Videos about Economics
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Upcoming Event Trailer with Edward Snowden, Jeremy Scahill, Jürgen Todenhöfer, Paul Jay, Richard Wolff & Srećko Horvat
EVENT VIDEO TRAILER: Edward Snowden, Jeremy Scahill, Jürgen Todenhöfer, Paul Jay, Richard Wolff & Srećko Horvat On the 15th of January 2017, acTVism Munich is hosting an...
What Is Universal Basic Income?
What is Universal Basic Income? Everyone’s talking about a ‘citizen’s income’ or ‘basic income’, but what on earth is it?! It sounds like a Utopian dream, but support for a...
Withdraw Your Support from The Present System: Put Your Money Into a Black Bank or Credit Union
This is something everyone can do to take some of the power from the present system and put it into the people's hands. Find a bank near you...
How to Transform the Economy: It's about The Story
How to overcome the the forty-year-old economic story that has dominated our lives. It may seem hard, but it's not impossible. 
RSA ANIMATE: Economics Is for Everyone!
‘Economics is for everyone’, argues legendary economist Ha-Joon Chang in our latest mind-blowing RSA Animate. This is the video economists don’t want you to see! Chang explains...
How to Build a Place-Based Economy Where You Live
How can communities rethink ownership to remedy poverty? In this powerful talk, Eric Kornacki shares the story of his journey carrying lessons learned from Central American...
Global Wealth Inequality - What You Never Knew You Never Knew
The richest 300 people in the world are more wealthy than the poorest 3 billion combined, and every year rich countries take over 10 times more money from poor countries than...
Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era
Degrowth: A vocabulary for a new era is a book edited by Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis, which consists of over 50 entries covering various themes related...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Brexit
Britain could soon vote to leave the European Union. John Oliver enlists a barbershop quartet to propose a smarter option. 
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Debt Buyers
Companies that purchase debt cheaply then collect it aggressively are shockingly easy to start. We can prove it! 
The Economics of Happiness (Abridged Version)
This is a shortened version of the award-winning feature-length documentary film, The Economics of Happiness. Cut down from 68 minutes to less than 20, it provides an...
What Is Economic Democracy?
An animated look at David Schweickart's proposal for a next system, grounded in democratic worker cooperatives and built around public control of financial capital. More info...
Peasants for Plutocracy: How the Billionaires Brainwashed America
The following video explores the influence billionaires have had through massive public relations campaigns, fake "grass roots" movements like the Tea Party, and funding of...
Noam Chomsky: Who Rules the World Now?
Cathy Newman's full interview with Philosopher Noam Chomsky. From Trump and Clinton, to climate change, Brexit and TPP, America's foremost intellectuals presents his views on...
What Is a Participatory Workplace?
How can we create participatory workplaces that make decision making more democratic and compensation and job assignments more equitable? In this new animation from the Next...
Street Life: Faces Uncovered (2016)
Our mission is to enlighten and educate the general population about the grassroots issues of poverty and homelessness in Chicago, the US and abroad, and tell the story from...
Why You Can't Afford a Home
We should all be able to afford a home in an area we want to live. But for many of us in the UK, with prices spiralling way beyond incomes, this isn’t a reality.  Instead...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Credit Reports
Credit reports play a surprisingly large role in our lives, but even more surprising is how often they contain critical mistakes. John Oliver helps credit agencies see why this...
Marxism 101: How Capitalism Is Killing Itself With Dr. Richard Wolff
Despite a concerted effort by the U.S. Empire to snuff out the ideology, a 2016 poll found young Americans have a much more favorable view of socialism than capitalism. Though...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Congressional Fundraising
Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to...
Capitalism and Mental Health: How the Market Makes Us Sick
Far from being a far-fetched pipe dream that human beings could never live under, pockets of anarchistic self-activity are what keep us sane in a profoundly insane world. This...
Globalising Aotearoa: A Short Film about Activist Opposition to the TPP in New Zealand
A short film discussing the nature of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and its impact on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the treaty representing the bicultural relationship in...
If the World Were 100 People Would We All Fight Harder for Equality?
If the population of the world was only 100 people, what would society look like? How many people would have shelter? Clean water? Education? Watch this video and find...
How The World Bank Helps Global Corporations Rob The World
Right now, millions of people are being thrown off their land because large corporations are being given special rights. The World Bank is driving this trend with its Doing...
Epic Poem About Money by Benjamin Zephaniah
The 'Love' of money is the root of much evil. So go on then. Get rich or try sharing.
