Search Results in Economics

2014. The burning question right now for Scotland is: Would it be richer or poorer if it became independent, than if it stays with the United Kingdom? Is there a clear economic case for Scotland either to constitute itself as an independent nation or remain part of the UK? Scotland is on the market,...
The Best Practices in Rural Alberta Project culminated in September 2012, after two and a half years of community engagement; research into the examination of leadership strengths and practices; incredible youth development; and video capture in preparation for a documentary film. This documentary p...

FUEL

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Eleven years in the making, FUEL is the in-depth personal journey of filmmaker and eco-evangelist Josh Tickell, who takes us on a hip, fast-paced road trip into America’s dependence on foreign oil.Combining a history lesson of the US auto and petroleum industries and interviews with a wide range of...
It is among the most famous of the great defenses of victimless crimes and controversial economic practices, from profiteering and gouging to bribery and blackmail. However, beneath the surface, this book is also an outstanding work of microeconomic theory that explains the workings of economic forc...
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Like many in the 1980’s, Nick Leeson wanted to be rich and successful, but Nick Leeson was also a very strange man, he had an extraordinary ability to manipulate and deceive those around him. This is his story. It is also a story about those he deceived. They willingly entered into a dream he wove,...
“Mark Whitacre-Operation Harvest King,” tells the story of Mark Whitacre, a high-level executive with Archer Daniels Midland, a Fortune 500 company, who worked undercover for three years to expose the largest price-fixing conspiracy in U.S. history.
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In Debt We Trust shows how the mall replaced the factory as America's dominant economic engine and how big banks and credit card companies buy our Congress and drive us into what a former major bank economist calls modern serfdom.Americans and our government owe trillions in consumer debt and the na...
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Money is just information, a way we measure what we trade, nothing of value in itself. And we can make it ourselves, to work as a complement to conventional money. It's just a matter of design. Money is at the intersection of nearly every aspect of modern life. Most of us take the monetary system fo...

