There Can Be No Peace Without the Bankruptcy Reorganization of the Dying Trans-Atlantic Financial System
June 18-19, 2022 — 9am Eastern
Panel 1: A Decoupling of the Two Systems or a New Paradigm for Humanity?
(Saturday, 9:00 am EDT; 3:00 pm CET)
Moderator: Dennis Speed, The Schiller Institute
1) Helga Zepp-LaRouche (Germany); Founder, Schiller Institute: Keynote Address: “Let's Win Mission Impossible or Find Another Planet!” (30 min.)
2) Andrey Kortunov (Russia); Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC): “Russia and the Indivisible Security of All Nations”
3) Col. Richard Black (ret.) (U.S.); former head of the U.S. Army’s Criminal Law Division at the Pentagon; former Virginia State Senator: “The U.S. Is Leading the World to Nuclear War”
4) Dr. Wolfgang Bittner (Germany); Author of over 80 books; Doctor in Law: “The West-East Conflict – An Orchestration”
5) Sam Pitroda (U.S./India); Innovator, Entrepreneur and Policy-Maker: “India and The Emerging New World Architecture”
6) Jay Naidoo (South Africa); Cabinet Minister under President Nelson Mandela, South Africa: “Africa, the Continent of the Future”
7) Dr. Clifford Kiracofe (U.S.); Former Senior Staff Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; President, Washington Institute for Peace and Development: “Diplomacy and Cooperation in a Time of Crisis”
Question and Answer Session
Panel 2: Runaway Inflation or Glass-Steagall?
(Saturday, 1:00 pm EDT; 7:00 pm CET)
Moderator: Harley Schlanger, The Schiller Institute
1) Diane Sare (U.S.); LaRouche independent candidate for U.S. Senator from New York: “The Collapse of the West and the Urgent Need to Join the Belt and Road Initiative”
2) Daisuke Kotegawa (Japan); Former Japanese Finance Ministry official, and Executive Director for Japan at the International Monetary Fund: “Don’t Let This World Be Destroyed by Filthy Gamblers Who Call Themselves Wall St. and City of London Bankers”
3) Dr. Uwe Behrens (Germany); Logistics Manager and Author, Berlin: “The Non-Rival Doctrine"
4) Nino Galloni (Italy); Economist, Former Director General of the Italian Labor Ministry: “Make Africa Self-Sufficient Again
5) Geoff Young (U.S.); Democratic Party nominee for U.S. Congress from Kentucky, CD 6: “What Must Change in Washington Before the U.S. Can Join the Belt and Road Initiative"
6) Amb. Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos (Greece); former Ambassador to Poland, Canada and Armenia, former Secretary General of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC): “The Crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Belt and Road Initiative”
7) Food Producers Roundtable (U.S.): Robert Baker (Virginia; Agriculture Liaison, Schiller Institute); Mike Callicrate (Colorado/Kansas; Ranch Foods Direct); Jon Baker (Iowa, cattleman, rural community banker); Wilbur, Ken and Kyle Kehrli (Iowa; livestock, crops producers); Frank Endres (California), wheat, cattle; James Moore (Alaska); salmon troller leader; James Benham (Indiana); President of the Indiana Farmers Union; Board of National Farmers Union: “Science and Culture to End Famine–Principles of Agriculture Productivity”
Question and Answer Session
Panel 3: Principles of Science for Durable Economic Progress
(Sunday, 9:00 am EDT; 3:00 pm CET)
Moderator: Stephan Ossenkopp
1) Jason Ross (U.S.); Secretary-Treasurer, The LaRouche Organization; Science Adviser to Lyndon LaRouche: “Vernadskian Time -- Time for Humanity”
2) Francesco Battaglia (Italy); Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Modena, Italy: “The Fraud of Climate/Energy Transition”
3) Dr. Ed Calabrese (U.S.); Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Mass. Amherst; Co-Editor, Hormesis: A Revolution in Biology, Toxicology and Medicine: “Real Science Disproves the Linear Non-Threshold (LNT) Radiation Myth”
4) Prof. Sergei Pulinets (Russia); Principal Scientific Researcher of the Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow: “A Vernadskian Approach to Earthquake Forecasting”
5) William C. Jones (U.S.); former EIR White House correspondent: “V. I. Vernadsky, Scientific Thought as a Geological Force”
Question and Answer Session
Panel 4: Classical Culture and the Dialogue of Civilizations
(Sunday, 1:00 pm EDT; 7:00 pm CET)
1) Jacques Cheminade (France); President Solidarité & Progrès: Keynote Address: "A Culture of Curiosity and Perseverance to Explore the Impossible"
2) Felipe Maruf Quintas (Brazil); Professor of Political Science, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro; columnist for “Monitor Mercantil”: “The Role of Brazil in the Dialogue of Civilizations and in the World’s Physical Economy”
3) Dr. Zaher Wahab (Afghanistan); Dr. Zaher Wahab, Emeritus Professor of Education, Former advisor to Afghan Ministry of Higher Education, Taught at American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), 2013-2020: “Dialogue, Not Clash, of Civilizations"
