The LaRouche Organization Has No Affiliation with the "LaRouche PAC"By Jason Ross and Helga Zepp-LaRouche
In light of the arrest of Solomon Peña, identified by the “LaRouche PAC” as a “LaRouche PAC Candidate," The LaRouche Organization reiterates that it has no affiliation or association with the so-called “LaRouche PAC.”
In early 2021, The LaRouche Organization posted a statement written by Schiller Institute founder Helga Zepp-LaRouche explaining why we disclaimed any affiliation with the group, which, despite its name, no longer represents the policies of Lyndon LaRouche. The LaRouche Organization wrote at that time:
Helga Zepp-LaRouche … widow of the renowned American economist and statesman Lyndon LaRouche … has issued a letter to the Lyndon LaRouche Political Action Committee (LPAC) and its Treasurer, Barbara Boyd, demanding that they “immediately cease and desist, both now and in the future” from “using Mr. LaRouche’s name, likeness, and potentially other confusingly similar terms.”
Zepp-LaRouche explained why in a statement — Why “LaRouchePAC” No Longer Represents the Policies of Lyndon LaRouche — including the following:
My requests for the PAC to adhere to the policies of the LaRouche movement and to not associate the LaRouche name with policies that were inconsistent with our views, which started to occur within the PAC immediately after the death of Mr. LaRouche, were rebuked to such an extent that Mrs. Boyd and a group of individuals sharing her views issued a document in November 2020 proclaiming their “irrevocable” independence from the leadership of the LaRouche movement, myself included, founded by my husband over 50 years ago.
While paying lip service to some of Lyndon LaRouche’s ideas, and using video footage of him, in reality the political positions of the PAC increasingly diverged from the policies of the LaRouche movement and my late husband…
LaRouche PAC is not affiliated with or associated in any way with Helga Zepp-LaRouche and has not been for a long time.