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MoveOn (democracy in action. USA)
The Institute of International and European Affairs
Grist - Politics
Budget The EU budget as a waste of taxpayers' money (EFD)
Financial Programming and budget - 15 videos (European Commission)

EU Budget. Money in, money out (The Guardian)
French budget
Greek budget
UK budget
German budget

Capitalism The Shock Doctrine interview with Naomi Klein. The rise and origins of neo-capitalism
Occupy Wall Street. The history and survival of the Occupy Wall Street protest and movement
Aftershock: The next economy and America's future Robert Reich
ù (Bill Moyers)

- Naomi Klein, The Shock Doctrine (The rise and origins of neo-liberalism)
- Modern Times. Charlie Chaplain
- Metropolis, Fritz Lang
- Bananas at any Cost
- The Corporation, Mark Achbar
- Capitalism, a Love Story, Michael Moore
- John Pilger, The New Rulers of the World
- Joseph Stiglitz, Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy
- Ha-Joon Chang, 23 things they don't tell you about capitalism
- Ha-Joon Chang. Bad Samaritans
- Ha-Joon Chang. Kicking away the ladder. Development strategy in historical perspective
- Peter Chapman. Jungle Capitalists

Corporate Europe Observatory. Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU
China from the Inside ; 1. People and Power, 2. Women, 3 Shifting nature, 4. Freedom and justice
The Fake Trade Counterfeit production in China
The Great Challenge: China, Russia a geopolitical analysis of world power and energy strategy
- The China Price The true cost of Chinese competitive advantage

Common Agricultural Policy and agriculture
The Common Agricultural Policy: A partnership between Europe and Farmers (European Commission)
Brief Guide to the CAP

Daniel Hannan - the idiocy of the CAP
CAP reform (BBC Country File)
The Meatrix (corporate control of agriculture)
Black Gold - 4m trailer / interview. The economics of the coffee business.
Bananas at any cost. 1h27m. The banana industry
Chicken Madness. 30m. The chicken industry and effects on Cameroon
We Feed the World - 8m extracts from the film. In Dutch with English subtitles. World food security
Industrial chicken farming in Germany
German Pork Production
US Corn subsidies
US agricultural subsidies
- Tim Lang and Michael Haesman, Food Wars. The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets.
- Julian Cribb, The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and what we can do to Avoid it.

- Philip Lymbery, Farmageddon - the true cost of cheap meat
Cereals trading charts (
The Common Agricultaure Policy (pdf. D. Rees)
EU Farm subsidy - who gets what and why - (
US food subsidies and corn use (

World food security (pdf. D. Rees)
CAP 2013 guide (Group CAP 2013)
CAP guide EU Commission
Meeting the challenges of WTO and CAP reform (Irish Farmers' Asociation)

Commerce and Trade United we Fall - 2h. Criticism of NAFTA, the Amero and the WTO.
- Charles Derber. People before Profit
EU trade (DG Trade)
EU Trade policy
European Commission DG Trade
EU Free-trade agreements
EU and China trade
EU-Canada Free-Trade deal (The Globe and Mail)
Opposition to the WTO
EU Free Trade agreements (DG Industry)
EU Trade Policy
EU TTIP negotiations (EC)
TTIP The debate (Euranet 23m)
TTIP film (IBT Partners)
Dangers of TTIP (RAWW)
Criticism of TTIP (War on Want. 47m)
EU Mercosur negotiations (EC)
EU China bilateral trade talks (Chinese Economy)

Cooperatives Marinaleda (27m) Press TV

Mondragon (pdf)
Crashes and Crises
Tulipomania (extract from...)
Gordon Gekko - Greed is Good (Daily Motion)
Gordon Gekko - "Greed is Not Good"

The Wall Street Code 50m. High-speed trading
US Debt crisis explained YouTube 5m film

Economic crises and speculation (David Rees)
A fighting chance (TARP, Frank-Dodd..) (David Rees)
2010 Flash Crash

Crashes - 1929 Wall Steet Crash
The 1929 Crash (NewsByYear)
Lend-lease program (WWII) (FastrackHistory)

The 1929 Wall Street Crash (David Rees)
The NewDeal (David Rees)
Crashes - 2008 Subprimes crash
Margin Call (the fall of Lehman Brothers) (60m)
Inside Job 1h50. The 2008 crisis. In English with Spanish subtitles.
Meltdown Part 1 The Men who Crashed the World (AlJazeera)
Meltdown Part 2 A Global Tsunami (AlJazeera)
Meltdown Part 3 Paying the Price (AlJazeera)
Meltdown Part 4 After the fall
Michael Veseth, Globaloney 2.0; the Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization
Elizabeth Warren. A Fighting Chance. Explains her role in TARP, the creation of the Dodd-Frank act and bank lobbying in Washington.

