Tagged: economics

Animate: Crises of Capitalism

In this neat animation, renowned academic David Harvey asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that would allow us to live within a system that really could be responsible, just, and humane? (11:10 min)

Sex, Lies & Cigarettes

The Smoking Baby. The 2-year-old is more than just a YouTube sensation. He’s also become the unwitting poster child for a 21st century showdown. Vanguard correspondent Christof Putzel travels to Indonesia — the land...

The Crises of Civilization

A lucidly presented documentary about how ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil, terrorism, food shortages are converging symptoms of a failed global system. This kind of information is hard to swallow but is medicine...

Vanguard: China’s Wild West

Unlike their Hollywood friendly brethren, the Tibetans, the Uighurs of northwestern China, claim to be an oppressed minority group that no one has ever heard of. That is, unless the Chinese government publicizes an...

GOOD: Business of Death

Throughout the developed world the business surrounding death has often been an uneasy topic of discussion. Originating in the mid-19th Century, the modern funeral has evolved into an economic and cultural monster, with a...

Game Changers: Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Through interviews with friends, former colleagues and business associates, Bloomberg’s GAME CHANGERS reveals the many layers of the intensely private Steve Jobs – his style of leadership, management and creative process. Interviews include Apple...