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Volume 40, Number 22, May 31, 2013

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Dodd-Frank’s Mass Murder Mandate Is Treason: Crush It!  

What you need to know about Dodd-Frank: The text of the LaRouche PAC leaflet, “Kill Dodd-Frank Before It Literally Kills You! Reinstate Glass-Steagall; Pass H.R. 129 and S. 985!”, now being widely circulated throughout the country.

Dodd-Frank Kills: How the U.S. Joined the International Bail-In Regime  

by Leandra Bernstein

“Bail-in, in its simplest terms, is the inverse policy of what was done under Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Glass-Steagall Act and the 1933 Emergency Banking Act, generally. Under bail-in, the bank survives; the depositors do not.” A detailed exposé of the bill.

An Appeal to Citizens of Germany: European Commission Readies Bail-In Law To Grab Citizens’ Bank Deposits  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The EU Commission is currently working on a directive which, if enforced, will create conditions throughout Europe, as bad or worse than those in Greece and Cyprus—mass poverty, hunger, and early death.

Glass-Steagall

A Battle Report on the U.S. Drive for Glass-Steagall  

by Nancy Spannaus

As the word spread that Sen. Tom Harkin had introduced a companion bill to the House Glass-Steagall measure, it ignited a surge of optimism throughout the U.S. The bills would revive all of the key features of FDR’s Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.

Patriots of Europe Prepare for Glass-Steagall  

While the so-called banking separation law just passed in Germany is a fraud, in Italy, France, Greece, Spain, and Ireland, political leaders are stepping forward to fight the monetarist dictatorship.

Russians Welcome Glass-Steagall Fight  

by Rachel Douglas

The battle for banking separation in the U.S. is finding resonance in Russia.

Economics

Anti-NAWAPA Water Policy Means Food Emergency  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The food-producing High Plains and Far Western states are being de-structured, from the cumulative effects of a national policy to cut water, and by other murderous policies of the monetarist “market” system: We now face a U.S. and world food-supply emergency.

Ireland’s Austerity Policy Only Makes Things Worse  

by Nina Ogden

Ireland’s battle against the Troika is heating up again. Labor leader Walter Cullen is interviewed.

Strategy

Why Glass-Steagall Can Cripple the British Empire  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A May 23 strategic briefing to LaRouche PAC organizers.

International

Hopes for Syria Peace Hanging by a Thread  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The U.S. and Russia, the key players in bringing about a peace agreement in Syria, face significant obstacles to the success of the scheduled June 10-11 Geneva II conference, aimed at reaching a diplomatic solution to the two-year conflict.

Science

The Mars Debate: A New Meaning for ‘Space’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The latest in the author’s series of articles addressing the fallacy of sense-certainty, including in scientific practice, this time, with respect to whether it be feasible to establish human habitation on Mars.

Nicholas of Cusa Shows Us the Path to Creating a New Renaissance  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The concluding section of Zepp-LaRouche’s keynote address to the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Citizens Electoral Council in Australia, on May 17.

Editorial

Are You a Slave of the Empire?  

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