BASIC ECONOMICS

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92%VideoOct 2011

Capitalism hits the fan

Lecture on the economic meltdown. American economist Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was decades in the making and in fact reflects seismic and systemic failures within American-style capitalism as a whole.

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92%AnimationOct 2011

Economic hitmen

(2:10) Animated talk from economist and author John Perkins on the mutant viral form of capitalism we have today.

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90%VideoFeb 2009

The Crisis of Credit (1 of 2)

The short and simple story visualised by Jonathan Jarvis

89%VideoFeb 2009

The Crisis of Credit (2 of 2)

The short and simple story visualised by Jonathan Jarvis

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88%VideoNov 2010

Punk Patriot fixes the US economy

Inflation, deflation, or conflation? The Punk Patriot expounds on how to unfuck the world.

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88%AnimationNov 2010

Animated guide to Polish success

Poland has changed enormously over the past twenty years and its economy has proven to be resistant to economic nightmares. It is the only European country that did not go into recession during the current economic crisis.

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88%AnimationAug 2011

US debt crisis explained

(5:13) A clear overview of the US debt crisis and how it affects the rest of the world. Prepare for the first ever global economic collapse.

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87%AnimationMay 2011

Peace Dividend Marketplace

"Give a man a fish and he will not starve for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will not starve again". That's a well known line of wisdom often quoted when aid money is pumped into a country after a disaster and ultimately wasted. But in today's world, surviving is not just about eating, it's about having a viable economy.

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87%PictureJul 2011

National Debt By Country

The majority of the countries with larger GDPs (with an exception of Japan) have national debt ratios of 60-70%. It is like having a personal debt of $70,000 for an annual pre-tax salary of $100,000. At 7% interest, this debt would be paid off in 30 years (annual payment of approximately $5,500) as long as the debt doesn't increase and the salary keeps pace with inflation.

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87%VideoNov 2010

How the banks make the big bucks

Paddy Hirsch from MarketPlace explains where the massive profits that banks are currently making, coming from. Even during times of deep economic troubles, banks are making huge profits from lending... but not in the way you might be hoping for.

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