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Webcast: Overturn the 2020 U.S. Election Theft, Then Go For Big Solutions

In the midst of an increasing danger of war and an accelerating collapse of the global economic/financial system, it would be a catastrophe were Joe Biden to be inaugurated in January, and bring in with him the team of neoliberals and War Hawks being presented as his cabinet.

Instead, Helga Zepp-LaRouche said, President Trump has some options to break through the efforts of those, including the media, who have been running a coup against him for four years: declassify the documents which show the corrupt and illegal acts of his opponents, and order them to be made public; appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the election fraud; and pardon Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, and bring them to the U.S. to expose what they know about the surveillance state, the cyber technologies involved in it, and the endless wars which are the product of the team behind Biden. Such clarity is necessary, as populations in the west are being bombarded by psy-ops designed to confuse and demoralize them.

As we fight against this coup, she said, we must inspire people with solutions which are possible, to address the war danger, disease and hunger, and loss of dignity and hope. The Schiller Institute is sponsoring a two-day, online conference on Dec. 12-13, which will challenge participants to adopt a complete change in thinking needed to break free from the axioms which keep them enslaved in the collapsing system, so nations can engage in both emergency programs to address the crises, while moving into a future based on advances in science and culture. The Chinese Chang’e 5 mission which landed on the Moon on Tuesday is an example of the potential mankind has, once freed from the deadening sophistry of the slogans of “human rights” and “democracy” spouted by today’s failed establishment figures.


“The Post-Pandemic World Order: The Image of Man Is the Key”

The following is translated from Helga Zepp-LaRouche’s lead article for the Dec. 3 issue of the German weekly Neue Solidarität on Nov. 28, 2020.

Although the mainstream media are outdoing one another in presenting Joe Biden and his projected cabinet of super-hawks as the next U.S. administration, and President Donald Trump as a populist monster babbling on about vote fraud, those same media may be in for an unpleasant surprise. The sworn statements of eyewitnesses, documenting various aspects of vote fraud in the “swing” states, represent legal evidence. State representatives and senators of Pennsylvania have just announced their intention to make use of their constitutional right to appoint the electors to the Electoral College themselves.

There are manifold possibilities that the proof of electronic vote fraud via Dominion and Smartmatic voting machines can be produced on time, and that this evidence will suffice to reverse the results of the election. Should that happen, the world will be on the verge of a dam failure, such that literally not one stone will be left standing on the other, and most of the current assumptions about the political realities in the trans-Atlantic world will be swept away. Presumably, the next two weeks leading to the decision of the Electoral College on the confirmation of the next President of the United States will see many aspects of the vote fraud brought to light, in spite of the attempted censorship.

Related to this issue, but touching on the deeper causes of the current civilizational crisis, President Putin noted in his address to the recent annual meeting of the Valdai Club, that we are living in an era of obvious international shocks and crises. As the reason for this crisis, he cited the paradox that mankind, on the one hand, has reached a high level of technological and socio-economic development, but is facing, on the other, an erosion of moral values and reference points, and the feeling that their existence no longer makes sense, or that the purpose of mankind on this planet Earth has been lost. This crisis, Putin went on, cannot be settled through diplomatic negotiations or even a large international conference, but requires a complete revision of our priorities and goals. And this must begin with every single individual, he explained, every community, and every state, and only then can a global configuration emerge. The starting point for such a transformation, he stated, could be the Covid pandemic.

Indeed, the response to the pandemic takes us to the heart of the problem. The relative success of Asia and the failure of the West to bring Covid-19 under control are so obvious that even mainstream newspapers like the Neue Zürcher Zeitung or Die Zeit are now talking about Europe’s arrogance and stubbornness, that prevent it from learning the lessons of the method used in several Asian countries to eradicate the pandemic, rather than simply trying half-heartedly to contain it. As a result of these two different approaches, there has been an extremely low level of new infections and deaths in China, Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea, while the pandemic in Europe and the United States threatens to reach exponential growth rates in several countries and completely overwhelm medical capacities. What’s the difference?

From the very beginning, President Xi Jinping made clear that the Chinese government’s absolute priority was to save every single life, and that it was especially important to protect the elderly and therefore those most at risk. After rigorous measures taken at the outset, such as mass testing, contact tracing, isolation and quarantines in Wuhan and Hubei province, it was possible to bring the pandemic under control and then, at every new eruption, such as in Beijing and Qingdao, to find and isolate the contaminated individuals thanks to testing and efficient digital contact tracing, and thus stop the spread of the virus.

