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The Money Fix – A Documentary for Monetary Reform

Title: The Money Fix – A Documentary for Monetary Reform Director: Alan Rosenblith Year: 2009 Money is at the intersection of nearly every aspect of modern life.  Most of us take the monetary system for granted, but it has a profound and largely misunderstood influence on our lives.  THE MONEY FIX is a feature-length documentary […]

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Can the Canadian Dollar Collapse?

There has been much speculation regarding the stability of the US Dollar, especially as the Federal Reserve continues to use its printing press at full speed. Printing currency destroys the value of money—period. But how will other fiat currencies par with the debasement of the US Dollar, specifically the Canadian Dollar? Even though the Canadian economy […]

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Is the Canadian Dollar Backed by Gold?

The Canadian Dollar, among a long list of other currencies around the world, is no longer backed by gold. No gold, silver–nada is backing the value of the Canadian Dollar. The Gold Standard for the Canadian Dollar was officially abandoned on April 10th, 1933. This is not to be confused with the US gold standard, which was officially […]

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Obamanos – The Real Meaning To This Insanity

Mostly seen on bumper stickers, the word Obamanos, is spanglish for “let’s go Obama”. However in the Urban Dictionary, one of its meanings is also “those who will fall for anything. I.e. I can’t belive all these Obamanos, who really think he’ll change all our problems.” I think the later describes the coined name much more appropriately. Here’s […]

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The Gig Is Up – Money, the Federal Reserve and You

Title: The Gig Is Up – Money, the Federal Reserve and You Produced by: Gary Fielder Year: 2008 Populist Lawyer, Gary Fielder, presents “The Gig Is Up: Money, Federal Reserve and You.” A Live presentation at Wolfe Hall, University of Colorado School of Law, on December 4, 2008. Mr. Fielder, a criminal and constitutional lawyer […]

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Life and Debt – Jamaica’s IMF/World Bank Peril

Title: Life and Debt – Jamaica’s IMF/World Bank Peril Director: Stephanie Black Year: 2001 Examining the economic and social situation in Jamaica, and specifically the impact thereon of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank’s globalization policies. Its starting point is the essay A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid. These loans were conditional on […]

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Title: The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil Director: Faith Morgan Year: 2006 When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles […]

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Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization

Title: Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization Director: Chris Smith Year: 2009 Americans generally like to hear good news. They like to believe that a new president will right old wrongs, that clean energy will replace dirty oil and that fresh thinking will set the economy straight. American pundits tend to restrain their […]

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Arithmetic, Population and Energy – End of Growth

Title: Arithmetic, Population and Energy – End of Growth Produced by: Professor Albert Bartlett Professor Al Bartlett begins his one-hour talk with the statement, “The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.” He then gives a basic introduction to the arithmetic of steady growth, including an explanation of […]

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The Crisis of Civilization

Title: The Crisis of Civilization Director: Dean Puckett Year: 2011 The Crisis of Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are converging symptoms of a single, failed global system. The film reveals how a failure to understand the systemic context […]

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