German Schiller Institute: The New Politics Takes Over

30 de abril de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>German Schiller Institute: The New Politics Takes Over</h1><p>April 30 (EIRNS)--On April 28, the German Schiller Institute held its national membership meeting in Wiesbaden, attended by about 60 guests, 53 of these members with voting rights, of whom about half were LaRouche Youth Movement (LYM) activists.<div class="right_image"><img src="/files/pictures/da043f48758c483a39fb1a8d537851f7/original.jpg" /></div></p><p>Schiller Institute chairwoman Helga Zepp-LaRouche introduced her keynote with a reference to the highly important new strategic developments in Russia, with Lyndon LaRouche's statement read at the Megaprojects Conference in Moscow, Russia, occurring in a situation which Russian President Putin himself just described as resembling the early 1980s missile crisis in Europe.</p><p>Unlike the Soviet Union's rejection of LaRouche's SDI proposal for war-avoidance then, today, the Russians invited LaRouche to address them on the perspective of the Bering Strait Tunnel, as a new war avoidance strategy of cooperation between the US and Russia.</p><p>This is a breakthrough of strategic importance, Helga Zepp-LaRouche said, then giving a review of 23 years of Schiller Institute activities, in the US, Europe, Ibero America, India, and China-where the 1996 conference took place on the Eurasian Landbridge concept.</p><p>The entire concept of development corridors, as referenced by many people today, comes originally from Lyndon LaRouche. Before 1994, it simply did not exist.</p><p>The new Institute executive was elected, with Helga Zepp-LaRouche as chairwoman, Ulrike Lillge and Portia Tarumbwa (LYM) as vice chairs, and Rainer Apel as treasurer.</p><p>The LYM concluded the event with a culture program, reciting from and discussing, Friedrich Schiller's Aesthetical Letters, The Mission of Moses, and other writings. Portia Tarumbwa performed Schumann's setting of Schiller's poem, Des Maedchen's Klage (The Maiden's Complaint).</p><p>On Sunday, the LYM contingent which had come to Wiesbaden from Berlin, split into two squads, one deploying to Stuttgart, southwest Germany, and the other larger squad, to the western Ruhr region, to deploy there for a week and rebuild and expand their network.</p></div></body>