In Asia overall, where the populations already had the experience of fighting outbreaks of the SARS and MERS viruses, there was neither the irrational refusal to wear face masks, nor the Western distrust of using the cell phone app, although the West deliberately ignored the total surveillance carried out by the NSA and GCHQ. In the meantime, the economic growth rate in China was back up to 4.9% in the fourth quarter and people returned to their normal social life.

In a similar way, Russia prioritized the preservation of lives as the key value of the country’s culture and spiritual tradition. Referencing the dramatic demographic losses suffered by Russia in the 20th century, President Putin stressed in Valdai that it was indispensable to fight for every single person and for the future of every Russian family. He also emphasized that a traditional, essential feature of Russian culture is to give the utmost priority to the protection of human life.

This brings us to the crux of the matter: The supposed contradiction between saving human lives and the “interests of the economy” has long since led to an erosion of the values that, at least in the past, used to be associated with Christianity, which was based on the sanctity of human life. Decades before the coronavirus, when healthcare systems were being privatized, the scale of values had already shifted to profit-making, which is the main reason why Europe and the U.S. were so catastrophically caught off-guard by the outbreak of the pandemic.

The lack of masks, protective gear, and intensive care beds at the outset of the pandemic, and the dramatic shortage still today of nursing staff are the result of this false set of priorities. New indications are continuously coming out about how the Swedish model, so loudly praised by some, was based on achieving herd immunity, which cost many elderly people in nursing homes their lives. Rather than receiving expensive treatments, they were simply given palliative care and left to die. As [SPD health expert] Karl Lauterbach put it: “Crudely speaking, many elderly people are sacrificed there, so the cafes don’t have to shut down.”

It is no less scandalous when in Switzerland, one of the richest countries in the world, the predictable shortages in medical care have led to an open discussion of triage. In Italy, the horror images from Bergamo, where the coffins were piled up in the streets last spring and finally had to be carted away by the Army, were evidently not sufficient to ensure that appropriate preparations would be made for the perfectly foreseeable second wave. As a result, physicians in Milan now protest that the decisions they are forced to take are both clinically and ethically unacceptable.

On February 26, the German Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe handed down a landmark ruling stating that the 2015 ban on commercially assisted suicide was a violation of the Basic Law (Constitution). Since the right to a self-determined death is guaranteed, the Court argued, people must be allowed to make use of offers from third parties to do so. In this spirit, the ARD television channel broadcast the film “Gott” (“God”) on November 23 as an interactive TV event, which is based on the play by Ferdinand von Schirach, portraying a healthy, 78-year-old man who, after the death of his wife, no longer wants to live and seeks a medically assisted suicide. In light of the pandemic and the resulting grave risks for the elderly and the sick, this attempt in the form of a staged show to dispel the historical reservations due to the fact that the Nazis had systematically exterminated “worthless lives,” must be seen as unprecedented cynicism and as a propaganda stunt. And it was successful: After the event, 70.8% of the TV viewers said they were for the right to assisted suicide.

As a reminder: At the Nuremberg trials, Dr. Leo Alexander, a medical advisor to the prosecution, warned of the utilitarian thinking that was behind euthanasia, stating that it began with a quite subtle shift in the attitude of physicians concerning the costs of treating patients, who then quickly became categorized as “unworthy lives.” To follow this slippery slope once again, in the conditions of such a massively escalating economic and financial crisis, can only be described in Germany as historical amnesia.

We are right now in the midst of tectonic changes in the strategic situation, in a time when what is really at stake is war or peace, and when above all the dramatic developments in the United States cannot be understood, unless one regards them as an expression of an existential battle between the old, declining paradigm of the unipolar world and a new paradigm, aimed at creating a new world order that allows the long-term survival of the human species. The revision of the priorities and aims of society, evoked by Putin, that should become the foundation of this new paradigm must begin with the image of man that considers human life as sacrosanct. If one wishes to depict this as a competition between the values of China and Russia on the one side, and those of the West on the other, we would do well to revive our Christian, humanist tradition if we are to avoid losing the competition in disgrace.


An Urgent Message from Helga-Zepp LaRouche: Israeli Assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh—Is This a Trap For Trump?

