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Volume 40, Number 31, August 9, 2013

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‘What Is Life?’: At the Brink of Mars  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Since the assassination of President Kennedy, civilization has fallen backwards over the course more than a half-century of lost strength of our economy and culture. This is expressed, in part, in the error of the reliance on what is merely human sense-perception, including in the wrong-headed proposal for landing and settlement of human beings on the planet Mars, anytime soon.

Curiosity Opens Many Windows to the Solar System  

by Marsha Freeman

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the successful landing of NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars, planetary scientists are reaping the early results of a set of scientific experiments never before carried out on Mars.

Expanding NAWAPA XXI: Weather Modification To Stop Starvation  

by Benjamin Deniston

All available scientific capabilities should be applied to the defense of the water, food, and livelihood of the people of North America, including systems to influence and control the weather. Weather modification systems can be designed to operate in conjunction with the nuclear-powered NAWAPA XXI system.

Cosmic Rays and Katrina  

Economics

Why Wall Street Must Be Shut Down  

by Leandra Bernstein

When Glass-Steagall is reenacted, the U.S. government will orchestrate the largest market crash in human history. But no one of relevance will shed a tear. The text of a July 31 LPAC-TV program.

House Farm Bill Wipes Out FDR Parity Principle  

by Marcia Merry Baker and Susan Welsh

The farm bill passed by the House of Representatives on July 11 would repeal all principle and law concerning the Federal government’s authority to set and support parity-based pricing for farmers, and to provide for an adequate food supply.

Italy: Naples Health System About To Explode  

by Liliana Gorini

Privatizing Water in Greece  

by Christos Avramidis and Antonis Galanopoulos

A guest commentary, excerpted for EIR.

International

LaRouche: Israeli Moves in Syria Threaten World War  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Lyndon LaRouche issued a warning Aug. 3 that Israeli actions, including the bombing of a depot near Latakia, Syria, where Russian-made missiles are stored, could trigger a wider war, drawing the United States into direct thermonuclear conflict with Russia.

The Muslim Brotherhood: The Many Faces of Their Majesties’ Service  

by Ramtanu Maitra

The removal of Egyptian President Morsi has brought into focus the historical role of the Muslim Brotherhood. Will Morsi’s expulsion bring about a split within the Brotherhood? Not likely. Since its inception in Egypt in 1928, the MB has had many faces.

Nasser on the Brotherhood  

LaRouche Interviewed by Xinhua: An Agreement Among Leading Nations Can Change the Direction of History  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche was interviewed by Zhang Mian of Xinhua, the official news agency of the People’s Republic of China, on July 27, 2013.

National

Glass-Steagall Resolution Introduced in California  

by Harley Schlanger and Nancy Spannaus

California became the 25th state in the nation in which a resolution has been introduced calling on Congress to pass Glass-Steagall legislation. Bills are now before both the House and Senate.

LaRouche on Hamiltonian Economics: Cancel Wall Street! Bring Back Glass-Steagall!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche responds to a question from a trade unionist, during his Aug. 2 webcast.

LaRouche: Hamilton Gave Us Our Glass-Steagall Principle  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Explosive New Evidence: Benghazi-Gate Finally Begins To Get Traction in Congress  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

Congress is finally beginning to focus on questions about the 9/11/12 attack, which lead directly to the Obama White House and its alliance with the Saudis.

Editorial

‘Green’ Is Killing Us  

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