Topic: Business & Economy

Ji Seong-ho – Living in, and Defecting from, North Korea

North Korean refugee Ji Seong-ho shares his powerful story of struggle and survival. He describes growing up during North Korea’s grueling famine

Andrés Velasco – Dictatorship and Democracy in Chile

Chilean economist Andrés Velasco describes how political, economic, and social unrest led to the collapse of Chilean democracy in the 1970s. Growing

Wade Davis – Canada: Sacred Headwaters and its Tar Sands

Ethnographer Wade Davis explores hidden places in the wider world — but in this powerful short talk he urges us to save

Robert Newman – A History Of Oil

Robert Newman gets to grips with the wars and politics of the last hundred years – but rather than adhering to the

Welcome To Riace – Italian Town Welcomes Immigrants

In the sleepy town of Riace, immigrants make up a quarter of the population. Mayor Domenico Lucanos believes that helping them will

Michael Moore – SiCKO: The Inadequate US Healthcare System

Michael Moore’s hit documentary unveiled some of the inadequacies within the US healthcare system, and it brought a little more attention to

Michael Moore – Capitalism: A Love Story

This satirical documentary film revolves around the financial crisis of 2007-2010, and in particular, the recovery stimulus which was brought in by

INFOGRAPHIC: Gender Equality Changes Since 1990

Image by UN Women, the United Nations agency which has the stated aim of achieving gender equality. This image was created to

Thirsty World, Global Responsibility? – Future Water Shortages

The United nations (UN) is warning of a 40 percent shortfall in water supplies by 2050 as world demand rises sharply. The

Does Germany Owe Greece Reparations from Nazi Occupation?

Can war crimes ever be confined to history? Greece is demanding reparations from Germany for the Nazi occupation during World War Two,

25 Million Pounds – Nick Leeson and the Barings Bank Collapse

Adam Curtis’ excellent film about Nick Leeson and the Barings Bank collapse exposes some of the problems with banking quite some time

Meet Adam Curtis, Establishment Contrarian

The Power of Nightmares. The Century of the Self. Pandora’s Box. All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace – If you’re

Dangers Facing Somali & Ethiopian Refugees Crossing Gulf Of Aden into Yemen

Up until 4.30 in this video we get a feel for the Yemeni area which refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia land, and

Oliver Stone – US Supplies and Bullies Japanese Military

As blunt as I can be. “…Obama’s resupplied Japan with stealth fighters. Japan has the 5th largest military in the world. No

Zap! The Weapon is Food – Food Surplus & US Foreign Policy

John Pilger investigates how the US government uses food as a weapon against poverty-stricken countries, by rewarding complicit nations with some of