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.

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).