The History of the Federal Reserve, A Century of Enslavement, Special Report by James Corbett

What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark about these important matters? In this feature-length documentary film, The Corbett Report explores these important question and pulls back the curtain on America’s central bank.

Some  Things You Might Not Know about the Federal Reserve

  1. Did you know that the Federal Reserve is Americas fourth central bank? The third central  bank was stopped by President Jackson who vetoed it’s renewal saying America must: “take a stand against all grants and monopolies and exclusive privileges, against any prostitution of our Government to the advancement of the few, at the expense of the many.”
  2. Did you know that the Federal Reserved emerged from a secret meeting on Jekyll Island in 1910? The meeting included members of America’s most powerful banking interests and served as the basis for the central bank that exists today.
  3. Did you know that the Federal Reserve was created to bring stability to the banking system, but was admittedly the cause of the Great Depression and widely acknowledged as t he cause of last decades housing bubble?
  4. Did you also know that a 2011 Government Accountability Office report found that Federal Reserve board members issued 4 trillion in bailouts to their own banks during the financial crisis in direct violation of conflict of interest regulations?
  5. And did you know that that the Federal Reserve System considers itself an “independent entity withing government” whose actions are not accountable to any Congress or President?

The Audit the Fed bill is coming up for consideration in the Senate. If you think that it’s time transparency be brought to the Fed, or if you want to learn more visit this page on Campaign for Liberty.

For more information and a  transcript as well as video download visit the Corbett Report.

About James Corbett of the Corbett Report

james corbett the corbett reportThe Corbett Report is edited, webmastered, written, produced and hosted by James Corbett.

James Corbett has been living and working in Japan since 2004. He started The Corbett Report website in 2007 as an outlet for independent critical analysis of politics, society, history, and economics. Since then he has written, recorded and edited over 1000 hours of audio and video media for the website, including a weekly podcast and several regular online video series.

He produces video reports for GRTV, and He is also an editorial writer for The International Forecaster, the weekly e-newsletter created by the late Bob Chapman.

His work has been carried online by a wide variety of websites and his videos have garnered over 22,000,000 views on YouTube alone. His satirical piece on the discrepancies in the official account of September 11th, “9/11: A Conspiracy Theory” was posted to the web on September 11, 2011 and has so far been viewed over 2 million times.