Ellen Brown explains the seeds of the current economic situation and why the system must be changed if we are to create a sustainable peaceful economy. She is the author of, The Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth about Our Money System and How We Can Break Free. It is an extremely enlightening and remarkable book, providing an understanding to our world and the current economic crisis and providing monetary and banking solutions that will take us out of this crisis and benefit the people.
In this interview she talks extensively on money and what is needed to end the Federal Reserve. She gives a compact history on money lending reaching back to the days of Benjamin Franklin in early America where he set up a public bank in Pennsylvania that sounds much like what we need, today.