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Volume 40, Number 46, November 22, 2013

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Worse than ‘Weimar’!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The threat to the trans-Atlantic economy today, is immediate, and far worse than what struck Germany in 1923, “as long as current U.S. President Barack Obama remains in the Presidency.” The entire trans-Atlantic economy will come crashing down, unless the necessary corrective actions are taken very soon. Yet, the befuddled American citizens “became too eager to gamble their way into hoped-for riches while gambling in financial speculations, and not enough really caring to do good for mankind, especially since the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and his brother, Robert.”

The Collapse of the Physical Economy  

by Matthew Ogden

Documentation, using new graphic depictions of the collapse of the physical economy and the growth of Weimar-style hyperinflation in the United States, since the repeal of Glass-Steagall in 1999, and the election of Barack Obama in 2008; presented as part of the Nov. 15 LaRouche PAC weekly webcast.

Economics

Obama’s Takedown of Health Care: The U.S. Public Hospital System Is Being Destroyed  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The extent of downsizing and closures now under way and coming soon in the U.S. medical system, will end public hospital service for huge parts of the nation, and up the death rate for vast numbers of people.

Nazi Medicine in Portugal: British Depopulation Policy in Action  

by Gretchen Small

Portugal is now on course to disappear, should current trans-Atlantic economic policies be allowed to continue. Several years of “Troika” dictatorship have pushed Portugal over the cliff into a demographic death spiral; now comes a new wave of Nazi-style cuts in health care.

National

Glass-Steagall Drive Picks Up Steam, as Obama Falters  

by Nancy Spannaus

With the disastrous roll-out of Obamacare, the facade of President Obama’s popularity has finally been cracked. At the same time, there is growing support for revival of Glass-Steagall, as most visibly seen in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s repeated blasts at Wall Street, which have gone viral.

David Can Beat Goliath  

by Elizabeth Warren

Hatred of Obama Growing Within Institutions of U.S. Government  

by Carl Osgood

LaRouche PAC’s recent assessment of the growing horror among top U.S. institutions over the breakdown of the Obama Presidency is borne out in a raft of recently published articles, especially highlighting the discontent of the military.

History

Lincoln, JFK, Gettysburg, & the War Against Wall Street  

by Steve Douglas

A commemoration on the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Nov. 19, 1863 Gettysburg Address. “In fighting to restore the Union at Gettysburg, Lincoln was both emancipating African- Americans from chattel slavery and, at least temporarily, helping to liberate all Americans from financial enslavement to Wall Street and its oligarchical allies,” writes Steve Douglas. Recognition of America’s debt to those who died there, by Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, is included.

International

Putin in Seoul: Huge Step Toward Peace and Development  

by Michael Billington

A set of strategic agreements signed by Russian President Putin and South Korean President Park, includes plans for rail and pipeline construction through North Korea, and for several South Korean corporations to invest in a Russian-North Korean consortium which is building a rail and port facility in North Korea.

Conference Report

The Power of Pacific Development  

The second panel of the Schiller Institute’s conference on “Developing the Pacific and Ending the Grip of Empire,” looked at the history and progress toward development of the Eurasian Land-Bridge, within the Pacific Basin.

The Eurasian Land-Bridge Today  

by Leni Rubinstein

Leni Rubinstein is EIR’s UN correspondent, and editor of EIR’s Chinese newsletter.

Water Development in the Pacific  

by Dr. Howard Chang

Dr. Chang is a professor emeritus from the University of San Diego, and a globally prominent hydraulic engineer.

Kra Canal Project Is Moving Ahead  

by Pakdee Tanapura

Pakdee Tanapura is the director of the International Executive Committee for the Study of the Kra Canal Project in Bangkok.

The Alliance of India-Russia-China  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Ramtanu Maitra is the New Delhi correspondent for EIR.

Editorial

Mankind’s Real Enemy  

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