Videos about Money & Economics
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How to Feel Good About Poverty
If you want to do more than just feel good, ask the Big Questions about poverty and we can expose its root causes and get real answers about how to stop creating it. How is...
WikiLeaks Is Raising €100,000 Reward for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Text
€100,000 reward for Europe's most wanted secret. The TTIP is a multi-trillion dollar international treaty that is being negotiated in secret between the United States and the...
Busting The Biggest Immigration Myths In America
Donald Trump's comments on immigration have added fuel to an ongoing debate. But what are the real facts (and myths) about immigration?
Paul Mason Explains "People's Quantitative Easing"
Jeremy Corbyn wants to print money to invest in the UK. He's calling it "People's Quantitative Easing". Rivals like Yvette Cooper say he's talking nonsense but Paul Mason...
Noam Chomsky on the (in)compatibility of Democracy and Capitalism
Noam Chomsky on the relationship between capitalism and democracy. Deleted scene from the documentary "Can We Do It Ourselves?"
Rising Rents are Destroying the Social Fabric of Our Cities
With this film, I'm trying to tell a wider story about what is happening to my city through the inspiring words and passion of Vanessa Garrett, owner of Food For Thought in...
Capitalism Is Failing, and It's Time to Panic
The neoliberalist capitalist model has resulted in civil wars and economic disaster, and it’s only going to get worse. Unless, Paul Mason argues, we take advantage of the...
What Banks Don't Want You to Know about the Greek crisis
Is the crisis in Greece solely due to government overspending and irresponsibility? Are the Greek bailouts intended to help the Greek people recover from their "self-inflicted"...
Greek Doctor Calls Austerity Measures "Crime Against Humanity"
Paul Mason explains Greece's tough third bailout package as the cogs of its economy start to turn again. He meets a doctor whose hospital has had its budget slashed from €19...
Greece Vs. The Euro: A Financial Coup d'Etat?
A week after Greek voters said No to a third bailout package, Twitter lit up with the hashtag #ThisIsACoup. We asked economist Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director of CEPR and author of...
Because You're Worthless - Challenging The Current Economic System in 3 Minutes
Poem by Agnes Török on the news of a new Conservative budget. Based on experiences of living in Britain under austerity as a young, queer, unemployed, female immigrant student...
How To Avoid Paying Your Taxes
Corporations and individuals are suspected of hiding $21 trillion in taxable income. How do they do it? AJ+ will tell you.
And Dreams Shall Take Revenge
In January 2015 Syriza became the first radical left government in modern Europe. In July its people rejected financial regime change with a resounding No! vote in the...
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...
Greek Debt Crisis: 'Banks Will Collapse' without a Deal
As Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet to discuss Greece, the banks teeter on the edge of nationalisation. Paul Mason reports from Athens.
Confessions of an Economic Hitman
Exctract from Zeitgeist: Addendum featuring "ecomomic hitman" John Perkins. The YouTube uploader wrote: I'm uploading this in connection with the financial crisis in Greece...
Greek Referendum: 'People Power Has Happened'
As the referendum results come in, Paul Mason with an update on the very latest from Athens.
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...
A Quick History Lesson about Race, Class, Prisons and You
MIT's Phil Thompson explains how the struggles against slavery and Jim Crow were not just about reaffirming human rights, but also about transforming the economy. "The sad...
What Is Community Wealth Building?
Traditional economic development wastes billions of dollars of taxpayer money to subsidize the profit of corporations with no loyalty to the communities who foot the bill. But...
TPP/TTIP/TiSA Grants Banks Terrifying Secret Powers
"In March 2014, the Bank of England let the cat out of the bag: money is just an IOU, and the banks are rolling in it. So wrote David Graeber in The Guardian the same month...
Columbia University Becomes First To Divest From Prisons
Columbia University becomes the first major U.S. university to divest from the prison prison industry. It's all thanks to student activism.
Life After Growth - Economics for Everyone (2010)
The economic crash of 2008 revealed not only the frailty and vulnerability of the economic system, it also showed the false basis that the growth economy is built on – the...
