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Videos: Chapter Fourteen

July 21, 2011

This post contains video materials for chapter fourteen, which deals with the role of economics in global politics.

Newton Mining Corporation receives the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Freedom Award.

 

India seeks direct foreign investment (FDI).

 

Mercantilism.

 

Neomercantilism: Buy American?

 

Milton Friedman explains Adam Smith’s “invisible hand.”

 

EU Commissioner for Trade Peter Mandelson on the virtues of free trade.

 

Frédéric Bastiat, The Candlemakers’ Petition (1845).

 

Milton Friedman, free trade, and the US steel industry.

 

Protection for the U.S. steel industry.

 

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The Communist Manifesto.

 

Monty Python’s Communist Quiz.

 

Charlie Chaplin’s silent critique of capitalism.

 

Immanuel Wallerstein on the end of capitalism.

 

The Crash of 1929.

 

Stories from the Great Depression.

 

The Smoot-Hawley Tariff.

 

The Great Depression and Germany.

 

The 1944 Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference.

 

John Maynard Keynes.

 

The International Monetary Fund and the Asian meltdown, 1997-98.

 

The World Bank, neoliberal capitalism, and the developing world: A critique.

 

Robert Zoellick on reforms and the World Bank.

 

Sovereign default in Greece and the European bailout.

 

The Greek Parliament passes austerity plan.

 

Europe and the IMF bail out Ireland.

 

The GATT and the World Trade Organization (WTO).

 

How the World Trade Organization (WTO) functions (2010).

 

The Doha Round: Multilateral trade in danger? (2011).

 

Intellectual property.

 

The “American contagion”: Martin Wolf on problems and the origins of the subprime mortgage and global financial crisis.

 

Martin Wolf discusses the sources and impact of the global financial crisis and the future of global capitalism.

 

The nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.

 

Bhopal Gas Tragedy (four parts).

 

Globalization and the “Coca Cola system.”

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