The brutal assassination of Iran’s leading nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, must be seen for what it was — an act of terrorism. This terrible development, which the Iranian leaders blame on Israel (which has assassinated other Iranian scientists), has the potential to function as a trap for President Donald Trump, who is now battling to prove the massive vote fraud which was used in an effort to steal his reelection to a second term. Although the planning and approval of the assassination are still unclear, some Iranians and such fake-news media as the New York Times in the U.S., suggest that the U.S. approved the killing, since it was the U.S. which carried out the January drone murder of Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps.

President Trump has called for ending the evil “regime change” wars launched by Presidents Bush and Obama, and has recently removed military commanders who refused to carry out his orders to withdraw U.S. forces from these wars. The greatest danger from the recent assassination is that the U.S. could be drawn into a war with Iran, which could devolve rapidly into a new world war with Russia and China. To prevent such a disaster for civilization, Helga-Zepp LaRouche and the Schiller Institute call upon President Trump to accept the call from President Vladimir Putin to convene, immediately, a summit of the leaders of the five Permanent Members of the UN Security Council. The summit would address the war danger, as well as the simultaneous crises of Covid, onrushing famine in Africa, and the global economic and financial breakdown crisis. Whether President Trump succeeds is proving the vote fraud or not, he is the President until January 20, and the danger faced by mankind today can not wait.


Beethoven: Sparks of Joy – No. 19

Beethoven Opus 119 Bagatelles
Notes by Margaret Scialdone

The Opus 119 Bagatelles appeared in London in 1823 as “Trifles for the Piano Forte, Consisting of Eleven pleasing Pieces Composed in Various Styles by L. Van Beethoven”. They are quite accessible to non-celebrity but accomplished pianists, and it’s possible to hear brilliant interpretations by people you might not have heard of. A good example is this performance by Helen Ryba, who has a piano studio in Woodbridge, New Jersey.


Live event: International Investigative Commission on Truth in Elections

The Schiller Institute has convened an “International Investigative Commission on Truth in Elections” which will meet on Saturday, November 28, 2020, from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EST). A panel of distinguished international jurists will hear reports from qualified Americans related to the ongoing electoral process in the United States, which is a matter of great international attention and concern. This is not a partisan issue. Some of the participants are, in their own political views, pro-Trump; some are anti-Trump. But what brings them together is a far greater issue: a concern over the universal importance of truth in elections, and the need to hold the United States to the same high standard as its own Constitution demands.

The reports will address both irregularities in that electoral process as well as cyber capabilities that are known to exist and which have been used in foreign countries in recent years, and which may have been used inside the United States for the first time in 2020. Reports will be provided by, among others:

1) William Binney, former technical director at the U.S. National Security Agency.

2) Col. Richard H. Black (ret.), career Judge Advocate officer and former chief of the Army Criminal Law Division, Office of the Judge Advocate General, at the Pentagon. 

3) Attorneys involved in the investigations of vote fraud in Michigan, Pennsylvania and other states (to be confirmed). 

An international commission of jurists will hear the reports and consider the evidence presented. The panel may also choose to select a Rapporteur and subsequently issue a report on their findings. The panelists will include:

1) Marino Elsevyf (Dominican Republic): Attorney-at-law; member of the 1995 Martin Luther King International Tribunal (with Ramsey Clark, Amelia Boynton Robinson and others).   

2) Simón Levy (Mexico): Doctor of Law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM); former under-secretary of Tourism of Mexico;  post-doctoral student of artificial intelligence, UC Berkeley. 

3) David Meiswinkle (United States): Attorney-at-law in the state of New Jersey.

4) Juan Francisco Soto (Argentina): Constitutional attorney; legal counsel to Yacyretá Binational Entity (Paraguayan-Argentinian Yacyretá Dam).

Select media will be invited to audit the proceedings, which will be held over Zoom with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish and other languages. The event will also be live-streamed over the Schiller Institute’s YouTube channel.

Source material: 

Sidney Powell’s Michigan filing (Nov. 25)

Sidney Powell’s Georgia filing (Nov. 25)

Michigan exhibits / affidavits (Nov. 25)

Gettybsurg, Pennsylvania press conference transcript (Nov. 25)

Sen. Mastriano’s co-sponsorship memorandum on Pennsylvania electors (Nov. 27)


Webcast: A Strategic Focus is Essential to Win the Fight Against Vote Fraud in the U.S.

As the evidence of vote fraud is now being presented in U.S. courtrooms — and contrary to the lying media, there is a lot of evidence — it is essential that one keep an eye on strategic developments. It is clear that the Brits are moving ahead with the expectation that Biden will be President, as they are laying out a perspective for containment and confrontation with both Russia and China, which threatens to lead to war. Included in this perspective is the global enforcement of the Green New Deal, as part of their planned “Great Reset”, of placing all economic power in the hands of the central banks and the bankrupt banks they represent.

