Videos about Globalization
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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...
The Worm Is Turning (2015)
THE WORM IS TURNING tells the story of how corporate agribusiness is taking over the world's food production in the name of 'efficiency' and 'feeding a starving world' - while...
How the World Runs on Looting the Congo
Every drone flown by the U.S. military has inside a piece of the Democratic Republic of the Congo--a valuable mineral, of which the DRC has trillions of dollars worth buried...
Ladakh : Breaking Stereotypes (2016)
Ladakh is that one place, which is by default on everyone's Bucket List. But what happens, when a pristine land becomes a tourist hotspot? Last year I went on a trip to Ladakh...
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...
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Encryption
Strong encryption poses problems for law enforcement, is weakening it worth the risks it presents? It's...complicated. 
The Revenge of the Fallists
This week we take a look at the nefarious capitalist mechanism called free trade agreements, with a focus on world wide resistance to the TPP or Trans Pacific Partnership plus...
Connecting The Dots Between Global Oppressions
What do rising sea levels in Bangladesh, the break up of public utilities in Ghana and austerity in the UK have in common? They’re all part of the same global story. The...
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...
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...
GAPS
Experimental road movie. Gaps: offsets, fractures, voids in our modern lives... Direction, Image, Sound, Editing, Mixing & Soundtrack by Tamara Laï 4'40"...
The Island of All Together
Every summer many European tourists travel to the Greek island Lesbos for a sunny holiday. This year thousands of refugees crossed the sea from Turkey and arrived on the island...
System Change Not Climate Change
The greatest challenges of our time is to end unjust distribution in the world and to fight climate change. What is stopping us? And what can YOU do to make a...
The Shrimp You Eat May Have Been Peeled by Slaves
Shrimp peeled in forced-labor factories in Thailand gets mixed into the global supply chain and sold in the U.S. 
Are the Paris Climate Talks Bullsh!T? - Valhalla Sits Down With Dr. Vandana Shiva at COP21
Traditionally the climate talks have been a lot of talk and very little action... We sat down with world renowned environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva to discuss what she thinks...
A Commons Sense
The US patent act clause 102 says that nothing can be patented if it is prior public knowledge. If the public has been aware of the material and its benefits, then it is not...
Honest Accounts - The True Story of Africa's Billion Dollar Losses
The facts about poverty and its root causes do not stop our political leaders telling us how generous we are to Africa. Of how much they care about doing something about it...
Is This the World We Want to Offer the Children of the 21st Century?
This clip is taken from the end of the film War By Other Means (1992), by John Pilger. Watch the full documentary online here. It may be over 2 decades old, but it remains one...
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...
Robert Reich Takes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the largest--and worst--trade deal you've never heard of and Republicans in Congress want to work with the Obama administration to "fast...
Erase the Borders
This week we look at the dire fuckin situation for people escaping war and abusive governments for the relative safety of the global north. On the break Rebel Diaz and Dead...
Global Capitalism: September 2015 Monthly Update
Global Capitalism: Monthly Economic Update Richard D. Wolff Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7:30pm Market Chaos and Capitalism's Instability Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall.
TPP, TTIP & TISA - Trade Deals to Create a New Global Legal and Economic System
The Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has dubbed the TTIP an "economic NATO," comparing it to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization military alliance. Over the last...
How a Land High in the Western Himalayas Can Help Us Understand The Crisis of The Modern World
This is a clip from The Economics of Happiness (2011). Watch it here. It's a brilliant film that was easy to put at the top of our list of the top 100 documentaries we can use...
Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man (2006)
As Africa looks desperately for leaders of integrity and vision, the life and ideals of the late Thomas Sankara seem more and more relevant and exemplary with the passage of...
Three of the Best Moments from the Brilliant Satirical Film 'Network'
Network (1976) is director Sidney Lumet's brilliant, pitch-black criticism of the hollow, lurid wasteland of television journalism where entertainment value and short-term...
Rap News 34: Immigrants! Feat. Donald Trump, Katie Hopkins & Tony Abbott
In this broadcast we look at the controversial subject of immigration. Mass exoduses of people - refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers - are taking place all over the...
