Tag: money

In Extremis: A story about bravery, talent and betrayal

WAR REPORTER: Marie Colvin covered all the main conflicts of our time, always with the same aim: not only to bear witness, but to bring action.

Finding a Western husband is not the cure to all pains

Spanning a ten-year period, Heartbound tells the stories of Thai women who realise their dream of marrying a Western man.

The iconic Glock

Despite a somewhat sprawled narrative, this collection of stories around the gun named Glock is worth your attention.

Lauren Greenfield re-examines the all-American pursuit of Benjamins and bling

With self-proclaimed financial genius Donald Trump being the most significant politician in the world and the global economy continuing to affect everything from Brexit to far-right populist regimes in Eastern Europe to the rise of the nouveau riche in China, Lauren Greenfield’s documentary Generation Wealth couldn’t have been made at a more appropriate time.

Varoufakis’ magical realism

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.

Why cash?

ABOLISHING CASH? Although most of us rarely use cash, there is something suspicious about the fact that banks and politicians want to abolish it.

Knight of transparency

The story about the whistle blower Hervé Falcani focuses on two central, albeit conflicting, values of the information society.

Inaccurate about Scandinavian loneliness

Do our individualistic lifestyles really make us happy?

Greed

Two films focus on the need for money. Will the desire for a sudden reward remove profound feelings of angst, despair and loneliness? And what happens when you manage to blackmail rich European women?

SUNDANCE 2012: Peeling the rotten onion

Is the lure of materialism too strong? Who’s not paying federal income tax, an estimated 100 billion US dollars a year? ExxonMobil? Check. Bank of America? Check. Google? Apple? Fedex? The list runs deep.
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