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Let them eat toxic waste?

Dec 15, 2014   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

A video made by UMass-Amherst students compares wealth-based to rights-based principles for allocating environmental quality:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=psP1D-o02Cs

 

 

 

Learning from history

May 7, 2014   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

A new animation sums up the differences between the “Golden Age”of 1948-71 and the “Great Moderation” of 1985-2007:

Source: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/05/myth-great-moderation.html.

Jobs, what jobs?

Apr 24, 2014   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

Movement Generation skewers pipeline “job creators”:

Source: http://www.movementgeneration.org/keystone-xl-has-a-job-for-you-video-resource-page

Hurricane name game

Apr 24, 2014   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

Why name hurricanes after innocent folks? Check out this video:

Source: http://climatenamechange.org/

McWage

Dec 8, 2013   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

A humorous look at a not-so-funny subject:

For more videos, see here and here. And Stephen Colbert’s take on the minimum wage debate here.

The Story of Solutions

Oct 26, 2013   //   by boyce   //   Media Library, Videos  //  No Comments

Annie Leonard on changing the economic game from More to Better:

Source: http://storyofstuff.org/movies/the-story-of-solutions/

Climate change and the limits of cost-benefit analysis

Oct 10, 2013   //   by econ4org   //   Videos  //  No Comments

Econ4′s James Boyce explains why “efficiency” may be a poor basis for deciding whether to save the planet:

Source: Real News Network.

Inequality for All

Oct 10, 2013   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

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.

Everything you always wanted to know about CDOs in 6 minutes

Sep 23, 2013   //   by boyce   //   Videos  //  No Comments

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.

Source: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/business/whiteboard/crisis-explainer-uncorking-cdos

Top dogs and low lifes

Jul 23, 2013   //   by econ4org   //   Videos  //  No Comments

Check out this new research on the psychology of privilege and greed (or what some economists dub “rational behavior”):

Source: PBS News Hour.

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