Zepp-LaRouche reminded viewers of the importance of a summit of the P5 nations, which was again reiterated by President Putin, as the way to defeat the crazed geopolitical utopians of the British Empire, and their allies in the U.S., centered in the networks of Bush-Clinton-Obama. She said it would be important for President Trump to participate in that summit. She also gave a powerful warning of the dangers of a new, “modernized” fascist movement, coming from the “right to death-with-dignity,” being pushed as the COVID crisis continues, and the ghoulish Ezekiel “death panel” Emmanuel is being brought in as an adviser to the equally ghoulish Biden.

She called on viewers to participate in this Saturday’s Schiller Institute online event on reversing the vote fraud, as well as the conference set for Dec. 12-13.


Beethoven: Sparks of Joy – No. 18

Beethoven’s Final Sonata Opus 111
Notes by Margaret Scialdone

After completing his 32nd and final piano sonata, Beethoven is said to have made the astonishing remark that the piano is “after all, an unsatisfactory instrument”. This work does indeed strain the limits of both piano and performer, the latter spiritually as well as technically. The second movement, innocuously called “Arietta” (little song), reaches almost other-worldly dimensions of emotional profundity. Although he went on to compose other works for the piano (the Diabelli Variations and Opus 119 Bagatelles), he never contemplated writing another sonata.

András Schiff Plays Beethoven Piano Sonata No 32 C minor Op 111

Putin at G20 Summit: The World Is Facing a Systemic Economic Crisis… Not Known Since the Great Depression

In remarks delivered yesterday to the summit of G20 heads of state, Russian President Vladimir Putin used his opening words to paint a stark and sobering picture of the crisis facing mankind. “The scope of problems humanity has faced in 2020 is truly unprecedented. The coronavirus pandemic, global lockdown and frozen economic activity have launched a systemic economic crisis the world probably has not known since the Great Depression,” Putin began. “The growth of national economies has been severely undermined. The pandemic claimed dozens, hundreds of thousands of lives while millions of people have lost their jobs and incomes. The main risk, obviously, even despite some positive signals, the main risk remains: mass long-term unemployment, a so-called ‘stagnant’ unemployment with the subsequent growth of poverty and social insecurity. The role of the G20 is to stop this from happening.”

Putin noted that nations around the world had provided “packages of incentives for the world economy totaling $12 trillion” to address the crisis. “The U.S. President has spoken now about the U.S. efforts — indeed, it is a very big contribution to the recovery of the American economy, which also means the recovery of the world economy.” But none of this is sufficient to address the magnitude of the crisis we face.

“We are aware that the developing economies and some emerging market economies objectively lack such resources [to mitigate the crisis]. Their fiscal revenues have plunged while the need to allocate considerable funds for fighting the pandemic is growing practically daily. National currency devaluation carries a big risk, and respectively, the cost of servicing on the state debt, primarily for low-income countries, which have two-thirds of their loans in U.S. dollars.”

He supported the G20 decision made in April 2020 to “install a temporary moratorium on developing nations’ debt payments. That is certainly a much-needed initiative, but it only covers the poorest countries. It does not include their debt to private creditors and concerns less than 4% of the developing countries’ overall costs of servicing state debt in the current year. I believe additional measures are needed to prevent the deterioration of the situation and the growth of economic and social inequality.”

Putin did not present a comprehensive policy to reverse the systemic crisis he had accurately described. He instead focused on aspects of the fight against the pandemic that Russia and other nations are undertaking.

“Undoubtedly, immunization drugs are and must be universal public domain. Our country, Russia, is ready to provide the countries in need with the vaccines developed by our researchers. This is the world’s first registered vaccine Sputnik V, based on human adenoviral vectors platform. The second Russian vaccine, EpiVacCorona from a Novosibirsk research center, is also ready. The third Russian vaccine is coming.

“The scale of the pandemic compels us to engage all the resources and research available. Our common goal is to form portfolios of vaccines and ensure reliable protection for the planet’s population. It means that there will be enough work for everyone, colleagues, and I think it is a case when competition may be inevitable but we must proceed primarily from humanitarian considerations and make it a priority.”

He concluded: “This crisis must become an opportunity to alter the trajectory of global development.”

The text of his speech is posted to the President’s website.