Born Rich

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First-time filmmaker Jamie Johnson, a 23-year-old heir to the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical fortune, captures the rituals, worries and social customs of the young Trumps, Vanderbilts, Newhouses and Bloombergs in the documentary special, BORN RICH, a 2003 Sundance Film Festival selection. Offe...
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East Timor is one of the poorest countries in Asia. Its only economic hope for the future lies in massive reserves of oil and gas in the Timor Sea. But as small and young a state as it may be, it is certainly a nation of fighters. It’s now taking on some of the world’s biggest private en...
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Henry Hazlitt wrote this book following his stint at the New York Times as an editorialist. His hope was to reduce the whole teaching of economics to a few principles and explain them in ways that people would never forget. It worked. He relied on some stories by Bastiat and his own impeccable capac...
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The mighty Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, a giant which has fallen from grace. It’s sales are down and it’s also facing a criminal investigation into how it overstated it’s profits. In this film from panorama they take a peek into the inner workings of one of the UK&#8217...
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Evidence from Switzerland suggests that prescribing heroin can reduce crime and increase levels of employment among addicts. While still illegal in the UK, cannabis was downgraded to a category C drug in January 2004. Would drug legalisation really reduce crime overall, and would it make drug use an...
This episode tells the incredible story of how business has turned grain into one of the biggest success stories of the modern food industry.With unprecedented access to the world’s largest food companies, including Kellogg’s, this is the inside story of how breakfast cereals have transf...
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The traditional form of capitalism is putting a product or service to the market and making money. However, some businessmen contemplate that the real entrepreneurship is to figure out how the world is better off because of your product or service and bring that into the marketplace.Business is a ki...
Jordan Maxwell honors Jason Whitney with a special twenty-minute introduction into the esoteric foundation of words and terms frequently used in present-day society.Jason Whitney presents a brief, yet elaborate Power Point production which offers key insight as to how our legal system is predicated...
Documentary telling the story of how the Edinburgh-based Royal Bank of Scotland fell from grace in October 2008 under the leadership of chief executive Fred Goodwin, coming close to collapse as it posted record-breaking losses of $24billion. Senior figures at the institution at the time of the gover...
Protesters, Pirates, even Kidnappers are targeting todays super rich. Some say these threats are intensifying and as a result billionaires from around the world are fortifying their personal security with sophisticated, cutting edge and so called head of state level protection. From high security on...
After assessing today’s dwindling oil reserves and skyrocketing use of oil for fuels, plastics and chemicals, documentary The Oil Factor questions the motives for the U.S. wars in the Middle-East and Central Asia where 3/4 of the world’s oil and natural gas is located.With exclusive footage shot on...
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People all around the world are becoming increasingly dependent on a small number of large multinational businesses. Monsanto controls 90% of the production of genetically modified seeds. Microsoft holds an 88.26% market share of the software industry, followed by apple with Mac who hold 9.93%. Ever...
Part 1: The Keynes vs Hayak Rap. Part 2: Economics in One Lession. Part 3: How An Economy Grows and Why It Doesnt. Part 4: An Introduction to Austrian Economics.Economic progress is the number one enemy of the state. The richer people are, the less dependent, and the poorer people are, the more depe...
With the ever growing number of sanctions being put on North Korea, the hermit country is becoming increasing cut off from the rest of the world. This film asks the question, how is it Kim Jong Un’s regime has managed to stay in power given the fact that the country is suffering financially fr...
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For more than two years Europe has teetered on the edge of an economic precipice – one of the factors that has pushed Britain back into recession. How exactly did Europe get itself into the current financial mess? Talking to historians, economists and politicians, BBC business editor Robert Pe...
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371 Swiss banks stand accused of collaborating with the Nazis during World War II. This was suspected at the time by by U.S. Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau, who began investigating this collaboration. He found the Swiss were not alone. His archives reveal that both British and American banke...
It is the biggest tech listing in history, but is it the real deal or just an internet bubble? After all the speculation, the social network Facebook finally announced it was going public to raise at least $5bn -sparking all sorts of frenzy and hyperbole over 'the mother of all tech listings'. And t...
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Are You Prepared for the Impending Global Fiat Currency (U.S. Dollar) Collapse? Global Monetary collapse is 100% assured as a result of the nature of Fiat Money (unbacked currency units). History proves that every fiat currency returns to its intrinsic value over time - Zero! The U.S. Dollar has now...
In a special programme, RTE Television examines whether Ireland's property bubble is about to burst. In Future Shock: Property Crash, journalist Richard Curran assesses the chances of a significant readjustment to Irish property prices, and asks who will feel the most pain if the market does crash?...
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A short documentary on the residents fighting Donald Trump’s golf development on the Menie Estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Directed and Presented by James Trosh.
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A thriller about a genius algorithm builder who dared to stand up against Wall Street. Haim Bodek, aka The Algo Arms Dealer.From the makers of the much-praised Quants: the Alchemists of Wall Street and Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box. Now the long-awaited final episode of a trilogy in search of...
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Free to Choose maintains that the free market works best for all members of a society, provides examples of how the free market engenders prosperity, and maintains that it can solve problems where other approaches have failed.Episode 1: The Power of the Market. Finding examples in his visits to Hong...
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Pig Business is Big Business. This film documentary investigates therise of factory pig farming, a system which abuses animals, pollutesthe environment, threatens human health through dangerous overuse ofantibiotics, and wrecks rural communities. The film shows how this USAdeveloped system has been...
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This feature length documentary present a searing indictment of the Coca-Cola empire and its alleged kidnapping, torture and murder of union leaders trying to improve working conditions in Colombia, Guatemala and Turkey.The filmmakers follow labour rights lawyers Daniel Kovalik and Terry Collingswor...
Move over India – Manila is the new call center capital of the world. With its English-speaking workforce, geopolitical stability and embracement of Western culture, the Philippines is fast becoming the world’s hottest destination for call centers.Established in just a decade, the outsourcing indust...
Warren Buffett is the greatest investor of all time. His decisions about buying shares and companies have beaten the stock market year after year and made him the richest person in the world - thought to be worth 37 billion dollars.Yet Buffett lives modestly in his native Omaha, in America's mid-Wes...
Money Talks exposes the questionable tactics that big drug companies use to make record profits by playing with the safety of our family’s health care. Using misleading advertising, attractive “drug reps” who wine and dine doctors and other unethical practices, the drug industry ma...

Floored

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Released in 2009, Floored is a film which explores the people and business behind the trading pits of Chicago. For over 150 years, the Chicago trading floors have been home to the most primal method of buying and selling.In 1997, more than 10,000 people traded on these floors but later that year a n...
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End of Liberty exposes from a real life perspective how the U.S. is headed for a complete societal collapse. All Americans are now experiencing countless warning signs on a daily basis that a societal collapse is near.Unfortunately, most Americans don't understand the significance of these warning s...
It's counter-intuitive but, the less you pay, the more you get back. The new documentary from Sensible Investing TV sets out to de-bunk the notion that, when it comes to investing, you get what you pay for.Robin Powell's new documentary – to be shown in ten short weekly instalments, is a must-view...

IMF in Focus

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A special focus on the International Monetary Fund and whether it is suited for its purpose.There were violent protests on the streets of Istanbul as the IMF held its annual meeting. We look at whether recession-hit Turkey can actually live without the IMF. We also ask if the IMF has lived up to its...
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Widely known philosopher and University of Chicago Law School professor Martha Nussbaum explores the ethical implications of the financial crisis during three sessions with a group of ten talented law and philosophy students. The grounds of the University of Chicago provide a compelling arena, since...
The topic of this show entitled Economics 101 deals with the subject of Economic Calculation, Market Rationale and its effects, along with considerations of the Scientific Principles of Sustainability.This episode features long winded and generally insulting rhetoric, a special guest Gremlin, CID’s...