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U.S. Must Join BRICS and the New Silk Road


Hosted by the Schiller Institute of New England

Quincy, Massachusetts
December 7th, 2014

Video Playlist (YouTube)


Program (PDF format)

Opening Remarks

Bill Ferguson, Moderator

Musical Offering

Schiller Institute Chorus, “Va Pensiero” from Nabucco, by Giuseppe Verdi


Rachel Brinkley, LPAC Policy Committee

Video Address from Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Founder & Chairwoman of the Schiller Institute

Panel 1: The Name for Peace is Economic Development and the BRICS

Hon. Breno Hermann, Consul, Cultural Department, Consulate of Brasil in Boston

Greetings from Russia

Anil Saigal, President of the India Assocation of Greater Boston

Ranjani Saigal, Executive Director of the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of U.S.A.

Message from the Ambassador of the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in New York

Greetings from Phillip Tsokolibane from South Africa

Henry John Bear, State Representative, Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians

Wrap Up

10 Minute Intermission

Musical Offering

Ricardo Lopez, “The March of the Volunteers” by Tian Han

Frank Mathis, “I Remember a Wonderous Moment” by Mikhail Glinka;
Accompanied by Brent Bedford

Panel 2: Physical Economy, Creativity, and Science are the Common Aims of Mankind

Infrastructure, Development and the Fight for Health vs. Diseases (Ebola)

George Hillman, American Entrepreneur

Saket Mishra from the Assocation for India’s Development at M.I.T.

Video Interview with Baifeng Sun, Director of the Confucius Institute at UMASS Boston

Meghan Rouillard, Researcher for 21st Century Science and Technology Magazine

Hon. Andrea Boland, State Representative (Sandford, ME)

Ben Deniston, Researcher for 21st Century Science and Technology Magazine

Cloret Carl Ferguson, Schiller Institute

Musical Offering

Schiller Institute Chorus, Excerpts from “Requiem” by W.A. Mozart

Closing Remarks

Please join us for an informal reception immediately following the event