Videos about Money & Economics
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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...
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...
Dark Side of the Greens (2015)
Documentary investigating how developers, often working with local officials, are using golf as a smokescreen to build massive luxury resorts with negative effects on the local...
Margaret Heffernan: Why It's Time to Forget the Pecking Order at Work
Organizations are often run according to “the superchicken model,” where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this isn’t what drives the most...
Noam Chomsky: Democracy Is a Threat to Any Power System
To mark The Nation's 150th anniversary, John Nichols was joined in conversation by the eminent radical intellectual Noam Chomsky at the Tucson Festival of Books in Arizona on...
"Robin Hood In Reverse" - Bernie Sanders Explains Income Inequality
Bernie Sanders talks about the one issue the billionaire class wants us to avoid discussing.
Instead of Meaningfully Contributing to Society, Many People Are Stuck In Bullshit Jobs They Hate
“We got sidetracked and diverted into these boxes, these cubicles in offices,” says Joe Rogan. “So instead of investing your time in a passion, you’ve sold your life to work...
How Kindergarden Teachers Carry the Tax Burden of Billionaires
The top 25 hedge fund managers make more than all kindergarten teachers in the country. Yet they pay a lower tax rate because of something called the carried interest tax...
Yanis Varoufakis on Jeremy Corbyn and Capitalism
Yanis Varoufakis talks to Paul Mason about Jeremy Corbyn, Labour, the media and capitalism.
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.
Trump: What's the Deal?
Trump suppressed this documentary for 25 years. Until now.
The Cleveland Model: How the Evergreen Cooperatives Build Community Wealth
Find out how anchor institutions like hospitals and universities can help worker cooperatives create green jobs in the neighborhoods that need them most.
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...
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...
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?"