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Volume 41, Number 36, September 12, 2014

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The World Land-Bridge: Rediscovering the Americas  

by Dennis Small

If the Americas, like the rest of the world, are to be saved from the economic disintegration and New Dark Age now besetting them, it will have to be on the basis of rediscovering—and rebuilding—the hemisphere, by mankind’s applying the cognitive powers that Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa, in the 15th Century, called “a substantial form of power.” That process is now underway with the July 15-16, 2014 summits of the BRICS countries and the Union of South American Nations, sparked by Argentina’s courageous fight against the criminal vulture funds. Dennis Small gives an overview of the most important development projects required in Central and South America.

International

Helga Zepp-LaRouche on Tour: ‘Silk Road Lady’ Brings LaRouche Perspective to China  

by William Jones

During a two-week visit to China, the founder of the Schiller Institute participated in international conferences in Lanzhou and Beijing, was interviewed on radio and TV, and met with many policymakers.

Zepp-LaRouche on China Radio: ‘New Silk Road Is Best Policy on the Planet’  

The transcript of an interview with the “People in the Know” program on China Radio International.

NATO Summit Trumped by Putin’s Flanking Maneuvers  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Carl Osgood

What the British warmongers wanted was unambiguously reflected in their input into the NATO summit, including a shift of NATO strategic doctrines to prepare for what they call Russian “ambiguous warfare.”

Berlin Silk Road Event Welcomes Xian Convoy  

Economics

Can Egypt’s Development Spur African Economic Renaissance?  

by Hussein Askary and Dean Andromidas

Part II of a series on Egypt’s drive for a New Suez Canal and agricultural development projects such as the Toshka project in the Western Desert.

California Drought Threatens Food Supply  

by Patrick Ruckert

California is in the third year of the drought, which has so far idled more than 500,000 acres of the most productive farmland in the world, putting about 20,000 people out of work. What can be done?

Demand Bio-Hazard Response to Ebola  

by Douglas DeGroot

National

LaRouche Call: Bill Clinton Must Pull Together a New Presidency  

by Nancy Spannaus

The former President is “the only individual who has the capability of rallying large forces in the United States around a new Presidency,” said Lyndon LaRouche. “Bill, we need you now!”

Capitol Hill Press Conference Slams Obama as a 9/11 Liar  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Edward Spannaus

Congressmen Walter Jones (R-N.C.), Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) joined seven family members of those killed in the 9/11 attacks, in a powerful Capitol Hill press conference on Sept. 9, reiterating the demand that President Obama fulfill his promise and declassify the 28 pages from the original Joint Congressional Inquiry on the 9/11 attacks, which reportedly expose the role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in supporting the terrorists who carried it out.

Science & Culture

Poetry: The Shadows which the Future Casts upon the Present  

Megan Beets offers “some thoughts on the unique functions of the human mind per se, which is not a derivative of man’s biology, but which is, rather, a derivative of the unique and very lawful creative function of the mind, which we see reflected in the universe around us, and in which the human mind uniquely, as far as we know, participates.”

Editorial

Defeating ISIS  

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