The greatest legacy of the United States has been to declare sovereign authority over all powers requisite for nation state development: to develop national resources through strategic mining, infrastructure, and large scale water diversion and storage projects, to increase food production, to apply cutting edge scientific discoveries in the form of power, transportation, and industry, and above all, to create a national financial system which facilitates these aims.

The videos and articles on this page discuss the path to reclaim these sovereign powers, stretching from the first declaration of economic sovereignty by the Massachusetts Bay Colony, to the formation of the Constitutional Credit System of Alexander Hamilton, Robert Morris, Benjamin Franklin, and others, through to its revival by Abraham Lincoln and the new industrialization under Franklin Roosevelt.

During his visit Saturday morning to the Argentine Congress, as part of his state visit to the country, Chinese President Xi Jinping told gathered legislators that the relations between the two nations were at a "historic take-off point." Their's was not just a bilateral relationship, but a comprehensive strategic one, he said, in which he and Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sha

At the July 16 meeting in Brasilia of heads of state of the BRICS nations and those of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur), Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was the second speaker of the session...

There are several developments from China we have to report to you today:

China's Xi Jinping is breaking with tradition, as next week he will visit Seoul, South Korea and meet with President Park Geun-hye before going to North Korea, emphasizing the importance of South Korea to China. While dealings with North Korea are expected to play a large role in the talks, a bigger issue has arisen.

The inaugural conference of a new Central Asia Expert Club on Eurasian Development, a Tajik organization, was held Thursday in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. It was chaired by Sayfullo Safarov, deputy director of the official Center for Strategic Studies, and addressed by Yuri Krupnov, chairman of the Supervisory Board of Russia's Institute for Demography, Migration and Regional Development (IDMRD).

Today, we're sitting in the context of a publication of a very clear and concise go-through of a necessary recovery plan for today. And it's a very needed, and also unique intervention today, because, by now many people know that Obama needs to go; several things need to change very quickly...

China is moving forward on the proposal of President Xi Jinping last year at the APEC forum in Bali, to create a new financing mechanism, an Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)...

On the trail of the fuller story of FDR's Hamiltonian credit plan which I am currently writing, I have come across a very important find: a 1939 proposal for a permanent industrial loan corporation, similar to FDR's earlier proposed structure of credit banks. The document further reveals Franklin Roosevelt’s plan and intention to establish a true return to a full Hamiltonian credit system.

The 113th Congress is reconvening this week and on their agenda is the fallout from the budget agreement made prior to the winter recess. The budget, as passed, fails to address virtually all of the nation’s underlying economic problems--from unemployment and an increasingly unqualified workforce, to physical economic deficits, an overall lack of productivity, and the looming disaster of the financial system under the post-Glass-Steagall system.

"FDR's Credit Principle," a video lecture first published on on August 2, 2013 is now available in an edited transcript format in four parts. "FDR's Credit Priniciple" investigates the needed transformation of the relations between direct lending institutions and government power, and debt and budgeting.