Business & Economics


New! Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis, the System Is Safer: A Debate 80 min.

In 2008, the giant investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, fueling a severe, worldwide financial crisis. In the United States, the stock market plummeted, unemployment soared, and the economy plunged into recession. Many other countries faced a similar fate, and it took years for the global economy to recover. To prevent a similar crisis from recurring, Congress enacted numerous laws to regulat...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China: A Debate 84 min.

Chinese president Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in technology and economic planning, China aims to surpass the United States as the world’s next techonomic superpower. But between its trade war with the United States, its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, and an array of domestic challenges, are China’s goals outpacing its capac...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley 119 min.

Riveting look at the now-defunct company Theranos and its enigmatic founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, whose ambition to revolutionize blood testing through biotechnology spawned one of the biggest frauds in Silicon Valley.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Greening the Global Food System 27 min.

In this program Hazel Henderson discusses with author Vicki Robin the unsustainable global food system and reforms needed, described in her book Blessing the Hands That Feed Us. Vicki describes how locally-grown organic foods are a growing segment worldwide and offer better nutrition as well as more secure livelihoods for farmers. Opportunities are discussed on all the ways our unsustainable globa...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Your Money or Your Life 26 min.

In this program Hazel Henderson discusses with author Vicki Robin how the financial markets have changed since her book Your Money or Your Life, originally co-authored with Joe Dominguez, was first published in 1993. This perennial best-seller was updated again by Vicki Robin in 2018 and found a new audience of half a million Millennial followers. Vicki describes how investing has changed to focus...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Silicon Valley Has Lost Its Soul: A Debate 65 min.

Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But now, the tech hub is the center of much scrutiny, and for many, that scrutiny is warranted. From privacy violations to flawed business models to a lack of diversity and representation, Silicon Valley has seemingly betrayed its idealism and commitment to openness and progress. And though tech gia...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! One Square Meter: Part 1 23 min.

One Square Meter looks at what drives the global real estate market. In Part One, host John Defterios tours new developments, including Playa Vista in Los Angeles; a luxury residential building in Bangkok; Ecuador's Mashpi ecolodge; and Dubai's innovative floating "Seahorse" homes. He also explores a project refurbishing London's iconic Battersea Power Station and meets the architect creating "plu...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Facebook Dilemma: Part 1 54 min.

Frontline examines early warnings about Facebook’s impact on privacy and democracy in the U.S. and around the world. Dozens of original interviews and rare footage show how the company faced claims of misuse while becoming an unprecedented global power.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Facebook Dilemma: Part 2 54 min.

Frontline examines Facebook’s response to charges of promoting “fake news” and disrupting American politics. Dozens of interviews and rare footage show the company’s role in sowing division worldwide and the challenges facing the powerful social media platform.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Left Behind America 54 min.

Frontline and ProPublica report on the economic and social forces shaping Dayton, Ohio, a once-booming city where nearly 35 percent now live in poverty. This program tells intimate stories of one Rust Belt city's struggle to recover in the post-recession economy.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018