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Apr 24, 2014
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Jobs, what jobs?

Movement Generation skewers pipeline “job creators”:

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

Apr 24, 2014
boyce
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Hurricane name game

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

Source: http://climatenamechange.org/

Dec 8, 2013
boyce
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McWage

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.

Oct 26, 2013
boyce
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The Story of Solutions

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

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

Oct 10, 2013
econ4org
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Climate change and the limits of cost-benefit analysis

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

Source: Real News Network.

Oct 10, 2013
boyce
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Inequality for All

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.

Sep 23, 2013
boyce
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Everything you always wanted to know about CDOs in 6 minutes

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

Jul 23, 2013
econ4org
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Top dogs and low lifes

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

Source: PBS News Hour.

Jul 23, 2013
econ4org
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Why GDP fails to measure economic well-being

A primer on the defects of GDP as a measure of economic well-being, from Econ4’s James Boyce:

Source: The Real News Network.

Jun 17, 2013
econ4org
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Unlocking our climate wealth

Econ4’s James Boyce on how to translate good principles into good practice:

Source: http://tedxtraversecity.com/videos/