We spend much of our lives chasing money to make a living and accomplish our dreams, but at the same time, it can be an instrument of destruction because it drives many to steal, lie, cheat, and even murder.
The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos
After breaking the retail frontier, Jeff Bezos started laying plans to colonize the planets. In May of 2019, he unveiled his latest invention: Blue Moon.
The British Empire was the largest empire the world has ever known and the city of London was the world’s biggest global financial center.
A Radical New Sharing Economy
The slow down in economic activity has increased dissatisfaction toward government institutions while germinating extreme political movements around the world. To make matters worse, scientists are predicting that global warming will produce a mass extinction of life on Earth.
For Some People, Risking Everything is Nothing
On April 3, 1848, a group of 83 merchants founded the Chicago Board of Trading. It was an exciting enterprise. Futures Trading permitted buyers and sellers to manage their risk against unpredictable price fluctuations.
The short definition of bitcoin is: cash for the Internet. Basically it’s a new kind of currency and a payment network.
Big Oil is up to something, and it’s going to be epic. The 20th Century was all about oil. Virtually every aspect of our modern lifestyle and the world as we know it has been shaped by the oil industry.
It’s easy to forget that governments and banks control money creation. But not everybody is walking around with blinders on, however.
The Wright brothers invented the airplane in 1903. When they flew it for the first time nobody could have predicted that one day there would be over 500,000 people travelling by air at any given moment in time.
Why Money Really Rules The World
This film presents serious research that answers some really important questions about our financial system. It attempts to provide well-investigated answers and tackle this issue from a UK perspective.
There is a Hindu proverb that says: “Rivers do not drink their own water. Trees do not eat their own fruit.
One Lost Job at a Time
In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the support of a Democratic US president and a Congress that was controlled by Republicans.
Is Russia's Greatest National Treasure Under Threat?
Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It contains 20% of the world’s fresh water, and it is Russia’s biggest national treasure.
The environmental significance of the Ecuadorian Amazon cannot be overstated. Its biodiversity is such that more species exist in the Amazon basin than anywhere else on Earth.
The Truth That Refreshes
It was Martin Luther King who once said that ‘injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ These are the words belted out over a megaphone as a group of supporters in the US take to the streets to speak out against Coca Cola’s shady business practices in countries such as Colombia.
In the last ten years, the premiums for healthcare costs have doubled. No other expense has seen that great an increase over the same length of time.
Dom Heder, Brazilian Archbishop, once said ‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.’
On March 20, 2012 security cameras film a man stepping off the London metro. He then walked to an apartment complex in East London and waited patiently.
Every area of our modern-day life is affected by the petrochemical industry in one way or another. Parts of the history of oil are well known, but other parts are not common knowledge.
In the 19th Century, Jay Gould, an American railroad developer was quoted as saying “I can hire one-half of the working class to kill the other half.”
This documentary explores the complex relationship between coastal Cajuns in Louisiana and the oil and gas industry. It follows the Terrebone family and their seafood business.
This film by Plus M Productions and Protect Our Winters was created with the sole purpose of activating communities to rethink fossil fuels and their negative impact on the climate and the environment.
Produced by Tribeca Digital Studios, in association with American Express, this film is a celebration of small businesses and entrepreneurship. It tells the story of the Taharka Brothers and their Original American Ice Cream Culture.