A new animation sums up the differences between the “Golden Age”of 1948-71 and the “Great Moderation” of 1985-2007:
Movement Generation skewers pipeline “job creators”:
Why name hurricanes after innocent folks? Check out this video:
A humorous look at a not-so-funny subject:
Annie Leonard on changing the economic game from More to Better:
Econ4′s James Boyce explains why “efficiency” may be a poor basis for deciding whether to save the planet:
Source: Real News Network.
Here’s the trailer for the new film “Inequality of All,” featuring Robert Reich:
Read more about the film and the facts behind it here.
What are CDOs (collateralized debt obligations), anyway? Paddy Hirsch of Marketplace explains how financial institutions used them to build the house of cards that came tumbling down five years ago and plunged the world into the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
Check out this new research on the psychology of privilege and greed (or what some economists dub “rational behavior”):
Source: PBS News Hour.
A primer on the defects of GDP as a measure of economic well-being, from Econ4′s James Boyce:
Source: The Real News Network.