The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second EmpireRating At the demise of empire, City of London financial interests created a web of secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it in a web of offshore islands. Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British jurisdictions and Britain and its […]
Startups: Too Big For ChinaRating 12,000 startups are being created everyday in China. Fifty years ago, you might have heard some parents in the U.S. try to reprimand their children by saying: “eat your food, there’s starving children in China.” But that was a long time ago. Like the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs […]
The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing EconomyRating The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out […]
The State Of Texas (American Culture)Rating An incisive, contrary and witty gaze on the Lone Star State. With a Texan in the White House, espousing Texan values, Christopher Hitchens’ investigation is a chance to see what Texas stands for, what this tells us about America today and what this means for the rest of the […]
Inside the Meltdown9 (90%) 2 votes Will history repeat itself (again)? Housing is back to the 2008 levels before the crash, and interest rates are headed higher. Are you prepared this time? Inside the Meltdown
Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis7.3 (73.33%) 3 votes In times of crisis people seek strong leaders and simple solutions. But what happens when their solutions are identical to the mistakes that caused the very crisis? Directed by Martin Borgs.
America’s Poor Kids (Child Poverty)Rating In the United States, child poverty has reached record levels, with over 16 million children now affected. Food banks are facing unprecedented demand, and homeless shelters now have long waiting lists, as families who have known a much better life have to leave their homes, sometimes with just a few […]