Business & Economics

New! The Power of the Fed 54 min.

When COVID struck, the Federal Reserve stepped in to try to avert economic crisis. As the country’s central bank continues to pump billions of dollars into the financial system daily, who is benefitting and at what cost?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Forgive Student Debt 74 min.

Facing growing discontent over rising student loan repayments that burden many young Americans, some are calling on lawmakers in Washington to forgive—that is, cancel—much of the $1.7 trillion that students have borrowed from the federal government to finance their educations. Canceling student debt, supporters argue, would help level the playing field, stimulate the economy, and free graduates to...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Through the Night 76 min.

Through the Night is a cinema verité portrait of three working New York mothers whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center: a mother working the overnight shift as an essential worker at a hospital; another holding down three jobs to support her family; and a woman who for over two decades has cared for the children of parents with nowhere else to turn.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! All Things to All People? 58 min.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is forced to confront its historical record on inclusion, exclusion and diversity in art and staffing, following urgent demands for social justice across the country in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! The Birthday Surprise 58 min.

Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 150th birthday is upended by COVID-19, forcing the institution to shut its doors for the first time in history, while facing financial losses and a battle to protect artistic treasures.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Inside the Met, Season 1 180 min.

Experience the 150th birthday of the Metropolitan Museum of Art amid the COVID-19 pandemic and urgent demands for social justice, as the art institution makes history in ways no one could have predicted.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Love and Money 58 min.

Following its fall 2020 reopening after being forced to close due to COVID-19, a new financial reality sets in at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with philanthropists and art collectors stepping in to help keep the museum alive.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Infection Control in the Workplace 12 min.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020, infection control in the workplace has become more important than ever. Successful infection control is based on good hygiene around a range of practices that arise from identifying hazards and implementing risk management for those hazards. This involves understanding: • the infectious agents • the work practices that prevent the transmission of inf...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Setting Up a Small Business 39 min.

Highlighting topics of entrepreneurship, starting a business, marketing a small business, and financial control, this program follows two young people who set up a hi-tech business in their own way. Because they did not require start-up financing, they did not put together a detailed business plan; however they did plan extensively for the business. The program shows how they did their market rese...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Coronavirus Will Reshape the World Order in China's Favor: A Debate 80 min.

How might the coronavirus pandemic reshape the world order? For some, the answer is clear: China is on the rise. While the United States embraces an "America First" position and abdicates its global leadership role, they argue, China is stepping in to fill the vacuum. By providing financial assistance to struggling nations, organizing world leaders, and trumpeting its own handling of the pandemic,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020