The Success of the Growing BDS Movement is Generating a Backlash from Israel
BDS, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting Israel, has gained momentum across American college campuses. In response, anti-BDS efforts have also intensified...
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...
The School of Life: Capitalism (2015)
Welcoming and insightful in both approach and tone, this compilation of short videos named Capitalism tackles various aspects of capitalistic ideals from a surprisingly human...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Bail
John Oliver explains why America's bail system is better for the reality tv industry than it is for the justice system. 
Economist Juliet Schor: We're In a Structural Crisis
Given the realities of the climate crisis, can we continue to try to grow our way out of economic inequality? 
Marinaleda: A Socialist Utopia in Spain
Marinaleda is a small and remote village of Andalusia, one of the poorest regions in Spain. The town, with a population of 2,700 citizens, has a unique political and economic...
Can We Do It Ourselves? (2015)
Within modern life exists a paradox: we celebrate democracy as a political system, but not as an economic system, even though our workplaces have a far greater impact on our...
How Equal Do We Want the World to Be? You'd Be surprised
The news of society's growing inequality makes all of us uneasy. But why? Dan Ariely reveals some new, surprising research on what we think is fair, as far as how wealth is...
This Hedge Fund Billionaire Takes from the Poor to Give to the Rich
Paul Tudor Jones THINKS he's Robin Hood -but he is the opposite! LEARN MORE SUBSCRIBE The Hedge Clippers are working to expose the mechanisms hedge funds and billionaires...
Why you don`t need to worry about $18 Trillion US Debt
Congratulations to the United States Govt. for just accumulating $18 Trillion in debt! But no worries let's look at some of the biggest reasons why YOU don't need to worry...
Proof That Corruption Is Legal in America
According to a Princeton University study, public opinion has “near-zero” impact on U.S. law. One thing that does have an influence? Money. Nearly every issue we face as a...
How We Live: A Journey Towards a Just Transition
Modern production is based on extraction from the planet, and modern finance is based on extraction from the many for the benefit of the very few. What would a new economy look...
Better, Not More
As we assess the current state of our world and consider together the elements that are essential to a ‘just transition’, and ultimately, a just economy, we are called to...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Patents
For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced...
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...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The IRS
Nobody likes the IRS. But recent budget and staff cuts have made it increasingly difficult for the department to do its very important job. Don't take our word for it. Ask...
The Emperor's New Clothes (Trailer)
The Emperor's New Clothes trailer - a film by Michael Winterbottom with Russell Brand. Milton Friedman once said that every crisis was an opportunity.
Rap News 31: The EuroDiVision Contest
We've all heard of EuroVision. But there's another song that’s being sung across Europe - the peoples' chants of protest against Europe's austerity measures. Today we'll hear...
Requiem For The American Dream (2015)
Noam Chomsky is one of America's most important thinkers, critical minds, and voices of dissent, and thus it's hardly a surprise that his gripping ideas have been the subject...
Emperor's New Clothes Remix
Cassetteboy is back with another Conservative rap, this time with a special guest appearances from George Osborne and UKIP's Nigel Farage. This is a promo for The Emperor's New...
The Emperor's New Clothes
British comedian and activist Russell Brand joins forces with acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom on a polemical documentary about the financial crisis and gross inequality...
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...
The 3 Biggest Myths Blinding Us to Economic Truth
Robert Reich breaks down the 3 biggest economic myths. 1. The “job creators” are CEOs, corporations and the rich, whose taxes must be low in order to induce them to create...
#ImUnloading: Campaign To Divest From The Gun Industry
More than 51 million Americans are likely invested in guns, and don't even realize it. Talk to your financial advisor about how to divest your retirement savings from the gun...
Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything
This is an edited excerpt from a work-in-progress. The feature length documentary This Changes Everything will be completed and launched later this year
The Overnighters (2014)
A modern-day Grapes of Wrath, award-winning documentary The Overnighters is an intimate portrait of job-seekers desperately chasing the broken American Dream to the tiny oil...