Crises - EU debt crisis
Debtocracy (the causes and solutions of national debt)
Eurobonds (explainitychannel)
Greece, a crisis born of neoliberal madness (the Real News)
Buy Buy Europe - Austerity to the grave (Docwerkers)

Greek Crisis (MEPs)
European Debt Crisis (David Rees)
The European Debt Crisis - possible solutions (David Rees)
Data sources
European data (European University Institute)
EU public data
Eurobarometer (portal for EU data)
Gapminder (world charts, videos, animated statistics)
Index Mundi Country statistics and charts

CIA World Factbook
Global Issues
Trading Economics Indicators
Eurostat European statistics from the European Commission
IMF Data
World Bank data base
United Nations data
Life expectancy

Defence and International Relations War in Syria
Increase in terrorism since 'war on terror' Press TV (7m)
Understanding ISIS and the US war on terror C-Span (58m)

Terrorism and history. You sow what you reap.pdf
Documentaries and news
viEUws is a web-based medium covering EU news and affairs through high quality video interviews and debates with top-level EU decision-makers and stakeholders.
UACES - The Academic Association of European Studies - Ideas on Europe blog
Documentary films online from topdocumentaryfilms
Documentary films online from documentaryheaven
Documentary films online from sprword
Documentary films online and for purchase from dogwoof
Documentary films online from YouTube
Documentary films online from EUTube
EU Commission video archives

EU Commission. Audiovisual services
MAVISE database (data base of TV channels in the EU)
EU Parliament TV.

Economics resources and exercises from BizEd
Statistics database from Eurostat

Energy and the Environment Energy security in Europe (DG Energy)
EU Energy Policy (Van Rompuy
EU Climate Action
Arctic energy race

Sea the Truth - 60m Overfishing and marine sustainability
The End of the Line 2m trailer. Where have all the fish gone?
The vanishing of the bees. 2m trailer. The economic consequences of losing bees.
Petropolis 6m trailer. The Alberta Tar Sands
The Age of Stupid. 1h33m. The effects of Global Warming
A Crude Awakening. 1h23. The Oil Crash.
The Great Challenge: Oil 47m. Press TV.
Frack them all! The dangers of fracking from Russia Today

Grist on Energy and Environment
EU Energy (pdf. D. Rees)

Arctic map (gif)

Oil and gas lines (gif)
Climate Action (European Commission)
Energy effiiciency (European Commission)
EU energy trends 2030 (DG Energy)
EU Energy Key Figures (European Commission pdf)
Monitoring 2020 progress (Student Think Tank)

Nuclear energy. (Student presentation 2014)
Energy efficiency (Student presentation 2014)
Geothermal energy
(Student presentation 2014)
Wind energy
(Student presentation 2014)
Hydroelectric power
(Student presentation 2014)
Oil security
(Student presentation 2014)
Gas security
(Student presentation 2014)
Greenhouse gas emmissions
(Student presentation 2014)
Solar Power
(Student presentation 2014)
Enlargement and history of the EU
A brief history of EU enlargement (film from The Economist)
European Enlargement (film from the IIEA)

Copenhagen criteria (web page)
EU membership and partners
EU European Neighbourhood Policy states (picture)
EU European Neighbourhood states (picture)
Supranational European bodies (picture)
Supranational European bodies (pdf list)

Turkey and the EU (pdf DR)

Euro Eurobonds (explainitychannel)
History of the Euro (15m film European Commission)
Niall Ferguson, The Ascent of Money From Bretton Woods to the Euro (pdf DR)
Euro Convergence Criteria
Maastricht Criteria
New Stability Pact (The 6-Pack) Europa

European Commission The Brussels Business. Watch France Films. 1h25. EU Lobbying

EU Commission A to Z links
EU opinions from Eurobarometer
European Commission websites
EU information from Europa
Press releases from Europa

European Commission audiovisual services (video database)
Euroscepticism Euroscepticism (EU Commission)
Britain in Europe - edging towards exit (The Economist)
Nigel Farage (UKIP. The Telegraph)
The Greek Resistance 47m Aljazeera. Greek-German relations and the Greek debt crisis 10 years on

Eurobarometer (European Commission)
The UK and Europe (David Rees)

Euroscepticism - France (students)
Euroscepticism - Germany (students)
Euroscepticism - Greece (students)
Euroscepticism - Italy (students)
Euroscepticism - Netherlands (students)
Euroscepticism - Turkey (students)

Fiscal policy (taxation)
Tax the Rich (California Federation of Teachers)
The Tax-Free tour. How big corporations avoid paying taxes

Will American companies pay their taxes? 7m The Ed Show
Is our tax system fair? (3m) from MoveOn org (democracy in action)
ESSCALAND VAT system 2015

Taxodus.Online game to avoid paying taxes
EU Commission on Corporation tax
Galileo project


- Lori Wallach & Michael Sforza, The WTO. Five years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization
- Michael Veseth, Globaloney 2.0; the Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization

- Arundhati Roy, Power Politics of Globalisation
- Globalization and Marxist Theory
- Jeremy Fox, Chomsky and Globalization
- Dave Renton. Marx on Globailization
- Joseph Stiglitz, Globalization and its Discontents
- Joseph Stiglitz, Making Globalization Work
- Michael Veseth. Globaloney 2.0.
- Walden Bello. Deglobalization. Ideas for a new world economy.
The Levin Institute. Globalization studies
Tellus Institute Research and action for a global civilization of sustainability, equity and well-being.
Greece The Greek Resistance 47m Aljazeera. Greek-German relations and the Greek debt crisis 10 years on
Greece, a crisis born of neoliberal madness (the Real News)
Greek 10-year Bonds
Stiglitz on a Grexit

Greek Crisis (MEPs)
European Debt Crisis (David Rees)
The European Debt Crisis - possible solutions (David Rees)
Health systems
Sicko. 30m. Michael Moore. Criticism of US healthcare.

