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Wealth Inequality in America

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is. References: It’s the Inequality, Stupid Wealth Inequality http://money.cnn.com/2012/04/19/news/economy/ceo-pay/index.htm

Four Horsemen – Feature Documentary – Official Version

RenegadeInc.com brings you FOUR HORSEMEN – an award winning independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. As we will never return to ‘business as usual’ 23 international thinkers, government advisors and Wall Street money-men break their silence and explain how to establish a moral and just society. FOUR HORSEMEN […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #2 “Economics 101” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Subttitles: Croatian, Czech , Danish, English , Finnish , French, Greek, Hungarian , Italian , Polish , Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish Culture in Decline | Episode #2 “Economics 101” by Peter Joseph Oct 1st […]

The Story of Broke (2011)

http://bit.ly/storyofbroke — The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Culture in Decline | Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!” by Peter Joseph – May 1st 2013 Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/0837813d-5220-442d-82ef-d1a2351dd57e In this installment of Peter Joseph’s public access parody,the subject of Security and True Safety will be investigated. The evil terrorists are revealed […]

Elon Musk’s Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change

Elon Musk breaks down climate change for students at The Sorbonne in Paris right before the historic COP21 Climate Change Conference in which 170+ nations signed to reduce carbon emissions below 2C, and preferably under 1.5C. This is one of the best basic explanations on climate change ever given in a short amount of time. […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #6 “Tale of Two Worlds” by Peter Joseph

Culture in Decline | Episode #6 “Tale of Two Worlds” by Peter Joseph UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/3e46a7ef-5ca7-4880-ac98-31ae10c06a33 In this final episode of the season, Dr. Peter Joseph shows off his fresh new Time Machine, guiding the […]

Why the Rich are Getting Richer | Robert Kiyosaki | TEDxUCSD

Robert Kiyosaki is an entrepreneur and the author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, the #1 bestselling personal finance book of all time. In his talk, he discusses the power of financial education and how it relates to income inequality. Best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #3 “C.V.D.” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Culture in Decline | Episode #3 “C.V.D.” by Peter Joseph – Dec 1st 2012 Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/954843de-335e-47db-89db-ad33395cce52 Culture In Decline Episode #3 covers a new disease epidemic rapidly spreading across the world: “Consumption-Vanity Disorder”. […]

Occupy Wall St – The Revolution Is Love w Charles Eisenstein

A taste of the upcoming feature documentary, Occupy Love. This is a community funded film. http://www.occupylove.org “Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says ‘more for you is less for me.’ But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #4 “War On Nature” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Culture in Decline | Episode #4 “War On Nature” by Peter Joseph – March 1st 2013 Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/6399b079-fbef-4d9d-84ed-c7dd3aee017d In this episode, Peter investigates the nature of War and human conflict; the White House […]

The Story of Solutions

The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In the current ‘Game of More’, we’re told to cheer a growing economy — more roads, more malls, more Stuff! — even though our health indicators are worsening, income […]

Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film

Directed by Ian MacKenzie http://ianmack.com Produced by Velcrow Ripper, Gregg Hill, Ian MacKenzie READ THE BOOK http://sacred-economics.com HELP ADD SUBTITLES http://tinyurl.com/6qm37p9 Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these […]

Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film

Directed by Ian MacKenzie http://ianmack.com Produced by Velcrow Ripper, Gregg Hill, Ian MacKenzie READ THE BOOK http://sacred-economics.com HELP ADD SUBTITLES http://tinyurl.com/6qm37p9 Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these […]

A climate solution where all sides can win | Ted Halstead

Why are we so deadlocked on climate, and what would it take to overcome the seemingly insurmountable barriers to progress? Policy entrepreneur Ted Halstead proposes a transformative solution based on the conservative principles of free markets and limited government. Learn more about how this carbon dividends plan could trigger an international domino effect towards a […]

The Shock Doctrine [2009] Documentary by Naomi Klein

The Shock Doctrine is Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein’s companion piece to her popular 2007 book of the same name. In short, the shock doctrine is a theory for explaining the way that force, stealth and crisis are used in implementing neoliberal economic policies such as privatization, deregulation and cuts to social services. […]

How You Get People to Take Climate Change Personally

Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the nation’s top environmental agency, discusses strategies for encouraging actionable responses to climate change. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/communicating-climate-change Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript – We are seeing now climate impacts that are tremendously costly and tremendously challenging. And EPA’s role is to try […]

Going Beyond “Dangerous” Climate Change

Date: Thursday 4 February 2016 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building Speaker: Professor Kevin Anderson Chair: Professor Tim Dyson Despite high-level statements to the contrary, there is little to no chance of maintaining the global mean surface temperature increase at or below 2 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the impacts associated with 2°C have been revised […]

Accelerated Crash Course (ACC) 2014

The above video is a condensation of the 4.5-hour long full Crash Course video series. The data and analysis underlying the material represent over a decade of intensive research and study. Over that decade, its forecasts have proved increasingly validated by events like the collapse of the housing bubble in 2007, the 2008 credit crisis […]

Visualizing a Plenitude Economy

More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Narrated by economist and […]

Inequality: Why are the rich getting richer?

Inequality Our money system guarantees that inequality will get worse — Here is the evidence: http://ow.ly/qbCdr 1. The current money system distributes money from the bottom 90% to the top 10% Because 97% of the money in the UK is created by banks, someone must pay interest on nearly every pound in the circulation. This […]