Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring On Sex, Lies And Global Economics (1995)

In this feature-length documentary, Marilyn Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as a value system in which all goods and activities are related only to their monetary value. As a result, unpaid work (usually performed by women) is unrecognized while activities that may be environmentally and socially detrimental are deemed productive. Waring maps out an alternative vision based on the idea of time as the new currency. Despite being a New Zealand citizen and MP, it was the National Film Board of Canada that made this documentary on her work, based on a book that was published in 1988 "If Women Counted" (Later released as Counting for Nothing). Wikipedia: If Women Counted (1988) by Marilyn Waring, former New Zealand Member of Parliament, is an influential[1]... read more
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Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring On Sex, Lies And Global Economics (1995)