- John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hitman (IMF)
- John Perkins, The Secret History of the American Empire (IMF)
- Kevin Danaher, 10 reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Bank

Post-war Japanese central banking

Lobbying Billy wants a dog (Hill & Knowlton)
Corporate lobbying (is4 profit)

Lobbyists (US) (Illustrated Essays)
What does a lobbyist do? (Germany)
Senator Warren on Citigroup lobbying and power in Washington
The Brussels Business. Watch France Films. 1h25.

Lobbying Transparency Register (European Commission)
Lobbying: US 'Dirty 30'

Lobbying presentation (pdf)
Consulting companies in Brussels (Consulting Forum)
Lobbyfacts (data on EU lobbying)
EU Commission Toolbox
Example of lobbying process / questions DG Trade

Economic indicators from Trading Economics
Zapatista uprising and NAFTA (Real News)
Mexico, NAFTA's biggest lie (Real News)
NAFTA and US farm subsidies devastate Mexican agriculture (Real News)


EU Parliament TV.
The Great Challenge: China, Russia a geopolitical analysis of world power and energy strategy

Single Market A history of empires (from 3000BC)
*The Single Market is 20 years old
(European Commission)

Belgium protests over low German low pay in EU complaint (pdf FEBEU)
EU minimum salaries 2013 (picture)
French minister slams Germany's 'unfair' wages (The Local)
Member states split over cross-border workforces (pdf European Voice)

The Single Market (pdf DR based on the two films*)

South America
Anatomy of a coup - 51m the US-sponsored coup against Chaves and Venezuela

Speculation and trading
High Speed Trading (CNN Money)
The Wall Street Code. How computers and algorithms are doing the trading
Tulipomania (extract from...)

Theory - Marx / Neo-structuralism
Reading Marx's Capitral with David Harvey
Not business as usual 60m. Alternative corporate structures and responsibility
David Harvey on Marx's Capital and the urban origins of crisis
Karl Marx and Marxism (54m 1983 documentary)
The bloody history of communism (128m)
Intellectual hegemony: JFK to 9/11 Everything is a rich man's trick. 3h30.
Intellectual hegemony. 9/11 - an inside job. List of films from Topdocumentary films.

(see 'Capitalism' as well)
- Charles Derber. Marx's Ghost.
- Globalization and Marxist Theory

- Ernest Mandel. An introduction to Marxist Economic Theory
- Kieran Allen. Marx and the alternative to Capitalism
- Dave Renton. Marx on Globailization

The Political Compass. Test your political leanings
Marx and Cultural Hegemony. Student presentation 2016
Military control seen through the eyes of Marxism. Student presentation 2016
Theory - Neoliberalism

Theory - Keynesianism

Turkey Ottoman empire part 1
Ottoman empire part 2
Ottoman empire part 3
Armenian genocide (aghet.
Membership of EEA

Turkey and the EU (pdf DR)
United Kingdom History of the British Empire (HH TV)
The EU with a UK (Brexit). 80s. ViEUws
David Cameron on the EU (Nov. 2015)

Legalize Democracy 30m Lack of democracy in the USA
The Koch Brothers Exposed (60m) on their attack on democracy in the USA
Lawrence Lessig - Political reform
The Great Challenge: China, Russia a geopolitical analysis of world power and energy strategy
Political funding
- Howard Zinn, A Peoples History of the United States

Wealth distribution The end of poverty Nobel prize winner Joseph Stilglitz on globalization and poverty
Interview on wealth distribution with Senator Elizabeth Warren and Thomas Piketty (48m)
Changing income and welath inequalities in the USA
Minimum wages in the USA (Robert Reich, Move-On) 3m.
Rich man's Trick. Intellectual hegemony from JFK to 9/11. 3.5hours.
Inequality for all (Robert Reich) 1h30

- Noam Chomsky, the Prosperous Few and the Restless Many
- Branko Milanovic. The haves and the have-nots. 2011

Eldis aims to share the best in development, policy, practice and research.
Sustainable Economics to End Global Poverty from 'Share the World's Resources'

Research papers from Oxfam International
Research papers from CAFOD (Catholic Aid Agency)
Observatoire des Inégalités (in French)
Poverty levels in the world Index Mundi

Dates and times around the world

Metric converter

Currency conversion
Ted Talks