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Trump's Trade War

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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