They robbed us all, and Michael Moore is going to reveal how. Coming to theaters on 2.10.09. Capitalism explores the root causes of the global economic meltdown and take a comical look at the corporate and political shenanigans that culminated in what Moore described as the biggest robbery in the history of this country - the massive transfer of U.S. taxpayer money to private financial institutions.
This video gives an introduction to GNH - Gross National Happiness as an alternative to GDP.
Excerpts from the seminar with Guy Standing, Professor of Economic Security, University of Bath talking about his new book, The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class.
Prophets of Doom is an 90 minute, American documentary, that focuses on Water resources, Finance, Peak Oil, Terrorism and Artificial Intelligence. Each of the previosly listed topics are presented by a master in that feild of study. The documentry can be a bit extravagent at times, focusing on the drama of future financial collapes and potential technological disasters, however it does comprehend some issues which are very relevant and includes some very thought provoking predictions with some startling statistics to match.
Susan George, author of more than a dozen books, is the Chair of the Planning Board of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, a fellowship of scholars living throughout the world whose work is intended to contribute to social justice. Born in the United States and now living near Paris, George became a French citizen in 1994. From 1999 to 2006, she served as Vice-President of ATTAC France (Association for Taxation of Financial Transaction to Aid Citizens). She is currently focusing her attention on the issue of neo-liberal globalization and engaged in a a campaign to democratize the World Trade Organization.
Post Growth’s Donnie Maclurcan offers the following challenge – by 2050, could we evolve a not-for-profit world, where every business has as its primary objective, the fulfilment of social needs?