Capitalism

The Wisdom to Survive (2014)

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THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society, and the lives of billions of people.

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00:56
The Wisdom to Survive

What's the Economy for, Anyway? (2009)

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Ecological economist Dave Batker presents a humorous, edgy, factual, timely and highly-visual monologue about the American economy today, challenging the ways we measure economic success - especially the Gross Domestic Product - and offering an answer to the question: What's the Economy For, Anyway?

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High
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00:40
What's the Economy for, Anyway?

East Looks West (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Berlin: United We Standand

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00:29
East Looks West

Imperial Designs (2004)

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What lasting impacts did modern imperialism have on the world? The profound consequences of imperialism are examined in the South African frontier and Brazil, where politics, culture, industrial capitalism, and the environment were shaped and re-shaped. 

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00:28
Imperial Designs

Boom and Bust: Who Can Explain the Business Cycle? (2012)

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The nation's cycles of economic booms and busts were considered intrinsically capitalistic by Joseph Schumpeter who called them "methodic economic growth," and by Karl Marx who lambasted capitalism as inherently flawed.

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High
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00:28
Boom and Bust: Who Can Explain the Business Cycle?

Rethinking the Rise of the West (2004)

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How does historical scholarship change over time, and why do the perspectives of historians shift?

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00:28
Rethinking the Rise of the West