4) Dr. George Koo (U.S.); retired business consultant specializing in U.S.-China Trade; Chairman, Burlingame Foundation: "U.S.-China Cultural Relations Are Critical to Prevent War"
5) Mike Robinson (U.K.), Editor, The UK Column: “The Dehumanizing Meta-Sphere”
Question and Answer Session
In this year of 2022, the 100th anniversary of Lyndon LaRouche’s birth, it is time to finally recognize the accuracy of his warning over decades: That the continuation of the financial speculation and looting policies of the City of London and Wall Street’s free-trade and floating exchange rate system, enshrined after August 1971, would necessarily lead to war--and very possibly thermonuclear war--coupled with the drastic collapse of the world’s physical economy and resulting depopulation; the deaths of millions and even billions of human beings through famine and pandemics.
But it is also time to take recourse to the policy solutions provided by Lyndon LaRouche, to bring about the successful bankruptcy reorganization of that dying system, and replace it with a new international security and development architecture built on the same philosophical cornerstone of statecraft which gave rise to the Peace of Westphalia in 1648.
On the danger of nuclear war, the spokesmen for the bankrupt trans-Atlantic system have been explicit about their intention to goad Russia to the very brink, in the hope of getting Russia to back down and submit to the unipolar empire. Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), the central policy-planning think tank of the British Empire since its founding in 1831, stated openly that the British were in the process of “boiling the Russian frog,” and were intent on provoking a Crimean Missile Crisis to force Russia to strategically capitulate.
On the matter of physical economic collapse, the Federal Reserve Bank has led a worldwide frenzy of Quantitative Easing which has unleashed galloping hyperinflation, now spreading from the $1.9 quadrillion in unpayable derivatives and other financial assets into the producer and consumer goods sectors of the economy. As a result, there are drastic and growing shortages in food, energy, and other goods essential for human survival. Up to 2 billion out of the nearly 8 billion people on this planet are facing food insecurity this year which, if not urgently reversed, will rapidly become hunger and then starvation for up to one quarter of humanity. While the sanctions imposed on Russia and the impact of the war in Ukraine have aggravated the crisis, especially in regard to food and energy supply, the notion that the economic breakdown crisis has been caused by the war, simply ignores reality. Ending the war will not end the systemic breakdown of the entire western financial system.
There is little question that there is a brewing world-wide revolt against these economic conditions and the associated war danger. Most of the nations of Africa, Ibero-America and Asia have refused to go along with the suicidal sanctions policy against Russia, and even the European Union is fissuring, incapable of reaching a consensus view on the matter.
Another strong indication of the rising tide of deep concern over the dangers facing humanity, is the response to the Schiller Institute’s April 26, 2022 interview with Col. Richard Black warning of the war danger, which had over 630,000 views as of May 31.
Such ferment is a necessary, but not a sufficient condition to bring about the requisite global new Renaissance. As Helga Zepp-LaRouche stated in the discussion period of a May 26 Schiller Institute event:
"Even if one gets a negotiated solution for Ukraine, which I think is absolutely necessary, even if that were to succeed, we would not be out of trouble. We are still in a hyperinflationary blow-out of the financial system, which is the real locomotive for the war danger, because that is what motivates these people. Because rather than reforming and recognizing that the neo-liberal system is finished, they would rather go to war.
"Therefore, as long as you don’t address the underlying reason, which is the collapse of the financial system, I don’t think there will be a solution. I absolutely think that what I have said in terms of the international security architecture and development architecture, is the only way. And that brings up, naturally, the big question: Is there any hope to get the United States to change its course?”
Join us at the June 18-19 Schiller Institute international conference to make sure that question is answered in the affirmative, and to build a growing international movement for Lyndon LaRouche’s policy solutions to the global crisis.