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Jul 26, 2017
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Unnatural disasters

Disasters are not like rain that impartially falls on everyone beneath the cloud. Instead vulnerability is shaped by class, race, ethnicity and gender. Check out this trailer for a powerful new documentary:

Source: https://www.youtube.com/embed/WdZBO3lFmUc.

May 26, 2017
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Rediscovering the modern relevance of the commons

Laura Flanders interviews Econ4’s David Bollier:

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsRFdBBOyzU

Mar 28, 2017
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Arms race – children’s version 1.0

More than three decades ago, the classic American television show “Mister Rogers” explained the “logic” of arms races – and their social cost – to children. The tapes, lost for years, just resurfaced:

Last week, someone mysteriously uploaded a series of lost episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood to YouTube. The episodes, called the “conflict series,” originally aired on PBS at the height of Cold War tensions in 1983 and sought to teach children about the dangers of stockpiling weapons.

Sound timely?

Read more here. (The “Neighborhood of Make-Believe” clip begins at the 15:25 mark in the YouTube video embedded in the story.)

Check it out, kids.

Feb 19, 2017
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Do we need a federal job guarantee?

Economist Mark Paul makes the case for guaranteed employment in an interview with Tucker Carlson:

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4EMs92GVfI

Sep 15, 2016
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What could a democratized economy look like?

Econ4’s Gar Alperovitz describes a pluralist commonwealth – an alternative to the concentration of wealth and power:

Source: The Democracy Collaborative.

Jul 6, 2016
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Inflation: whose bogeyman?

Why has fighting inflation so often trumped other economic objectives? Econ4’s Jerry Epstein breaks it down:

Source: The Real News Network.

Read an interview with Jerry Epstein on inflation here.

Read second thoughts at the IMF here.

Feb 12, 2016
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“The Greatest Economics Lesson”

Econ4 is pleased to announce the Grand Prize and Most Creative Prize winner in the Econ4 Video Remix Contest:

“The Greatest Economics Lesson” created by Taylor Erickson, a nonprofit intern in Cleveland, Ohio.

Feb 11, 2016
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“Charlie Chaplin on Greed”

Announcing the prize winner for the Most Inspiring video in the Econ4 Video Remix Contest!

“Charlie Chaplin on Greed,” produced by Korbinian Blendl and Marco Bader from Germany.

Feb 10, 2016
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“Greed: It’s What You Need!”

We are pleased to present the prize winner for the Funniest Video in the Econ4 Video Remix Contest!

“Greed: It’s What You Need!” by Evan Moore, an independent filmmaker based in Seattle.

Feb 9, 2016
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Video remix contest: Honorable mentions

Two more Honorable Mentions:

“Greed in America” by Aidan Connolly, a senior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 

“Econ4 Greed Music Video” by Andrew Erickson of the Digital Film Academy in New York.