TPP, TTIP, TiSA, ISDS - Acronyms to End Democracy
The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership), TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), and TISA (Trade in Services Agreement) are currently being negotiated behind closed...
The Greek Crisis - What You're Not Being Told
There are several important variables to the Greek debt crisis that most people aren't talking about. Sources and transcript.
Economist Richard Wolff on Roots of Greek Crisis, Debt Relief & Rise of Anti-Capitalism in Europe
 As Greek voters reject further budget cuts and tax hikes in exchange for a rescue package from European creditors, who is to blame for the debt crisis embroiling Greece? Is...
The True Cost
The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Rent or...
The Greatest War Going On Today Has Been Called The Silent War, Because Few Ever Speak Of It
"There are no bullets, but it's a war in which people are dying... And the principle weapon, is debt." This clip is taken from the beginning of the film War By Other Means...
This Is The World As It Is
This is the truth about the world today: not as it should be, or how it was taught to us in schools, but as it really is. The 5 minute clip is from OBEY (2013), a film based...
TPP: The Dirtiest Trade Deal You've Never Heard Of
Find out more, speak up and spread the word: http://www.StopFastTrack.com; http://www.ExposeTheTPP.org; http://www.sumofus.org/tpp The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could...
The Most Important Thing You Need To Know About TTIP (also applies to TPP)
The most important thing you need to know about TTIP (Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership); a heavily flawed trade deal proposal between the United States and Europe...
The TPP: What You're Not Being Told
There's a reason this is being hidden from the public. Transcript and sources: http://stormcloudsgathering.com/the-tpp-what-youre-not-being-told 
Honey At The Top
Honey at the Top is a film about the Sengwer forest people of the Cherangani Hills, Kenya, being evicted from their ancestral land in the name of conservation. Filmmaker Dean...
An Introduction To Capitalism
At its root, capitalism is an economic system based on three things: wage labour (working for a wage), private ownership or control of the means of production (things like...
Why Artists Are Saying No to TTIP
A group of artists including actors Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott and Juliet Stevenson and designer Vivienne Westwood are fronting a campaign to raise public awareness of the trade...
Protesters Press Secluded G7 Leaders on Harmful Policies, from Crippling Austerity to Dirty Coal
As leaders of the seven wealthy democracies known as the Group of Seven hold talks in a secluded castle in Germany, thousands of protesters have been met with 20,000 police in...
Diversidad: A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner (2011)
CAN YOUR EATING HABITS REALLY CHANGE THE WORLD? Diversidad, A Road Trip to Deconstruct Dinner is a documentary about a group of young Canadians who got on their bikes to raise...
JIN-NOW
Experimental road movie A kind of patchwork of the life. Crossing street musicians, homeless people, monks and nuns, workers, jugglers, soldiers... boats, airplanes, cars...
Bullshit! (2005)
Her opponents call her “The Green Killer”. They gave her “The Bullshit Award” for sustaining poverty. TIME says she is a hero of our times, an icon for youngsters all over the...
Eduardo Galeano in Conversation with Arundhati Roy
In 2006, two of the world’s most celebrated writers, Eduardo Galeano and Arundhati Roy, shared the stage of Town Hall in New York City for a historic evening of readings and...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Fashion
Trendy clothes are cheaper than ever. That sounds great for the people who buy them, but it's horrible for the people who make them. 
Evicted and Abandoned: Exposing The World Bank
Evicted and Abandoned is a global investigation that reveals how the World Bank Group, the powerful development lender committed to ending poverty, has regularly failed to...
Poverty, Inc.
“I see multiple colonial governors,” says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment in Africa. “We are held captive by...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Tobacco
Thanks to tobacco industry regulations and marketing restrictions in the US, smoking rates have dropped dramatically. John Oliver explains how tobacco companies are keeping...
Europe Or Die (2015)
Since 2000, more than 27,000 migrants and refugees have died attempting the perilous journey to Europe. With an unprecedented number of people breaking through its heavily...
Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion (2014)
A five-part Norwegian documentary series examining the lives of sweatshop workers in Cambodia through the eyes of three young, relatively wealthy Norwegian citizens.  From the...