The LaRouche Plan
The Basement Project
by Diane Sare, on behalf of the LaRouche National Candidates movement
Last July, the Army released a 350-page report, entitled the "Army Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report" which was supposed to not only expose the extent of the suicide/mental health problem that the Army is facing as a result of the long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but was also intended to provide a roadmap to help the Army grapple with the disaster.
"We've got a mass of this [outreach]. It's being done largely through the Basement, and it goes through whole categories of people in various parts of the country. We have a very rapidly growing extension of the organization around this project."
Boersennews.de, an online stock market index, based in Leipzig, has begun listing stocks also in terms of their value in deutschmarks. The index managers are saying they do not want to abandon the euro, but will "pay tribute to the rising sentiment in the population for the mark." The index has 300,000 clients, on a daily average.
Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich has followed up his proposal for putting BP into receivership, with a call for creating a Roosevelt-style CCC program to put unemployed American youth to work cleaning BP's damage in the Gulf of Mexico. As he put it in a June 6 entry on his blog:
James Benham, president of the Indiana Farmers Union, which is part of the National Farmers Union, sent the following letter to three Indiana Congressmen yesterday, urging them to co-sponsor the bill to restore Glass Steagall, as a matter of national security, and of the nation's food security:
"Greetings. I serve as the President of the Indiana Farmers Union, and farm in Ripley County.
Economist and statesman Lyndon LaRouche stated that the NAWAPA program will employ 3-4 million skilled workers — fast! — directly and indirectly, including such offshoots as electrified rail-building and nuclear plant development essential to the vast NAWAPA work.
On Saturday Lyndon LaRouche announced a campaign to launch the North American Water and Power Alliance (NAWAPA) program to bring water from Alaska to Mexico by this fall.
Speaking at a June 7 conference in Buenos Aires, former U.S. President Bill Clinton praised the government's economic policies applied over the past several years, and predicted that in the next fifty years, Argentina will likely "recover its place as a world leader." He recalled that in 1908, Argentina was the "eighth wealthiest economy in the world."