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WORLD: Looming Threats in the Global Economy? | The Agenda – TVO Video

TVO – TV Ontario. Canada interview – April 21, 2022

When economist Yanis Varoufakis last visited The Agenda a decade ago, the world was still reeling from the 2008 economic crash, which decimated the economy of his native Greece. In the years since, he ran for political office, became Greece’s finance minister, and started his own political party. Varoufakis is the focus of a new six-part documentary, “In the Eye of the Storm: The Political Odyssey of Yanis Varoufakis.” He joins us from Athens, Greece, to discuss financial instability in the world today.

Loewenstein: “Disaster Capitalism” – Making a Killing out of Catastrophe + 2 videos

Posted: 02 Dec 2015 05:08 PM PST – St Stanislaus College Blog

9781784781156-max_221Loewenstein: Disaster Capitalism – Making a Killing out of Catastrophe

Crisis, what crisis? How governments and corporations profit from disaster.“A keenly observed and timely investigation into rampant resource plunder, privatized detention centers, and an array of other forms of corporate rapacity on four continents.” – Naomi Klein

Best-selling journalist Antony Loewenstein trav­els across Afghanistan, Pakistan, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, the United States, Britain, Greece, and Australia to witness the reality of disaster capitalism. He discovers how companies such as G4S, Serco, and Halliburton cash in on or­ganized misery in a hidden world of privatized detention centers, militarized private security, aid profiteering, and destructive mining…….     [Note: 2 videos below] Continue reading

Inside Story – Desperate journeys – Europe’s refugee crisis – video

Inside Story – Desperate journeys – – Europe’s refugee crisis

Published on Sep 5, 2015 – Al Jazeera

Europe’s refugee crisis is the story gripping the world.We have seen incredible pictures showing tens of thousands of refugees in Greece – all the way to Germany – risking everything to escape war and persecution. A deeply disturbing yet now iconic photo of a three-year-old Syrian boy who drowned on a Turkish beach, has become a symbol of their plight.   Continue reading

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