Business & Economics


The Universal Basic Income Is the Safety Net of the Future: A Debate 97 min.

Imagine getting a check from the government every month—$600 or $1,000 guaranteed. It’s happening in Finland and other countries, where pilot programs are being launched to test what is known as a “universal basic income.” Such programs, supporters argue, simplify the social safety net, combat poverty and income inequality, treat all citizens equally, and provide a cushion for workers, giving them...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Becoming Warren Buffett 89 min.

With a net worth of over $60,000,000,000, Warren Buffett is truly a one-of-a-kind billionaire. Now 86 years old, the legendary investor still lives in a modest home in Omaha, and continues to drive himself to the office every morning to manage Berkshire Hathaway, the fifth largest public company in the world. But more surprising than his humble lifestyle and self-effacing personality is Buffett’s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Chinese World Order 47 min.

For some time now, the establishment of the World Bank and IMF has had a Chinese counterpart: AIIB, which China intends to use to finance a huge infrastructure project to connect Asia and Europa, a New Silk Route. This new international financial institution forces Europe to take a side. The UK decided, against the urgent advice from the United States, to become a member, and also the Netherlands...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Keep Calm and Drill On 27 min.

Oil-rich Norway has adopted the radical goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. But as ABC Australia correspondent Eric Campbell reports, there’s a catch to this green revolution.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Too Much Tourism: The Lake District 50 min.

Looking at tourism in England's The Lake District, this program examines how to balance the needs of tourism with preserving the natural environment that the tourists are coming to see.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Blame Big Pharma for Out-of-Control Health Care Costs: A Debate 97 min.

Americans spend some $3 trillion a year on health care, representing about 18 percent of the nation's gross domestic product, nearly double what other industrialized countries spend. Some people blame these high costs on big pharmaceutical companies—"Big Pharma" for short—which they accuse of charging exorbitant amounts for certain drugs and raising prices far above the rate of inflation. But othe...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

How This N.Y. Company Is Changing the E-Commerce Game 7 min.

Inside the warehouse of Pharmapacks, a company that took on Amazon and eBay by constantly changing prices to get consumers better deals.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Delegation Skills—Studies in Scaling Startups: Driving and Managing Growth 9 min.

This program focuses on the changing role of a company’s leader during growth, exploring how to create sustainable operating procedures that can weather growth.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Leadership: Part 1—Studies in Scaling Startups: Driving and Managing Growth 8 min.

This program, part 1 of "Leadership", examines successful leadership techniques for leaders of growing companies, including leading through example and articulating a vision.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Leadership: Part 2—Studies in Scaling Startups: Driving and Managing Growth 7 min.

This program, part 2 of "Leadership", examines successful leadership techniques for leaders of growing companies, including leading through empathy and strong communication

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016