Business & Economics

Opioids, Inc. 54 min.

The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud, this is an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

The Man Who Tried to Feed the World 53 min.

The Man Who Tried to Feed the Worldrecounts the story ofNormanBorlaug,a manwhonot only solvedIndia’s famine problem but would go on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture programs estimated to have saved one billion lives. He was awarded the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for hiswork butspent the rest of his life watching his methods and achievements come under increasing fire.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos 114 min.

Examine Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' ascent to power and the global impact of the empire he built. The film also investigates the darker side of the company's rapid growth, and the challenge of trying to rein in the power of the richest man in the world.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

The Poison Squad 111 min.

Based on the book by Deborah Blum,The Poison Squad tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley, who took on powerful food manufacturers and their allies. Following Wiley’s unusual experiments and tireless advocacy, the film charts the path of the forgotten man who laid the groundwork for U.S. consumer protection laws, and ultimately the creation of the FDA.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

It’s Time to Expand Nuclear Power: A Debate 103 min.

Nuclear power produces approximately 10 percent of the world's energy supply but has for decades sparked controversy among scientists, citizens, and politicians. Supporters of nuclear power argue that it is environmentally safe and an effective means of reducing greenhouse gases and combating climate change. Wind and solar power have a role to play, they contend, but are not sufficient to meet the...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New! High Steaks 31 min.

In this program, Craig Reucassel asks: is Silicon Valley killing the American cowboy? And what does a $100 chicken nugget taste like? He crosses the U.S. to find answers, meeting the cattlemen, lawmakers and West-Coast starts-ups who are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of our food.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! The Uber Story 44 min.

How the ruthless ride share giant outwitted regulators and crushed competitors.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Celebrity Chefs and Lessons to Grow By - Herb Karlitz Founder of Karlitz and Company 25 min.

Herb Karlitz is founder of Karlitz and Company, a full lifestyle and entertainment marketing company. He is also creator of the “Celebrity Chefs” concept which is widely known. He reveals many lessons in right brain thinking and marketing that nurtured his ongoing success.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Dad, I Decided to Grow the Business – Big Time! - Nelson Taxel, CEO of Positive Promotions 18 min.

Nelson took his dad’s small print shop and turned it into a 500+ person developer of promotional and learning items. He shares how to find the “aha” moment in life and take the steps needed to grow a business known for innovation and great people.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Entrepreneur Introduction 11 min.

This program presents an introduction to all of the entrepreneurs showcased in this series.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019