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.

Today I am going to be speaking to you about Franklin Roosevelt’s Credit principle, and how he brought the United States out of the depression through re-establishing an approximation of the Hamiltonian Bank of the United States Credit System.

The following is a transcription of opening remarks delivered by Lyndon LaRouche during a video discussion with the LaRouchePAC Policy Committee on July 8, 2013, broadcast on [footnote][/footnote] —

Lawrence Freeman, of EIR's Africa Desk, delivered a presentation under the title assigned to him, 'Africa's Great Deficit: Challenges of Infrastructure Decay, Peace, and Economic Development' on May 28, at the headquarters of the African Union in New York City.