By Ezra Pound The author is claimed by many to have been the USA’s greatest poet. One of his main pasions may be fouind in his total condemnation of usury and his advocacy of a reform of the banking system. He supported the Social Credit system and their proposals.. He was imprisoned in a cage in Italy after the war for having spoken out in favourof Fascism on the Italian radio..When back in the USA. he was confined to a mental institution as a dissident voice and as an alternative to a prison sentence.pp.16