What's a Rigged Economy?
Income inequality is rising and working Americans feel like they aren't getting ahead. Welcome to the rigged economy. Here's how it works.
I Live in Real Poverty, and It's Not What You Think
Kathleen Kerridge's family food budget is £40 per week - to feed five people. She says there is a big gap between the public perception of poverty and what it means for people...
Gross National Happiness Is a Profound Alternative to How Our Failing Economy Measures Progress
Bhutan is a living example that it is possible to develop in a different way, and is creating a caring economy based on the values of altruism, compassion and...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Voting
Every American deserves an equal vote. But in some states, access to voting is becoming less and less equal. 
Dark Money: How Billionaires Are Buying Elections
Billionaires have found a shady way to secretly finance candidates. They use nonprofits as vats of cash to funnel cash to candidates that will advance their interests. 
Why We Should Get Rid Of The Money System in 1 Minute - The Oomun Group
A short excerpt from 'The Truth About Squats: A Brief Guide On How Not To Leave People To Freeze To Death On The Same Streets We Throw Up All Over '. For more information on...
Money for Free (2015)
Around the globe, experiments are conducted with alternatives for the existing social security system that has become stuck. People no longer believe in centrally organised...
#ThisIsACoup - How The EU Destroyed the First Radical Left Gov in Modern History (2015)
Director Theopi Skarlatos and producer Paul Mason present #ThisIsACoup, a four part documentary series telling the story of how the European Union destroyed the first radical...
Global Capitalism: December 2015 Monthly Update
Global Capitalism: December 2015 Monthly Economic Update Richard D. Wolff Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7:30pm "Saving Capitalism from Itself or Saving Us from It? 
A Basic Income for All!
There is enough wealth for all of us.  What if we decided that every human being has a right to income security?  How could a basic income change our lives? Could this relieve...
Reykjavik Rising (2015)
In October 2008 Iceland was hit with one of the biggest financial disasters any nation in the world had experienced. In response, citizens took to the streets creating what is...
Confessions of a Walmart Hitman
Former Walmart executive recounts how he would watch Associates sit in the break room during their lunch hour without eating because they couldn't afford food. Walmart banned...
Does Money Make You Mean? Monopoly May Hold The Answer
What happens when a rigged game of Monopoly makes some players really rich?  (Created in collaboration with AJ+.) Read more and watch Paul Piff's TED talk here.
Chris Hedges on What It Takes to Be a Rebel in Modern Times
Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges sits down with Ben Makuch at the Toronto VICE office to discuss what it takes to be a rebel in modern times. Hedges...
Plutocracy: Political Repression In The U.S.A. (2015)
Plutocracy is the first documentary to comprehensively examine early American history through the lens of class. A multi-part series by filmmaker Scott Noble, Part I focuses on...
Corruption Is Legal in America-And It Goes Like This:
WOW! We knew the system was bad, but this is just twisted beyond comprehension! Thank you Represent.Us for making this. More info: https://represent.us/action/thesolution/
Chris Hedges Talks About Capitalism With Michael Moore
Michael Moore interviews NY Times Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges for the special features section of his documentary 'Capitalism A Love Story'. Hedges explains how...
The UK Flash Sale - Everything Must Go!
The UK is having a flash sale - everything must go, including our sovereignty!
Jesse Ventura: How About a Maximum Wage?
How much income is too much? The former Minnesota governor rallies for the living wage and against the greed at the core of income inequality.
Sam & Margot's Music Video "Burn It Down" Is a Not-So-Subtle Nod to the Corruption on Wall St
Sam & Margot hope to ignite a debate about capitalism and inequality with their new music video, aptly titled "Burn It Down," which recently premiered at The Milwaukee Film...
Who The Real Job Creators Are
This is a clip from Inequality For All, a documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he works to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.
A New World Order Is on the Horizon - Lee Camp on TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership has been approved and this secret agreement between the government and corporations will herald in the New World Order! Get set to pledge...
Money Puzzles - A Film About Money and Debt
Money Puzzles is a documentary film about money and debt and the widespread misunderstanding about what they are and how they function to be found in the media, everyday life...
10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Guaranteed Livable Income
The simplest most effective solution to poverty.
Noam Chomsky on the Economic War on Latin America
Chris Spannos speaks with the acclaimed public intellectual about the shift in US policy toward Cuba and what it signals.  In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly...