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February 09 2014

21:30

The Taxing Question of Land

The Taxing Question of LandRecession, unemployment, poverty, a lack of funding for public services, battling the deficit, the rising cost of health care, not having enough money to buy a home... what is the source to these economic troubles? Why is it so hard to afford a roof over our heads?...

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Tags: Economics

January 28 2014

23:51

Not Business As Usual

Not Business As UsualThe 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....

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Tags: Economics

December 18 2013

00:36

The Plague of the Black Debt

The Plague of the Black DebtMoneyWeek claims that everything about the way you live your life could change very badly. How you save your money, your retirement plan, the way you safeguard your assets... all of these things they believe are under a great danger. They don't make this forecast without evidence,...

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Tags: Economics

November 15 2013

16:00

The Treason Trilogy: Capitalism, Terror and Doom

The Treason Trilogy: Capitalism, Terror and DoomCasino Capitalism. The moment that defined the chaos of the 21st century is the financial atomic bomb that exploded in the heart of the world's banking system, sucking up the lifeblood of the global economy, the credit that keeps the wheels of fortune turning. Banks grown too...

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Tags: Economics

November 12 2013

19:37

Wage Crisis

Wage CrisisThe American working underclass has been under extreme tension for some time. Now with politicians not inclined to increase the minimum wage and food stamps stretched thin, the social ramification could be disastrous. The recession is not over for most American citizens. Most Americans have basically seen...

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Tags: Economics

November 06 2013

16:00

The Wall Street Code

The Wall Street CodeSuper quick computers and advanced mathematical formulas have largely taken over trading on the financial markets from human beings - algorithms which seem to have a life of their own. Algorithms secretly lie waiting for the moment that your Apple share or your pension money gets on...

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Tags: Economics

October 09 2013

18:07

Buy Buy Europe

Buy Buy EuropeThe Eurozone was built at the high point of the neo-liberalism and the people who built it actually believed in their effort. They believed that if we had liberalized banks they would send money to where it is most needed and they believed that if you left...

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Tags: Economics

October 07 2013

12:00

Getting Rich

Getting RichIt is one of the most extraordinary transformations of our time - China. A country long in the grip of communism is now devoted to private enterprise. That is what they had to do for the ordinary people of China to become richer. This new economic superpower...

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Tags: Economics

September 21 2013

12:00

China or Bust

China or BustChina – a superpower emerging at breakneck speed. It’s the Holy Grail for risk-taking entrepreneurs. Every day, hundreds of British businessmen arrive full of hope and expectation. It’s the land of opportunity. It’s a place where dreams can come true. But Chinese entrepreneurs, unleashed after 50 years...

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Tags: Economics

September 17 2013

12:00

Four Horsemen

Four HorsemenOver the centuries systems have been subtly modified, manipulated and even corrupted often to serve the interests of the few. We’ve continually accepted these changes and because man can adjust to living under virtually any conditions, the trait that’s enabled us to survive is the very trait...

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Tags: Economics

July 30 2013

19:29

China: The Orient Excess

China: The Orient ExcessWhat impact the super rich are having in China and what is their prominence and ostentation saying about the Communist Party’s complicated attitude to capitalism? Young entrepreneurs are the reflection of Chinese society today. Only two things count: money and success. You can never have enough money....

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Tags: Economics

July 16 2013

13:27

The World’s Richest City

The World’s Richest CitySingapore is a playground for the mega rich; the place to park their wealth. As people get more affluent, they want to look at more luxury items, better homes, better cars, and better yachts. Billionaires, tycoons and big foreign firms are drawn there by the low taxes,...

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Tags: Economics

July 12 2013

12:00

Richie Rich gets Richer

Richie Rich gets RicherHow can it be that the luxury industry is booming while across Europe there is austerity and benefits are being cut? The explanation is surprisingly simple. The rich of this world have become even richer since the economic crisis in 2009. Each year they’ve seen an average...

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Tags: Economics

June 25 2013

12:00

Debt: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Debt: The Good, the Bad and the UglyYou may think that money is invented to make exchange easier. You could imagine that at some point in prehistory. A hunter just shot a deer and a farmer has some carrots and they want to exchange but the meat is worth much more than the carrots.

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Tags: Economics

May 26 2013

12:00

Money and Life

Money and LifeMoney and Life is a passionate and inspirational essay-style documentary that asks a provocative question: can we see the economic crisis not as a disaster, but as a tremendous opportunity? This cinematic odyssey connects the dots on our current economic pains and offers a new story of

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Tags: Economics

May 20 2013

12:00

Trading on Thin Air

Trading on Thin AirTrading on Thin Air explains the methods used by the financial oligarchy in the past to extract the wealth of the nation and shows how the same strategy is being used today to subvert a movement for conservation and sustainability and harness it in order to create

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Tags: Economics

May 14 2013

12:00

Breaking Inequality

Breaking InequalityBreaking Inequality is a documentary film about the corruption between Washington and Wall Street that has resulted in the largest inequality gap in the history of America. It is a film that exposes the truth behind the single event that occurred back in the early 70′s that

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Tags: Economics

May 11 2013

12:00

The Food Speculator

The Food SpeculatorAssuming the role of a speculator, director Kees Brouwer tries to find out whether he is merely taking advantage of the opportunity offered to investors by the food scarcity, or that, through this abstract world of financial products, he is drastically interfering in poor people’s lives. Increasing

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Tags: Economics

May 08 2013

00:00

The Chicago Sessions

The Chicago SessionsWidely 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 it is

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March 27 2013

13:00

The Tax Free Tour

The Tax Free TourWhere do multinationals pay taxes and how much? Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight director Marije Meerman (the maker of Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street and Money and Speed: Inside the Black Box), takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and

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Tags: Economics
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