Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room is a 2005 American documentary film based on the best-selling 2003 book of the same name by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, a study of one of the largest business scandals in American history.
They monitor phone calls and e-mail with a worldwide surveillance network, watching our every move. A fantasy of conspiracy theorists or an emerging reality? Recently, the National Security Agency’s secret spying system Echelon moved from the shadows into the spotlight. What exactly is Echelon? How can it invade privacy, yet protect liberty? How did this billion-dollar system miss the September 11th attacks? In a riveting hour, we uncover the mysterious, covert world of NSA’s electronic espionage.
Artist Brian Springer spent a year scouring the airwaves with a satellite dish grabbing back channel news feeds not intended for public consumption. The result of his research is SPIN, one of the most insightful films ever made about the mechanics of how television is used as a tool of social control to distort and limit the American public’s perception of reality.
How Hollywood filmmakers and Madison Avenue advertisers systematically shape teen culture to ensure an appeal to their products. From going through the closet of popular kids in school, to hiring them after graduation to manipulate other teens.
Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car.
Never before have a handful of tech designers had such control over the way billions of us think, act, and live our lives. Insiders from Google, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube reveal how these platforms are reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen.
Was there a takeover of the United States by international bankers? In this program you will visit the scene of a crime so perfect that, for thirty years, no one knew it had even taken place.
Join us as we investigate the birth of a criminal conspiracy to rob each and every bank vault in America, all at the same time. This is the true, behind the scenes, story of the birth of the United States Federal Reserve.