One Belt, One Road:
The Promise of A New Economic Platform
for the World
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM and
Friday, April 14, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Classical Music Concert - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday, April 14
New York City
It is now not only possible, but urgent, that all nations pivot in the direction of the new technological, scientific and economic progress and cooperation that is proposed in the China "New Silk Road" policy. This May 14-15, when more than 20 heads of state convene in Beijing, the United States has the opportunity to join with China and Russia in advancing this policy to become a worldwide reality.
Twenty years ago, Helga Zepp-LaRouche, founder of the Schiller Institute, gave a keynote speech at a conference in Beijing on precisely that policy, and the proceedings of that conference were published in a report entitled The Eurasian Land-Bridge: The "New Silk Road"--Locomotive for World Economic Development." Known since 1997 as "the Silk Road Lady," Zepp-LaRouche's Schiller Institute is for the past two decades the world's leading authority on this policy, outside of China itself. More importantly, in the last three years, the Schiller Institute has proposed an entirely new conception: the World Land-Bridge. This is nothing less than a new world economic platform, requiring that research and development on the frontiers of space technology in particular become a "science driver" to "defeat the common enemies of man:tyranny, poverty, disease and war itself," as President John Kennedy stated in his Inaugural Speech of January 1961.
The Four Laws, a restatement by economist Lyndon LaRouche of the principles contained in Alexander Hamilton's Four Treasury reports which created the American Presidency's unique power to act to defend and improve the General Welfare of the people of the United States, are indeed the basis for a new American "win-win" diplomacy. The First Law, the restoration of Franklin Roosevelt's Glass-Steagall Act, is a policy already advocated by then-presidential candidate Trump in the 2016 presidential campaign, advocated in the Platform of both the Democratic and Republican Parties, and reasserted as the new Administration's intent on several occasions since the inauguration. Directing non-speculative credit for massive physical production, reorganizing national banking through the U.S. Treasury, collaborating with Russia, China, India and other nations for joint work in space, starting with returning to the Moon, including mining helium-3 as a fuel for the world's first generation of commercial thermonuclear fusion reactors--these are worthy objectives of great nations.
Greatness for America need not come at the expense of the rest of the world. The new Trump Administration has indeed already acted to lower the threshold of world conflict by its expression of an intent to constructively engage the nations of Russia and China. What, however, should the ongoing content of that policy of engagement be? What is the method by means of which the United States might help the world walk away from the dead end of geopolitics forever, through a "win-win" policy?
To discuss that policy's content and method, the Schiller Institute and the China Energy Fund Committee have proposed an assembly of scholars, diplomats, organizational representatives, students, business people and interested private citizens to exchange in a "dialogue of civilizations", to discuss how such a win-win policy might become clearer, and better known. We need to emphasize the common aims of mankind, and thereby seek "to secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity." Please join us Thursday, April 13, and Friday, April 14, and come prepared to participate in what is arguably the most important discussion of our lifetime.
* Registration is required to attend this conference. Standard registration fee is $50, students and seniors is $25. Registration fee is payable at the door or in advance by calling the number below.
To pre-register, or for more information call 201-562-9890.