Posted in: Economics, War
Commanding Heights
Episode One: The Battle of Ideas A global economy, energized by technological change and unprecedented flows of people and money, collapses in the wake of a terrorist attack .... The year is 1914. Worldwide war results, exhausting the resources of the great powers and convincing many that the economic system itself is to blame. From the ashes of the catastrophe, an intellectual and political struggle ignites between the powers of government and the forces of the marketplace, each determined to reinvent...
Living in the End Times (According to Slavoj Zizek)
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek, akaThe Elvis of cultural theory, is given the floor to show of his polemic style and whirlwind-like performance. The Giant of Ljubljana is bombarded with clips of popular media images and quotes by modern-day thinkers revolving around four major issues: the economical crisis, environment, Afghanistan and the end of democracy. Zizek grabs the opportunity to ruthlessly criticize modern capitalism and to give his view on our common future. We communists are back! is the closing...
Posted in: Business, Economics
Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street
Quants are the math wizards and computer programmers in the engine room of our global financial system who designed the financial products that almost crashed Wall st. The credit crunch has shown how the global financial system has become increasingly dependent on mathematical models trying to quantify human (economic) behavior. Now the quants are at the heart of yet another technological revolution in finance: trading at the speed of light. What are the risks of treating the economy and its markets as a...
BP: $30 Billion Blowout
The Money Programme team presents an inside account of the BP oil spill. Features a host of interviews with key industry insiders, including world exclusives with Bob Dudley, the new Head of BP and Tony Hayward, his...
We Feed The World
Every day in Vienna the amount of unsold bread sent back to be disposed of is enough to supply Austria's second-largest city, Graz. Around 350,000 hectares of agricultural land, above all in Latin America, are dedicated to the cultivation of soybeans to feed Austria's livestock while one quarter of the local population starves. Every European eats ten kilograms a year of artificially irrigated greenhouse vegetables from southern Spain, with water shortages the result. In WE FEED THE WORLD, Austrian filmmaker...
Bloomberg Game Changers: Mark Zuckerberg
Bloomberg Game Changers" follows the career of Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive officer of Facebook Inc. and one of the world's youngest billionaires. This program features interviews with Tyler Winklevoss, Cameron Winklevoss and Divya Narendra, who accused Zuckerberg of stealing their idea for the social-networking website, Yuri Milner, chief executive officer of Digital Sky Technologies, Michael Wolf, former president and chief operating officer of Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks, and David...
Posted in: Business, Economics
The Fabulous Life Of Billion Dollar Wall Street Ballers
Ever thought about how those Wallstreet Brokers lived, while speculating with your money and burning it in the financial crisis? In this documentary you see the homes of Billionaires and multi Millionaires who earned their money on Wallstreet, the good way and the bad...
Posted in: Economics, Society
MeltUp: The Beginning Of A US Currency Crisis And Hyperinflation
The documentary proves through facts and statistics how hyperinflation in the U.S. is now inevitable and how Americans could soon see the end of entitlement programs they have become dependent on to live and survive. Meltup features Gerald Celente, Peter Schiff, Ron Paul, Marc Faber, Jim Rogers, Tom Woods, and others. NIA believes Meltup is the most important economic documentary ever produced in world history and a must see for you, your friends, and family members. Please spread the word about the documentary...
¿Sería Buenos Aires?
(Spanish with English subtitles) A universal story that touches upon many of the themes that cross the modern world we live in: dislocation of people, destruction of their dreams overnight by crises they are not responsible for and their efforts to...