Business & Economics


New! Africa's Great Civilizations—Part 5: The Atlantic Age 53 min.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the impact of the Atlantic trading world, giving rise to powerful new kingdoms, but also transatlantic slave trade. Learn of the revolutionary movements of the 18th & early 19th centuries, including the advent of the Sokoto Caliphate.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Africa's Great Civilizations—Part 6: Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations 53 min.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores the dynamism of 19th century Africa, the “scramble” by European powers for its riches, and the defiant and successful stand of uncolonized Ethiopia.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Long Live Walmart: A Debate 102 min.

As the largest retail company and private employer in the United States, Walmart has long been a target for critics of corporate expansion. The big-box company, they argue, has pushed locally owned stores out of business and mistreated its employees. Defenders, however, argue that Walmart has provided millions of consumers with low-cost goods and given decent jobs to countless low-skilled workers....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Trump's First Hundred Days: A Debate 105 min.

The first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency proved tumultuous and controversial, dividing Americans into supporters and critics. Four subjects in particular drew attention: President Trump's "America First" policy, and what it meant to different people; the Trump administration's impact on the stock market and economy; the team of advisers Trump assembled to guide him; and whether the media an...

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The Future of Energy 28 min.

In this program, Hazel Henderson and NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell review all the issues around the increasing global shift from polluting fossil fuels and their effect on climate to economies. They discuss today’s harvesting of solar, wind, geothermal, hydro and oceans, as well as the cost savings from more efficient buildings, batteries electric vehicles and charging stations, smarter cit...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Future of Ethical Investing 28 min.

In this program, Hazel Henderson and Wayne Silby, lawyer and founder of the Calvert Group of socially responsible mutual funds discuss where these investing trends Silby pioneered, are heading. They discuss how these trends evolved , as both were colleagues at Calvert from its launch in 1982 , when Henderson served on Calvert’s Advisory Council with other experts , helping develop Calvert’s social...

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The Future Of Investing: Impact and Innovation 28 min.

In this program Hazel Henderson explores with Teresa Radzinski, MBA, Managing Director, U. S.Trust-Bank of America Private Wealth Management, their special portfolios designed for ethical, responsible investors. These portfolio’s are geared to meet the values of investors who are concerned with social, environmental and governance issues, including gender equity, diversity, climate change and carb...

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The Future of Investing: Women in Finance 28 min.

In this program, Hazel Henderson and Teresa Radzinski, MBA, Managing Director, U. S. Trust-Bank of America Private Wealth Management share stories on how women became prominent in finance and business. They discuss the challenges and opportunities women face and the recent studies that show women out-performing in portfolio management, leaders in ethical investing and how corporations lead by wome...

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The Future of the Internet 31 min.

In this program, Hazel Henderson and NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell explore all the current issues swirling around the Internet, now the de facto "infostructure" undergriding our global ecnomy-just as rails and roads were the infrastructure of previous centuries. They discuss key questions, now that the Internet hosts businesses, finance, social media, news and "fake newes "empowering indivi...

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New Trends in Globalization 28 min.

In this program Hazel Henderson and Linda Crompton MBA, CEO of Leadership Women-USA explore the new trends they see in globalization from the nativist popular movements in the USA and Europe led by autocratic politicians to the “Small Is Beautiful” grassroots globalist in the United Nations 195 countries who support their Sustainable Development Goals and climate.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017