Economics

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...

8.81
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....

7.17
The Blockchain and Us

The Blockchain and Us

2017 , Economics

Global awareness of bitcoin has spread like wildfire in the past decade. Still, much confusion persists over how this digital currency works, and the implications it might hold for all of us in the not so distant future. The new documentary The...

6.84
Bulkland

Bulkland

2017 , Economics

Consumerism is thriving in America's dollar stores. In the past decade, the prevalence of these stores has more than doubled. The motor that drives that growth is located over 7,000 miles away in the Chinese city of Yiwu in a mecca for wholesale goods...

8.28
The Divide

The Divide

2015 , Economics

Across the United States and the United Kingdom, economic policies that were set in place decades ago continue to harbor a growing wedge between the wealthy and the poor. The ambitious two-part documentary The Divide introduces us to seven citizens...

7.89
In Search of the Bankers' Brain

In Search of the Bankers' Brain

2013 , Economics

The disastrous impact of the 2008 financial crisis still lingers today. What lessons have been learned and which steps are being taken to prevent future economic catastrophe? The informative new documentary In Search of the Bankers' Brain investigates...

6.94
Abolishing Capitalism

Abolishing Capitalism

2017 , Economics

Is capitalism destroying the fabric of our society? Peter Joseph, the founder of the Zeitgeist Movement, argues that it is. His philosophy is at the center of Abolishing Capitalism, an Empire Files documentary hosted by acclaimed journalist Abby...

7.70
Real Value

Real Value

2013 , Economics

How do you determine the true value of a product or service? Is it solely based on the profit motive, or should its impact on the global good also play a major role in the equation? The feature-length documentary Real Value profiles business leaders...

8.32
The Chinese Bubble

The Chinese Bubble

2011 , Economics

Don't let the glittering towers, luxury houses and neon skylines fool you. While China has undergone a profound economic transformation in recent decades, the flashy facade of wealth hides a much more complicated reality which is currently being...

8.25
Capitalizing Happiness

Capitalizing Happiness

2016 , Economics

Ricardo Semler is a wealthy and successful man. He's one of the world's most influential entrepreneurs. He's the majority owner of Semco Partners, one of the most profitable companies in Brazil. He's the author of the global bestseller Maverick, an...

7.94
How Capitalism is Killing Itself

How Capitalism is Killing Itself

2016 , Economics

Even 133 years after his death, the teachings of philosopher Karl Marx seem more relevant today than ever before. They've also gained in popularity. In a recent survey, 43% of young Americans under the age of 30 voiced favorable leanings to the notion...

8.22