Category archives: Economics

The life of four homeless newspaper salesmen in Seattle USA.


Rating: 7/10 (1 vote )

 

Mongolia adopting global capitalism.


Rating: 10/10 (1 vote )

This documentary shows Mongolia entering the 21st century and the struggles that come with it.

How the socialist utopia is crumbling down in Venezuela.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This video shows the chaos Hugo Chaves has left behind. After demolishing all basic institutions, checks and balances are gone. It will probably take one or more generations to turn it back in a functioning democracy.

The communist party in modern China.


Rating: 7/10 (1 vote )

 

South Africa Still Divided 15 years after Apartheid.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

From the killing of Eugene Terre'blanche, the white squatter camps to the still poor black majority. South Africa has emerged as one of the strongest economies of the continent, but problems are still plentiful. This documentary focuses on the divide between black and white still present in rural areas.

How the ghost town of Detroit came about.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This documentary shows the rise of Detroit and the nightmare denationalization caused. Crime, poverty and drug abuse rose, businesses moved away.

Being at the bottom of the economic pile in the US.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This documentary shows the problems faced by people that are at the bottom of the US labor market. Stagnant wages, insecure jobs and a lack of perspective.

The Rise and Fall of the Royal Bank of Scotland.


Rating: 9/10 (1 vote )

This documentary shows how Sir Fred Goodwin rose to the top of RBS, made the bank big by acquiring competitors and almost destroyed the bank by stretching its finances.

Surviving the freezing cold of Vladivostok in “modern” and corrupt Russia.


Rating: 5/10 (1 vote )

This documentary shows the desperate state of Vladivostok, the former base of the Russian Pacific Marine fleet. Hope is gone after the USSR collapsed. People are struggling to fight of the cold in winter times. Vladivostok is an exponent and the mismanagement of modern Russia.

Kidneys sold on the black market.


Rating: 8/10 (1 vote )

In a small village called Hokshe in Nepal one out of four people have sold their kidneys for illegal transplant. Lured by the money they go to India to sell their organs on the black market. The money they get is often gone before they know it and after a few years these people start ...

Continue reading