Beethoven: Sparks of Joy – No. 17

Beethoven’s “Der Erlkönig
Notes by Margaret Scialdone

Goethe’s poem “Der Erlkönig” tells the story of a boy riding home on horseback in his father’s arms. He is frightened when he hears the seductive voice of the Erl King, a powerful and creepy supernatural being. The Erl King attempts to lure the child into joining him, promising amusement, rich clothes and the attentions of his daughters. He tells his father, who assures the child that it’s just his imagination. Suddenly the boy shrieks that the Erl king has done him harm! The father breaks into a gallop, and reaches home only to find that the boy is dead.

Der Erlkonig was set to music by several composers, Schubert’s version being the best known. Beethoven’s setting heard here, is WoO 131. Can you hear the four distinct voices?

Who rides so late through the night and wind?
It is the father with his child.
He has the boy in his arms;
he holds him safely, he keeps him warm.

‘My son, why do you hide your face in fear?’

‘Father, can you not see the Erlking?
The Erlking with his crown and tail?’

‘My son, it is a streak of mist.’

‘Sweet child, come with me.
I’ll play wonderful games with you.
Many a pretty flower grows on the shore;
my mother has many a golden robe.’

‘Father, father, do you not hear
what the Erlking softly promises me?’

‘Calm, be calm, my child:
the wind is rustling in the withered leaves.’

‘Won’t you come with me, my fine lad?
My daughters shall wait upon you;
my daughters lead the nightly dance,
and will rock you, and dance, and sing you to sleep.’

‘Father, father, can you not see
Erlking’s daughters there in the darkness?’

‘My son, my son, I can see clearly:
it is the old grey willows gleaming.’

‘I love you, your fair form allures me,
and if you don’t come willingly, I’ll use force.’

‘Father, father, now he’s seizing me!
The Erlking has hurt me!’

The father shudders, he rides swiftly,
he holds the moaning child in his arms;
with one last effort he reaches home;
the child lay dead in his arms.

(Translation by Richard Wigmore)


Beethoven: Sparks of Joy – No. 16

Beethoven’s humor—“The Test of Kisses”
Notes by Fred Haight

This song, “Prüfung des Küssens, WoO 89” (The Test of Kissing), was composed between 1790–1791, for Bonn’s Electoral singer, Joseph Lux. It is for a bass and orchestra. The author of the text is unknown, but this song, in the Italian opera buffa style, is skillfully orchestrated and full of humor.

The text tells of a “wise” mother who instructs her son that to kiss is a sin. The boy does not agree because he gets them free from Doris, and things seem to be fine. They may, however, lead to other woes.

The orchestration is through-composed. There is a surprising amount of variety in the work, including three tempo changes and a shift from 4/4 to 2/2 meter. The orchestra stands independent of the vocal area and doubling the singer only at particular moments such as cadences.

TEXT:
Meine weise Mutter spricht
Meine weise Mutter spricht:
Küssen, Küssen, Kind! ist Sünde!
Und ich armer Sünder finde,
Doch das Ding so böse nicht.

Mord und Diebstahl, weiß ich wohl,
Ist ein schreckliches Vergehen
Aber, trotz, den will ich sehen,
Der mich das beweisen soll.

Meine Küsse stehl’ ich nicht:
Doris gibt von freien Stücken,
Und ich seh’s an ihren Blicken,
Daß ihr wenig Leid geschicht.

Oft begiebt es sich, daß wir
Uns, vor Lust, die Lippen beißen:
Aber soll das Morden heißen?
Gott bewahre mich dafür!

Mutter! Mutter! Schmäherei!
Sünd’ ist Küssen? Ist es eine;
Nun, ich armer Sünder meine,
Daß sie nicht zu lassen se

TRANSLATION:
My wise mother speaks
My wise mother says:
Kissing, kissing, child, is a sin!
Though I do not find the poor sinner
As bad as the thing itself
Murder and theft, I know
Are terrible offenses
But in spite of that I want to see
It proven it to me.

I do not steal my kisses:
Doris gives of her own free will,
And I see it in her looks
That she has little suffering.

It often happens that we
Bite our lips with lust:
But should that be called murder?
God keep me from that!

Mother! Mother! Abuse!
Sin is kissing? They are one;
I mean, this poor sinner of mine,
Should she even be allowed!

“Prüfung des Küssens” (“Examen de los besos”), aria para bajo y orquesta, WoO 89. L. van Beethoven

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