Economics

Running on Empty

Running on Empty

2019, Economics

The writing is on the wall, and on the road. Combustible engines are on their way out, and electric cars are our future. The countries that lag behind this emerging trend are destined to be left in the dust. So argues the new documentary Running on...

5.93
The New Silk Road

The New Silk Road

2019, Economics

China's global reach and influence have made them a true global superpower, a status they are determined to widen ever further through the construction of a complex set of interconnections between Asia and all of Europe. This is one of the most...

7.87
Trump's Trade War (PBS)

Trump's Trade War (PBS)

2019, Economics

The long-standing tensions between the United States and China are reaching a boiling point amidst the current battles over trade. Trump's Trade War investigates the factors that continue to plague the promise of productive negotiations between the...

6.63
A World Without Money

A World Without Money

2018, Economics

Plastic swipes, chip readers and mobile apps have transformed the way consumers transact. They enjoy the convenience, speed and efficiency of living in a post-cash world. A World Without Money examines this new reality, and probes the potential...

7.70
A Game of No Rules

A Game of No Rules

2018, Economics

Global trade has long been a hot button political issue, but it's reached a fever pitch in recent times. President Donald Trump has urged for free trade between nations, and imposed a series of controversial tariffs that have lead to immense economic...

6.88
The Third Industrial Revolution

The Third Industrial Revolution

2018, Economics

The Third Industrial Revolution begins with a dire premise. The global economy will continue to exist in tatters for decades, extreme political movements will fail to deliver us from the brink, and climate change will further exacerbate our journey to...

6.25
Who was Karl Marx?

Who was Karl Marx?

2018, Economics

His teachings continue to inspire, challenge and scandalize people throughout the world. Two hundred years after his birth, the documentary "Who Was Karl Marx?" examines the life of this infamous German philosopher, and explores why his controversial...

7.17
The Money Deluge

The Money Deluge

2017, Economics

Interest rates in Europe have consistently fallen for much of the past decade. Today, the rate is virtually nonexistent. As a result, many citizens have decided to keep their cash, gold and other valuables in safety deposit boxes. Yet, there appears...

8.47
Floored

Floored

2009, Economics

The crushing financial crisis of 2008 left countless laborers stranded on the edge of an uncertain future. For many, that sense of discord in the workforce began years earlier as technological innovations made a series of once lucrative jobs obsolete....

7.57