Tag: Economy

ABOVE US, ABOUT US: Two new documentaries from Rotterdam

This year‘s film festival in Rotterdam unveiled several documentaries and shorts, amongst them Above Us Only Sky – a calming exercise in intellectual and sensual stimulation – and Pelourinho: They Don't Really Care About Us, which proved to be a rough, angry gem of a picture.

Our future with bitcoin and blockchain

Bitcoin, blockchain and crypto: are they a hyped bubble set to burst or a liberating and solidary money system ready to challenge centralised state power and capitalist control?

The death of nature
(Green Utopias)

By combining a sociological approach to the climate crisis with examples drawn from literature and film, interesting new horizons are revealed in this British publication.

Varoufakis’ magical realism
(Talking to My Daughter About the Economy)

By cutting the principles of capitalism to the bone and by using language that is straightforward, Yanis Varoufakis pulls out the essence of modern economy.

Invisible Hands

Invisible Hands is committed to the ideology of the free market, but can this myth ever become reality?

Economy in a sound eco-system
(Transformative Ecological Economics)

ECOLOGY: An economy where production, consumption and recycling are linked in a balanced “food chain” is the solution to the ecological crisis, according to economist Ove Jakobsen.

DOCUMENTS FROM THE U.S

We are drawing a line through three films from Sundance this year: politics, economics, and the Occupy Movement.
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