An Inconvenient Death

For those who enjoyed the documentaries: “Capitalism: a love story”
and “Enron: the Smartest Guys in the Room” comes a middle class take
on the economic collapse. “An Inconvenient Death” documents the death
of the American working class and the catastrophic debt that is
crushing American society. From the creator of “World`s Best Crap”.

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  • Cvbcxvb

    worlds best crap documentary

  • Roly_super7

    wow this suks dick

  • This doc sucks so bad

    Never watch this, it’s fucking terrible.

  • Johnny

    Well this a decent documentary as far as some of the information contained within it, and the fact it’s one of the few I’ve seen to put forward both right-wing and left-wing views on the matter in a way that actually shows some unity(though leaning more to the right).

    But the production value is deserving of the title ‘best crap’, and the beginning especially seemed to be mocking people and families who have suffered significantly because of the economic troubles.

    But people do need to gain some commonsense and understand that under this current system we can’t keep spending more money(government spending) while cutting the taxes that cover all that spending.

    Not unless you change the system drastically somehow to provide a new source of revenue, like legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana(while also significantly decreasing spending on policing as a result).

    Does nobody understand how to balance a budget these days?

    You can’t spend more than you have without eventually getting steamrolled by reality and ‘paying up’ in some way.

    Do you think the multinational corporations and banks we are indebting ourselves to are just going to wipe the debts clean some day out of good will?

    Someday Jesus will return and wave a magic wand and all the debts will just disappear and we will all live happily ever after…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1437895267 Art Farmer

    what is this shit i dont get it?

    • Johnny

      It’s very simple – spending money we don’t have = problems.

      If we manage to save ourselves now though then it’s no biggie, with this band-aid “fix” we can lay the problems off on our children and grandchildren instead and we can keep enjoying our cell phones that make pancakes(props George Carlin, R.I.P) and pretend like their is no problem at all.

      People are spending money they don’t have and it’s causing problems, the clear solution is to give lots of money to the people that already have 90%+ of it and to encourage more lower class people to spend more money that they don’t have so it will solve everything…

      And by ‘solve everything’ I do of course mean continue lining the pockets of the already super-wealthy and continue destroying everyone else while continuing to indebt us ever more to the super-wealthy, and eventually we can drop all this “civil rights”, “workers rights” and “unions” bullshit and just be good, proper slaves while we work to pay off our insanely massive debts to them.

      But nah they wouldn’t do that to us, they only do that to poor African, Asian, Latino/South American, ‘Slavic’ and Arab people, right?

      • Pandoruix

         Im Anglosaxin and they are doing it to me

      • Pandoruix

         Im Anglosaxin and they are doing it to me

      • Pandoruix

         Im Anglosaxin and they are doing it to me

  • Hector Saez

    Whereas many points are accurate, I would dispute that the depreciating currency is a problem. It would be if very high inflation resulted. But it has not, because we have switched to buying more American products and fewer foreign products. A problem I see in this respect is our dependence on foreign oil. The Chinese will not dump dollar-denominated assets because that would prevent us from buying their goods in the immediate future. A second inaccurate point is that Social Security is underfunded. It is actually fully funded until 2037. Removing the income cap on social security taxes and relying on a means-test (can’t get SS if you don’t need it), would fund the program forever. BTW, the Bush tax cuts are the single most important source feeding the deficit, followed by the costs and lower tax receipts associated with the crisis, brought to you by bankers. See this: http://jhaines6.wordpress.com/2011/05/21/bush-era-tax-cuts-projected-as-largest-contributor-to-public-debt-chart/ and scroll down. The problem is health care costs, i.e. the money earned by pharmaceuticals, insurance companies, and service providers for the insured, and the money paid out by taxpayers that goes to the uninsured for mostly basic services. Finally, it seemed to me that the documentary makers do not sufficiently understand that wages have barely risen (in real terms) in the US since 1973. People work longer hours and have less vacation time. Credit cards are convenient when, but debt become necessary when wages do not grow.

  • Hector Saez

    Whereas many points are accurate, I would dispute that the depreciating currency is a problem. It would be if very high inflation resulted. But it has not, because we have switched to buying more American products and fewer foreign products. A problem I see in this respect is our dependence on foreign oil. The Chinese will not dump dollar-denominated assets because that would prevent us from buying their goods in the immediate future. A second inaccurate point is that Social Security is underfunded. It is actually fully funded until 2037. Removing the income cap on social security taxes and relying on a means-test (can’t get SS if you don’t need it), would fund the program forever. BTW, the Bush tax cuts are the single most important source feeding the deficit, followed by the costs and lower tax receipts associated with the crisis, brought to you by bankers. See this: http://jhaines6.wordpress.com/2011/05/21/bush-era-tax-cuts-projected-as-largest-contributor-to-public-debt-chart/ and scroll down. The problem is health care costs, i.e. the money earned by pharmaceuticals, insurance companies, and service providers for the insured, and the money paid out by taxpayers that goes to the uninsured for mostly basic services. Finally, it seemed to me that the documentary makers do not sufficiently understand that wages have barely risen (in real terms) in the US since 1973. People work longer hours and have less vacation time. Credit cards are convenient when, but debt become necessary when wages do not grow.

  • pwndecaf

    I agree with the earlier comment that there is good info here but it is not really connected to any solutions.  The closest this documentary came to an answer was corporations sitting on all their profits.  These are the supposed job-providers which are supposed to trickle down to the middle class all of their excess, feeding the dogs under the table.

    No trickle down happening, as it is and always was a fallacy.  30 years of it has produced nothing worthwhile for those who are supposed to wait for a trickle.  Still waiting!  Get off your bags of money and do some R&D, at least.

  • TheHouseGuy

    Sometimes it takes a little more than pulling thinly related video clips together over a good soundtrack to make a documentary.  This was terrible.

  • pearlstlimo

    is there some way to lose the commercials?

  • Lea

     
    Watch “Not for Sale”, it’s a lot better and actually gives solutions!

  • Lea

     
    Watch “Not for Sale”, it’s a lot better and actually gives solutions!

  • Hootiejohnston

    keeps saying “america” but all the cityscapes are Vancouver BC Canada?

  • Dick

    documentaryfail.com

  • Pascha

    Hardly creative or novel.

  • Pascha

    Hardly creative or novel.

  • Pascha

    Hardly creative or novel.

  • adgj

    the gun shot noises were kind of stupid

  • Truth

    wake americans, you all are being destroyed by internal enemies, send troops to kill fed reserve and big banks cartel

  • Outkast173

    when I read “NASA costs are a problem”..it was time to turn this garbage off.

  • Guest Critic

    This is sloppy and pointless.

  • Eltolley

    Thanks for the warnings! I’ll pass on this one

  • http://documentaryheaven.com Timo

    I watched until the yogurt commercial. This asshole is part of the problem. Gimme, gimme mine and screw the rest of ya. Unbelievable, they wont be happy until we’re all forced to wear glasses that pound commercials into our heads 24/7. Goggles would work better, but they’d also keep out the pepper spray.