pull the emergency brake on the Fed’s and the ECB’s hyperinflationary money printing, and those who want to hold onto high-risk speculation at all costs.

Glass-Steagall, Then and Now: How To Fix a Bankrupt Economy  

by Paul Gallagher

A LaRouche PAC interview with EIR Economics Intelligence co-director Paul Gallagher.

So. Europe Doctors: Stop Cutting Health  

by Gretchen Small

The Medical Associations of Portugal, Greece, Spain, and Ireland have issued an “Open Letter to Political Leaders and Health Authorities of Europe.”

International

Thirty Years War Spreading Across Africa, Middle East  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The just-concluded mass hostage incident in Algeria is the latest indication that the British-Saudi plan for a new Thirty Years War of permanent religious, tribal, and sectarian conflict is spreading throughout the African continent, the eastern Mediterranean, and the Persian Gulf.

North and West Africa Targetted for Protracted, Deadly Conflict  

by Douglas DeGroot

The destabilization of Mali, and now Algeria, by narcotrafficking gangs and jihadi terrorists threatens the existence of the nation-states of the region.

National

LaRouche Friday Webcast: Human Productivity Has Value—Money Has None!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Opening remarks to Mr. LaRouche’s weekly Friday Webcast of Jan. 18, 2013.

Senator Wyden’s Letter to John Brennan: What Is the President’s Authority for Killing of Americans?  

Legislators, Activists Demand Glass-Steagall  

Pressure on Congress to re-enact Glass-Steagall is growing, as legislators from both major parties in half a dozen states are mobilizing for passage of Rep. Marcy Kaptur’s (D-Ohio) “Return to Prudent Banking Act.”

History

150 Years After the Constitution: Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Second Inaugural Address  

Editorial

Voices of Sanity Demand Glass-Steagall  

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