Science fiction turns into disturbing fact as forecasting softwares, algorithms and databases quickly become the new fortune-tellers for future crimes, driving us to ask: how much are we willing to abandon for the sake of security?
Money for Nothing interviews former governors of the Federal Reserve, macroeconomists and features interviews with former Chairman Paul Volker and current Chairwoman Janet Yellen. The film takes a historically objective examination of the decisions, and their consequences, made by Federal Reserve policymakers. Money for Nothing leaves the viewer as the Federal Reserve attempts a return towards ‘normalization,’ concluding we as a global-economy face a new unprecedented age of monetary policy.
Since World War II, the United States has been almost constantly involved in combat, active participants in a string of wars fought entirely on foreign shores. Eugene Jarecki’s documentary examines this phenomenon outside of partisan bickering, thoughtfully exploring what Eisenhower called “the business of war.” Speaking to veterans of wars in Vietnam and Iraq, as well as military experts and journalists, the film discusses defense spending, foreign policy and the military-industrial complex.
In this Peabody Award-winning program, CNBC’s David Faber scrutinizes Wal-Mart as he seeks to understand how the company has ascended to the heights of power it has come to occupy-and whether this juggernaut can continue to succeed in the face of increased opposition. Given unprecedented access, Faber takes viewers from an annual managers’ meeting that resembles an evangelical revival to the opening of a new store in China, where Wal-Mart is one of the country’s leading importers. Faber also sits down for a one-on-one with CEO Lee Scott, who addresses criticisms over outsourcing, community friction, lawsuits, and other issues.
To understand the secret of Wal-Mart’s success, Smith travels from the company’s headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., to their global procurement center in Shenzhen, China, where several hundred employees work to keep the company’s import pipeline running smoothly. Of Wal-Mart’s 6,000 global suppliers, experts estimate that as many as 80 percent are based in China.
This is a long historical documentary on mind control, and ultimately, population control. It gives the viewer an in-depth look into the CIA’s MK-Ultra program and it’s myriad of sub-projects, all geared towards the goal of controlling the human mind and manipulating populations.
It influences elections and sways outcomes-gerrymandering has become a hot-button political topic and symbol for everything broken about the American electoral process. But there are those on the front lines fighting to change the system.